OAKLAND — An Oakland Metropolis Council member has raised issues about the probable progress of a Property Depot shop on a prime web-site in the East Bay city.
The retail outlet would rise on what is at present a vacant lot at the corner of Broadway and Enjoyable Valley Avenue, according to a really preliminary concept on file with Oakland town planners. The web-site sits in a portion of northern Oakland that at this time lacks large hardware retailers.
Oakland Town Councilmember Dan Kalb, whose district includes the internet site for the proposed Residence Depot, expressed reservations about the potential large-box retail outlet proposal.
“A House Depot is not the finest thought at this site,” Kalb explained. “A prolonged assessment course of action is desired if this is one thing that is being severely considered below.”
The House Depot shop could be made on a roughly 4-acre portion of a 15-acre web-site at 5050 Broadway in Oakland.
The preliminary filing is being floated at Metropolis Corridor as a way to gauge the response of Oakland officials about a Residence Depot and parking structure at that web site.
The undertaking developer hopes to gain responses from the metropolis about this kind of growth on the house.
“I would like to see a retail and housing blend on the internet site,” Kalb reported. “A properly-intended retail and housing development will make feeling right here.”
The two nearest Home Depot suppliers are in Emeryville, 1.7 miles absent and in japanese Oakland on Alameda Avenue, 4.7 miles absent, according to the retailer’s site.
The nearest Lowe’s components suppliers are 10.4 miles absent in San Francisco and at East Bay websites in Concord and Union Town that are even more distant, the Lowe’s web-site demonstrates.
A handful of ACE Components stores, two in Oakland and one in Piedmont, are about a mile away. ACE Hardware retailers, on the other hand, are significantly more compact than Property Depot and Lowe’s.
The proposed Property Depot in north Oakland would be created along with a new parking framework. That is an technique that contrasts with usual Property Depot shops, which are often adjacent to massive floor parking heaps.
The advancement internet site is element of The Ridge buying center.
Blended-use jobs, together with the enhancement of a blend of properties and retail, can involve significant great-tuning to make certain they are financially viable.
Representatives of the developers of the proposed Residence Depot project referred inquiries to the Atlanta-dependent retailer. A comment from Property Depot was requested 2 times this 7 days.
“The metropolis would look incredibly favorably on housing and retail at that internet site,” Kalb stated.