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Site Features
  • Location allows you to walk to local shops and restaurants, short drive and easy access to all local freeways and the Bay Bridge
  • Mass Transit is just a few steps from the door reducing vehicle emissions, BART (13 min walk), AC transit (3 min walk) and the Emery Go Round bus system (stop just outside the complex!)
Building Structure Features
  • 95% of the demolition waste from construction process was recycled, surpassing Oakland’s legal requirements by 45% **
  • Convenient underground parking for 84 vehicles, 4 charging stations for electric vehicles and 46 bicycles
  • Our Community Design - The majority of the units have access to natural lighting and the cross-ventilation of refreshing bay breezes, with nearly a third of them providing windows on three sides, helping to bring down heating and air conditioning costs**
  • The steel superstructure and interior framing contains 25-90% post-consumer recycled content creating a more durable, earthquake-resistant, fire-resistant, rot-resistant, mold-resistant, and pest-resistant building **
  • The standing seam metal roofing offers a long life span. A special coating reflects heat, keeping the building, as well as the neighborhood, cooler in the summer.
  • Up to 25% of our concrete foundation's cement is fly ash, a recycled material from coal power plant smokestacks. This improves the quality of the concrete and reduces the need to manufacture more cement.
  • Water efficient technologies collect rain water runoff for landscape irrigation
Interior Features
  • Healthy cabinets built with a wheat straw-based, medium density fiberboard that uses a recycled material and non-formaldehyde glues **
  • No-VOC paints used for all walls and ceilings to reduce chemical off gassing.
  • Windows were designed to provide an abundance of natural lighting.
  • Radiant floor heating that provides occupants unparalleled comfort, warmth and draft-free heat throughout each unit **
  • Environmentally friendly flooring options such as natural carpet, bamboo, cork, linoleum and FSC-certified wood **
  • Sustainably harvested, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified interior doors to ensure the longevity of our world’s remaining ancient forests **
Lifestyle Features
  • Home recycling systems installed in kitchen cabinets of most units along with the central community location
  • Homes are Energy Star-qualified and 15% more energy efficient than required by California's already strict energy code. The following Energy Star appliances are included with each home: Stove, Microwave, and Dishwasher.
  • Patios, balconies, stoops and courtyards allow residents to take advantage of the area’s mild weather, creating a perfect environment to sit back and enjoy life and visit with neighbors
  • Within walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment-along San Pablo Ave., also take a free shuttle ride to the new Bay Street mall and BART

 ** Indicates the GreenCity Lofts is unique in offering these items in comparison to other projects in the area