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Posted inHousing & Development

Equity Residential sells Acheson Commons property to Texas firm

The developer who wants to build an 18-story apartment building over the Walgreens at 2190 Shattuck Ave. will also be building a 205-unit complex along University Avenue. Mill Creek Residential Trust has purchased the row of historic buildings along University Avenue between Shattuck and Oxford owned by Equity Residential and slated to become the Acheson Commons complex, […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Fire

Fire downtown in structure on Shattuck and University

Update: 8:30 p.m. A Berkeley firefighter received minor injuries in the two-alarm fire that broke out at 3:43 p.m. in a rear courtyard stacked with wooden pallets directly behind UC Theatre’s small space at 2115 University Ave., according to Deputy Fire Chief Donna McCracken. The fire, which sent black smoke billowing above downtown Berkeley, mostly […]

Posted inHousing & Development

180-foot high-rise proposed at Walgreens

A San Mateo-based developer has submitted an application to build a 180-foot-tall mixed-use high-rise in downtown Berkeley over a redesigned Walgreens store. Shattuck Terrace Green Apartments at 2190 Shattuck Ave., just north of Allston Way, is set to include 274 units, 12,000 square feet of commercial space, and a 19,000-square-foot underground garage with spots for […]