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Brooklyn Basin Breaking Ground, Oakland Planning For Growth

Brooklyn Basin Breaking Ground, Oakland Planning For Growth

With Signature’s big Brooklyn Basin project slated to break ground next week, a 66-acre East Bay development which will yield over 3,000 new housing units and 30 acres of open space, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will outline her plans for attracting 10,000 new residents to the city as part... Read More »

Designs For A Second Bayfront Ballpark To Save The Oakland A’s

Designs For A Second Bayfront Ballpark To Save The Oakland A’s

With a legal settlement having opened the doors for the redevelopment of Oakland’s 50-acre Howard Terminal site just west of Jack London Square and the Golden State Warriors pushing forward with plans to relocate to San Francisco, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appears to be backing away from plans for... Read More »

Eight Acre North Oakland Development Set To Break New Ground

Eight Acre North Oakland Development Set To Break New Ground

Having been waylaid by the BART strike, the ground breaking for Phase Two of MacArthur Station, the master-planned Transit-Oriented Development on BART’s former MacArthur Station parking lot in North Oakland, has been rescheduled for Friday, November 15 at 11am. Once again, Phase Two of the development will consist of... Read More »

Breaking New Ground Over In Oakland Unless BART Is On Strike

Breaking New Ground Over In Oakland Unless BART Is On Strike

Bridge Housing will officially break ground on Mural at 40th Street and Telegraph Avenue over in Oakland on October 25, the second phase of MacArthur Station, the master-planned development on BART’s MacArthur Station parking lot. Mural will consist of 90 apartments for households with incomes ranging from 30 to... Read More »

Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Development Secures $1.5B To Build

Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin Development Secures $1.5B To Build

In the works for over a decade, Signature Development Group’s 66-acre Brooklyn Basin development on Oakland’s waterfront has been funded by way of a $1.5 billion investment from China’s Zarsion Holdings Group and is slated to break ground next year. The development of the former industrial site adjacent to... Read More »

The (5950) Margarido Happy Hour Now Starts At (Just Under) Four

The (5950) Margarido Happy Hour Now Starts At (Just Under) Four

In contract this past March after reducing its list price from $5,500,000 to $4,795,000, as plugged-in people know 5950 Margarido over in Rockridge fell out of contract when the sale of the buyer’s house fell out of contract as well. Relisted for $4,300,000 in June, on Friday its list... Read More »

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 »