The City of Oakland and Strada Investment Group are closing on a deal for leasing 520 11th Street in Downtown Oakland, Alameda County. The 0.86-acre property is entitled to become the future ten-story addition to Samuel Merritt University. The project was approved this summer.
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New details have been published for the seven-story mixed-use structure for 3801 Telegraph Avenue in Mosswood, Oakland. The project would replace a vacant single-story structure with 158 new homes within walking distance from BART. Riaz Capital is the project developer.
Construction has started for a seven-story affordable housing project at 78 Johnson Street as part of San Francisco’s Treasure Island megadevelopment. Star View Court will create 138 new homes at parcel C3.1, close to the nearly-complete Maceo May Apartments, offering replacement housing for existing Treasure Island residents. The project is a collaborative effort by Mercy Housing and Catholic Charities.
The race for the tallest building in Berkeley continues, and it is a contest of single-digit differences. Updated plans have been filed with the Berkeley Planning Department for 2128 Oxford Street, which raises the project to 26 floors and 284 feet tall. The plans are now the tallest proposed building for Downtown Berkeley, extending just seven feet over 1974 Shattuck Avenue.
The San Francisco Civic Design Review Committee is scheduled to review plans for the Transbay Block 3 park during a public meeting next Monday. The plan will create a new one-acre landscaped destination between two dense housing plans on the former temporary Transbay Bus Terminal in SoMa. The San Francisco Public Works department is the landscape architect.