Farm League is opening a restaurant called Arthur Mac’s Tap & Snack that will be located within a larger complex near Oakland’s MacArthur BART station. The project, a collaboration between Farm League and Ben Frombgen of San Francisco’s Bcooperative, will consist of a small indoor section with a larger outdoor beer garden and will serve “approachable food and beverage in a fun and relaxed setting.”
Oakland Approves 27-Story High-Rise in Uptown
Oakland is about to get taller. For the first time in nearly a decade, the city has new high-rise buildings on the way, the latest a 27-story, mixed-use project at 1911 Telegraph Avenue, right across the street from the Fox Theatre, Henry J. Kaiser Park, and Uber’s future Oakland headquarters.
Why these San Francisco companies are moving to Oakland
Three San Francisco companies moved to Oakland in the first quarter of 2015, contributing to a 20 percent jump in lease activity in the downtown, Uptown and Lake Merritt neighborhoods. New office and retail leases, expansions and completed company relocations rose to more than 120,000 square feet in the three neighborhoods, up from 100,000 square […]
Allowable Oakland Landlord Rent Increases Through 2015
Allowable Annual Rent Increase The annual CPI increase rate effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 is 1.7%, and cannot take effect earlier than July 1, 2015. Tenants can only be given one increase in any 12-month period, and the rent increase cannot take effect earlier than the tenant’s anniversary date (i.e., at least […]
Zillow expects pace of San Francisco home-value appreciation to fall sharply: Should you sell now?
Zillow predicts the pace of home-value appreciation will drop by more than half over the next 12 months in the San Francisco metro area. The implications could be profound in the Bay Area, which has enjoyed one of the nation’s hottest housing markets over the past several years and where homeowners have come to expect beefy […]