Strada has filed a preliminary project assessment permit for a 347-foot tall mixed-use tower with affordable housing at 395 3rd Street in SoMa, San Francisco. The application comes as breaking news for a previously unreported project. If approved as is, Strada would add 559 new units to the city’s housing market. According to planning documents, construction is estimated to cost $200 million.
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The City of Oakland’s Design Review Commission is scheduled today to review plans for a substantial twin-block development surrounding the Lake Merritt BART Station in Downtown Oakland. The two blocks at 51 9th Street and 107 8th Street will create half a million square feet of new office space, retail, community amenities and contribute hundreds of new apartments to the Oakland housing market. Strada Investment Group and the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation are jointly responsible for the development.
Excavation is well underway at 1900 Broadway, the site for a 36-story tower dubbed the Stak Site in Downtown Oakland. Behring Co is developing the project. At full buildout, 1900 Broadway and the adjoined Tapscott Building will add retail and 452 new apartments to the Bay Area housing market.
The City Council of the City of Mountain View has approved Google’s request for the right to build for over a million square feet of net new office space, an important component in the tech company’s North Bayshore development. The decision moves the massive project, including roughly seven thousand residential units with some low-income housing, closer to construction. Council approval for the formal master plan is expected to be received later in Spring.
The San Francisco Planning Department has released the mitigation measures document for the 30 Van Ness Avenue construction process as Lendlease confirms with SFYIMBY they are working to start construction this year. The 47-story addition to the Civic Center will bring market-rate apartments, low-income units, retail, and new office space less than ten minutes away from BART on foot. Lendlease is the project developer.