By José Fermosa---The latest tenure of the Raiders in Oakland finally has an expiration date and the executive brass of the Warriors is already planning a gilded arrival in San Francisco. That leaves the still-Oakland A’s as the only professional sports franchise that can take advantage of an East Bay ripe for development and economic opportunity. A’s President Dave Kaval has promised he will announce this year where the team will build a new stadium for the team and, according to recent rumors and a recent public prediction by Mayor Libby Schaaf, that won’t be at the current Coliseum facility.
The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved a 25-story mixed-use tower at 1721 Webster St. The approval came after the tower’s developer, Holland Partner Group, agreed to make some changes to the building’s façade.
By Peter Snarr---The City of Oakland released its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Oak Knoll development project in April and responded to resident concerns and complaints. The 188-acre project on the former naval hospital site drew criticism and concerns on a range of issues, most notably traffic and the environment.
Here are the top Oakland development stories for the week of May 8, 2017:
The Planning Commission will hear plans at its Wednesday, May 17, meeting for a proposed 25-story mixed-use tower at 1721 Webster St., and could give the go-ahead for its construction.
Below are the proposed developments submitted to the Planning Commission during the week of May 8, 2017.
Last Friday, Mayor Libby Schaaf released her proposed budget for Oakland’s 2017-18 and 2018-19 fiscal years. The budget, which totals roughly $2.6 billion, includes several new expenditures relevant to real estate development in the city.
In our recent Survey Monkey poll, we asked you if there is an area in Oakland you think is ripe for development.
On Monday, the Landmark Preservation Advisory Board, a subcommittee of the Planning Commission, will examine the final supplemental environmental impact report for the Oak Knoll property.
Here are the top Oakland development stories for the week of May 1, 2017: