Oakland is home to a number of high profile developments in addition to Brooklyn Basin, reinforcing the City’s appeal to capital allocators.
65-acres will be completely transformed, welcoming more than 3,000 residences, 32 acres of parks and open spaces, restored wetlands, a new marina and 200,000 sq ft of retail and commercial space.
Signature Development Group of Oakland and Beijing-based Zarsion Holdings Group are leading the transformation of Brooklyn Basin as partners. Developed over a period of ten years, this large-scale project emphasizes sustainability, open space creation and sophisticated residential design.
“Brooklyn Basin is the largest approved, mixed-use master plan in the city. It will be an economic boon to the city and the region. Our history and future is on the waterfront.”
— Oakland Mayor Jean Quan
This timeline spans more than 150 years, highlighting key events that helped shape Brooklyn Basin.
“The Brooklyn Basin development will dramatically improve Oakland’s waterfront.”
— California Governor Jerry Brown
Zarsion America is a subsidiary of Beijing Zarsion Holdings Group Co. Ltd. Weixun Shan is Chairman of Beijing-based Zarsion, a company he formed in 1994. With offices in five cities in China and a staff of 1,200 employees, Zarsion Holdings develops approximately 10 million square feet of commercial and residential projects per year.
OHP is comprised of Signature Development Group, the lead developer of Brooklyn Basin; Signature Homes Inc. and Reynolds & Brown.
For more than 20 years, SDG has demonstrated expertise in securing complex entitlements, forging strong community partnerships, managing environmental remediation and revitalizing urban communities with an emphasis on sustainable building practices. Michael Ghielmetti is the President and founder of SDG.
SHI is an award-winning building company responsible for more than 70 residential communities and more than 6,000 homes throughout the Bay Area and Sacramento region. SHI specializes in master-planned communities, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and commercial and retail properties. Founded by James Ghielmetti, SHI is committed to building sustainable properties.
Reynolds & Brown is a preeminent East Bay developer of industrial, office and retail properties. Co-founded in 1967 by Jon Reynolds and David Brown, Reynolds & Brown has a long history of successful development in the Oakland area. Dana Perry is the President and CEO.
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