The historic Alameda Point deal slated to close on June 4 isn't the only big news the City Council addressed on Tuesday. Mayor Marie Gilmore announced a short list of new retail outlets that are planning to join Target and Safeway at the Alameda Landing shopping center near the Posey Tube. Read more >> about New stores are coming to Alameda Landing
Alameda Vice Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft talks to those gathered at the Homes are the Heart of Alameda panel discussion and tour about how important it is to have a mix of home choices in Alameda. Photo by Laura Casey.
A new Safeway grocery store and gas station could become part of a Target-anchored shopping center being constructed next to the Posey Tube.
The Pleasanton-based grocery chain has signed a letter of intent to build a 45,000-square-foot “lifestyle” store at Alameda Landing and a gas station, similar to what the company build at Alameda South Shore Center. The store would accompany a Target that is under construction now and slated to open in October. Read more >> about Safeway seeks store at Alameda Landing
To a casual observer, the scene that played out during at the Alameda City Council’s January 2 discussion about the Marina Cove housing development may have held some surprises. The city’s top planner, Andrew Thomas, was detailing his efforts to prod developer Trident Partners to build more homes on the 7.14 acre Marina Cove II site, which now holds a warehouse. The developer’s representative had insisted that the company only wanted to build the 69 homes originally approved for the site. Read more >> about THE DEVELOPMENT REPORT: With plan in place, city works to bring more affordable housing