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Essex Property Trust Proposes High-Density Residential Tower In Oakland

412 Madison St. in Oakland is the proposed site for a 16-story residential tower from Essex Property Trust.

Essex Property Trust and Swenson Builders have plans to build a 294-unit residential tower near Jack London Square and Lake Merritt BART in Oakland. This 16-story tower would become Essex’s third residential tower in Oakland, the San Francisco Business Times reports.

Essex is under contract to purchase the land at 412 Madison St. from a metal recycling company. The recycling center will be demolished to make way for the new tower, which will include 171 parking spots and a dog park. Swenson will design the building and act as general contractor.

Essex also owns 100 Grand and The Landing at 101 Embarcadero West at Jack London Square in Oakland.

CORRECTION, AUG. 8, 12:56 P.M. PT: A previous version of this story had the wrong name for The Landing in Jack London Square. The story has been updated.