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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

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Commercial Space Available 

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Berkeley has a diverse selection of commercial real estate offerings, including traditional Class A office buildings for corporate headquarters, co-working spaces suited for early-stage businesses, wet laboratory spaces to accommodate life sciences and other research and development, and much more. Berkeley’s unique commercial districts offer a variety of traditional storefront retail spaces with compatible pedestrian amenities, and our industrial spaces provide efficient access to transportation, skilled labor, and entrepreneurial hubs throughout the Bay Area.

If you would like help identifying a commercial space for relocation or expansion in Berkeley, contact us at ecodev@cityofberkeley.info or (510) 981-7530. 


pic4Popular commercial real estate tools such as LoopNet , 42 FloorsLiquidSpace and Craigslist can help you identify properties in Berkeley that meet your property rental or purchase criteria. These sites capture the majority of Berkeley’s commercial real estate listings on the market in any given quarter. You can use these sites to see property photos and descriptions or connect to brokers and owners. Please note that these are not official City listings and all information should be verified prior to purchase or lease.   

OED updates and presents information about Berkeley’s commercial real estate sector to Berkeley’s City Council twice a year. You can access this data at OED’s  Reports Portal.  



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