Several council members have asked the city to study the impacts of letting more Berkeley property owners add a unit, or several, to single-family lots to help address the regional housing crisis and climate change.
The small hotel is slated to open at an intersection near North Berkeley BART after stalled planning and a recession left the site vacant for more than 10 years.
[Sponsored] The cancelation rate is a real estate metric that’s not getting much attention. No one wants an unsold home, yet the number of Berkeley listings that canceled in 2018 increased 60% year over year.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hold a hearing tonight on whether to designate 1450 and 1440 Hawthorne city landmarks. In the meantime, the owners have filed a lawsuit against one another.
The project sailed through the oft-arduous city approval process because the owners, who intend to live on the property, worked with neighbors and made changes in response to their concerns.