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Plans For Low-Slung Berkeley Shopping Center Show Potential

Plans For Low-Slung Berkeley Shopping Center Show Potential

Plans to redevelop the 30,000-square-foot Bancroft Center retail complex, across the street from the UC Berkeley campus, have been drawn and the owners of the center have engaged Colliers to market the property and potential. As designed and envisioned by Lowney Architecture, “a new owner could potentially re-develop the... Read More »

Proposed Moorish Fortress Closer To Reality?

Proposed Moorish Fortress Closer To Reality?

New renderings and details for Ken Sarachan’s proposed “El Jardin” development, the six-story Moorish fortress designed to rise on the long vacant Berkeley lot at the corner of Haste and Telegraph Avenue, have just been delivered to Berkeley’s Design Review Committee (DRC). And with Berkeley’s Planning Department recommending that the... Read More »

TargetExpress Going Downtown And Across The Bay

TargetExpress Going Downtown And Across The Bay

While remaining tight-lipped about their plans to open a TargetExpress on Ocean Avenue, Target has officially announced that one of their other two Bay Area TargetExpress stores will be located in San Francisco’s Financial District at the southwest corner of Bush and Sansome, and the other will be in Berkeley, at the southeast... Read More »

Building Up Berkeley: “StoneFire” Development Slated For Approval

Building Up Berkeley: “StoneFire” Development Slated For Approval

Having determined that the construction of the proposed “StoneFire” development would not be detrimental to the “health, safety, peace, morals, comfort, or general welfare” of the people living or working in the area, a requirement of Berkeley’s Municipal Code, the City of Berkeley is slated to approve plans for... Read More »

Approved East Bay Parker Place Development Seeks More Parking

Approved East Bay Parker Place Development Seeks More Parking

Lennar’s 155-unit “Parker Place” development was approved to rise on the west side of Shattuck Avenue at Parker Street, about one-half mile south of the Downtown Berkeley BART station, replacing the existing Honda dealership, garage and lot on the site. As approved by Berkeley’s City Council in January of... Read More »

Designs For Six-Story “Student-Oriented” Development In Berkeley

Designs For Six-Story “Student-Oriented” Development In Berkeley

Panoramic Interests is pushing forward with the proposed development of a 6-story “student-oriented” rental building to rise on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. As designed by Lowney Architecture, the 2539 Telegraph Avenue project includes 65 residential units with room(s) for up to 145 residents over 6,000 square feet of ground-floor... Read More »

Preview Of Proposed 12-Story Shattuck Avenue Project

Preview Of Proposed 12-Story Shattuck Avenue Project

A preview of the plans for a 12-story residential building to rise on the southeast corner of Shattuck Avenue and Berkeley Way will be presented to Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board tomorrow. Adjacent to the 205-unit Acheson Commons project, the largest mix-used project ever to be approved for development in... Read More »

Refined Designs For An 18-Story Downtown Berkeley Development

Refined Designs For An 18-Story Downtown Berkeley Development

The designs for an 18-story building with over 300 apartments proposed to rise in Downtown Berkeley have been refined and the plans are working their way through the city’s Planning Department. Fronting Harold Way, Allston Way and Kittredge Street, the Residences at Berkeley Plaza development would rise behind the... Read More »

Refined Designs For Proposed 8-Story “StoneFire” Building In Berkeley

Refined Designs For Proposed 8-Story “StoneFire” Building In Berkeley

The latest designs for the 8-story “StoneFire” building that’s proposed to rise on the corner of University Ave and Milvia over in Berkeley, currently the site of a one-story Firestone tire store, garage and parking lot, will be presented to Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustment Board this week. The refined design... Read More »

Berkeley High-Rise Hotel Ready For Review And Design Debate

Berkeley High-Rise Hotel Ready For Review And Design Debate

The members of Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board are slated to offer their advisory comments with respect to the proposed 16-story hotel to rise on the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Center Street this week, the 2129 Shattuck Avenue project. The development would replace the existing Bank of America building... Read More »