Renderings have been published for the first market hall in East Oakland at 6955 Foothill Boulevard. The project will replace the 1.2-acre Liberation Park with a permanent home to the Akoma farmer’s market next to 120 affordable housing units. Black Cultural Zone Community Development Corporation is leading the project.
Building permits have been issued for an affordable housing project proposed for development at 2255 International Boulevard in Oakland. The project proposal includes the development of a five-story mixed-use building offering 100% affordable housing apartments and commercial space. Cahill Contractors is the project contractor. Pyatok Architects is responsible for the design concepts.
The San Jose City Council has unanimously approved plans for the mixed-use development at Cambrian Park Village in West San Jose, Santa Clara County. The master plan includes 455 homes, a hotel, assisted living, and retail centered around a public park. Kimco Realty Group is responsible for the application.
Development permits have been filed seeking the approval of a residential project proposed at 3555 Pacific Avenue in Presidio Heights, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the construction of a single-family house with basement. Walker Moody Architects is responsible for the design concepts.
San Francisco takes longer than any other city in California to approve new housing. For this reason, the State of California’s Department of Housing and Community Development has launched its first-ever investigation with the Housing Accountability Unit. According to the HCD, the team will be “identifying and removing barriers to approval and construction of new housing there.”