Offices for Artists and Entrepreneurs

MacArthur Annex is a building from the future.  Imagine unique, state-of-the-art mixed-use space featuring entrepreneur and artist work studios, local retail - including a Restaurant & Beer Garden, Coffee Shop, Record Store, Apparel & Jewelry Shop and Apothecary.

Located at 644 40th Street, Oakland, CA 94609



Office Studios

LEASING NOW - email set up an appointment to see this authentic and highly functioning space.

  • Small office space for artists and entrepreneurs -- some with views
  • Private individual studios with private entrances, no office share.  A place to create, produce work, bring clients and hang your shingle
  • Light-filled windows on both sides for maximum natural light and cross ventilation
  • Common outdoors space for meeting and community gatherings
  • Mailboxes - unique and safe
  • Secure building - keyed and digital entry through secure gates
  • Sustainable - sustainably built and solar powered


Restaurant & Beer Garden

Pizza by the slice and beer garden by Arthur Mac's Tap & Snack, which is owned and operated by Farm League Design & MGMT Group, a young Berkeley-based restaurant group known for venues such as East Bay Spice Company, Tigerlily, Westbrae Biergarten and Drake's Dealership


Coffee Shop

A cozy and comfortable coffee shop by Catherine Macken who also owns Subrosa Coffee just up the street


Record Store

Contact Records is the Bay Area's coziest record store. The shop is run by Bay Area natives Andrew Kerwin and Hannah Lew.  This husband and wife team share their love of music by offering a wide range of titles ranging from the bare essentials to the obscure and rare, with a focus on vintage vinyl from all genres. In addition to selling vinyl, they buy and trade record collections of any size.


Apparel & Jewelry Shop

LA LOBA - Beth Naumann of HELLBENT and clothing designer GINA DI GIROLAMO are teaming up to create a beautiful little shop they're calling LA LOBA.  The shop will feature Beth's handmade brass jewelry and sculpture alongside Gina's gorgeous one of a kind clothing for women of all ages



Foggy Notion - Alissa Anderson's shop featuring a curated selection of quality items from near & far, including soy candles & home fragrance, organic skin care, sweets & savories, kitchen goods, ceramics, leather accessories and much more!

Office Tenants

Chelsey Dyer


Chelsey Dyer is an independent designer helping small businesses, entrepreneurs and makers develop thoughtful and distinguished visual strategies to build their brand and effectively communicate their services and work.


Jason Salim


Jason Salim is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and bodyworker practicing in Oakland, CA.  He strives to approach every client interaction with openness and sincerity.  He has a deep investment in supporting others in cultivating their physical, emotional and spiritual health.


Sarah Schulweis

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Sarah Schulweis is the founder of Anchor and Orbit Consulting.  She works with business owners and professionals who consider themselves creative, whether they're artists or doctors.  Sarah and her team of experts help uncover goals, set timelines, complete special projects, and implement.  This forward motion is all in the name of long-term happiness and sustainable business.


Robin Sloan


Robin Sloan is a New York Times best-selling author who worked at Current TV and Twitter in San Francisco before striking out on his own.  His second novel will be published in 2017.


Christy Swenson, Aloeswood Beauty

Aloeswood Beauty offers organic Skin + Body treatments with holistic approach.  Our goal is to optimize Skin + Body function using organic plant therapy and ancient healing techniques.