Campus expansion is on track for Samuel Merritt University at 525 12th Street in Downtown Oakland. The project proposal includes the development of a ten-story building to serve as the new mail campus for SMU. The proposal also includes a tree removal application to remove ten protected trees. Strada Investment Group is the project applicant. North Carolina-based Perkins + Will is responsible for the design concepts. Oakland-based firm Einwiller Kuehl is the landscape architect.
The pre-application has been filed for a new eight-story residential infill at 2538 Durant Avenue in Southside Berkeley, just south of the UC Berkeley Campus. The project would replace the existing four-story apartment building with 83 homes, using the State Density Bonus Program and Senate Bill 330. Valiance Capital is responsible for the application.
Building permits have been issued for the development of 4311 MacArthur Boulevard in Laurel, Oakland. The project proposal includes the development of affordable senior housing in a five-story building. AMG & Associates is responsible for the development. Architects Orange is responsible for the design concepts.
New renderings have been revealed for the proposed 100% affordable residential infill at 8930 MacArthur Boulevard in Castlemont, Oakland. Construction would add roughly 35 units and ground-floor retail to the currently vacant lot. New Way Homes is responsible for the project.
New plans have been published for affordable senior housing and a new church space at 793 West Grand Avenue in West Oakland. The proposal would demolish several structures, including the existing church building owned by the project sponsor, Joshua Christian Church. Construction will span two phases, building 101 homes and community space.