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Another Oakland Development Is Redesigned

Another Oakland Development Is Redesigned

As we first reported last week, the Strada Investment Group is seeking permission to increase the density of the approved development to rise at 1100 Clay Street, between 11th and 12th Streets in Oakland’s City Center, from 262 apartments as approved to 288 as envisioned. And once again, the... Read More »

Plans for a Tower to Rise over This Historic Building

Plans for a Tower to Rise over This Historic Building

Ellis Partners is abandoning the previously approved plans for a 20-story tower to rise at 1100 Broadway in Downtown Oakland. And instead, they’re proposing to develop an 18-story building, the top eight floors of which would be cantilevered over the historic Key System Building on the site. As designed... Read More »

Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a proposed 25-story tower to rise up to 270 feet in height at 1721 Webster Street, between 17th and 19th Streets in Oakland’s Central Business District, could be approved Oakland’s Planning Commission this afternoon. In addition to 250 new apartments, the Holland Partner Group’s plans... Read More »

More Density in Downtown Oakland

More Density in Downtown Oakland

Having secured financing for a 262-unit apartment building to rise up to 15 stories at 1100 Clay Street in Oakland’s City Center district, between 11th and 12th Streets, and getting ready to break ground, the Strada Investment Group is now seeking permission to increase the number of units to... Read More »

Proposed Oakland Tower Redesigned to Fit In

Proposed Oakland Tower Redesigned to Fit In

Speaking of major projects being redesigned, the plans for a proposed office tower to rise up to 450 feet in height at 2 Kaiser Plaza (a.k.a. 325 22nd Street), on the current parking lot parcel in the heart of Oakland’s Central Business District, as pictured above, have been completely... Read More »

New Housing to Rise on Longtime North Oakland Restaurant Site

New Housing to Rise on Longtime North Oakland Restaurant Site

Plans to raze the shuttered North Oakland restaurant building at 5817 Shattuck Avenue, out of which Dorsey’s Locker had long served soul food before a brief stint as Blue Bay Bar & Grill, have been drawn. And if approved next week, a nine-unit apartment building designed by Larson Shores... Read More »

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 »