The City of San Ramon’s planning commission has been presented amended plans for the Hampton Inn and Suite hotel for 2231 Omega Road, in one of the larger cities of Contra Costa County. The altered proposal has switched the parking from an above-ground garage to subterranean levels and reduced the overall parking. Gerald Goldbach of Fortune Architects is responsible for the design.
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The Transporation Demand Management permit has been filed for 2420-2424 Clement Street, with plans to create 12 new homes in the Outer Richmond area of San Francisco. The proposal will replace the existing single-story structure with four levels of housing. SIA Consulting is responsible for the application.
Plans to expand the commercial office building at 545 Sansome Street in San Francisco’s Financial District that were first filed in early 2020 are still under review, with updates in late 2021. The application, started under the previous owner, Aegon, has continued after the $650 million bundle-sale of the property with 505 Sansome Street and the Transamerica Pyramid in February of 2020 to New York-based SHVO. This week, the developer enflamed tensions in the city by announcing it would not renew the lease for Sai’s Vietnamese Restaurant, which has operated from the property for 37 years. Now, SHVO promises to assist in searching for a new permanent home for Sai’s while city officials look to provide more stability for the family business.
New Building permits have been submitted, replacing parking with housing at 23-31 Excelsior Court in Oakland’s Cleveland Heights neighborhood. The proposal will build a three-story triplex on unbuilt land and create new units in the existing building, finishing with ten homes between two buildings. Marin County-based Harvey Architecture is responsible for the design.
Public records show that Santa Clara County has purchased the lot for affordable housing at 750 West San Carlos, located within walking distance of Diridon Station in San Jose. The developer will be The Danco Group, based in Arcata, Humboldt County with a long portfolio of affordable housing projects across California. The Danco Group president, Dan Johnson, tells SFYIMBY construction is starting next Monday.