West Oakland BART Development (Mandela Station)

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) at the West Oakland BART station (PLN18490), including 762 residential units, 382,460 square feet of office, and 75,000 square feet of retail.

Start date:
Nov 16, 2018


Project Proposal

The Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is located at the West Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station at 1451 7th St (PLN18490). The site is approximately 5.58 acres bounded by 7th St to the north, 5th St to the south, Chester St to the west, and Mandela Parkway to the east. The project is replacing 451 BART parking spaces with 762 residential units, 382,460 sq ft of office space, and up to 75,000 sq ft of ground floor retail uses. The project also includes a 400-space parking garage, surface plazas, and circulation elements.

The project includes three development areas:

· Development Area T1: 30-story, 320-ft tall high-rise building with 500 market-rate residential units, 82,460 sq ft of office, and 17,185 sq ft of ground floor retail

· Development Area T2: Surface plaza with 7,670 square feet of retail under the BART tracks

· Development Area T3: 7-story, 80-ft tall mid-rise residential building of 240 affordable multi-family units and 22 residential duplex units and 15,200 sq ft of ground floor retail

· Development Area T4: 8-story, 100-ft tall mid-rise commercial office building with 300,000 sq ft of office and 30,800 sq ft of ground-floor retail

The project also includes plazas, pedestrian walkways connecting to the BART station, as well as streetscape improvements on 7th St, 5th St, Mandela Pkwy, and Chester St.

The Preliminary Development Plan for the Planned Unit Development was approved by Planning Commission on February 6, 2019.

Developer Contact Information

For direct inquiries of the developer:

Ronnie Turner, Turner Development Resource Group, rtdevelops@comcast.net, (510) 395-2766





Preliminary Development Plan approved
February 6, 2019




Phone Numbers

Phone: (510) 238-6983