Affordable housing, Menlo Park, Multifamily, EAH, Veterans, Bay Area, Core Affordable Housing, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto

Affordable Housing for Veterans Debuts on VA Campus in Menlo Park

By Nancy Amdur A grand opening will be held Feb. 18 at the Core Affordable Housing recently completed 60-unit residential development on the Menlo Park campus of the Veterans Affairs...
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Central SoMa Redevelopment a Waiting Game as City Planning is Delayed

By Dan Smith Representatives of four firms expected to ignite San Francisco's next hotspot for development gathered last month to talk about taking advantage of loosened height and density restrictions...
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Bay Development Proposes 16-Story Mixed-Use Project for Downtown Oakland

By Nancy Amdur San Francisco-based Bay Development is looking to add a mixed-use high-rise containing more than 125 residential units to downtown Oakland. Oakland’s Planning Commission on Feb. 3 will discuss...
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“Renaissance” in San Leandro’s Downtown as Improvements in BART, Tech Infrastructure and Land Availability...

By Jessica Zimmer Change is coming to San Leandro this summer with the August 2016 opening of OSIsoft’s new 135,000 square foot headquarters and an 800-space parking structure at the...
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Berkeley’s Rosen Says Bay Area CRE Market Remains Rosy Despite Rocky Start

By Robert Carlsen Though 2016 got off to a rocky start economically in the U.S. thanks to the meltdown in China, financial markets are quite optimistic about the rest of...
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BART Mulls Highrise Project near Lake Merritt Station as Other Developers Move Forward

By Robert Carlsen While BART continues pre-planning efforts for a residential or office high-rise adjacent to its Lake Merritt station in Oakland, several other projects within the surrounding Lake Merritt...
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VTA Launches Innovative, Flexible Bus System in Silicon Valley

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority launched an experimental on-demand public transportation program in early January in an effort to provide additional resources and ways for its customers to...
San Jose, Shea Properties, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Creative Center for the Arts, SV Creates

Expanded Stockton Avenue Mixed-Use Project Heads to San Jose City Council for Vote

By Dan Smith A developer quadrupled the commercial space in a mixed use project at parcels at 120 and 138 Stockton Avenue that went before the San Jose Planning Commission...
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Oakland Proposed Developer Fees Summarized

By Robert Selna Unlike most large Bay Area cities, Oakland has not charged development impact fees to pay for affordable housing, but that is likely to change soon. The ramifications...
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Two Tales of Revival

Hayes Valley and Jack London Square are two examples where we largely got it right. THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ‘Q’ – THE REGISTRY’S PRINT PUBLICATION – IN OCTOBER 2015 By Neil...