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East Bay Office Market Lull

East Bay Office Market Lull

While still below average, the vacancy rate for East Bay office space has ticked up from 8.2 percent at the beginning of the year to over 9 percent today, including an uptick in the vacancy rate for existing office space in Oakland’s Central Business District (from 6.6 percent to... Read More »

Proposed 173-Unit Oakland Project Qualified for Quick Review

Proposed 173-Unit Oakland Project Qualified for Quick Review

Plans for an eight-story building to rise upon the two-story Bank of Hope and medical office building’s parcel and parking lot at 1940 Webster Street, on the edge of Oakland’s Central Business District, near Lake Merritt, are moving forward and have just qualified for a streamlined environmental review. The... Read More »

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

Height of Old Oakland Development and Evolution Challenged

In the works since 2015 and approved for development late last year, the plans for an eight-story building with 25 residential units and a 23-car garage to rise upon the former Holy Ground Fellowship building turned taggers paradise at 605 9th Street in Old Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland... Read More »

Refined Designs and Renderings for a Big and Bigger Oakland Tower

Refined Designs and Renderings for a Big and Bigger Oakland Tower

Having been completely redesigned “to break down the bulk” of the proposed development and be “more consistent with the rectilinear forms” of the existing high-rise buildings in the area, SCB has further refined the designs for either a 21 or 34-story tower to rise upon the 2 Kaiser Plaza... Read More »

Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Closer to Reality

The refined designs for a proposed 25-story tower to rise up to 270 feet in height at 1721 Webster Street, between 17th and 19th Streets in Oakland’s Central Business District, could be approved Oakland’s Planning Commission this afternoon. In addition to 250 new apartments, the Holland Partner Group’s plans... Read More »

Proposed Oakland Tower Redesigned to Fit In

Proposed Oakland Tower Redesigned to Fit In

Speaking of major projects being redesigned, the plans for a proposed office tower to rise up to 450 feet in height at 2 Kaiser Plaza (a.k.a. 325 22nd Street), on the current parking lot parcel in the heart of Oakland’s Central Business District, as pictured above, have been completely... Read More »

Renderings for Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Revealed

Renderings for Proposed 25-Story Oakland Tower Revealed

With a 24-story tower rising across the street at 1700 Webster, the final plans and renderings for a proposed 25-story tower to rise at 1721 Webster Street, in Oakland’s Central Business District, will be presented to the city’s Design Review Committee on Wednesday afternoon. As proposed by the Holland... Read More »

Oakland Tower Sheds a Story and 28 Percent of Its Parking Spots

Oakland Tower Sheds a Story and 28 Percent of Its Parking Spots

While Gerding Edlen’s plans for an Oakland tower to rise up to 250-feet in height at 1700 Webster Street, with 206 condos over four floors of parking and 6,000 square feet of ground floor retail space as rendered above, have been approved, the developer is now seeking permission to... Read More »

Refined Designs And Timing For 206-Unit Oakland Tower

Refined Designs And Timing For 206-Unit Oakland Tower

Three blocks away from the 345-unit development at 1900 Broadway which was approved by Oakland’s Planning Commission on Wednesday, Gerding Edlen is pushing forward with plans for a 250-foot tower with 206 apartments to rise at 1700 Webster Street. As designed by Perkins+Will, the 206 units would be spread... Read More »