The Oakland Planning Commission is scheduled to vote on plans for 415 20th Street in Downtown Oakland, a 38-story office building poised to be the largest building in the Bay Area outside of San Francisco. City Staff has recommended the commission give approval, subject to conditions, in tomorrow’s 3 PM meeting. The decision will be appealable to the city council. Hines is responsible for the 622-foot proposal.
New illustrations have been revealed for BART’s proposed redevelopment of El Cerrito Plaza in El Cerrito, Contra Costa County. The images were released ahead of the El Cerrito city council meeting tonight at 7 PM. The transit-oriented project would create 750-800 new apartments ranging from market rate to low-income housing. Holliday Development, Related California, and SAHA are responsible for the development.
Preliminary permits have been submitted seeking the reviewal of two affordable housing buildings at 2315 Canoas Garden Avenue in South San Jose. The project proposal includes 100% affordable housing buildings, one for seniors and one for families. The residences that are being planned will be a few blocks from the Curtner light rail station.
A recent Phase planning application has been filed verifying the composition of phase one in a 17-acre residential project on land controlled by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission at Balboa Reservoir around 11 Frida Khala Way, San Francisco. Phase one will replace surface parking with an expected 628 new residential units divided between six horizontal and vertical blocks, ranging from townhouses to condos and market-rate to affordable housing. Balboa Reservoir is a joint venture between BRIDGE Housing and AvalonBay Communities.
Development plans are moving forward for a six-story mixed-use building at 961-971 Meridian Avenue in the Willow Glen portion of San Jose, southwest of the city center. The proposal calls for an entirely affordable housing project with 233 residential units in a growing residential neighborhood. ROEM Development Corporation is the project developer and sponsor.