500 East 4th Avenue Aerial View

Meeting Scheduled For Housing At 500 East 4th Avenue In San Mateo

Development permits have been filed seeking approval of a new residential project proposed for development at 500 East 4th Avenue in San Mateo, San Mateo County. The project proposal includes the construction of a mixed-use complex offering spaces for residential and retail uses. Demolition will be required for five structures, including two pre-1888 wood frame houses, a 1932-built former market, and two low-slung mid-century commercial buildings. A former gas station at 524 East 4th Avenue has already been demolished.

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777 Industrial Road pedestrian view, rendering by Stanton Architecture

Presidio Bay Ventures Tops Out On Life Science Project in San Carlos

Construction work has topped out with facade installation nearly complete for the four-story life science project at 777 Industrial Road in San Carlos, San Mateo County. The project rose quickly since our prior coverage in June last year when demolition had finished for everything but a single floor for adaptive reuse. Presidio Bay Ventures is the project developer, and W.L. Butler is the general contractor.

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4655 Steele Street, image via Google Street View

Affordable Workforce Housing Proposed in Redwood Heights, Oakland

A preliminary permit application has been filed for a new five-story apartment complex at 4655 Steele Street in Oakland’s Redwood Heights neighborhood. The property was occupied by the temporarily closed Oakland Public School Diagnostic Center and is owned by the Oakland Unified School District. If built, the site would be transformed with over four dozen affordable workforce homes, retail, and community space.

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