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.”
Following a recent inquiry, YIMBY has received an update from the Millennium Tower team about the progress of modifications to the original foundation in SoMa, San Francisco. Crews finished the installation of 18 piles by early 2022. Now, crews are working to tie the piles into the building. As for what this will do for the Millennium Tower, the principal engineer of the fix, Ronald Hamburger, says this work will “arrest its settlement and begin recovering tilt that has occurred.”