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.
New building permits have been filed for the six-story residential development at 730 Stanyan Street in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood in San Francisco. The project will create 120 affordable units for low and middle-income households, focusing on providing housing to the unhoused. The internationally acclaimed OMA is responsible for the building design.
An application has been submitted to Oakland Planning Commission seeking the approval of a four-story, multi-family residential building with 23 units at 913-923 Martin Luther King Junior Way, Downtown Oakland. The proposal requires the review of the overall composition of the building, including the materials, articulations, fenestration, and massing. YHLA Architects is managing the design concept and construction.
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.
San Jose City Planning Commission will review development permits seeking the approval of a six-story mixed-use project at 1936 Alum Rock Avenue in Mayfair North, San Jose. The project proposal includes the construction of a mixed-use development with 194 multifamily residences, a commercial space, and podium parking on the ground floor. The project seeks a Conditional Use Permit to construct and operate the new infrastructure.
Architects Orange is managing the design concepts and construction of the project. Pacific West Communities, Inc is the project applicant and property owner.