Memar Properties
Parker Place

Status: 2010 (entitlements projected), 2012 (construction completion projected)
Project value: $60,000,000
Total Units : 156
Site area : 60,304 s.f.
Bedrooms/acre : 133
Total : 188 spaces

Current Projects
Ashby Arts
Parker Place
McKevitt Volvo - Fiat - 2007

Completed Projects
Wesley Foundation - 2009
Peralta Creek - 2006
Longs Drugs - 99C Only Mixed Use - 2002
Everett and Jones BBQ - 2005
Humboldt Apartments - 2005
Peralta Creek Homes - 2005
Claremont Colby Offices - 2006
Wesley Student Housing - 2008
Adeline Lofts - 2002
Alcatraz Apartments - 1995
Allston Commons - 1994
Allston House - 2007
Ashby Apartments - 1995
Ashby Court Apartments -1998
Ashby Lofts - 2007
Bancroft Senior Homes - 2001
Hearst Studios - 1994
Hillegass Avenue Commons - 2001
Hookston Senior Homes - 1999
Oak Street Terrace - 2005
Peter Babcock House - 1996
Prince Street Apartments - 1997
Sacramento Garden Apartments - 1997
Sacramento Senior Homes - 2006
Shattuck Senior Homes - 2000
Sierra Garden Apartments - 1996
University Neighborhood Apartments - 2005

Map of all projects

  Parker Place

2598 Shattuck Avenue
2600 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

PDF brochure   |   Project details   |   Project specs

Challenges
Berkeley Honda/retail revenue, Strong transit access, Proximity to Downtown, Lower density residential adjacency, Shadowing on neighborhood, Traffic and parking impacts, Scale and transition – 3 zones, Shattuck Avenue “Dead Zone”, Split zoning on 2598 site, 10,817 sf in C-SA and 5345 sf in R-2A, Need for affordable housing, Potential historic resource in large floor plate, high ceiling existing building (Plachek, 1923).

Vision

155 transit-oriented infill housing units, 30+ universal design BMR units, retention/reuse of existing James Plachek building, LEED certification, endorsed by Greenbelt Alliance and accepted into Tranform’s GreenTRIP pilot program, unbundled retail and residential parking, pedestrian serving retail, native/drought tolerant landscape design, revitalization of Shattuck Avenue.

Result
Generally positive neighborhood feedback thus far.

Product:

Mixed-use infill development project with 156 dwelling units, @23,200 square feet of retail.

   
Approvals: City of Berkeley Use Permit and Design Review, Landmarks Preservation Review, State Density Bonus, Mitigated Negative Declaration
   
Status: 2010 (entitlements projected), 2012 (construction completion projected)
   
Value: $60,000,000
   
Partners:
Parker Place, LLC,
   
Lenders:
TBD
   
Contractor:
TBD
   
Sustainability:
LEED Silver
   
Carbon Savings
Greenhouse Gas savings: 558,000lbs/year; Energy Savings: 1,085,000,000 BTU/year; Vehicle Miles Traveled savings: 1,550,000 miles/year (58,000 gallons of gas, 1070 barrels of oil)
   




Number of units  
Studio 16
Jr 1 Bedroom 40
1 Bedroom 40
3 Bedroom 4
Loft Type 36
Total Bedrooms 184
Total Units 156
2 Bedroom 20
   
Area  
Retail (gross) 19,600 s.f.
Residential (gross) 118,508 s.f.
Project (inc. parking) 239,900 s.f.
   
Density ratios  
Site area 60,304 s.f.
Acres 1.38
Bedrooms/acre 133
Units/acre 113
   
Parking  
Total 188 spaces
Spaces/unit res. 1/unit
Spaces/retail 1/600 s.f.


Home      Contact Us     Site Map     Text Size: A  A  A ©2008 - 2017 Memar Properties
 
city centric