600 South 1st Street Garden Gate tower aerial view, rendering by C2K Architecture

Demolition Permits Filed for 600 South 1st Street, Downtown San Jose

Demolition permits have been filed for 618 South 1st Street, one of three properties merged in the 252-foot proposed tower at 600 South 1st Street in Downtown San Jose’s southeast corner. The development was first introduced in 2018 and approved by the city council in November of 2019. Amendment permits filed in June of 2020 seek to expand the number of apartments. KT Urban is the project developer, with  Scape as owner since March of 2020 for $16.5 million.

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2929 Broadway corner view, design by BDE Architecture

Renderings Revealed for 2929 Broadway, Pill Hill, Oakland

New development permits have been filed for a large residential building at 2929 Broadway in Pill Hill, Oakland. The proposal will replace a car dealership with 199 new rental apartments for the Oakland housing market, of which 16 will be low-income housing. The Martin Group is responsible for the project as applicant and property owner.

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720 Montague Avenue, rendering by KTGY and Hunt Hale Jones Architects

Construction Underway for 720 Montague Expressway, Milpitas

Permits reveal updates on the development at 720 Montague Expressway in Milpitas, earlier approved by Milpitas City Council. The project is a five-story mixed-use structure with residential units,  parking space, and retail space. 
Residential developer, SummerHill Housing Group, is managing the project. Hunt Hale Jones and KTGY Architects are responsible for design concept and construction.

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399 Fremont Street viewed from Harrison and 1st, image by Andrew Campbell Nelson

Number 43: 399 Fremont Street, SoMa, San Francisco

399 Fremont Street stands at the intersection with Harrison street tied with two other contenders as the 43rd tallest building in the Bay Area built or planned. The curtain wall-wrapped tower rises to a pinnacle of 440 feet tall in SoMa, according to construction contractors Swinerton, matched by 500 Folsom and the adjacent 340 Fremont. The building contributes 447 rental apartments into the Bay Area housing market. UDR is the project developer.

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2352 Shattuck Avenue phase one (left) and phase two (right), rendering by Niles Bolton Associates

Construction Topped Out for Phase One of 2352 Shattuck Avenue, Downtown Berkeley

Construction has topped out for the first of two phases of Logan Park, a residential development at 2352 Shattuck Avenue in Downtown Berkeley. The eight-story structure will have two-thirds of the 204 total apartments expected from the project, of which 14 will be sold to residents in the Very Low-Income bracket. The Austin Group and CA Ventures are the project developers.

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