A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Nellie Hannon Gateway affordable housing development at Rockridge Geotechnical’s 3610 San Pablo Avenue site in Emeryville. The seven-story complex will create 90 affordable homes for low-income households, with 39 of those homes being allocated for families transitioning out of homelessness. The ground floor will be used by the Emeryville Citizens Assistance Program (ECAP), a nonprofit that provides food assistance. Speakers at the groundbreaking included the Mayor of Emeryville and Nellie Hannon, the building’s namesake.
Two of Rockridge Geotechnical’s projects with Eden Housing have progressed in their respective construction processes. The Mesa Terrace development, located at Rockridge Geotechnical’s site at 1171 Mesa Drive in San Jose, recently held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony after finishing construction. Mesa Terrace will create 46 units of housing, half of which will be allocated for young adults exiting the foster system. Meanwhile, the housing complex located at Rockridge Geotechnical’s 3301 Kerner Boulevard site in San Rafael has kicked off construction. 3301 Kerner will provide 41 units; 40 units of housing will go to people who are dealing with mental illnesses and/or are experiencing homelessness, and the final unit will be the building manager’s unit.
New renderings have been released for the seven-story, 68-unit development at 1752 Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, one of Rockridge Geotechnical’s sites. Seven of the 68 units will be allocated for very low-income residents, and the building will include ~1,200 square feet of retail space. The complex’s amenities will revolve around terrific landscaping, with amenities including a rear yard with planters and a landscaped rooftop deck.
Permits have been filed in the hopes of receiving approval for a mixed-use development at Rockridge Geotechnical’s 1232 High Street site in Oakland. The proposed five-story project would create a ~129,000-square-foot mixed-use self-storage building for StorQuest Self Storage. The building will also include on-site parking, a loading dock, office space, a lobby, a community room, and landscaped areas surrounding the building.
New renderings have been released for the eight-story, 289-unit development at Rockridge Geotechnical’s site at 533 Kirkham Street in Oakland. Out of the 289 apartments, 13 will be allocated as affordable for very low-income residents, and the building will also contain ~3,000 square feet of retail space. On-site parking will be included, and the complex will be within walking distance of West Oakland BART.
New plans have been released for the mixed-use development at 3400 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, one of Rockridge Geotechnical’s sites. Using the Builder’s Remedy, the multi-building complex will create 189 homes, 38 of which will be designated as affordable, and a 137-room hotel. Amenities include on-site parking and a landscaped courtyard that partially consists of a river running through the development.
A grand opening ceremony was recently held for the new affordable housing development at Rockridge Geotechnical’s 1171 Mesa Drive site in Almaden, San Jose. The complex, called Mesa Terrace Community, will create 46 affordable homes; 23 of those homes will be for low-income families, while the other 23 will be for transition-aged youths recently exiting the foster system. The complex also includes a 1,000-square-foot community room and is within walking distance of the Blossom Hill VTA light rail station, as well as being next to a retail plaza with a grocery store.
New renderings have been released for the seven-story, 380-unit mixed-use development at Rockridge Geotechnical’s site at 3150 El Camino Real in Palo Alto. The complex will include a currently unknown number of affordable units, along with on-site parking and a variety of amenities. These amenities include a club room, fitness center, central courtyard with a zen garden and spa, and co-working space.
New details have been released regarding the mixed-use residential development at 2201 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley, one of Rockridge Geotechnical’s sites. The six-story complex will contain 65 apartments, six of which will be affordable and allow the developer to use the State Density Bonus program. The structure will also include 2,300 square feet for a childcare facility, as well as on-site parking for cars and bicycles. Moreover, the complex is walking distance from Amtrak and BART stations, making this development more transit-oriented.
New renderings have been released for the eight-story, 28-unit complex at Rockridge Geotechnical’s site at 2480 Bancroft Way in Berkeley. The dorm-style building will be marketed to college students and young professionals, with the apartments consisting of small bedrooms around a communal kitchen and social room. The 28 units will create a total of 125 beds, and two units (eight beds) will be affordable for very low-income households. The complex will also have ~2,000 square feet of retail space, along with amenities like a rooftop deck and lounge.