Auction of Coast Guard housing site in Concord to start at $15M

CONCORD — A 59-acre U.S. Coast Guard parcel that officials once hoped the city could buy and develop will instead go on the auction block next week for a starting price of $15 million.



a sign in front of a tree: Dan Rosenstrauch/staff archives  A 59-acre U.S. Coast Guard parcel consisting of two developments — Victory Village, above, and Quinault Village — that Concord officials once hoped the city could buy and develop instead is going on the auction block for a starting price of $15 million. The property about a mile from the North Concord BART station was transferred from the U.S. Navy to the Coast Guard in 2007 and had been used to house military personnel. It includes 40 duplex buildings built in the 1960s and 42 apartment-style buildings built in 1989.


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Dan Rosenstrauch/staff archives A 59-acre U.S. Coast Guard parcel consisting of two developments — Victory Village, above, and Quinault Village — that Concord officials once hoped the city could buy and develop instead is going on the auction block for a starting price of $15 million. The property about a mile from the North Concord BART station was transferred from the U.S. Navy to the Coast Guard in 2007 and had been used to house military personnel. It includes 40 duplex buildings built in the 1960s and 42 apartment-style buildings built in 1989.


The property, about a mile from the North Concord BART station, was transferred from the U.S. Navy to

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Coast Guard housing site near North Concord BART heads to auction starting at $15 million

CONCORD — A 59-acre U.S. Coast Guard parcel the city once hoped to buy and develop will instead go on the auction block next week for a starting price of $15 million.



a sign in front of a tree: The Quinault Village housing development in Concord, Calif., is photographed on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Concord city officials hope that the former Coast Guard housing, which includes 58 acres and 384 mostly three and four-bedroom units, can be purchased by the city and turned into affordable and market rate housing. This is one of two properties that are adjacent to one another. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)


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The Quinault Village housing development in Concord, Calif., is photographed on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Concord city officials hope that the former Coast Guard housing, which includes 58 acres and 384 mostly three and four-bedroom units, can be purchased by the city and turned into affordable and market rate housing. This is one of two properties that are adjacent to one another. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group)

The property, about a mile from the North Concord BART station, was transferred from the U.S. Navy to the Coast Guard in 2007 and had been used to house military personnel, although the buildings are not up to code.

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The site’s two developments, Victory

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Coast Guard housing site near North Concord BART heads to auction for $15 million

CONCORD — A U.S. Coast Guard-owned 59-acre parcel that the city once hoped to buy and develop will instead go on the auction block next week for a minimum of $15 million.

The property, about a mile away from the North Concord BART station, was transferred from the U.S. Navy to the Coast Guard in 2007 and had been used for housing military personnel, although they are not up to code.

The site’s two developments, Victory Village and Quinault Village — named after the S.S. Quinault Victory ship, which exploded in the deadly Port Chicago Naval Magazine disaster during World War II — include 40 duplex buildings built in the 1960s and 42 apartment-style buildings built in 1989.

Concord city leaders had planned to buy the property, which is adjacent to the former Concord Naval Weapons Station. The latest iterations of the plans proposed 800 units could be built on

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Coast buyer loses $6.5k after online car scam

A Sunshine Coast car buyer has lost $6500 after paying money to a fake account without seeing the vehicle first.

Sunshine Coast Criminal Investigation Branch officer-in-charge Daren Edwards said police were receiving complaints where victims were buying cars without seeing them first.

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Detective Senior Sergeant Edwards said buyers were going by online advertisements, interacting with a purported seller and paying money to the sellers’ accounts.

They are then realising, after the so-called seller stops all communication, they have been sicked into a scam.

Det Sen-Sgt Edwards said there had been two victims on the Sunshine Coast from car fraud.

He said in one case a Sunshine Coast buyer tried a car at auction through Auto Trader for $6500.

The victim had contacted the purported owner of the car online, only to be directed

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TODAY in COURT: Suspect in Rio Dell Murder Turns Down Plea Bargain; Woman Accused of Driving Into Crowd of McK Protesters Pleads Not Guilty | Lost Coast Outpost

Murder
suspect Demetrius Coleman has turned down a plea bargain that would
have given him a chance for parole if he is convicted and sent to
state prison.
This
morning Deputy District Attorney Carolyn Schaffer, the trial
prosecutor, told Judge Christopher Wilson that Coleman was offered a
deal to plead guilty to first-degree murder and a firearms charge,
with the sentencing judge deciding what the term should be for the
weapons violation.


“The
defendant has rejected that offer,” Schaffer said, “knowing that
he is facing life without possibility of parole if he is convicted as
charged.”

Coleman.


As
it stands Coleman is charged with murder with the special
circumstance of firing a gun from a vehicle. If convicted, he would
be sentenced to life without parole. His trial is scheduled to begin
Oct. 5 and last one month.


Judge
Wilson questioned Coleman, who appeared on videocamera

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Gold Coast mansion a bargain at $12m

IT IS not often you can walk away from a $12 million property deal thinking you have snagged yourself a bargain.

But that is exactly how one shrewd investor is feeling after securing a newly built three-level waterfront mansion on Anchorage Tce at Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast.

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Costing $17 million to build, the five-bedroom home featuring seven bathrooms, nine formal and informal living areas, parking for 12 cars and a home cinema was a relative steal at $12 million.

The property has been listed for sale with different agents since last September before being sold through Matt Gates, of Ray White Sanctuary Cove.

$12 million - 5685 Anchorage Terrace, Sanctuary Cove - Five-bedroom, waterfront.
media_camera$12 million – 5685 Anchorage Terrace, Sanctuary Cove – Five-bedroom, waterfront.

Property records list its previous owners as John and Elizabeth Baines, retired business owners from the United Kingdom, who decided to sell a

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