General News | Julian J. Ramos - Fremont Bulletin | The Mercury News

‘Artist Walk’ aims to revitalize Fremont’s Centerville

Envisioned as a catalyst for revitalization of Fremont's Centerville District, "Artist Walk" is getting closer to reality. City officials are close to finalizing the $6.8 million sale of the so-called "Centerville Unified Site," at 37070-37222 Fremont Boulevard, to Danville-based BHV CenterStreet Properties LLC. It is one of the largest remaining…

View article >
General News | Patrick | East Bay Redeveloped

Berkeley: 1900 Fourth Street – Major Gap in Fourth Street Retail Corridor to Be Finally Filled?

Here I was harping on about how the giant parking lot on Fourth Street between Hearst Avenue and University Avenue was keeping West Berkeley's popular shopping area separated from newer developments to the south while all this time a project was actually in the works. Oblivious to this fact, my…

View article >
General News | Jeanne Lang Jones | The Registry

BHV CenterStreet Properties Plans Mixed-Use Project at Historic Berkeley Site

A Bay Area developer is moving ahead with plans to turn a controversial historic landmark near the Berkeley waterfront into a 135-unit mixed-use apartment complex. Currently used as a parking lot for Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto restaurant, the property is part of a three-block area that Berkeley’s Landmarks Preservation Commission…

View article >
General News | Tierney Plumb | Bisnow


The 178-Unit Landing at Walnut Creek got $70M in JV equity to get built. HFF worked on behalf of the developer, BHV Centerstreet Properties, to source the equity from a US-based life insurance company. The project sits at Ygnacio Valley Road and Oakland Boulevard across from the Walnut Creek BART station.…

View article >
General News | Kate Darby Rauch | Berkeleyside

Housing, restaurant, garage planned at Spenger’s lot

The owners of an empty lot on Fourth Street that’s a designated city landmark related to Ohlone Indian archeological remains have applied to build a mixed-use development on the site, adding to a burst of similar building in West Berkeley. The move was expected after a recent archeological investigation of the property…

View article >
General News | Jeb Bing | Pleasanton Weekly

Pleasanton Council to vote tonight on proposed Asian Gateway on east side

Pacific Pearl Center planned for Stoneridge Drive, El Charro Road Architect's sketch shows Pacific Pearl Center at corner of Stoneridge Drive, El Charro Boulevard in Staples Ranch. (Sketch by FCGA Architecture.) The Pleasanton City Council will consider a bid tonight by a Danville developer to build a 112,000-square-foot shopping center…

View article >
General News | Denis Cuff | Tri-Valley Times

Pleasanton: Asian food center proposed with grocery store and restaurants

PLEASANTON -- Marina Food -- the popular Asian grocery store with hot food delis that serve Chinese, Japanese and other food -- will be the anchor tenant, along with about a dozen restaurants, in a proposed 112,000-square-foot shopping center near the Livermore Premium Outlets. Developers say the Pacific Pearl center…

View article >
General News | Kate Darby Rauch | Berkeleyside

Development may come to Spenger’s lot in Berkeley

After months of poking, prodding, sifting and examining soil, an archeological dig beneath the parking lot across from Spenger’s restaurant on Fourth Street found no evidence it had ever been home to a Native American shellmound. The findings that the site was not historically important means the owners will seek to develop it.…

View article >
General News | Elisabeth Nardi | The Mercury News

Walnut Creek: 178-unit apartment project approved for site across street from BART station

The Landing will soon land in Walnut Creek. The City Council Tuesday approved the 178-unit, four-story apartment project called The Landing, which will sit next to the Interstate 680/Highway 24 offramp on Ygnacio Valley Road, across from the Walnut Creek BART station. "We wanted to use the architecture to emphasize…

View article >