OAKLAND, CALIF. — BRIDGE Housing Corp. has broken ground for the construction of Ironhouse at Central Station, a 99-unit affordable family apartment community located at 1801 14th St. in Oakland. Situated in the 29-acre Central Station redevelopment site, the property will feature a parking garage, private decks, a community room, classroom space, a landscaped garden area and courtyard. The project will be BRIDGE’s first GreenPoint-rated development, as well as its first to participate in the Bay-Friendly landscaping program. David Baker + Partners are providing architectural services for the project; J.H. Fitzmaurice Inc. is serving as general contractor. Financing for the development is being provided by Redevelopment Agency of the City of Oakland, California Department of Housing & Community Development, Oakland Housing Authority, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Union Bank of California NA, US Bancorp Community Development Corp. and Wachovia Mortgage FSB. Completion is slated for November 2009.
GROUND BREAKS FOR 99-UNIT APARTMENT COMMUNITY