Affordable Housing at Brooklyn Basin Wins Real Estate Deal of the Year Award

MidPen Housing’s Paseo Estero and Vista Estero affordable housing communities at Brooklyn Basin have received a Real Estate Deal of the Year Award from the San Francisco Business Times, in recognition of the transformative role these communities play in revitalizing a former industrial site on the Oakland waterfront. Overview Paseo Estero and Vista Estero contain… Continue reading Affordable Housing at Brooklyn Basin Wins Real Estate Deal of the Year Award

Brooklyn Basin Announces Opening of First Public Park

Oakland, Calif. (November 18, 2020) – Brooklyn Basin, Oakland’s newest waterfront neighborhood, today announced the opening of the highly-anticipated Township Commons public park. The first of five public parks planned for the neighborhood, Township Commons sits alongside the Oakland Estuary with picturesque water views to Alameda and San Francisco. Situated adjacent to the beautifully restored… Continue reading Brooklyn Basin Announces Opening of First Public Park

Rocky’s Market Announces Grand Opening of Brooklyn Basin Location

Oakland, Calif. (July 1, 2020) – Corinne Kinczel and Brady Bellis, owners of Rocky’s Market, are thrilled to announce the grand opening of their second location, Rocky’s Market Brooklyn Basin on Friday, July 10, 2020. Located in the beautifully restored historic 9th Avenue Terminal Building along Oakland’s waterfront, the redesigned industrial market space features locally-sourced… Continue reading Rocky’s Market Announces Grand Opening of Brooklyn Basin Location

Brooklyn Basin Receives Real Estate Deals of the Year Award

Brooklyn Basin has received a Perseverance Award from the San Francisco Business Times in recognition of the long-term vision and optimism that helped get the project, nearly 18 years in the making, to where it is today. The master-planned community, currently under construction in phases, will contain more than 30 acres of public parks, 200,000… Continue reading Brooklyn Basin Receives Real Estate Deals of the Year Award

Oakland: Next phase of Brooklyn Basin project OK’d.

OAKLAND — The next phase of the Brooklyn Basin project, a 241-apartment building, has been given the go-ahead by the city Planning Commission. Called Parcel C, the 86-foot-tall building also will include 3,500 square feet of ground-floor commercial space. It was given preliminary approval earlier as part of the Brooklyn Basin development, a 3,100 apartment… Continue reading Oakland: Next phase of Brooklyn Basin project OK’d.

Land swap opens door for affordable housing at Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin.

An updated land deal between the City of Oakland and Brooklyn Basin master developer Zarsion-Oakland Harbor Partners has paved the way for planned affordable housing. The city, partnering with nonprofit developer MidPen Housing, would have needed to finance retail and parking at Parcel G, which is at the site’s entrance. This original plan would have… Continue reading Land swap opens door for affordable housing at Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin.

Deal clears obstacle to Brooklyn Basin affordable housing.

OAKLAND — By trading one parcel of land for another within the Oak Street to Ninth Avenue development along the Oakland Estuary known as Brooklyn Basin, the city has cleared a roadblock in its longstanding plan to build 465 affordable apartments there. The deal between Oakland and master developer Zarsion-Oakland Harbor Partners releases the city… Continue reading Deal clears obstacle to Brooklyn Basin affordable housing.

Oakland’s massive Brooklyn Basin development set to break ground in April.

After securing a financing agreement with Swiss banking giant UBS, Oakland-based Signature Development Group will finally break ground on a $1.5 billion, 65-acre project that when finished will feature 3,100 units, 32 acres of open parks and trails, a 200-boat slip marina and a retail destination that is looking to transform an old, industrial part… Continue reading Oakland’s massive Brooklyn Basin development set to break ground in April.

Oakland planners OK waterfront development project.

241 HOUSING UNITS PLANNED AT FIRST BROOKLYN BASIN SITE The Oakland Planning Commission has unanimously approved the first project for the 64-acre Brooklyn Basin Development Site — 64 acres of land along the estuary south of Jack London Square that will eventually include a mix of more than 3,000 residential units. The Brooklyn Basin Terraces… Continue reading Oakland planners OK waterfront development project.

36 Hours in Oakland, California.

Long overshadowed by its dolled-up big sister across the Bay, Oakland is its own town. Even as its status as one of the most diverse cities in the country is threatened by tech-boom-era gentrification, its thrill­ing cultural heterogeneity remains its greatest strength. The city’s rather dull skyline belies its architectural splendor — from glamorous movie… Continue reading 36 Hours in Oakland, California.