ULI San Francisco: Oakland Broadway Valdez Tour


2022-06-30T16:00:00 - 2022-06-30T19:00:00

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    Vespr Will open in a new window 312 24th Street Oakland, CA 94612 United States


    Pricing Members Non-Members
    Private $45.00 $60.00
    Public/Academic/Nonprofit $40.00 $55.00
    Retired $40.00 N/A
    Student $30.00 $45.00
    Under Age 35 $35.00 $50.00
    Refunds are available upon written notice provided to ULI San Francisco at least 48 hours prior to the event.
    Online registration closes the day before the event. On-site registration will increase by $10.00. 

    Join us for a walking tour of the burgeoning development in the Broadway Valdez District in Oakland! Historically known as Auto Row, the District extends from the edge of Uptown Oakland to the shores of Lake Merritt and up to Hwy 580 near Temescal with Broadway at its core. As the area’s eponymous auto dealers and shops began to shutter, the area was in need of a new vision for the future. Finalized in 2014, the Broadway Valdez Specific Plan delivered that vision by establishing a framework for the area’s next chapter of development into a vibrant mixeduse district.

    We will start the tour at Holland Partner Group’s recently completed 450-unit apartment project, Vespr, with views of their adjacent Phase 2 project that recently broke ground. We will be joined by an Oakland City planner to provide a brief overview of the district plan before hearing from the Holland team. From there, we will walk to the Hanover Broadway and Northgate apartment projects anchored by a welcoming public plaza featuring sculpture installations. We will end the tour at Signature Development’s Kissell, a recently-opened hotel/apartment project next to their The Hive project, which was one of the earliest recent developments in the area. The session will end with a networking happy hour at a nearby watering hole.

    4:00-4:10 PM: Registration and networking
    4:10-4:20 PM: Introduction and overview
    4:20-4:50 PM: Holland Tour
    4:50-5:00 PM: Walk to Hanover
    5:00-5:25 PM: Hanover Tour
    5:25-5:35 PM: Walk to Signature
    5:35-6:00 PM: Signature Tour
    6:00-7:00 PM: Hosted Happy Hour 


    • Laura Kaminski, Planner, City of Oakland
    • Ray Connell, Partner, Holland Partner Group
    • Michelle Schutt, Senior Development Manager, Holland Partner Group
    • Scott Youdall, Partner, Hanover Company
    • Zach Anderson, Partner, Hanover Company
    • Jamie Choy, Vice President, Signature Development
    Please note: this event is closed to press.

    Thank you to Justin Shupp and Nicolas Romano for organizing this event!

    This event requires all attendees to be fully vaccinated. Please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination. Attendees must follow rules and procedures set by the local municipalities and the venue. By registering for this event, you're agreeing to the following waiver and release: I understand that my participation in the Event involves a certain degree of risk of loss, harm, or injury to my person or property, including, but not limited to, harm from contracting COVID-19 or other viruses, acts of God, theft, fire, or accident. I also understand that participation in this Event is entirely voluntary and requires attendees to abide by any applicable rules of conduct or local or state laws that may be announced at any time during the Event, which may include wearing personal protective gear and engaging in social distancing. While ULI is the sponsor of this Event and takes commercially reasonable steps to require the Event facility to maintain the venue in a safe and healthy condition, I understand and acknowledge that ULI has no direct control over and is not responsible for the acts of omissions of the facility or others involved in producing this event. I have carefully considered the risk involved and wait and release ULI and all its officers, directors, employees, staff, volunteers, faculty, and affiliates from any and all claims, damages, injuries, or expenses that I may incur from my participation in this Event. 

    Vespr 312 24th Street Oakland, CA 94612 United States

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