Discover all the relevant facts, figures, numbers, maps, plans — and the team behind them.Discover all the relevant facts, figures, numbers, maps, plans — and the team behind them.

project overview

Telegraph Tower — an 875,000 square foot next-generation office building

Location — In the heart of Uptown Oakland, the East Bay’s center for diverse culture and world-class restaurants, arts, and entertainment scene

Building Features — 30,000 sq. ft. + floorplates, 15 foot tall floors with 11’6” glass line, outdoor space on every floor

Unobstructed Views — 420’ tall building with views of San Francisco, the Bay, and the East Bay Hills

Premier Transit & Housing Accessibility — Located adjacent to the 19th Street BART Station, more than 9,000 new residential units within a 10 minute walk or bike ride

project specs

  • 28 Floors
    • - 420' tall
    • - 875,000 RSF
    • - Retail, amenity, and office space
  • Large Floorplates
    • - 37K RSF (5th-6th Floors)
    • - 34K RSF (7th-18th Floors)
    • - 31k RSF (19th-28th Floors)
  • Virtually Column Free
    • - 4 interior columns (6th – 17th Floors)
    • - 3 interior columns (18th – 27th Floors)
    • - 30'-40' typical E-W spans
    • - 42'-49' typical N-S spans
  • Floor Height and Glass Line
    • - 15' deck-to-deck on typical floors
    • - 11'6'' vision glass
    • - Approximately 30' deck-to-deck in the lobby
  • Interconnected Workspaces
    • - Opportunity for double-height spaces and/or interconnecting stairs on every floor
  • Private Terraces and Balconies
    • - 33 balconies, 3 terraces
    • - +/-30K RSF of total outdoor space
    • - Outdoor space on every floor
  • Site Address:
    • - 475 West Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
  • Architect
    • - Solomon Cordwell Buenz

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Outdoor space on every floor.
Gender neutral restroom on all floors – exceeding code.
10,000 SF fitness center.
Three exit stairs allowing for up to 900 people on any floor.
Restrooms on both sides of the core allowing for easy access.
Two freight elevators serving all tenant floors.
Next generation elevator design allows for no transfer floors.
Drinking fountains with chilled water and bottle fill stations on both sides of the core.
Planned community theatre on ground floor available for scheduled group events.
Three large outdoor terraces, with NanaWalls included in base building design.
Gas service included for tenant kitchens and heating/fire pits on terraces.
Maximum mobile reception throughout via Distributed Antennae System (DAS) backbone.
Unobstructed views of the Bay, San Francisco and the East Bay hills.
One of the highest volumes (15’) and tallest glass-lines (11’6”) in the Bay Area.
Pre-designed double-height spaces and/or interconnecting stairs on every floor for workplace interaction.


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TMG Partners is a privately-held full service development company headquartered in San Francisco focusing on urban infill projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our exclusive focus in the Bay Area helps us understand the nuances of market trends and timing


SCB is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm that practices nationally from offices in Chicago and San Francisco. Since 1931, SCB has made a lasting impact on the nation’s skyline, campuses, and neighborhoods, helping our clients across the country achieve their goals, serve their constituencies, and make their mark.


JLL buys, builds, occupies and invests in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential and hotel real estate. From tech startups to global firms, their clients span industries including banking, energy, healthcare, law, life sciences, manufacturing and technology.
Cushman & Wakefield is a force for action. Fueled by ideas, expertise and dedication across borders and beyond service lines, they create real estate solutions to prepare their clients for what’s next.

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