Preliminary plans have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use complex at 2700 Shattuck Avenue in South Berkeley, Alameda County. The project will create nearly three hundred homes close to Berekely Bowl and a few blocks from the Ashby BART Station. Hudson McDonald is responsible for the application.
Berkeley’s growing neighborhood could soon rise higher. The Berkeley City Council is scheduled to vote today to upzone Southside, a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood dominated by college students and small businesses on the south side of the UC Berkeley Campus. If approved, the rezoning would increase the area’s maximum housing capacity up by over 2,500 dwellings.
The development team tells YIMBY that construction will start next week for the eight-story apartment at 2480 Bancroft Way in Southside, Berkeley. The Edge, as it is called, will overlook the UC Berkeley Campus by the busy Telegraph Avenue intersection. Ruegg & Ellsworth is the project developer.
Preliminary plans have been filed for a new eight-story residential development at 2450 and 2480 Shattuck Avenue in Downtown Berkeley, Alameda County. The application is the first glimpse at a mid-rise complex that would replace two low-slung commercial structures. Gordon Commercial Real Estate Services, one of the city’s largest property owners, is responsible for the application.
Demolition permits have been filed for the two-story apartment building at 2435 Haste Street in Southside, Berkeley. Once removed, there are plans to build an eight-story infill with three dozen homes. Kenneth Ent is listed as the property owner.