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Apartment construction booms in the East Bay, 2,100 units coming this year

August 14, 2013 | San Francisco Business Journal

We keep hearing about apartment construction booming in San Francisco, but the East Bay is also experiencing a surge in building.

Developers including AvalonBay, Essex Property Trust, Mill Creek Residential, Equity Residential, Madison Park Financial and SummerHill Apartment Communities each have projects in the works at various stages.

In 2013 alone, developers will add about 2,100 rentals to the East Bay’s apartment stock— a 1.1 percent expansion of the total inventory, according to a report from Marcus & Millichap.

Last year, 780 new apartments came to the market.


SummerHill Homes is a nationally-recognized home builder focusing on the unique needs of the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California. SHH has earned recognition and respect as one of the nation’s premier residential community builders. The company is renowned for developing specialized single-family detached and multi-family housing communities in established residential settings throughout California. Since its inception in 1976, SummerHill Homes’s goals have been to provide quality homes for its customers, Communities of Distinction for cities, and sound business opportunities for its partners.


SummerHill Apartment Communities is the leader in providing quality, smart growth, multi-family rental housing and mixed-use developments located throughout the western United States. SHAC defines excellence in customer relationships, the quality of products and in every aspect of operations. Criteria for site development are highly selective to meet the company’s objectives. SHAC uses extensive market analysis to identify housing needs, and then customizes each development to achieve the highest potential.

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