Grosvenor has announced that the official groundbreaking has occurred for 1951 Shattuck Avenue, a new 12-story mixed-use project in Downtown Berkeley. The 163-unit development has received a $90 million construction loan from J.P. Morgan and aims to finish by the second quarter of 2024. Solomon Cordwell Buenz is the project architect.
The Planning Commission has issued new building permits for 389 Ninth Avenue in Oakland’s waterfront development, Brooklyn Basin. The six-story building, also called Parcel A2, or Foon Lok East, will contribute 124 affordable housing units to the 3,700-unit masterplan. MidPen Housing Corporation is the building developer, with Signature Development Group responsible for the master plan.
New renderings have been published for Menlo Flats, an eight-story residential infill located at 165 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park, San Mateo County. The project will replace a single-story office building with housing, offices, public open space, and parking. Greystar is responsible for the application, filing through Menlo Park Flats Venture LLC.
Plans for a new mixed-income tower overlooking Lake Merritt have been dashed. Oakland’s City Council voted 5-3 to reject plans to sell the city-owned vacant parcel at 101 East 12th Street to UrbanCore. The Richmond-based developer proposed building a 360-unit residential development with a mix of market-rate and low-income housing in Merritt, across from Downtown Oakland.
New renderings have been revealed with the development permit for Villa Fruitvale, a proposed six-story apartment complex for 3751 International Boulevard in Fruitvale, Oakland. The development will create 183 new apartments designated affordable for low and very low-income households for youth and workforce families. Oakbrook Partners is responsible for the application.