Downtown’s last commercial movie theater, the Regal UA Berkeley, could soon close.
Recent proposals include North Shattuck’s tallest building, 210 units on University Avenue and a replacement for shuttered Dollar Tree.
It’s been a big week for subsidized housing in Berkeley. And it just got bigger.
A four-story apartment building destined to house grad students went up in four days in July, including beds, sinks, sofas, and stoves. It is slated to open this month.
City Council has voted to try to find a way to construct buildings made up of tiny stackable units to house those living on Berkeley’s streets.
On Feb. 14, Berkeley City Council is set to consider the idea of micro-units to house homeless and very low-income people. Here’s a look at one possible prototype.
The idea of modular housing units built to house those without homes is set to be considered by the City Council Jan. 24.
Transferring development rights to allow for taller buildings. Increasing the amount of affordable housing required for large developments. Offering developers a discount if they pay into the Housing Trust Fund at the beginning of the development process rather than the end. Read more about Berkeley affordable housing. These were some of the ideas tossed around Tuesday night […]
Berkeley’s zoning board approved two largely car-free buildings Thursday set to add 92 new residential units to the city’s housing stock. Both of the projects — 70 units on Telegraph Avenue and 22 units on Shattuck Avenue — were proposed by Patrick Kennedy’s Berkeley-based Panoramic Interests. The Telegraph project, dubbed The Nexus, is set to […]
Thursday night the Berkeley Zoning Adjustments Board approved a 5-story mixed-use project near downtown, previewed updated plans for a hotel on Center Street and postponed a decision related to a proposed residential hotel on Shattuck Avenue that the developer would like to convert to studio apartments. “The Roost,” with parklet and dog park, approved on Blake near […]
Equity Residential, which owns eight buildings with 452 apartments in Berkeley, as well as the entitlement rights to build the 205-unit Acheson Commons complex on University Avenue, is putting its entire Berkeley portfolio up for sale. No price is mentioned on the listing documents prepared by Eastdil Secured, Equity’s advisor and broker, but the sale […]
Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board earlier this month approved the Environmental Impact Report for a controversial 6-story apartment building proposed on Telegraph Avenue, but postponed a decision on the project’s use permit to ask for a revised design plan from the developers and allow time for other items on the agenda. The board was set to vote at its June 11 meeting […]