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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: Design-build fire sprinkler and design of fire alarm scopes have been awarded. Remaining trades are expected to bid in Q2 2022.  Construction is slated to start in Q3 2022.

730 STANYAN – SAN FRANCISCO

Project design is currently being reevaluated for new construction of an eight-story, 160-unit affordable housing project. 

Status: The previously selected early design-build trades are being retained until further notice.  100% DD budget pricing is in progress. Construction is slated to start spring 2023.

1178 SONORA COURT – SUNNYVALE

New construction of a 217,000-s.f., 177-unit, affordable housing development. The structure is composed of five levels of light gauge metal stud framing over two levels of Type I concrete. The site includes a modest amount of landscaping and hardscape around the perimeter of the building.

Status: This project is currently in the design phase. Fire sprinklers will bid in Q2 2022. All other trades expected to go out to bid in Q3 2022. Construction is slated to begin in Q1 2023.

POTRERO BLOCK B – SAN FRANCISCO

New construction of a 225,000-s.f., 162-unit affordable multi-family housing development. The project includes two buildings, each with five stories of Type III-A wood framing over a podium that is one or two levels high. The building includes a parking garage, childcare facility, offices, and community spaces. The site includes a landscaped courtyard and a park.

Status:  All trades have bid out and are pending award.  Construction is slated to begin in July 2022.

HUNTERS VIEW BLOCKS 14 & 17 HOUSING – SAN FRANCISCO

New construction of a 174,000-s.f. affordable housing development comprising of two ground-up buildings (Block 14 – 42 Units, Block 17 – 76 Units) in Phase 3 of the Hunters View master plan development. The buildings will be three to five levels of wood framed Type III-A construction over one to two levels of Type I-A podium.  This project is a joint venture with Nibbi Brothers.

Status:  This project is expected to break ground in late fall 2022 with bidding in Q2/Q3 2022. Bidding of early trades has been completed for fire sprinklers, elevators, solar PV systems, and exterior building maintenance.

ANCORA PLACE – OAKLAND

New construction of a 102,000-s.f., 77-unit affordable housing project. The structure is composed of four levels of Type V wood framing over one level of Type I concrete.

Status:  All trades have bid out and are pending award.  Construction is slated to begin July 2022.

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM VILLAGE – SAN FRANCISCO

Formerly known as Francis Scott Key Educator Housing, this project involves new construction of a five-story, 135-unit affordable housing development with extensive courtyard spaces. The ground floor will include common rooms, management offices, laundry, lobby, circulation, and supportive services spaces. There will also be a below grade parking garage. This will be one of the first affordable housing projects in San Francisco to specifically serve teachers/educators.

Status:  All trades have bid out and are pending award. Project is slated to begin in Q3 2022.

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 Q2 2022.  Construction is slated to start Q3/Q4 2023.

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.

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. Budgetary pricing expected April 2022.