Jamestown to Add New Retail and Office Space in Berkeley

Jamestown, Berkeley, East Bay, Bay Area, San Francisco, Fourth Street

Prominent Retailers Lease Space on the South End of Popular Retail District; New Additions Set to Open Spring 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, (December 15, 2016) – Jamestown, LP, a leading national real estate investment and management firm, is pleased to announce that Fourth Street, a 53,328-square-foot urban shopping and dining destination in Berkeley, California, is adding 22,500 square feet of retail, restaurant and office space, set to open spring 2017.

The East Bay shopping destination has signed notable retailers including Madewell, makers of women’s clothing; Marine Layer, a San Francisco-based premium casual apparel retailer; Stella Carakasi, a Berkeley-based designer offering designs for women of all silhouettes; and dining option Lemonade, a health-minded Californian fast casual restaurant. The new tenants sit adjacent to the historic Spenger’s Fish Grotto restaurant, Anthropologie and Paper Source, located on the south end of the Fourth Street Berkeley shopping district.

The Fourth Street development offers prime retail and office space within a nationally recognized and heavily sought-after shopping district that draws visitors from across the Bay Area and beyond. The 22,500-square-foot expansion features multiple retail options ranging in size from 600 to 5,700 square feet along Fourth Street and Hearst Avenue, over 12,000 square-feet of flexible design office space, an active paseo walkway and 100 public parking spaces. The new construction office space is available for tenant improvements early 2017, with move in by spring.

“Fourth Street is one of the most dynamic shopping streets in Northern California,” said Michael Phillips, president of Jamestown. “We’re thrilled to welcome such unique and engaging tenants to the street.”

Fourth Street has become a key shopping destination in the East Bay due to it its interesting and dynamic tenant mix. In addition to a number of local tenants, such as Castle in the Air, Sola Lucy and The Gardener, Fourth Street offers well-loved national retailers such as Apple, Ruby Living Design, Crate & Barrel, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Design Within Reach, Jigsaw and MAC Cosmetics.

For more than 30 years, Jamestown has built a reputation for stewardship of landmark properties on the east and west coasts of the United States. Iconic and beloved places such as New York City’s Chelsea Market, San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square, Boston’s Newbury Collection, and Malibu Village, among many others, make up the Jamestown portfolio.

About Jamestown
Jamestown, L.P. was established in 1983 as an investment and management company focused on income-producing real estate in the United States. Over the last 33 years, Jamestown has expanded into a national, vertically integrated real estate operator with approximately $11.8 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2016. Jamestown’s capabilities include: acquisitions, capital markets, property management, asset management, retail leasing, design, sustainability and risk management. Jamestown has headquarters in Atlanta, GA, and New York, NY and additional offices in Boston, MA and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.jamestownlp.com.

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