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Ritz-Carlton Light On The Way To Wine Country?

A group of investors have purchased the 18-hole Mare Island Golf Club in Vallejo for $2.1 million and are planning to spend $30 million to $40 million to build a 150 room hotel, restaurant and banquet facility on the site. The vision: a “mid-end” version of the Ritz-Carlton resort... Read More »

Warriors Guard Steph Curry Doesn’t Score On Penthouse Sale

Warriors Guard Steph Curry Doesn’t Score On Penthouse Sale

Purchased for $1,475,000 in 2012, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry put his Oakland penthouse condo, #1501 at the Ellington, on the market for $1,695,000 last September. Reduced to $1,599,000 in February and then to $1,499,000 in March, the 2,085-square-foot three bedroom near Jack London Square sold for $1,499,000 earlier this... Read More »

Big Oakland Hills Development Back In Play

Irvine-based SunCal has re-purchased the 167-acre Oak Knoll project site in the Oakland Hills, a site upon which the developer had previously planned to build nearly 1,000 homes, over 80,000 square feet of commercial/retail space, and 50 acres of parks prior to losing the project when Lehman Brothers, their... Read More »

San Jose Most Expensive Metro Area In US, San Francisco #2

With a median single-family home sale price of $808,000 in the first quarter of 2014, “San Jose” ranked as the most expensive major metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the United States, according to the National Association of Realtors. The “San Francisco” MSA, which includes Oakland and Fremont, ranked as... Read More »

Big Plans For Alameda Point Development, But Not As Big As Before

Big Plans For Alameda Point Development, But Not As Big As Before

A plan to develop 4,500 apartments, condos and single-family homes, along with offices, parks, and a ferry terminal on the former East Bay Navy base at Alameda Point was thwarted in 2010 when 85 percent of voters voted against Measure B, which would have allowed a one-time exemption to... Read More »

A Swing And A Miss For The Oakland A’s Proposed Lease Extension

A Swing And A Miss For The Oakland A’s Proposed Lease Extension

Having pitched a proposed 10-year lease extension for the Oakland Coliseum, the Oakland A’s have rejected the terms offered by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority yesterday, saying little more than the deal “did not address all of issues.” Read More »

Refined Designs For Proposed 8-Story “StoneFire” Building In Berkeley

Refined Designs For Proposed 8-Story “StoneFire” Building In Berkeley

The latest designs for the 8-story “StoneFire” building that’s proposed to rise on the corner of University Ave and Milvia over in Berkeley, currently the site of a one-story Firestone tire store, garage and parking lot, will be presented to Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustment Board this week. The refined design... Read More »

Bay Area Home Sales Slow, Except In San Francisco

Bay Area Home Sales Slow, Except In San Francisco

While Bay Area home sales were down 12.9 percent on a year-over-year basis last month, the slowest March in terms of sales volume since 2008, recorded home sales were up 8.2 percent on a year-over-year basis in San Francisco as contracts in a number of new condo buildings started... Read More »

A’s Pitch 10-Year Extension For The Oakland Coliseum

A’s Pitch 10-Year Extension For The Oakland Coliseum

The Oakland A’s have proposed a 10-year lease extension for the Oakland Coliseum. The deal which could help keep the team in the East Bay until at least 2024 calls for $10-12 million in stadium improvements. According to the Chronicle, the “most notable” improvements include a new electronic scoreboard... Read More »

Demand For Office Space Around Oakland Doubles

While the vacancy rate for office space in the East Bay Oakland market was relatively unchanged in the first quarter of 2014, demand for office space in the East Bay has spiked over the past three months. The active demand for office space around Oakland now measures nearly one... Read More »