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Plans for ‘The Phoenix’ to Rise on Surplus West Oakland Site

Plans for ‘The Phoenix’ to Rise on Surplus West Oakland Site

Dubbed ‘The Phoenix’ and not to be confused with Phoenix Lofts, plans for a 316-unit development to rise up to 60 feet in height on the western edge of West Oakland, upon the former Caltrans lot now known as 801 Pine Street which was auctioned as surplus land last... Read More »

Closer to Fine (But Not Quite) for Supersized West Oakland Project

Closer to Fine (But Not Quite) for Supersized West Oakland Project

Facing pushback from Oakland’s Planning Department with respect to the “monotonous and bulky massing” of the proposed 1,032-unit “Hub” development to rise up to 23 stories in height upon the 3-acre Caltrans lot across from The Crucible and a block from the West Oakland BART station, and that the... Read More »

Revised Plans for Supersized Bart-Adjacent Project Sans Parking

Revised Plans for Supersized Bart-Adjacent Project Sans Parking

Facing pushback from Oakland’s Planning Department with respect to the “monotonous and bulky massing” of the proposed 1,032-unit “Hub” development to rise up to 23 stories in height upon the 3-acre Caltrans lot across from The Crucible and a block from the West Oakland BART station, and that the... Read More »

Supersized Plans and Problems for this BART-Adjacent Project

Supersized Plans and Problems for this BART-Adjacent Project

While plans for a 417-unit development to rise up to 8 stories in height on the vacant 3-acre Caltrans lot bounded by Kirkham, 7th, Union and 5th Streets, a block from the West Oakland BART station and across from The Crucible, were approved back in 2016, the ground was... Read More »

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

West Oakland Development Seeks Extension, Aims to Break Ground

Originally approved for development back in December of 2014, the entitlements to develop 235 apartments over 14,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and parking for 239 cars upon the Wood Street District block known as Development Area 8, fronting Wood Street between 20th and West Grand Avenue,... Read More »

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

West Oakland Acreage to Be Auctioned next Month

The formerly developed Caltrans site between lower Pine Street and Frontage Road, on the western edge of West Oakland and its Prescott neighborhood, is slated to hit the auction block on September 7. In addition to the potential for housing to rise along Pine Street, the approved West Oakland... Read More »

The Story behind This $350K Over Asking Sale in West Oakland

The Story behind This $350K Over Asking Sale in West Oakland

Built as a duplex in the early 1900s, the two-story West Oakland building at 960-962 16th Street was subsequently converted into the House of Prayer Church of God with a parsonage on the second floor. Purchased for $367,000 in April 2014, the then-church was re-converted into a two-unit residential... Read More »

Bankrupt West Oakland Project Site in Play

Bankrupt West Oakland Project Site in Play

While the West Oakland warehouse at the corner of Filbert and 24th Streets is in the hands of a bankruptcy trustee, and the entitlements to level the site and construct 55 new ‘Emerald Parc’ townhomes on the parcels known as 2400 Filbert Street were slated to expire at the... Read More »

Liquor before Condos, the Intent Is Clear

Liquor before Condos, the Intent Is Clear

The State Market Liquor store at 707 Willow Street in the Lower Bottoms neighborhood of West Oakland is hitting the market with a $2.25 million asking price. And while the sale doesn’t include the inventory inside, it does include the building, which is technically 1716 7th Street, along with... Read More »

Plans for West Oakland People’s Market Advance

Plans for West Oakland People’s Market Advance

Having secured the West Oakland site for a new full-service food market and social hall back in March, People’s Community Market has now filed their formal application to raze the existing 5,300 square foot building at 3103 Myrtle Street and construct a new 14,174-square-foot grocery fronting San Pablo Avenue,... Read More »