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Posted inHousing & Development, Schools

Berkeley’s Helios building: One year from breaking ground

This time last year it was a demolition site. Today, the new five-story Helios building in downtown Berkeley stands tall — and vibrant — at 2151 Berkeley Way at Shattuck, not yet complete, but well on the way. The Helios Energy Research Facility, a UC Berkeley-Berkeley Lab initiative supported with funding from BP, will house Energy Biosciences Institute […]

Posted inSchools

UC building moves forward

UC will choose a contractor this week to build the $133 million Helios Energy Research Center, a five-story, 112,800-square-foot building adjacent to the central campus in downtown, according to the CoStar group newsletter. The Helios Energy center will house the Energy Biosciences Institute and the UC Berkeley Bioengineering Program, both of which are conducting research to […]