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Canada-based Oxford Properties Group announced that they have acquired the Public Market Emeryville from current owners City Center Realty Partners (CCRP) and Angelo Gordon in a press release today. The price of the sale was...

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Some silver linings amidst the rash of business closures we’ve been covering. Two businesses have recently opened their doors, a longtime restaurant is integrating a “ghost kitchen” and a pair of Oakland coffee shops have...

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The FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) yesterday for the first prescription molecular diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can be performed entirely at home. Emeryville-headquartered Lucira Health’s single-use test kit can produce a positive...

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Three business stories aggregated from around the Interwebz in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. In this particular edition, all three stories are from the pages of the San Francisco Business Times who continue to provide...

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The windows of Emeryville businesses are once again adorned with particle board and plywood coverings. Businesses are anticipating the possibility of social unrest in the wake of last night’s presidential election. A winner has yet...

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Former Emeryville scientist Michael Houghton was among three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday. Houghton was honored for his efforts that led to the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus while an...

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Another Round of Business Closures Hits Emeryville

September 25, 2020 | 16 Comments

Business closures continue to hit Emeryville hard in the wake of the pandemic and challenging business climate. Adding to our last report that identified eight closures, this report lists an additional ten businesses that have...

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Emeryville companies continue to play a pivotal role in the fight against the coronavirus. Dynavax, Berkeley Lights and Nanomix are among the local biotech companies that are working on solutions for testing, treatment and development...

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Alameda County issued a revised shelter order on Friday that allows a handful of business sectors to resume outdoor operations beginning Friday Aug. 28. These activities have been deemed to have a “low risk” of...

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Following California Governor Newsom and Alameda County Health Department’s most recent COVID-19 directives, Bay Street Emeryville has reopened to the public offering in-store shopping and outdoor dining from select merchants. All stores and restaurants are...

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As retail and restaurants begin their phase of reopening, we’re slowly assessing the economic damage caused or escalated by this pandemic. Many of the businesses forced to close when the original shelter order was placed...

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As expected, Alameda County issued a new health order yesterday expanding the list of businesses allowed to reopen to include outdoor dining. Among the eating establishments that immediately announced participation will be the Public Market...

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Four stories aggregated from around the web in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. Clif Bar has appointed a new CEO to help their anticipated next stage of growth. Zymergen was recently tapped by the Chan...

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The long-awaited episode of Bar Rescue featuring Marshawn Lynch-owned Emeryville bar & restaurant Rob Ben’s aired on Sunday. While locals will be disappointed that the bar was touted as being “in the heart of Oakland,”...

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For this edition of our E’ville Biz aggregate of news stories, we’ve put a focus on Emeryville Companies that are involved in the ongoing fight to contain COVID-19 aka “the Coronavirus.” Among these companies are...

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The ongoing stay-at-home order by the state has the entire community on lockdown except for a small list of “essential services.” While restaurant dining rooms and bars have been ordered to close, food providers including...

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A “hands on” entrepreneur who greets his customers by name, Tarla Grill owner Yusuf Topal was waiting for the right opportunity to expand the Tarla brand. When the owners of Public Market Emeryville approached him...

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2019 ended on a down note for Emeryville diners as two more establishments called it quits prior to ringing in the new year. While fewer residents will mourn the loss of one of Emeryville’s five...

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Our periodic Restaurant & Retail report with recent business closures, openings and news across Emeryville. Burger King Remodel Burger King began construction on an overdue remodel of its Powell Street Plaza location last month. The...

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Some notable comings and goings since our last October update including the departure of two dine-in options, an update on a highly anticipated West Oakland Barbecue spot, and what we know about the Bay Street...

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Fuddruckers abruptly closed their Bay Street Emeryville location last Sunday, October 13. The Burger establishment was among the last first generation of food tenants at the shopping center that opened 17 years ago. In addition,...

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In our quarterly Emeryville Restaurant & Retail Report, our area saw four closures, the opening of two seasonal shops and the announcement of a second Old Navy store. Petco – Closing Petco is in the...

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A few updates at the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center since our last post back in February. These updates include the closures of Rubio’s and Dafé, the opening of LaserAway and an ownership change at...

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Back at the May 29th City Council meeting, our council approved an ordinance by a 3-2 vote that slowed the annual minimum wage increase schedule for small, independent food service businesses. The decision was informed...

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