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West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

Originally approved for development back in December of 2014, the entitlements to develop 235 apartments over 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and parking for 239 cars upon the Wood Street District block known as Development Area 8, fronting Wood Street between 20th and West Grand Avenue,... Read More »

18-Story Berkeley Development Closer to Reality

18-Story Berkeley Development Closer to Reality

Plans to raze the two-story commercial building at the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Allston Way, in the heart of Downtown Berkeley, have been in the works since 2016. And as proposed by Mill Creek Residential, an 18-story building will rise up to 180 feet in height upon the... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip, Santa Clara Gains

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip, Santa Clara Gains

While seasonal hiring typically ticks employment up at the end of the year, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 500 in December to 556,900 while the unemployment rate held at a record low of 2.3 percent as the size of the labor... Read More »

Prime Downtown Oakland Parcel Zoned for More Height in Play

Prime Downtown Oakland Parcel Zoned for More Height in Play

The Norman Marks Health Club building on the corner of 14th and Harrison Streets in Downtown Oakland, which had been a family run gym for nearly seven decades, is now in contract to be sold with a $4 million price tag. The 9,800-square-foot parcel, which sits at the intersection... Read More »

Rents in San Francisco and Oakland down at the End of 2017

Rents in San Francisco and Oakland down at the End of 2017

Continuing the trend we first noticed forming at the end of 2016, asking rents for apartments in San Francisco and Oakland ended the year lower than at the start of 2017. In fact, based on a comparison of nearly 2,400 listings, the weighted average asking rent for an apartment... Read More »

Median Bay Area Home Sale Price Hits All-Time High, Sales Slip

Median Bay Area Home Sale Price Hits All-Time High, Sales Slip

The number of single-family homes and condos that traded hands across the greater Bay Area totaled 7,268 in November, down 5.0 percent from an upwardly revised 7,653 in October and 2.7 percent lower versus the same time last year. And in San Francisco, the recorded sales volume last month... Read More »

Refined Designs and Impact Report for a Block-Sized Development

Refined Designs and Impact Report for a Block-Sized Development

Zoned for the potential development of up to 1,556 residential units, 2.8 million square feet of office space or a combination of the two, the preliminary plans for the proposed “Eastline” project to rise across the entire 3-acre Uptown Oakland block bounded by Telegraph, Broadway, 21st and 22nd Streets... Read More »

Bay Area Unemployment Rates Just Dropped to Record Lows

Bay Area Unemployment Rates Just Dropped to Record Lows

Having slipped in October, the number of people living in the city of San Francisco with a job increased by 4,600 in November to a record 557,400 and the unemployment rate dropped to 2.3 percent, which is the lowest unemployment rate in San Francisco’s modern history, with the previous... Read More »

San Francisco Population Hits 880,000; Bay Area Over 7.7 Million

The estimated population of San Francisco proper has crossed the 880K mark, hitting 880,418 on the first of July, according to data from California’s Department of Finance. That’s an increase of 7,955 or 0.91 percent since July 1, 2016, matching the population growth rate over the previous year which... Read More »

Landmark Uptown Oakland Club Building on the Market

Landmark Uptown Oakland Club Building on the Market

The colorful Uptown Oakland building at 2120 Broadway, which also fronts Franklin Street and is home to both the landmark Club BNB (formerly Bench and Bar) and its sister Club 21, which together are billed as the Bay Area’s biggest gay and lesbian dance club, is now on the market... Read More »