2701 Poplar St (West Oakland SP) #16

Posted by City of Oakland, CA


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2.84 acres


Privately Owned

Site Description

Included in the West Oakland Specific Plan (2014). Close to the renown Brown Sugar Kitchen and the Mandela Parkway Blvd. connecting Bart and a retail center of 40th Street Corridor with a Target, ToysRus and Ikea.

Local Description

This site is one of the Opportunity Sites within the Mandela/West Grand Opportunity Area. The Mandela/West Grand Opportunity Area was once one of the Bay Area’s larger industrial areas at the urbanizing edge of the San Francisco Bay. Through this Specific Plan, the Mandela/West Grand Opportunity Area is envisioned as the key regional job center of West Oakland, with the largest concentration of Opportunity Sites and where the economic development potential is greatest.

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BART Station, AC Transit, easy freeway access

Private Investment

City Ventures and Holliday Development are both pursuing new mixed-use projects in West Oakland. Food manufacturers Hodo Soy, Ocho candy-bar maker and Sweet Maria's a green coffee-bean seller, are all expanding operations in West Oakland.

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2701 Poplar St, Oakland, CA 94607

2.84 acres (123635.54 sqft)
APN: 5-443-1-1

Contact Zach Seal

Zach, from City of Oakland, CA, has more details.

In June of 2014, the City of Oakland adopted a Specific Plan for West Oakland, an area west of downtown and south of Emeryville. The pla... More

Created on April 7th, 2015 (last updated 1 month ago)