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Plans to Gentrify Jingletown

Plans to Gentrify Jingletown

Plans to redevelop the old An-Fo Manufacturing Co building at 3129 Elmwood Avenue, on the edge of Oakland’s Jingletown, near the Fruitvale BART Station, have been approved. As envisioned, a conversion of – and addition to – the existing structure would yield a 30-unit residential development, with 9 studios,... Read More »

Shuttered Oakland Chicken Shack Back on the Market for $2 Million

Shuttered Oakland Chicken Shack Back on the Market for $2 Million

The shuttered Church’s Chicken shack at 345 East 18th Street, which is two blocks from the southeastern shore of Oakland’s Lake Merritt, is back on the market with a $1,999,999 price tag having failed to find a buyer last year. The corner parcel, which has since been stripped of... Read More »

Renderings for Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Revealed

Renderings for Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Revealed

With a 24-story tower rising across the street at 1700 Webster, the final plans and renderings for a proposed 25-story tower to rise at 1721 Webster Street, in Oakland’s Central Business District, will be presented to the city’s Design Review Committee on Wednesday afternoon. As proposed by the Holland... Read More »

NFL Approves Raiders’ Move to Las Vegas

NFL Approves Raiders’ Move to Las Vegas

In a near unanimous vote of 31-1, the NFL owners have approved the Oakland Raiders proposed move to Las Vegas, an outcome which shouldn’t catch any plugged-in readers by surprise. As we wrote when other “credible sources” saw the loss of Sheldon Adelson’s support for the proposed $1.9 Las... Read More »

Uber Slows its Roll in Oakland, Doubles Down in San Francisco

Uber Slows its Roll in Oakland, Doubles Down in San Francisco

With Uptown Station’s opening already pushed back to the second quarter of 2018 due to design changes, Uber is now looking to sublet up to half of the 300,000 square feet of future office space at the former Sears Building in Uptown Oakland which it purchased for $123.5 million... Read More »

MacArthur Boulevard Project Newly Rendered and in Play

MacArthur Boulevard Project Newly Rendered and in Play

As we first reported last year: The days are numbered for the MacArthur Carwash and tire shop at the corner of MacArthur and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland, as the corner site traded hands for $1.325 million earlier this year and plans to develop the parcel have... Read More »

Big and Bigger Plans for an Oakland Tower and Terrace in the Sky

Big and Bigger Plans for an Oakland Tower and Terrace in the Sky

In addition to plans for infilling Jack London Square, the CIM Group is pushing forward with two options for a new Uptown Oakland tower to rise on the current parking lot site at 325 22nd Street.  And based on current building heights, one of the options could yield the tallest... Read More »

The New Plans to Infill Jack London Square

The New Plans to Infill Jack London Square

The grand plan for redeveloping Oakland’s Jack London Square was approved back in 2004 and the first phase of development was completed in 2008. And while the second phase of the project had called for office buildings to rise on the current parking lot parcels at Broadway and Embarcadero... Read More »

Supersized North Oakland Development Recommended for Approval

Supersized North Oakland Development Recommended for Approval

The refined designs for a 25-story tower to rise up to 260 feet in height at 532 Turquoise Street, across from the MacArthur BART Station in North Oakland, were presented to Oakland’s Planning Commission last night.  And the Commission has formally recommended that Oakland’s City Council approve the project... Read More »

Raiders Move Closer to Reality without Casino Magnate’s Money

Raiders Move Closer to Reality without Casino Magnate’s Money

As we foreshadowed when the Oakland Raiders formally filed their application to move the franchise to Las Vegas two weeks ago, Goldman Sachs was positioned to fund any financing gap for the proposed $1.9 Las Vegas stadium if casino magnate Sheldon Adelson wouldn’t commit. Having paved the way for... Read More »