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.
[Sponsored] To understand how East Bay housing will play out in the years ahead, Red Oak Realty created a 'live' map that tracks new residential developments that are planned, approved and under construction.
Instead of identifying structures of significance on a case-by-case basis, the city is taking this blanket approach to the downtown Berkeley district. It will send a message to developers: Nothing can be built.
Berkeleyside has been hard at work this past week to bring you the latest info about the city's housing pipeline. The latest installment is an interactive map representing 5,000 units and, for group living, 2,400 beds.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and our own archives to bring you a round-up of many of the larger housing projects that have been completed around the city since 2012.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and done our own reporting to bring you a robust round-up of recent and forthcoming housing developments around the city.
The parcel is being marketed as the Berkeley Innovation & Technology Park. It is one of three large parcels in West Berkeley that are currently for sale.
Zoning codes clustered single-family homes in neighborhoods like Thousand Oaks and the Elmwood and allowed duplexes on the flats, creating a city stratified by wealth and race. Officials may change this.
Dozens gathered to discuss what should be done with the 8.3-acre site near Second Street. Most said it must be preserved for manufacturing uses to keep Berkeley a diverse place in which to live.
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.
BART has the authority to build what it wants at the station, but the City Council and neighbors weighed in this week.
A flood of building permits has strained the department, which is now overhauling its practices to be more responsive to applicants.