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MacArthur BART Transit Village Project

The MacArthur Transit Village is a mixed-use, multi-phased transit-oriented development located at the MacArthur BART Station. The village offers 880 new residential units, 143 at below market rent, and a new parking garage with 478 spaces for BART patrons and guests. The project will also contain nearly 40,000 square feet of new commercial/retail space.

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Status:
Started
Start date:
Mar 15, 2006

About

MacArthur BART Transit Village will provide up to 880 new homes on a 7.76 acre site, of which 737 homes will be market rate and 143 units will be below market rate. The development includes construction of four buildings for high density, multifamily housing, with a new 478-space parking garage for BART patrons and guests. In addition, 39,250 square feet of local commercial and retail space will be constructed.

In February 2006, the City of Oakland issued public notice of preparations for an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on the proposed MacArthur Transit Village. A second notice of preparations for an EIR was issued in June 2007, followed by a public comment period and review process. In June 2008, the Planning Commission certified that the EIR was in compliance with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines and approved the revised project's proposed mitigation, monitoring, and reporting measures. In July 2008, the Oakland City Council unanimously approved the development permits for the project, along with the rezoning for the project site that included an amendment requiring a certain amount of open space in one parcel.

The first phase of construction began in 2011 with demolition of adjacent motel properties and site remediation work. Construction of the new BART parking garage began in 2012 and has now been completed. The construction of the affordable “Mural” apartments in partnership with BRIDGE Housing was completed in December 2015. Another developer, Boston Properties, secured approval for project plans on an additional parcel in 2017. Two market rate parcels commenced construction in the spring of 2017, and were completed in 2019. The remaining market rate parcel’s construction began in 2018, and is expected to be completed by 2021.

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Map of Project: MacArthur BART Transit Village Project

Timeline

Two market rate parcels completed
2019
"Mural" affordable housing complex completed
2015
Project broke ground with demolition & remediation
2011
City certified EIR and approved project permits
2008
CEQA environmental review filed for project
2006-2007

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