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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: Currently in schematic design phase.  Project is slated to start in Q3 2022.

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 early 2023.

3435 CESAR CHAVEZ – SAN FRANCISCO

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 September 2021.  Construction is slated to start late 2022.

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: Conceptual design is completed and is beginning the schematic design phase.  Construction is slated for 2023.

MADRONE TERRACE – SAN LEANDRO

New construction of two buildings at 16060 E 14th Street in San Leandro including 79 apartments for large families and households with special needs.  First building is five-stories of Type III residential over two floors Type I, which will include parking as well as space for Hayward Area Recreation and Park District to operate a community center and affordable childcare.  The second building is four-stories Type III residential over a double-height Type I parking garage with puzzle lifts.      

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

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 summer/fall 2022.

730 STANYAN – SAN FRANCISCO

Project design is currently being reevaluated for new construction of an eight-story, 150-unit affordable housing project. 

Status: The previously selected early design-build trades are being retained until further notice.  With the redesign, the projected start is expected to push to summer 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 and is expected to go out to bid in Q3 2022. Construction is slated to begin in Q1 2023.

4th & FOLSOM – SAN FRANCISCO

New construction of an eight-story, 70-unit affordable housing development. The ground floor amenities include office, mechanical, retail, laundry, bike parking, and gathering spaces. The building will be situated above a future SFMTA subway station under construction.

Status: This project is on hold at the moment, pending design coordination with the SFMTA substructure. 

ALDERSLY SENIOR LIVING – SAN RAFAEL

Renovation and expansion of an existing senior community.  Phase I of renovation for the existing assisted living facility has bid and been awarded. The future phases will include demolition/new construction or renovation of four independent living buildings which includes 69 new independent living apartments, site improvements, and renovation throughout the senior community campus.

Status: Currently in conceptual design and budgeting for the Independent Living building.