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Posted inBusiness

Berkeley Honda says its future is at risk

Berkeley Honda, seen here at its temporary 2627 Shattuck Ave. location, hopes to one day relocate to 2777 Shattuck. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley Honda, seen here at its temporary 2627 Shattuck Ave. location, hopes to one day relocate to 2777 Shattuck. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Representatives of Berkeley Honda told the Berkeley City Council earlier this week that […]

Posted inCity, Housing & Development, Schools

Council declines to overturn LPC vote on Campanile Way

The existing view from the steps of UC Berkeley’s Campanile. Council rejected an appeal Tuesday night of a decision not to landmark Campanile Way. Rendering: Draft EIR of 2211 Harold Way The existing view from the steps of UC Berkeley’s Campanile. Council rejected an appeal Tuesday night of a decision not to landmark Campanile Way. Rendering: Draft EIR of 2211 Harold Way Amid […]

Posted inCity, Housing & Development

ZAB to downtown garage developer: Step up your game

A rendering of the upgraded Center Street garage. The Zoning Adjustments Board was critical of the plan, saying it was not ambitious enough. Image: Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects Berkeley zoning board members told the developer of the Center Street garage overhaul at a project preview session last week that they want him to go above and beyond the submitted plans […]

Posted inBusiness, City, Community, Housing & Development

Berkeley council says affordable housing, union labor should be priority community benefits

Around 90 people lined up at a May 5 Berkeley City Council meeting to discuss community benefits. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley City Council took its first steps Tuesday to prioritize which community benefits it will require from developers, and affordable housing and local union jobs were the top priorities. Council members said other priorities […]