Entries by Andy Verzea


Phoenix Commons has made the papers!  Victoria Stone, our community development director, was quoted in today’s San Francisco Chronicle, talking about the development of our “village with walls”. The article Senior “villages” keep people in their homes appeared on the cover of the Health Section (section C). The link to the article on-line is here.

White Elephant Sale Returns to Jingletown

Come down to Jingletown this weekend, March 2nd and 3rd, for the White Elephant Sale.  The sale is just down the street from the Phoenix Commons property at 333 Lancaster Street. In fact, we donate our lot to the Oakland Museum volunteers and the Jingletown Arts and Business Community for parking at the event. Known community wide […]

Now Coveted: A Walkable, Convenient Place

Today, the most valuable real estate lies in walkable and bikable urban locations. A location’s walkability is defined by how much of the everyday needs can be met within walking, transit, or biking distance. The New York Times article by CHRISTOPHER B. LEINBERGER, a George Washington University School of Business and a senior fellow at […]