Governor Gavin Newsom sanctioned a $12 billion bill to tackle the housing affordability crisis. On July 19, 2021, in Sonoma County, Newsom highlighted his California Comeback Plan’s investments to propel the plans to construct affordable housing, helping tens of thousands of affected people in California.
New building permits have been filed for three townhouse structures to be built at 1834 Worthington Circle as part of Santa Clara’s Agrihood showpiece development. The three buildings will contribute 36 new dwelling units as part of the multi-structure 361-unit project with an acre and a half of agricultural land. The development is a private-public partnership with the City of Santa Clara and Core Companies.
A project review meeting has been requested to consider plans to convert office space to senior housing at 369 Broadway on the northern edge of San Francisco’s Financial District. The project would convert 8,770 square feet into 21 studio dwelling units for senior housing. North East Medical Services, or NEMS, is responsible for the development.
Scaffolding has been erected for the partial demolition at 30 Van Ness Avenue, where a future mixed-use tower with affordable housing is expected to become the 24th tallest building in the Bay Area planned or built. The 540-foot tower will create 333 condominiums and nearly a quarter of a million square feet of commercial office area in San Francisco’s Civic Center neighborhood by City Hall. Lendlease is the project developer.
Oakland Planning Commission held a design review meeting discussing the Brooklyn Basin Marina Expansion Project in Oakland. The project is a proposed revision to the Brooklyn Basin Project (formerly known as Oak to 9th Street Project). The proposal includes the addition of approximately 10 acres of water surface area to accommodate the proposed marina expansion. Signature Development Group of Oakland and Beijing-based Zarsion Holdings Group are the project developers.