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1633 VALENCIA – SAN FRANCISCO

Formerly known as 3435 Cesar Chavez, this project involves new construction of a six-story, 145-unit permanent supportive (affordable) housing development.  Building will include five floors of wood modular Type III over one floor concrete podium Type I.

Status: Currently in conceptual design with schematic design beginning in December 2021.  Construction is slated to start May 2023.

STANFORD BLACKWELDER & QUILLEN – PALO ALTO

Renovation of two 12-story high-rise student housing buildings at Stanford University with a total of 220 units.  Each unit includes two bedrooms, one bathroom, and kitchen.  Full interior finish and MEP system updates with potential seismic upgrade pending structural evaluation.

Status:  Currently in exploratory and design-build schematic stage.  Project is expected to bid out Q2 2022 with construction slated to begin June 2022.

BISHOP SWING TI – SAN FRANCISCO

Tenant Improvement of the office space commercial unit at Bishop Swing Community House (BSCH), an affordable housing development located at 1350 Folsom Street. BSCH was built in 2009 with the commercial shell completed at that time.

Status: Project has bid out and is under review by the Owner. Construction is slated to begin December 2021 / January 2022.

231 GRANT AVENUE EDUCATOR HOUSING – PALO ALTO

New construction of a three-story, 110-unit modular affordable housing development.  Project will include Type V-A wood frame over Type I-A podium construction and will provide much needed rental housing for teachers, school employees, and their families. The ground floor includes service and amenity spaces as well as a parking garage that accommodates 112 parking spaces, 107 of which will be provided by two-level parking stackers. 10% of the parking spaces will have electric vehicle chargers. This development is structured as two C-shaped buildings connected by an open-air bridge, creating substantial landscaping areas on the ground floor and three open courtyards above the podium.

Status: This project is currently out to bid for fire alarm and design-build fire sprinkler scopes with pricing due early December. Remaining trades are expected to bid in Q2 2022. Construction is slated to start in Q3 2022.

NORTH FAIR OAKS – REDWOOD CITY

New construction of a 77,000-s.f., 86-unit affordable housing development.  Ground floor will include parking spaces and the second floor will include community room, offices, laundry room, and courtyard.  The structure is composed of five levels of Type III wood framing over one level of Type I concrete. 

Status: Project is slated to begin in summer 2022. CD estimate will occur in late Q4 2021.

LAGUNA HONDA AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING – SAN FRANCISCO

New construction of 169-185-unit senior affordable housing.  Project will include assisted living units and senior housing apartments as well as an early childcare education center and adult day health center. Development is located near the Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco.

Status: Currently in conceptual design.  Tentative schedule for construction start is Q2 2024.

URBAN SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER – SAN FRANCISCO

Converting a historic school gym into a 19,000-s.f. high school performing arts center/theater on an existing private school campus.

Status: 100% DD plans to be issued late November with a budget due January 2022.  Fire sprinkler bids are currently under review.  Construction is slated for Q4 2022/Q1 2023.

MADRONE TERRACE – SAN LEANDRO

New construction at 16060 E 14th Street in San Leandro including 79 apartments for large families and households with special needs.  Project is Type III residential over Type I podium, which will include parking as well as space for Hayward Area Recreation and Park District to operate a community center and affordable childcare.     

Status: The project is in the design development phase with a DD estimate round expected in December 2021.  Construction will begin in Q4 2022.

3090 S. BASCOM – SAN JOSE

New construction of a five-story, 79-unit affordable housing development. Building will include one level of Type I concrete over below-grade garage, and Type III at levels two through the roof.  The ground floor will include community and support spaces.    

Status: Final GMP pricing is complete, and subcontractors have been selected.  Construction is slated to start late December 2021.

2700 INTERNATIONAL – OAKLAND

New construction of a six-story, 75-unit affordable housing development. The building will include a community room, shared laundry, administrative offices, and other support services. The ground floor includes approximately 7,000-s.f. of street front commercial space designed to allow subdivision into multiple tenant spaces. Onsite parking of 32 stalls is provided in an enclosed garage located behind the commercial space. The site is occupied by two existing buildings that will be removed.

Status: Currently in early design budgeting. Construction expected to start in Q2 2023.