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The First of Brooklyn Basin’s Two Affordable Buildings

The First of Brooklyn Basin’s Two Affordable Buildings

With the first building of the massive Brooklyn Basin project – a 64-acre East Bay development which will yield up to 3,100 units of housing, 200,000 square feet of commercial/retail space and 30 acres of open space along Oakland’s waterfront – under construction and plans for the second building... Read More »

Oakland A’s Hope to Build a New Ballpark and Legacy Right Here

Oakland A’s Hope to Build a New Ballpark and Legacy Right Here

The Oakland Athletics have formally announced their intention to develop a new Major League ballpark upon the 13-acre parcel of land that’s currently owned by the Peralta Community College District at 333 East 8th Street, a little south of Lake Merritt in central Oakland. The letter from the President... Read More »

Oakland Development Has Shed 29 Stories as Newly Proposed

Oakland Development Has Shed 29 Stories as Newly Proposed

While approved for a 16-story tower with 126 apartments over 3,200 square feet of retail space and a podium garage for 81 cars to rise up to 175 feet in height upon the Lake Merritt Station Area parking lot parcels at the corner of Alice and 14th Streets last... Read More »

Uber Selling Uptown Oakland Office before It Opens next Year

Uber Selling Uptown Oakland Office before It Opens next Year

Having previously announced plans to sublet over half of the former Sears Building in Uptown Oakland which Uber purchased for $123.5 million in 2015, the company is now looking to sell the entire building prior to its expected opening in the second quarter of next year. And according to... Read More »

Proposed Uptown Oakland Hotel and Apartments Closer to Reality

Proposed Uptown Oakland Hotel and Apartments Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a 159-unit hotel, 72 apartments and 16,000 square feet of ground floor retail space to rise up to six stories in height at 2401 Broadway, stretching from 24th to 25th Street along the former Auto Row in Uptown Oakland, will be presented to the city’s... Read More »

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

The formerly developed Caltrans site between lower Pine Street and Frontage Road, on the western edge of West Oakland and its Prescott neighborhood, is slated to hit the auction block on September 7. In addition to the potential for housing to rise along Pine Street, the approved West Oakland... Read More »

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

In the works since 2015 and approved for development late last year, the plans for an eight-story building with 25 residential units and a 23-car garage to rise upon the former Holy Ground Fellowship building turned taggers paradise at 605 9th Street in Old Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland... Read More »

Tower to Rise over Historic Key System Building Closer to Reality

Tower to Rise over Historic Key System Building Closer to Reality

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in people by surprise the plans for an 18-story building to rise at 1100 Broadway in Downtown Oakland, the top floors of which would be cantilevered over the historic Key System Building have once again been redesigned. As we first reported last... Read More »

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

RADical Oakland Tower Redesigned

Facing pushback with respect to the lack of a pronounced step back along 15th Street, which was seen as being inconsistent with “the lower height context of the buildings within 15th & Webster Historic District,” as well as its dark colors, “over use of boxy forms,” and... Read More »

Fire Consumes Major Development near Oakland’s Auto Row

Fire Consumes Major Development near Oakland’s Auto Row

A fire has consumed Wood Partners’ 193-unit development under construction at 2302 Valdez Street, one of the largest projects in the works or anticipated to rise within Oakland’s Broadway Valdez District and along the city’s burgeoning Auto Row. In addition to the 193 market-rate units, which were to average... Read More »