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A Strong Second Sale But Not Quite The Real(tor) Facts

A Strong Second Sale But Not Quite The Real(tor) Facts

Last week the press release went out for the sale of 222 Broadway #1505 across the bay at $1,100,000 touting the “First Oakland Million Dollar Condo Since October 2008” and including the following line: “The last time more than one million dollars was paid for an Oakland condominium was... Read More »

Designer East Bay Apples To Apples For 737 Second Street #405

Designer East Bay Apples To Apples For 737 Second Street #405

If you didn’t see it a year ago its website is still live and it’s worth a look. And if you did and wondered what happened, a plugged-in reader reports: “This property is now an apple…changed hands in just under a year. Original buyer paid $1.975M in Jul ’08 [asking... Read More »

Budding Big Buildings Across The Bay (Oakland And Emeryville)

Encinal Jackson has submitted an application to build a 56-story mixed-use tower at 1938 Broadway in Oakland. At 715 feet, the proposed tower would nearly double the height of Oakland’s current tallest building, the Ordway at 1 Kaiser Plaza. The proposed tower would contain 1.5 million square feet of... Read More »

Green Building Over In Oakland And Over BART (1100 Broadway)

Green Building Over In Oakland And Over BART (1100 Broadway)

It’s across the bay (Oakland) and it’s not residential (commercial), but we’re suckers for “Green” buildings (no, not the color) and interesting animations. When complete, 1100 Broadway will rise 20-stories over the 12th Street/City Center Bart Station, will renovate and incorporate the historic Key System Building next door (without... Read More »

They’re Not Building Any More Land Condos Across The Bay

“Oakland’s condo building boom has ground to a near halt. While construction has continued on existing projects, Patton said no new projects have broken ground during the first half of 2008. A June report on the East Bay condo market from the Mark Co. lists at least a dozen... Read More »

Hardcore East Bay Property Porn (And Then Some): 737 2nd St. #405

Hardcore East Bay Property Porn (And Then Some): 737 2nd St. #405

First and foremost, the property is across the bay in Oakland. We repeat, this is across the bay in Oakland. That being said, we’re in love. (And then some.) Wood burning pizza oven, industrial pantry doors, 1000+ bottle temperature controlled wine cellar, and limestone floors in the kitchen. And... Read More »

The Epitome of Gracious Green Living

The Epitome of Gracious Green Living

Okay, so it might be across the bay (Oakland Hills), but we’ve always had a thing for the integration of garage doors and living space. And we can’t help but feature a property that’s (self) described as “the epitome of gracious green living.” Designed by Sallie Lang of Bliss... Read More »