The heavy machinery is gone for now, but the work continues! In this underground construction phase, workers are digging elevator pits and preparing for the foundation. Check this blog every week for fresh construction updates…
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Phoenix Commons, our new senior co-housing community being built on the Oakland/Alameda waterfront, is offering core group members the opportunity to lock in the current pricing for those people who join the community by Friday, August 1, 2014. Due to increasing construction costs, prices will be going up about 5 percent as of Saturday, August […]
We are excited to announce a huge milestone: construction on Phoenix Commons has officially begun! We are in the very early stages of construction, but as you can see from the following photos, there is lots of action on the site each day. Be sure to check our blog weekly for construction updates!
At Phoenix Commons, we love to point out the superb walkability of our location. A new study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Assocation validates this enthusiasm for walking. The authors of the study designed what is arguably the most ambitious experiment ever to measure the effects of exercise on seniors, using […]
For anyone involved in the senior housing industry, the recent uptick in media coverage has been remarkable. From the PBS NewsHour segment on senior homesharing, to the New York Times article on elderly New Yorkers being priced out of the city, there is clearly a growing awareness of the insufficiency of our nation’s senior housing […]
At our groundbreaking ceremony, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan spoke about the numerous development projects underway along the waterfront of the Oakland/Alameda Estuary. Ambitious projects such as the logistics and warehousing center on the former Oakland Army Base, and the 3,100-unit Brooklyn Basin project which just broke ground, are symbols of Oakland’s resurgence as a great […]
Watch this five-minute video to learn more about how Phoenix Commons can help you lead a dynamic, meaningful, and healthy life while in retirement! Video: Welcome to Phoenix Commons
Some rather startling results emerged from a recent survey of older adults: 70% of Baby Boomers are unaware that the costs of long-term care are NOT covered by either Obamacare or Medicare Affluent Boomers expect their long-term care to cost $36,220 annually, while the actual cost of such care is expected to rise to $265,000 […]
Adding life to years is the concluding message of this great little video commissioned by the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO). It was released back in 2012 to coincide with World Health Day, but our society’s need to hear this message is more urgent than ever. The video addresses the many stereotypes that hold […]
Yesterday we celebrated the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a transcendent figure who will always occupy a special place in our nation’s history for his selfless advocacy on behalf of peace and justice. In addition to equal rights and nonviolence, Dr. King was also a proponent of community self-reliance and cooperative […]
Phoenix Commons is a cohousing community on the Oakland waterfront, located at 340 29th Avenue. We are right off the Park Street bridge directly across from Alameda.
For more detailed information please call us at 510-217-8527.