The Emeryville Planning Commission will study plans Thursday for three stocky towers overlooking the Eastshore Freeway at 1650 65th Street. If built, the project would create 144 apartments along with commercial space for offices and laboratories. Longfellow Real Estate Partners is responsible for the application.
The three-structure development will yield 965,320 square feet of usable area along with parking for roughly 1,641 cars and 1,456 bicycles. The residential tower will be 16 stories rising 185-feet tall. Office Lab Building One and Two rises 203 feet tall with 351,120 square feet and 223 feet tall with 398,200 square feet respectively.
In the development, there are expected to be some amenities opened to the public. There will be a 26,540 square foot open-access greenway that will connect Shellmound Street with 65th Street. At 65th Street, there will be a 51,400 square foot landscaped public park around the main entry for the office and apartment complexes.
1650 65th Street is half a mile from Emeryville’s tallest existing tower, the 580-unit 318 foot tall Pacific Park Plaza. The site is also nearby the once-proposed Onni Group tower at 5801-5681 Christie Avenue. Onni’s now-defunct proposal would have included office space and a 638-foot skyscraper with 638 apartments.
Emeryville is a small East Bay city with a population of just over 12,000 residents. Located between Berkeley and Oakland, the 2.25 square mile city is relatively densely developed with a handful of other highrises along with housing, retail, and offices attracting commuters from across the East Bay.
The property is owned by PSAI Realty Partners and Griffin Capital Investors. A project architect has not yet been announced.
The development will be publicly reviewed by the Emeryville Planning Commission Thursday, July 22nd at 6:30 PM. For more information, see the meeting agenda here.