Berkeley’s Design Review Committee is expected to approve a new three-story medical facility at 800 Dwight Way, just blocks from the waterfront Aquatic Park in industrial Southwest Berkeley. The project, dubbed Building 69, is to house phases two and three of Bayer’s Cell Culture Technology Center. PM Group is responsible for the design and project management.
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New building permits have been filed for a new two-story restaurant and warehouse at 16 Toland Street, near Islais Creek in Bayview, San Francisco. The address is notable for being the victim of a four-alarm fire in March of 2020. The site was host to a locally-beloved eatery, the Bonanza Restaurant.
New building permits have been filed to construct a four-story senior housing building and community center at 70 and 76 North Winchester Boulevard, Santa Clara. These addresses are part of the multi-building mixed-use development dubbed Santa Clara Agrihood. The City entered a private-public partnership with Core Companies to construct 1.5 acres of agriculture connected to 361 homes, of which the City will sell 181 as affordable.
Renderings have revealed plans for a mixed-use affordable housing project at 5700 Stockton Boulevard in Fruitridge Manor, Sacramento. The project will fill the former San Juan Motel site, which was demolished almost a decade prior. Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency recently selected Mutual Housing California to be responsible for the development.
Coming in as the fiftieth tallest tower in the Bay Area built or planned is Jasper, a prominent building along the San Francisco skyline perched on Rincon Hill. The 430-foot tower at 45 Lansing Street, SoMa, was completed in 2016 by Miami-based Crescent Heights and then purchased in the summer of 2019 by Northwestern Mutual for $306 million. The development was made possible by San Francisco’s 2005 Rincon Hill Plan, a neighborhood-focused zoning program that helped pave the way for many of the towers on our list to offer housing in the Central Business District.