The UC Board of Regents has approved plans for UC Berkeley construct a $312 million mixed-housing project to replace the historically significant People’s Park in Southside, Berkeley. The L-shaped complex would take up less than half of the existing park to create housing for 1,113 university students and roughly a hundred units for extremely low income, unhoused, or formerly unhoused people. 1.7 acres of the 2.8-acre park would become landscaped open space.
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Satellite Affordable Housing Associates has started construction on the eight-story apartment building at 500 Almaden Boulevard in Downtown San Jose. Once complete, the project will add low-income housing in a burgeoning intersection across the street from the 1.8 million square foot 280 Woz Way development and the two million square foot South Almaden Offices.
Permits have been filed seeking the approval of a community center at 1500 Sunnydale Avenue in Sunnydale, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the construction of a double-story building offering recreational and childcare services. San Francisco Planning Commission conducted the design review last year, and now the project moves ahead. The city’s Park Department is developing the project in concert with Mercy Housing and Related California. Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects is managing the design concepts and construction.
Lane Partners has sold the vacant parcel at 500 South Almaden Boulevard in Downtown San Jose to Satellite Affordable Housing Associates for $1.3 million. The sale brings SAHA closer to building dozens of new dwelling units for the San Jose housing market, directly across from the future construction sites of 253 and 280 Woz Way.
Construction has officially started on the Potrero Power Station development in Dogpatch, San Francisco, following yesterday’s groundbreaking ceremony. With Mayor London Breed in attendance, the event marks the beginning of a 29-acre redevelopment that will open up a portion of the city’s eastern waterfront to the public with 5.3 million square feet of offices, housing, and retail around public parks and transit featuring designs by Foster + Partners and Herzog & de Meuron. California Barrel Company of Associate Capital is responsible for the development.