East Bay Regional Park District representatives and their supporters voiced their continued opposition Wednesday to a proposed housing development on property the park district had hoped to purchase for an expansion of Crab Cove. And a city staffer acknowledged the park district may have found a way to stop the project in its tracks. Read more >> about Park district opposes homes on site it sought for expansion
Bay Area housing and transportation planners are finalizing a new regional development strategy that could channel badly needed dollars into future development efforts at Alameda Point and Alameda’s Northern Waterfront, though city staffers fear it may not be enough money to support needed transportation improvements for all the homes and jobs the developments are expected to accommodate. Read more >> about Regional jobs and housing plan could aid Point, waterfront development
The historic Alameda Point deal slated to close on June 4 isn't the only big news the City Council addressed on Tuesday. Mayor Marie Gilmore announced a short list of new retail outlets that are planning to join Target and Safeway at the Alameda Landing shopping center near the Posey Tube. Read more >> about New stores are coming to Alameda Landing
Alameda Vice Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft talks to those gathered at the Homes are the Heart of Alameda panel discussion and tour about how important it is to have a mix of home choices in Alameda. Photo by Laura Casey.
A new Safeway grocery store and gas station could become part of a Target-anchored shopping center being constructed next to the Posey Tube.
The Pleasanton-based grocery chain has signed a letter of intent to build a 45,000-square-foot “lifestyle” store at Alameda Landing and a gas station, similar to what the company build at Alameda South Shore Center. The store would accompany a Target that is under construction now and slated to open in October. Read more >> about Safeway seeks store at Alameda Landing