Development permits have been filed seeking the approval of a mixed-use building at 8930 MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland. The project proposal includes the development of a mixed-use structure offering residential units and retail space on a vacant parcel.
Sibley Simon is the project applicant. Workbench Built is responsible for the design concepts.
The project site is a parcel spanning an area of 8,400 square feet. The project will bring 35 residential units and commercial space in to a six-story mixed-use building. The commercial area will span about 40,422 square feet and the residential area will measure 35,960 square feet. The residences will be offered as a mix of five studios, 16 one-bedroom units, and 8 two-bedroom units, five three-bedroom units, and 1 four-bedroom unit.
The building will offer over 1,100 square feet of community space for the residents including a mail room, bicycle parking, e-scooter charging. The second floor includes private outdoor terraces for individual units; many of the units above the second floor have a private balcony or Juliet balcony The sixth floor has an interior amenity space and adjacent exterior space. There will be an elevator and two stairwells that connect all floors of the building. The project will also include 863 square feet of commercial (non-residential) space on the corner of MacArthur and 90th streets.
The building will also feature parking space with a capacity of 17 vehicles, including 1 ADA space and to share management of those spaces across commercial and residential use. The project will have 15% (4 units) of the base units restricted to be ver-low income households. In addition, the project developer intends to use the 4-bedroom unit as less formal affordable housing via co-living.
The project application has been submitted and is pending approval. The estimated construction timeline has not been announced yet.