Building Ballena Bay
Tonight the Planning Board will hear a proposal to further develop Ballena Bay, the 30-something condo and dock complex on Alameda’s West End. Sounds like the developers are planning 61 new homes, 10 acres of open space, a mile of Bay Trail and new marina docks plus additional marina upgrades. They’ll also increase rents to market value, per the staff report.
We’ll try to catch the meeting tonight to give you an update (they’re also talking about whether to allow the owner of what used to be Chevy’s to convert it to office use, by the way); in the meantime, the presentation on the preliminary development plan is right here.