Your Thoughts

In the last couple of months, we’ve received a few comments and thoughts from readers about Oakland.

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In Case You Missed It...(4/13/2018)

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of April 9, 2018:

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General Contractor Fined for Safety and Health Violations

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has fined general contractor Michael Roberts Construction for serious safety and health violations related to its work at the 2935 Telegraph construction site, a non-union project that will hold a 162 residential-unit complex with 4,045 square feet of ground-floor retail.

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In Case You Missed It...(4/6/2018)

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of April 2, 2018:

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Which Would You Prefer: An Additional Bay Bridge or an Additional BART Transbay Tube? Both? Neither?

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Map Update (4/6/2018)

Below are proposed developments submitted to the Planning Department during the last week:

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In Case You Missed It...(3/30/2018)

Below are the top Oakland development stories for the week of March 26, 2018:

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How Will Senate Bill 827 Impact Oakland?

By Michael Orion Powell-Deschamps

According to a 2016 study by the McKinsey Global Institute, California has the capacity to add 1 to 3 million homes within a half mile of all the state’s transit hubs. If a few state legislators in the Bay Area get their way, the transit hubs may soon be able to reach their full potential for real estate.

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Editorial: PLAs Lead to More Housing

In its Feb. 25 edition, the Mercury News reported that despite an increase in demand for housing in the Bay Area, there are too few construction workers to build new homes.

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State of the Union of Oakland Developers and Unions

by Jeff Mitchell

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