The Hotel Durant is no more — after a makeover and some upgrades, the newly named Berkeley Graduate has some quirky touches and is still very much rooted in its city.
This brown-shingle duplex had to be moved to make way for the construction of the 205-unit Acheson Commons complex.
It was touch-and-go for a while there, but a council majority voted in favor Tuesday night of 50 new units on Adeline Street.
In a hot market, the tactic of ‘egregious underpricing’ serves home sellers well because it attracts a number of buyers and creates a competitive situation.
Residential developers will soon be required pay the district $3.48 per square foot, and commercial developers 56 cents. Most nearby districts already have a similar policy.