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
To a casual observer, the scene that played out during at the Alameda City Council’s January 2 discussion about the Marina Cove housing development may have held some surprises. The city’s top planner, Andrew Thomas, was detailing his efforts to prod developer Trident Partners to build more homes on the 7.14 acre Marina Cove II site, which now holds a warehouse. The developer’s representative had insisted that the company only wanted to build the 69 homes originally approved for the site. Read more >> about THE DEVELOPMENT REPORT: With plan in place, city works to bring more affordable housing
The developers of the Alameda Landing project have made some tweaks to their retail strategy that they hope will maximize their chances of filling a planned 285,000-square-foot shopping center behind the College of Alameda – and raise Alameda’s sales tax revenues by up to a half million dollars a year. Read more >> about Shifts in retail landscape alter Alameda Landing plan
On Monday, Alameda’s Planning Board and the public will get their first opportunity to comment on plans for a 278-unit housing project to be built on former Navy property behind the Bayport housing development and the College of Alameda – plans that could illustrate a future of denser housing development on the Island with a reduced emphasis on single family homes. Read more >> about Alameda Landing housing plan up for public review Monday
Wednesday’s groundbreaking for the first phase of the Alameda Landing development was a party that city leaders have been waiting more than seven years to hold. They and Landing developer Catellus greeted the pending arrival of a new Target-anchored shopping center and hundreds of new homes with an impromptu food truck buffet and white-clothed tables festooned with tiny plastic construction hats spread out across a vacant lot. Read more >> about Construction on new Target store begins
October 5, 2011 was to be a watershed moment in the city’s long struggle to revitalize the defunct Naval Air Station Alameda. That night city leaders signed a new deal with the Navy that would put most of the former base into the city’s hands by the end of 2012, free of the $108.5 million price tag the Navy had demanded in prior years. Read more >> about The end of redevelopment