The owner wants to convert the hotel near UC Berkeley into apartments, and build more housing on the parking lot next door.
Vacant Pacific Steel site could be home to new life sciences campus
The Gilman Forge project would redevelop a 10-acre site along I-80 in Berkeley, including the steel plant that shut down in 2018.
Plan for downtown Berkeley apartment building grows to 26 stories
It’s the third proposal for a housing tower that would rise more than 250 feet over downtown. The revised plan includes a top-floor restaurant.
With 26 stories, McDonald’s corner could one day have Berkeley’s tallest building
The project team is hoping to lock down the fifth and final tall building slot allowed downtown.
Developer proposes 17-story apartment building across from UC Berkeley
If past attempts to raise tall apartment buildings in downtown Berkeley are any indication, the plans could prove contentious.
Downtown Berkeley Harold Way deal for 18 stories, 300 units is officially over
The city has decided not to grant developer Hill Street Realty more time to secure financing for the 18-story Berkeley Plaza project on Harold Way.
Downtown Berkeley’s Harold Way saga ain’t over yet
Efforts are afoot at City Hall to see if the 18-story, $150 million mixed-use housing complex planned on Harold Way may still, in fact, be viable — even though the developer told the city that he had scrapped the plans.
Developer suddenly pulls the plug on 18-story Harold Way complex in Berkeley
The developer behind an 18-story, nearly 300-unit project on Harold Way has scrapped those plans, putting an end to one of the biggest development battles Berkeley has seen in recent years.
Downtown Berkeley high-rise Harold Way submits building permit application
On Monday, four years after the Berkeley City Council approved plans for a new high-rise on Harold Way, the project team submitted its building permit application to the city of Berkeley.
Council approves South Berkeley co-living units after zoning board denial
Citing the “tremendous” need for new housing in Berkeley, and its location near BART along key transit lines, officials overturned a zoning board vote to reject a five-story “co-living” project at Shattuck and Ashby.
‘Berkeley Plaza’ on Harold Way gets 1 more year to build
City staff has given the Berkeley Plaza complex at Harold Way another year to seek its building permit, according to a planning department letter sent Friday.
Harold Way project team asks Berkeley to push building permit deadline to 2020
The developer behind the tallest apartment building approved downtown has asked the city for one more year to meet the deadline to apply for the permit needed to break ground.