SOMO Village, Rohnert Park
SOMO Village is a 175-acre mixed-use planned community that is a repurposing of the former Hewlett Packard Technology Campus in Rohnert Park, California. Tableau Development has been contracted by the master developer to serve as its development director for purposes of project implementation. SOMO Village consists of 700,000 square feet of existing commercial/light industrial uses, 1,750 for-sale homes and rental apartments, almost 40 acres of parks, trails and open space, and over 100,000 square feet of new retail and restaurant space. The project prioritizes environmental sustainability and has been designated the first One Planet Community in the United States (https://www.bioregional.com/one-planet-living). Tableau’s scope of work includes obtaining City approval of development agreement amendments, management of the design and engineering team, preparation of infrastructure scope and budgets, evaluation of community facilities district financing structures, negotiation of an affordable housing agreement with an affordable housing developer, and preparation of the community’s design guidelines. The project anticipates breaking ground on the initial phase of infrastructure in 2019.
Casa Arabella, Oakland, CA
Casa Arabella is a 94-unit affordable housing community currently under construction and adjacent to the Fruitvale BART Station. The project is the second phase of the nationally recognized Fruitvale Transit Village. Tableau Development was hired by The Unity Council, an East Oakland-based nonprofit, to oversee all aspects of development. Tableau’s scope of work included issuing an RFP to select a joint venture development partner (the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation was selected), assembling the design/construction team, obtaining City design review approval and permits, negotiating the development agreement with the City, negotiating land use issues with BART, assistance in preparing financing applications to local, State and private sources, and acting as owner’s representative during construction. The project will be ready for occupancy in Fall 2019.
Fruitvale Transit Village – Phase IIB, Oakland, CA
Phase IIB is the final phase of development of the award-winning and nationally-renowned Fruitvale Transit Village, which sits adjacent to the Fruitvale BART Station, and is the “companion piece” to the Casa Arabella project currently under construction. Phase IIB consists of 181 affordable apartments that will include 46 units set aside for homeless persons. The Unity Council, the nonprofit project sponsor, contracted with Tableau Development to serve as its development manager for the project. Tableau’s scope of work includes assisting in the selection of the joint venture partners (BRIDGE Housing Corporation), and collaborating with BRIDGE in obtaining City design review approval, negotiating the development agreement with the City, negotiating land use issues with BART, assembling the design/construction team, and assisting with financing to applications. Phase IIB is anticipated to commence construction in Q1 2020.
PUC Site, South San Francisco
Tableau Development is part of the development team that successfully competed and was awarded the PUC site by the City of South San Francisco. The PUC Site is a mixed-use multifamily site located near the South San Francisco BART Station. The project vision calls for 800+ residential apartments, live-work “flex” units, market hall, daycare center, and new parks and open space. The community will also have 20% of its units designated as affordable. Tableau played an instrumental role in the preparation of the RFQ and RFPs, including assembling the development and consultant team and identifying the team’s capital partner. The developer is a joint venture of Brookfield Residential, AGI, and KASA Partners. Tableau’s role includes assisting the team in design planning, participating in the community engagement process and assisting in the development agreement negotiations with the City.
Thomas Paine Square, San Francisco
Thomas Paine Square is a 98-unit affordable apartment community in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood. Built in the 1970s, the property did not comply with the City’s Mandatory Soft Story Retrofit Ordinance. In 2018, the owner selected Tableau Development to arrange and manage the property’s retrofitting to bring the property into compliance. Tableau’s scope of work included: assembling the design/engineering team, selecting a general contractor, obtaining building permits, negotiating all contracts and project budget, and overseeing the construction. Tableau also coordinated with property management staff to minimize tenant inconvenience during construction. The project was successfully completed in December 2018.
WARM SPRINGS BART STATION MIXED-USED MASTERPLAN, FREMONT, CA
Tableau Development was retained by Lennar Multifamily Communities (LMC) to successfully oversee the entitlement approval process for LMC's 111-acre mixed-use master planned community located within the Warm Springs/South Fremont district in Fremont. Project construction commenced in 2016.
FREEDOM WEST HOMES REVITALIZATION HAYES VALLEY, SAN FRANCISCO
Freedom West Homes is a 382-unit affordable co-operative that needs either significant renovation or a complete rebuild to address resident needs. Tableau Development was retained by Related California and successfully closed two bridge loans for the Freedom West board of directors and assisted the board in charting a path forward with the goal of renewing this precious affordable housing stock.
ALAMEDA POINT - SITE A, ALAMEDA, CA
Tableau Development successfully assisted Trammell Crow Residential, Madison Marquette, and SRMErnst Development in being selected by the City of Alameda to transform a portion of the former Naval Air Station Alameda into a thriving waterfront town center.
UNIVERSITY DISTRICT - ROHNERT PARK, CA
Brookfield Residential hired Tableau Development to solve its affordable housing obligations for this 1,500-unit master planned community. Tableau identified a pool of qualified developers, solicited and evaluated detailed proposals, and produced a development transaction substantially superior for Brookfield than initially contemplated for this 218-unit multifamily development.
ROCKLIN GATEWAY - ROCKLIN, CA
Catalyst Housing Group, an affiliate of The Wolff Company, a privately-held multifamily developer, contracted with Tableau Development to arrange financing using tax-exempt bonds and low-income housing tax credits for this 204-unit, mixed-income apartment community located adjacent to the revitalizing Quarry District neighborhood of Rocklin, CA.
Select Completed Projects
101 affordable senior apartments in San Francisco, California
75 condominiums built in Old Oakland
75-unit mixed-use development in downtown Pittsburg, CA
Affordable residential mixed-use project renovated in downtown Seattle, Washington
252-unit condominium project developed in Old Oakland, California
25-unit townhome project developed in The San Francisco Shipyard
180-unit affordable apartment complex renovated in Santee, California
63-unit condominium developed in The San Francisco Shipyard
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