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Refined Plans and Impact Report for A’s Development Released

Refined Plans and Impact Report for A’s Development Released

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Oakland A’s proposed stadium, residential and commercial development to rise on the 50-acre-plus Howard Terminal site has just been released by Oakland’s Planning Department along with a refined set of plans for the proposed development and a few important footnotes and... Read More »

High-ish Rise in the Excelsior Slated for Approval

High-ish Rise in the Excelsior Slated for Approval

As we first revealed back in 2019, plans for a seven-story infill building to rise up to 74 feet and six inches in height upon the shuttered Club Tapatio site at 4742 Mission Street were in the works and Planning was encouraging the project team to add another floor... Read More »

Amazon’s Plan for That Prime Showplace Square Site

Amazon’s Plan for That Prime Showplace Square Site

Amazon’s plans for a “last mile” distribution and delivery station to rise upon the Prime Showplace Square parcel at 900 7th Street, a nearly 6-acre parcel which is bounded by 7th, Berry, De Haro, Carolina and Channel Streets, have been drafted and submitted to planning for review. As proposed,... Read More »

Rivian Has Set Its Sights on Hayes Valley

Rivian Has Set Its Sights on Hayes Valley

Plans to empty and renovate the two brick-fronted garage buildings at 340 and 362 Fell Street, which are currently home to California Detailing, Fell Street Auto Service and Domport Auto Body, are in the works. And as envisioned, Rivian Automotive, the makers of an all-electric pickup truck (which is... Read More »

Oakland Aiming to Adopt Its Downtown Plan and Fund Housing

Oakland Aiming to Adopt Its Downtown Plan and Fund Housing

While waylaid by the pandemic, Oakland’s Planning Department is aiming to update and adopt its comprehensive plan to transform Downtown Oakland by the end of this year. As envisioned, the Downtown Oakland Specific Plan (DOSP) would allow for the development of up to 20 million square feet of new... Read More »

Permitting Scofflaws Take Note

As proposed by Supervisor Ronen, individuals, agents and entities that have a history of circumventing and abusing the City’s permitting process – such as working without a permit; misrepresenting the existing conditions of a property in order to facilitate the approval of a permit; or working beyond the scope... Read More »

Bonus-Sized Development Closer to Reality in the Mission

Bonus-Sized Development Closer to Reality in the Mission

As we first outlined back in 2018, plans for a 9-story building to rise on the 20,000-square-foot surface area parking lot at 321 Florida Street, between 16th and 17th Streets in the Mission, were in the works. And as since rendered by Handel Architects, the proposed development would rise... Read More »

Change of Plans for Approved Elderly Care Facility

Change of Plans for Approved Elderly Care Facility

The plans for a mixed-use, four-story development to rise on the Grant’s Auto Repair shop parcel on the southeast corner of Mission Street and Foote Avenue, on the border of the Outer Mission and Crocker Amazon, were drafted back in 2018 and approved last year. And as approved, the... Read More »

Conversion of Historic Cow Hollow Garage Closer to Reality

Conversion of Historic Cow Hollow Garage Closer to Reality

Nearly foreclosed upon when on the market as a development site back in 2017, the 105-year-old Cow Hollow garage at 1776 Green Street, which has been tagged as a Class A Historic Resource for the neighborhood, ended up selling for $5.75 million in 2018. Plans to add two setback... Read More »

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

Grubstake Redevelopment Granted Key Clearance to Proceed

As we first reported back in 2015: Prior to closing escrow on his purchase of the iconic Grubstake restaurant at 1525 Pine Street, buyer Nicholas Pigott quietly engaged D-Scheme Studio to draft plans for razing the restaurant and constructing a slender seven-story building on the Polk Gulch site, with... Read More »