Large Affordable Housing Project Coming To Treasure Island, San Francisco

A new multifamily affordable housing project has broken ground on Treasure Island, San Francisco. This one project, known as the Maceo May Apartments, will add just over a hundred new residential units, of which 65 are for veterans. The six-story structure is a modular construction, yielding 104,000 square feet across the 0.74-acre parcel. The building will be a mix of studios, one-bedrooms, and two bedrooms. The Chinatown Community Development Center and Swords of Plowshare, a Bay Area developer, will be developing the project jointly.

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Biggest Little Permits of the Week: Facade Repair in SoMa, Treehouse planned in Palo Alto and More

This week, the biggest little permits include over sixty additional dwelling units, a 30,000 square foot new medical facility in Alameda, new monuments in Sacramento, and even a treehouse in Palo Alto. At this pace, over three thousand ADU’s would be produced within a year. Along with ADU’s, nineteen new single-family houses were applied for and thirty-four Tesla power walls across the counties. Perhaps the most surprising was a two-story additional dwelling unit in Palo Alto with an estimated construction price of nearly $1.4 million. If ever there was a point where an ADU became just another single-family house, this might be a contender.

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Takara Bio USA office complex enclosed courtyard between office buildings at 2560 and 2570 Orchard Parkway in north San Jose, concept. Rendering by DG Architects

New Office Campus Coming To 2560-70 Orchard Parkway In North San Jose

Takara Bio USA has released renderings showing off their new vision for the two office buildings at 2560-70 Orchard Parkway in North San Jose. The Bio company hopes to develop a campus environment with enclosed courtyards taking over existing surface parking. Each building will have 64,500 square feet of space, making 129,000 square feet of space in total. Tamara paid $44.8 million in May for the properties. The company is a silicon-based component of a Japanese. Currently, they occupy 57,000 square feet of office space at 1290 Terra Bella Avenue in Mountain View.

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