The Oakland City Council voted to approve a financial term sheet for Howard Terminal, a mixed-use development with housing, offices, and a new baseball stadium proposed by the Oakland A’s with an estimated $12 billion price tag. However, A’s president David Kaval has repeatedly signaled that yesterday’s approval could spell the end of the team’s future in Oakland because the term sheet approved is not what the team wanted. While Mayor Libby Schaaf is hopeful about the project’s future, Kaval was noncommittal about if the team would continue to negotiate. As it stands, the development is proceeding on thin ice.
Jack London Square
Pre-application permits have been filed for a hotel-to-apartments conversion of Z-Hotel at 233 Broadway in Oakland’s waterfront Jack London District. The project would renovate the 105-guestroom hotel, with 24 more units to replace on-site parking. Baran Studio Architecture is responsible for the design.
The Oakland Landmark Preservation Board will review plans for a seven-story mixed-use development at 419 4th Street in the Jack London Square neighborhood, Oakland. The proposal will save an existing historic facade known as the “Noodle Factory” warehouse. Lowney Architecture is responsible for the design.
Recently published documents by the City of Oakland show that the Oakland Waterfront Ballpark District project could see two 600-foot towers beside the 35,000-person ballpark. If fabricated today, they would be the tallest skyscrapers in…
New building permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building for 335 3rd Street, located in Jack London District, Oakland. The project, named R2 Building, will bring 38 houses to the waterfront neighborhood, of which three will be sold as affordable to residents making up to 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI). RAD Urban is responsible for the development.