Here are top development stories in Oakland during the week of July 13th, 2018
The Holland Partner Group Donates $100,000 to Cypress Mandela Job Training Program
Published by the Oakland Post on July 6, 2018
http://www.oaklandpost.org/2018/07/06/holland-partner-group-donates-100000-cypress-mandela-job-training-program/The Holland Partner Group, one of the premier residential developers in Oakland, delivered a check for $100,000 to the Cypress Mandela job training program June 28.
Oakland Office Development Plan Would Rival Salesforce Tower
Published by KPIX CBS Bay Area on July 6, 2018
One of the biggest real estate developments ever seen in Oakland, with more square footage than the new San Francisco Salesforce Tower, may soon be taking shape near the 19th St. BART Station.
Oakland Launches $300,000 Reward Fund for Arson Arrests
Published by NBC Bay Area on July 9, 2018
"The City of Oakland is launching a $300,000 reward fund for information leading to arson arrests. City officials hope the fund, financed by the jobs and housing coalition, will encourage people to come forward whenever they see potential arson danger."
Oakland to Pay $2.2 Million Settlement to Ex-Black Panther; Berkeley to Vote on Affordable Housing Bond
Published by the East Bay Express on July 12, 2018
The City of Oakland will pay $2.2 million to settle a claim by ex-Black Panther leader Elaine Brown, who was injured in 2015 after Oakland Councilmember Desley Brooks punched and pushed her...Berkeley voters will consider a $135 million affordable housing bond this November.
After plans for Oakland's tallest tower are shot down, Chinese developer vows to redesign project
Published by the San Francisco Business Times on July 12, 2018
Plans for what would have been Oakland’s tallest building are dead.