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Huge food hall project coming to Castro Valley

| The Mercury News  
PUBLISHED: Jan. 28, 2019


Construction is under way on a massive project to transform Castro Valley’s long-vacant Daughtrey’s department store site into a two-story food hall. The Castro Valley Marketplace is scheduled to open this summer, a spokeswoman said.

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SF’s MarketFood Hall Expanding with More Vendors

Sarah Fritsche | San Francisco Chronicle  
PUBLISHED: Jan. 4, 2019


SAN FRANCISCO—The Market is in the midst of an ambitious expansion that will increase the Market Street grocery store and food hall’s space by 50 percent while doubling — maybe even tripling — the number of food vendors. 

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District Site Curates Local Favorites

Lisa Brown | GlobeSt.com  
PUBLISHED: December 21, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO—Equity Residential just signed four new retail leases at three sustainable apartment communities in the Design District, 855 Brannan, Potrero 1010 and One Henry Adams.

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Q&A: Retail Partnerships That Build Community

Kathleen Brown | Multifamily Executive
PUBLISHED: December 18, 2017

To Chicago-based Equity Residential (EQR), retail partnerships are much more than a source of revenue—they’re integral to building a sense of community at its developments. 

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Developer chosen to rehab Daughtrey’s building in Castro Valley

Proposal includes grocery store, restaurant

By | dmoriki@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group
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This design rendering by SZFM Design Studio, of San Francisco, shows what the proposed retail-only complex by Main Street Property Services, Inc., of Lafayette, may look like once the old Daughtrey’s department store building on Castro Valley Boulevard is redeveloped.

CASTRO VALLEY — A Lafayette developer will be given a chance to transform the long vacant Daughtrey’s building in Castro Valley into a food and dining complex after beating out eight other proposals, including two for mixed-use projects.

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Retail Consultant Steve Lawton supports the UrbanPlan program of the Urban Land Institute in this recent video premiered at ULI’s Fall Meeting in San Francisco. Steve also co-organized a tour of San Francisco’s Eastern Waterfront project development sites for 100 real estate professionals at the Fall Meeting.

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