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East Bay Modern Fetches $3.9M

East Bay Modern Fetches $3.9M

Having undergone a $2.5 million renovation and expansion led by architect Stanley Saitowitz a decade ago, the “light-filled contemporary box” with 4,250 square feet of modern living space on a double Claremont District lot returned to the market this past April listed for $4.25 million. Yesterday, the sale of... Read More »

700 Square Foot Berkeley Four-Bedrooms Slated To Be Approved

700 Square Foot Berkeley Four-Bedrooms Slated To Be Approved

The revised designs for a student-oriented, but not necessarily student occupied, development to rise up to six-stories in height on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, with room(s) for around 150 residents over 5,461 square feet of ground-floor retail/restaurant space, could be approved by the City on Thursday. Dubbed ‘The Nexus,’... Read More »

East Bay Modern On The Market For $4.25M

East Bay Modern On The Market For $4.25M

A $2.5 million renovation and expansion led by architect Stanley Saitowitz transformed the former 1940’s ranch house at 25 Tanglewood Road into a “breezy, light-filled contemporary box” (per Met Home in 2005), with 4,250 square feet of living space on a Claremont District double lot. Stripped down to the... Read More »

Record-Setting Demand For East Bay Office Space

The vacancy rate for office space in Berkeley, Emeryville and Downtown Oakland has dropped from 11.2 percent to 8.2 percent over the past year, and the active demand for East Bay office space measures nearly 2 million square feet, enough space to add over 7,000 full-time employees and feet... Read More »

Live/Work Lofts For Makers Proposed For Former Animal Shelter Site

Live/Work Lofts For Makers Proposed For Former Animal Shelter Site

The permit to demolish the former Municipal Animal Shelter at 2013 Second Street in Berkeley has been issued.  And if approved, a four story building with 19 live/work lofts dedicated to “Arts and Crafts” uses will rise on the site a few blocks from the Fourth Street retail corridor.... Read More »

Bay Area Bike Share Planning Big Expansion, East Bay Bikes

Bay Area Bike Share Planning Big Expansion, East Bay Bikes

A proposal to increase the number of bikes in the Bay Area Bike Share program from 700 to 7,000, and expand the network to include Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville, will be considered by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Administration Committee next week. Motivate, the current operator of Bay Area Bike Share pilot program,... Read More »

Revised Designs And Timing For 18-Story Berkeley High-Rise

Revised Designs And Timing For 18-Story Berkeley High-Rise

The revised plans for a less-bulky, 18-story building that’s proposed to rise in Downtown Berkeley were presented to the community last night. As proposed, the 2129 Shattuck development, which would raze the existing Bank of America building on the site, includes a replacement Bank of America and 8,000-square-feet of... Read More »

18-Story Downtown Berkeley Development Back On Track

18-Story Downtown Berkeley Development Back On Track

With Berkeley’s Measure R having been soundly defeated at the ballot box, a measure which would have required tall buildings to have met higher environmental building standards (LEED Platinum versus LEED Gold as is currently required), the plans for the proposed 18-story “Residences at Berkeley Plaza” development to rise... Read More »

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 »