The Oakland Design Review Committee is scheduled to review plans for senior housing at 51 9th Street in Downtown Oakland this afternoon. The project, dubbed Building B, is part of Lake Merritt BART Station Development Phase One, which will reshape surfacing parking with hundreds of homes. The master plan is being developed by a joint venture with Strada Investment Group and the Oakland-based East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation.
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Recently adjusted plans have been filed for the massive office proposal at 725 Harrison Street in SoMa, San Francisco. The base proposal was already approved in 2019, and the new modifications slightly expand the office and industrial components. Boston Properties is responsible for the application.
Construction is wrapping up for Berkeley’s largest 100% affordable housing project at 2012 Berkeley Way. The project, dubbed Berkeley Way, will add a mix of affordable housing, permanent supportive housing, and a new 44-bed shelter. BRIDGE Housing and the Berkeley Food & Housing Project are jointly responsible for the development.
Demolition permits have been filed for the existing single-story commercial structure at 1567 California Street in Polk Gulch, San Francisco. The property is expected to be replaced by a nine-story mixed-use infill with housing and new retail space along the street. David Baker Architects will design the new building.
Significant progress has been made on Modera Acheson Commons since YIMBY visited in March of last year. Facade installation on all four structures has finished, with the MacFarlane Building now open with its first retail tenant, Citibank. Also, leasing has started for some of the housing at the central location in Berkeley. Florida-based Mill Creek is responsible for the development.