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Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

Plans for Seemingly Split Oakland Tower Likely DOA

In a move which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise, Oakland’s Planning Commission has set the stage for a formal denial of the plans for a seemingly split, 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland. As proposed, the development would require the demolition of... Read More »

Historic Block Could Sink Plans for 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower

Historic Block Could Sink Plans for 460-Foot-Tall Oakland Tower

As we noted when the formal application to move forward with plans for a seemingly split 460-foot-tall tower to rise at 1261 Harrison Street in Downtown Oakland were filed with the city, while the site is only zoned for development up to 275 feet in height, and that’s assuming... Read More »

Oakland Loft with Penthouse Addition Fetches $2.75 Million

Oakland Loft with Penthouse Addition Fetches $2.75 Million

We first featured (and gushed over) the 5,361-square-foot unit #405 atop the converted Phoenix Iron Works building, on the western edge of Oakland’s Jack London Square, back in early 2008 when it was listed for $2.2 million and sold for $1.975 million that July. As we noted at the... Read More »

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

New Timing and Density for Oakland Tower Approved in 2015

While approved to rise up to 330 feet in height and yield 345 residential units back in 2015, the ground for the Uptown Oakland tower at 1900 Broadway has yet to be broken. But the development, which includes the renovation and conversion of the adjacent Tapscott Building, atop of... Read More »

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

New Timing for RADical Oakland Tower

Having been redesigned by RAD Urban last year, the plans for a 29-story building to rise up to 360 feet in height at 1433 Webster Street in Downtown Oakland have tentatively qualified for a streamlined environmental review. The modular development would yield 179 apartments over 60,000 square feet of... Read More »

Plans for Proposed 423-Foot-Tall Uptown Oakland Tower Revealed

Plans for Proposed 423-Foot-Tall Uptown Oakland Tower Revealed

Plans to raze the three-story Community Bank of the Bay building at 1750 Broadway, between 17th and 19th Streets in Uptown Oakland, are in the works. And as proposed by Rubicon Point Partners, a 37-story tower with 307 apartments over a 210-car podium garage and 5,000 square feet of... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Sale of Uber’s Uptown Station Has Closed, Opening Late 2018

Sale of Uber’s Uptown Station Has Closed, Opening Late 2018

The sale of the waylaid Uptown Station development at 1945 Broadway in Uptown Oakland, which has been under construction since 2015 when Uber purchased the former Sears building for $123.5 million with the intention of occupying the new campus in the second quarter of this year, has closed escrow... Read More »