Since 2014, there have been 1,022 housing units built, across 17 projects, according to the latest “housing pipeline” report issued by the city. About 842 units, in 15 projects, are expected to be done by 2020.
The city of Berkeley will no longer allow natural gas pipes in many new buildings starting Jan. 1, 2020. It’s the first city in California to pass such a law, officials said.
To the potential dismay of cooks and chefs, Berkeley City Council is set to discuss an ordinance that would prohibit natural gas infrastructure in new buildings.
In 2013, the Rent Board voted that a “natural person” must own a golden duplex to keep it exempt from rent control. That has caused issues for owners who put their homes in revocable living trusts.
The Alameda County Transportation Commission and Caltrans are working with officials from Berkeley and Emeryville to improve safety and traffic flow where Interstate 80 meets Ashby Avenue.
People care a lot about what happens in South Berkeley — and they shared those views during the first full meeting on the brand new Adeline corridor plan draft.
The new proposal could result in hundreds of housing units on the Ashby BART parking lot, narrower tree-lined streets, and new intersections. Learn more at a community meeting tonight.
A block of Shattuck Avenue in downtown Berkeley could see major changes in the next few years with the construction of an eight-story, 209-unit housing complex between Channing Way and Durant Avenue.
The City Council unanimously voted to work with BART on the planning process, and established Berkeley’s broad vision for the site.
1310 Haskell St. was the subject of a protracted battle and became the poster child for the Nimby vs Yimby debate. Now the first of three newly built homes on the lot has listed for $1.3 million.
Existing office space in Berkeley can be old and funky while the demand is for modern and open-plan. And, compared to San Francisco and Oakland, the economics of building new here don’t pencil out, say experts.
45,000 new households and 33,000 new jobs are forecast to be coming to the San Pablo corridor by 2040. Two counties, 7 cities, 12 miles and at least a dozen years: all are factors in preparing the area for that growth.