Uptown Station will Draw Tech Titans to Oakland

The old Uptown Oakland Sears building recently vacated is being remodeled and will be ready for tenants by 2017. Lane Partners purchased this 6 story, 400,000 sq ft building earlier this year and is courting two potential tenants, each a creative or tech company. Click Here to Read More. Will major tech companies moving to … Read more

Oakland’s Uptown Named 2014s Best Neighborhood

The American Planning Association names Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood as 2014’s number 1 ‘Great Neighborhood” in the country. Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood is home to many beautiful new housing developments, and historic locations like  the Fox Theater and the Paramount Theater. Click here to read this article.

Oakland Council member Proposes “Tenant Protection Ordinance”

On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014, Oakland’s Community Economic Development Committee heard District 1 Council member Dan Kalb’s proposed “Tenant Protection Ordinance.” Ordinance is being proposed to help further protect tenants from harassment behavior by landlords. Click here to read more about the proposed ordinance. The City of Oakland follows strict rent control measures, measure EE, … Read more

Even Problem Complexes Can Be Turned around

We have had our share of problem apartment complexes in the past. Especially working in tough areas like North Richmond, and some parts of East Oakland. Sometimes you feel like you entered a hopeless situation, and there is no turning it around. With the right mindset anything thing is possible. The National Apartment Association found … Read more

Eviction Questions in Oakland

I recently spoke to a few Realtor friends who wanted information for their clients regarding evictions and lease termination in cities like Berkeley or Oakland. Though I do have the basic knowledge of Just Cause, Measure EE, and the Ellis Act, I always recommend consulting an attorney for eviction questions. Here is a Legal Q&A … Read more