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Alameda Freezes Building Permits, Increasing Impact Fees

With the demand for housing on the rise and a fast growing pipeline of developments in the works, the Alameda City Council has approved a moratorium on new building permits within the city of Alameda. In a move designed to help mitigate the impact of all the new development on local services and infrastructure, a Read More »

From Waterfront Warehouse To Over 300 Homes As Proposed

From Waterfront Warehouse To Over 300 Homes As Proposed

The plans to convert Alameda’s landmark Del Monte warehouse building into a mix of 309 housing units along with 10,000 square feet of retail space were presented to the city’s Historical Advisory Board last week. As designed by BAR Architects, the exterior of the brick and timber warehouse would be restored, two of the four 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 Measure A, a 1973 ordinance that Read More »

Bay Area Is The Fastest Growing Region In California

Having grown by an estimated 16,962 residents last year, the population of San Jose is now over the one million mark (1,000,536) while the population of San Francisco has grown to 836,620, an increase of 10,617 residents in 2013, according to California’s Department of Finance. At the same time, a total of 1,960 net new Read More »