The units will have “chic amenities” and the complex will include a gym and parking garage. The project should be finished by mid-2020.
The developer behind the tallest apartment building approved downtown has asked the city for one more year to meet the deadline to apply for the permit needed to break ground.
The hotel only went forward after the Council twice agreed to defer fees owed by the developer. That lowered the developers’ upfront costs and increased profit margins.
The developers are targeting people who live and work in Berkeley, families and people who want to downsize, and professionals who want to be able to take public transit.
Preservationists are gearing up for another battle to fight a 180-foot tower proposed above what is now a Walgreens store on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley.