Brooklyn Basin with Lake Merritt in the background, rendering courtesy EK

SFYIMBY Construction Update for Phase One of Four at Brooklyn Basin, Oakland

A site visit by SF YIMBY shows construction is well underway for the Brooklyn Basin development, one of the largest in the city of Oakland with thousands of units and two planned skyscrapers. One of the residential structures is already accepting move-ins, and two others are nearing completion. Located adjacent to the gentrifying Jack London District, it is a new mixed-use district with 3,100 new units, 200,00 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, a few marinas, and thirty acres of public parks.

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Master Plan Santa Clara Square

New Mixed-Use Building Complex Planned For 3100 Coronado Drive, Santa Clara

Development permits have been filed for constructing two office buildings at 3100 Coronado Drive, Santa Clara. The proposal includes demolition of an existing 76,000 square feet office building and construction of two office buildings with a total area of 245,000 square feet and a four-level parking space. The total site area is 6.3 acres. The Irvine Company is managing the project, design, and construction.

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Richmond Park, San Francisco

Let’sPlaySF Campaign To Renovate Richmond Playground In San Francisco

The Let’sPlaySF Campaign is taking up renovation plans for Richmond Playground in Richmond District, San Francisco. Let’sPlaySF is a campaign created by the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Parks Alliance to raise $13.3 Million in private funding. MIG is the landscape architect managing the landscape designs. The funds will be used to support the renovation project for 13 parks across San Francisco

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Northlake overview, via

Permits Filed for 36 Homes at Northlake Development, North Natomas, Sacramento

Permits for thirty-six new single-family houses have been filed for the Northlake suburban development in Natomas, Sacramento. The buildings vary in size, including three- to four-bedroom single-story homes or four- to five-bedroom two-story structures. The rising community, managed by Lennar Homes of California Inc., will fill a tract of undeveloped land north of the city center with housing, shops, and water attractions.

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