Invest in Downtown Berkeley

With amazing demographics, large workforce, busy transit hub, and new housing Downtown Berkeley is a great place to open a new business, whether food, entertainment, retail, or high-tech startup.  Downtown Berkeley is also part of the ground breaking Berkeley Startup Cluster promoting near-to-campus business development. And the DBA works closely with the Berkeley Chamber on city-wide issues, openings, networking events, and numerous other resources, and urges all Downtown stakeholders to join the Chamber.

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Retail Attraction

Considering locating your new business in the NEW Downtown Berkeley?

It is affluent, dense, sophisticated, booming and business friendly.

One of the busiest and liveliest Downtowns in the Bay Area

Eye-Popping Demographics

$4.04 billion in spending power

Traffic-Generating Arts Destination

2.07 million projected annual patrons

Foodie, Hi-Tech & Stylish

A truly unique psychographic breaking new ground

Booming Development

Population nearly doubling since 2000, and will do so again in 5 years

An Accessible Downtown

Transit Hub and Perfect Walk Score

Committed to Change and Growth

Planning, permitting, and PBID - a pro-business Berkeley

Office and Retail Space

Locate in Berkeley at www.locateinberkeley.com provides on online listing of available retail, office, and industrial space in Berkeley, with ability to sort by neighborhood (e.g., Downtown) and other parameters.

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Commercial Brokers

Commercial Brokers can provide the expertise and service to help you find the right space for your business.

Newmark Cornish & Carey

Retail West

Gordon Commercial Real Estate Services

Korman & Ng Real Estate Services

Norheim & Yost

Restaurant Realty Company

Colliers International

MRE Commercial Real Estate

Cushman & Wakefield