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Office Rents in Oakland Hit an All-Time High

While demand for office space in San Francisco slipped last quarter, asking rents in Oakland’s Central Business District gained 8 percent, are up 36 percent versus the same time last year and have hit an all-time high, eclipsing the dotcom era peak at the end of 2000. In addition,... Read More »

Appeal Challenges Development of Oakland’s Auto Row

Appeal Challenges Development of Oakland’s Auto Row

While the plans for a seven-story Oakland development with 225 apartments over 23,000 square feet of retail space at 2400 Valdez Street were granted a key neighborhood plan-based exemption from having to complete a project specific environmental review in March, an appeal of the exemption has been filed. Leading... Read More »

Modern Oakland Development with a Rooftop Farm Ready for Review

Modern Oakland Development with a Rooftop Farm Ready for Review

The plans for a modern six-story Oakland development to rise at the corner of 51st Street and Telegraph Avenue, with 204 apartments over 34,000 square feet of ground floor retail space, including 28,000 square feet for a full-service grocery store, could be approved by the City’s Planning Commission in... Read More »

Governor Brown’s Oakland Hills Home Back on the Market for $2.6M

Governor Brown’s Oakland Hills Home Back on the Market for $2.6M

The Japanese inspired Oakland Hills home at 7257 Skyline Boulevard, which we featured in late 2006 when listed for $2,600,000, and Governor Jerry Brown purchased for $2,425,000 in 2007 having “found it online,” is back on the market and about to be listed for $2,595,000. Designed by Sallie Lang of... Read More »

Hello Mid-Century Hacienda in the Oakland Hills

Hello Mid-Century Hacienda in the Oakland Hills

Sitting on 1.5-acre gated parcel atop the Oakland Hills in Hillcrest Estates, the remodeled 4,000-square-foot ‘Mid-Century Hacienda’ at 5630 Bacon Road has just hit the market listed for $2.4 million. The five-bedroom home features multiple light-filled living rooms, an open kitchen with a casual dining area and adjacent formal... Read More »

Million Dollar Listing Sells for a Million Dollars Less

Million Dollar Listing Sells for a Million Dollars Less

On the market as an unfinished spec home with 7,000 square feet of space in the Oakland Hills for $2.65 million in 2009, 13383 Campus Drive failed to sell and was subsequently foreclosed upon, trashed and sold for $800,000 in early 2014 in need of “some work.” Rebuilt and... Read More »

Oakland Adopts Emergency Rent Control

A whittled down 90-day moratorium on rent increases that surpass the annual change in the Consumer Price Index (which has been running around one percent per year) was adopted by Oakland’s City Council early this morning. A proposed provision which would have also prohibited evictions without cause was eliminated... Read More »

417-Unit West Oakland Development Slated for Approval

417-Unit West Oakland Development Slated for Approval

The new plans for a 417-unit West Oakland development to rise up to 8 stories in height on the vacant 3-acre Caltrans lot bounded by Kirkham, 7th, Union and 5th Streets could be approved by Oakland’s Planning Commission in three weeks time. In addition to the 417 apartments, the... Read More »

Plans for 225-Unit Auto Row Development Progress

Plans for 225-Unit Auto Row Development Progress

The proposed plans for a seven-story Oakland development with 225 apartments over 23,000 square feet of retail space and an underground garage for 222 cars at 2400 Valdez Street have just been granted a key exemption from having to complete an individual environmental review. he 12 parcel Broadway Valdez... Read More »

Waylaid Oakland Tower Project Back on Track, Retail Added

Waylaid Oakland Tower Project Back on Track, Retail Added

Back in the year 2000, the plans for the Oakland City Center Project, a 2.2 million square foot development of four Downtown blocks between 11th and 14th Streets, were preliminary approved. While two of the blocks have since been developed, the 1.4 acre ‘Block T12′ parcel – which is... Read More »