1640 Broadway

Oakland, CA

Project Categories

Housing + hospitality

Business Type

New 34-story, mixed-use residential tower


421,180 square feet


Solomon Cordwell Buenz


Lennar Multi-family

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling

Architectural lighting design


Progress Report

30-percent water savings

Special features

  • A Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system provides residential units with excellent thermal comfort and nearly doubles the efficiencies of traditional AC units
  • Electric vehicle charging stations will accommodate 15% of the total parking spaces
  • High-efficiency condensing boilers
  • Gas-fired instantaneous high-efficiency water heaters
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures will reduce potable water use