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Eight Acre North Oakland Development Set To Break New Ground

Eight Acre North Oakland Development Set To Break New Ground

Having been waylaid by the BART strike, the ground breaking for Phase Two of MacArthur Station, the master-planned Transit-Oriented Development on BART’s former MacArthur Station parking lot in North Oakland, has been rescheduled for Friday, November 15 at 11am. Once again, Phase Two of the development will consist of... Read More »

Is San Francisco Getting The Short End Of The Saitowitz Stick?

Is San Francisco Getting The Short End Of The Saitowitz Stick?

With the Stanley Saitowitz designed “Garden Village”, a 77-unit development of 18 interconnected buildings of three to five stories in height with 16 rooftop farm plots above and a fleet of four to ten shared cars for residents in a small garage below having been approved for development by... Read More »

Breaking New Ground Over In Oakland Unless BART Is On Strike

Breaking New Ground Over In Oakland Unless BART Is On Strike

Bridge Housing will officially break ground on Mural at 40th Street and Telegraph Avenue over in Oakland on October 25, the second phase of MacArthur Station, the master-planned development on BART’s MacArthur Station parking lot. Mural will consist of 90 apartments for households with incomes ranging from 30 to... Read More »

East Bay Building Boom And Outlook For Rents

Last year, roughly 800 new rental units popped up in and around Oakland. And by the end of 2013, another 2,100 new units will have been constructed in the East Bay. Despite increasing demand, the new construction is expected to help slow the nearly 7 percent increase in rents... Read More »

San Francisco Rents Climb In Second Quarter, Cross $2K In Oakland

Having ticked up a few dollars from $2,741 in the fourth quarter of 2012 to $2,790 in the first quarter of 2013, the average apartment rent in San Francisco jumped 5.8 percent to $2,952 in the second quarter, up 8 percent year-over-year according to RealFacts. Over in Oakland, the... Read More »

Oakland’s Coliseum City Dream, And Spending, Continues On

Oakland’s Coliseum City Dream, And Spending, Continues On

Having already committed $4.5 million to the studies for an envisioned 750-acre “Coliseum City” to rise over in Oakland, with new stadiums and arenas for the Oakland A’s, Raiders, and Golden State Warriors (yes, the Warriors), apparently it’s going to take another year, and possibly another $3 million, to... Read More »

The Plans To Expand San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal And Service

The Plans To Expand San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal And Service

Conceptual plans to expand San Francisco’s Ferry Terminal have been drawn, the project’s potential environmental impacts are being reviewed, and Sinbad’s days are numbered. As proposed and rendered below, the expansion includes three new berthing facilities, new covered passenger queuing areas, and a new public Embarcadero Plaza located between... Read More »

Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Development Secures $1.5B To Build

Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Development Secures $1.5B To Build

In the works for over a decade, Signature Development Group’s 66-acre Brooklyn Basin development on Oakland’s waterfront has been funded by way of a $1.5 billion investment from China’s Zarsion Holdings Group and is slated to break ground next year. The development of the former industrial site adjacent to... Read More »

555YVR Scoop: Half Sold And Now Going Rental With The Rest

555YVR Scoop: Half Sold And Now Going Rental With The Rest

On the market since 2009, and with only half of its 87 condos having sold and one in contract, according to a plugged-in tipster, 555YVR (Ygnacio Valley Road) over in Walnut Creek will be going the rental route with its unsold inventory starting June first. In the words of... Read More »

The Margarido House Sells “At Asking” (And 38% Below Original List)

The Margarido House Sells “At Asking” (And 38% Below Original List)

Two weeks shy of a year on the market, the sale of the “Margarido House” over at 5950 Margarido Drive in Oakland appears to have closed escrow on October 12 with an MLS reported contract price of $3,395,000. Interestingly enough, the brokerage represent both buyer and seller is advertising... Read More »