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Oakland Conditionally Approves Contentious Chinatown Development

Oakland Conditionally Approves Contentious Chinatown Development

The contentious redevelopment of the entire Oakland block bound by Webster, 11th, Harrison and 12th Streets, on the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown, has been approved by the City’s Planning Commission. But as a plugged-in reader notes, as a condition of its approval, the development team behind the proposed 416-unit... Read More »

Coalition Challenges Redevelopment of a Chinatown Block

Coalition Challenges Redevelopment of a Chinatown Block

While the “W12” project site, which includes the entire Oakland block bound by Webster, 11th, Harrison and 12th Streets, along with the quarter-block parcel on the northwest corner of Harrison and 12th, was designated as a prime “Opportunity Site” for redevelopment within the City of Oakland’s Lake Merritt Station... Read More »

Plans for 224-Unit Downtown Oakland Project Revealed

Plans for 224-Unit Downtown Oakland Project Revealed

Speaking of Lennar, the company’s plans for a 224-unit apartment building to rise up to seven stories in height across the three Downtown Oakland parking lot parcels at 301 19th Street, 1750 Webster Street and 1810 Webster Street, a one-acre assemblage collectively known as the 19th and Harrison Street... Read More »

Another East Bay Giant Burgers Site for Sale

Another East Bay Giant Burgers Site for Sale

While plans to redevelop the former Giant Burgers site on the corner of Telegraph Avenue and 22nd Street in Oakland’s Uptown have been drawn and approved, the Laurel District Giant Burgers site at 4125 MacArthur Boulevard is now on the market as well, with the owner, who is “ready... Read More »

Add 127 Apartments to Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row Tally

Add 127 Apartments to Oakland’s Burgeoning Auto Row Tally

Speaking of new developments to rise along Oakland’s burgeoning Auto Row, plans to demolish everything but the façades of the existing buildings at 3000 Broadway (which wraps around the corner of 30th Street) and 3012-3020 Broadway have been granted an Broadway Valdez District Plan-based exemption from having to complete... Read More »

Plans for 218 Apartments and Retail on Oakland’s Auto Row Progress

Plans for 218 Apartments and Retail on Oakland’s Auto Row Progress

The formal application to build two seven story buildings on either side of Broadway at 28th Street, along Oakland’s Auto Row, has been filed. And as proposed, the “Broadstone on Broadway” project would yield a total of 218 new apartments, 263 parking spaces, and 18,000 square feet of new... Read More »

Governor Jerry Brown Sells $2.4M Oakland Hills Home for $50K Less

Governor Jerry Brown Sells $2.4M Oakland Hills Home for $50K Less

Governor Jerry Brown has just sold the Japanese inspired Oakland Hills home at 7257 Skyline Boulevard which he purchased for $2.425 million in 2007 for $2.375 million having listed it for $2.595 million earlier this year. Designed by Sallie Lang of Bliss Building, the three-bedroom, four-level home measures a... Read More »

Plans for Building up MacArthur Boulevard Even Higher Than Zoned

Plans for Building up MacArthur Boulevard Even Higher Than Zoned

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 now been submitted to the city... Read More »

East Bay Office Market Cause for Concern?

East Bay Office Market Cause for Concern?

While not specifically quantified, the volume of office tenants in San Francisco seeking new space in the East Bay “dropped significantly” over the past quarter, according to an accounting by Cushman & Wakefield. And while the drop was partially attributed to a lack of available space, with the vacancy... Read More »

Progress and Timing for a Major Development on Oakland’s Auto Row

Progress and Timing for a Major Development on Oakland’s Auto Row

The City of Oakland has just finished its preliminary analysis for the proposed 18-story building to rise upon the Oakland Acura Dealership site 277 27th Street, a development which includes up to 448 residential units and 65,000 square feet of retail space primarily oriented along its 24th Street frontage,... Read More »