Significant progress has been made on Modera Berkeley since YIMBY visited in March of last year. Facade installation on all four structures has finished in Downtown Berkeley, with the MacFarlane Building now open with its first retail tenant, Citibank, while leasing has been underway since early 2021. Florida-based Mill Creek is responsible for the 205-unit development.
Development permits have been filed seeking the approval of a new residential project proposed at 424 Texas Street in Potrero Hill, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the construction of a new single-family home with a one-bedroom accessory dwelling unit (ADU). Plans call for the demolition of the existing single-family home on the site. BACH Architecture is responsible for the design concepts.
Belmont City Council has officially approved plans for 800-803 Belmont Avenue. The project is expected to replace a low-slung hotel with 125 affordable housing units in San Mateo County. ROEM Corporation is responsible for the project as the applicant and property owner.
Preliminary permits have been filed for a nine-story residential infill at 2847 Shattuck Avenue in South Berkeley. The proposal would create 112 new homes with some affordable units nearby mass transit and directly across from the city’s famed grocery destination, Berkeley Bowl. Trachtenberg Architects is listed as responsible for the design.
A general plan amendment feasibility study has been requested for a residential project proposed at 125 Aspen Drive in Contra Costa County. The project proposal includes the development of a three-story high apartment building with onsite services and parking.