August 2014

Found 7 blog entries for August 2014.


You may or may not have heard about one of the biggest development projects to hit Oakland in decades: A waterfront community that will be called Brooklyn Basin.

I've had many clients recently ask about this project, after seeing billboards posted and the initial signs of site preparation at the location just southeast of Jack London Square. The project had been talked about for years, but wasn't able to get off the ground until recently.

Where is it?

The Brooklyn Basin development is located between the 880 Freeway and the Oakland Estuary, starting just beyond Oak Street and continuing to 9th Avenue. The site currently houses a number of industrial buildings and Port of Oakland property on 64 acres.


What does the project entail?

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This 1,164SF (per tax records), two bedroom, two bath flat located in the 428 Alice luxury community boast urban neighborhood views through full-height glass windows.

Features include a newer kitchen with stainless appliances, gas range, stone counters and plenty of storage. The bedrooms are spacious and the expansive separate master suite has a walk-in closet/dressing area in the bathroom with two sink vanities, stall shower, and separate water closet. There's also an in-unit stacked washer and dryer, central A/C and heating, fiber optic high-speed internet, and a covered garage parking space.

428 Alice is a mid-rise luxury condominium community with 97 homes, developed by Pulte Homes in 2006. Building amenities include

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Enjoy the best of California living in this impeccably maintained, turnkey, 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,996 SF (per tax records) courtyard style Eichler home in the Rancho San Miguel neighborhood of Walnut Creek.

The overall character of this home is light, bright and clean with original mid-century features like post and beam design, globe light fixtures, floor to ceiling glass, and cinder-block walls in the living areas with a stylish corner fireplace. A new sophisticated color palate, both interior and exterior, creates the perfect atmosphere for relaxation and the excellent floor plan has a large private master suite at the rear of the house with walk in closet and a newly updated bath. The other bedrooms have a modern

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264 San Antonio Way is a super swanky 3 bedroom 3 bath courtyard Eichler with a park-like backyard in the Rancho San Miguel neighborhood in Walnut Creek, California. Ready for market next week!

Stay tuned for more info and the Open House schedule!  You don't want to miss this one!

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This original-character atrium Eichler home has 5 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,120SF (per tax records) featuring A-frame design with a dramatic central pitched roof line creating soaring ceiling heights in the entry and living spaces set on an expansive 9,694SF (tax records) lot!

Entering the home through the zen-like, central open-air atrium with lush bamboo and yucca tree, full-height glass encapsulates vistas into the living spaces. The smartly configured master suite is private from the other bedrooms and even has a separate office-retreat! The kitchen includes a separate pantry refreshed with new quartz counters, subway tile backsplash, and a new island/breakfast bar.  This home is perfect for entertaining with a large dining

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First of all it’s my hometown…a city of just one square mile sandwiched in between Oakland and Berkeley on the east side of San Francisco Bay, directly across from the Golden Gate and San Francisco. Its strategic location at the center of the Bay Area’s urban core at the conjuncture of several major freeways, next to one of the world’s busiest bridges, makes Emeryville a very desirable place to live, work and shop.


Home to PIXAR studios, Novartis, Bayer and countless other tech companies, there are twice as many jobs in Emeryville as there are people!  The convenient location of the Bay Street Shopping Mall provides ideal low intensity yet upscale shopping; stores include Barnes and Noble, West Elm, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, H&M, just

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I'm delighted to annouce that Realtor Ary Assadi has joined our East Bay Modern Real Estate Family!

An 18 year resident of the Bay Area and Realtor experienced in assisting buyers and sellers throughout the East Bay, San Francisco and Marin,  we are excited to have Ary join us! A number of our agents had the pleasure of working with Ary before he joined us and he is a consummate professional who always puts the needs and interests of his real estate clients first.    

We welcome Ary to our East Bay Modern Team and would encourage you to contact him regarding your Bay Area real estate needs.

Renee Adelmann, Owner & Realtor

East Bay Modern | Marin Modern | San Francisco Modern | Wine Country Modern

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