Articles by Andrew Nelson

5622 Martin Luther King Jr, rendering by Gunkel Architecture

Renderings Revealed for 5622 Martin Luther King Jr Way, North Oakland

New permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 5622 Martin Luther King Jr way in North Oakland. The project will add a low-rise residential development while retaining the existing businesses on-site in an area dominated by sprawling single-family housing and three-story apartments. It’s All Good Bakery is responsible for the development as the property owner.

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1338-1370 Mission Street estimated form generated by SFYIMBY, image via Google Satellite

Preliminary Permits Filed For 30-Story Tower at 1338-1370 Mission Street, SoMa, San Francisco

Preliminary project assessment permits have been filed for a 30-story mixed-use tower at 1338-1370 Mission Street in SoMa, San Francisco. The early draft proposes to add 287 new apartments and a small ground-level retail hub to the housing market. The developer will sell a portion of the units below market rate to use California’s State Density Bonus program. While the project team has not yet been revealed, they are operating through Mission Street Management LLC.

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415 Natoma Street, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Move-ins for Phase One of 5M Expected This Fall, SoMa, San Francisco

Rapid progress has been made across the four acres between Mission, Fifth, and Howard streets for the 5M mixed-use project in SoMa, San Francisco. Facade installation has passed the halfway point for the 395-foot office building at 415 Natoma Street, while the 20-story residential tower at 434 Minna Street has just three floors left to be covered. A groundbreaking event for the new Mary Court park occurred last Thursday with Mayor London Breed and Brookfield Properties in attendance.

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200 Portage Avenue seven-plex, design by KTGY

Entitlement Application Filed for 200 Portage Avenue, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County

The City of Palo Alto has reviewed an application for the entitlement of a 16-building townhome development at 200 Portage Avenue in the affluent city in Santa Clara County. The project would add a low-slung residential project eight minutes from the California Avenue Caltrain Station on a portion of the former Fry’s Electronics property. The Sobrato Organization is responsible for the application.

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