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Horn BBQ phenom chef Matt Horn is ready to debut his latest concept to the East Bay. ‘Kowbird’ is slated to open this Friday, January 14 just a half-mile down Mandela Parkway at the former...

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Emeryville’s one month streak without a notable business closure came to a close last week with the abrupt closing of the East Bay Bridge Taco Bell (near Home Depot). Other news in this report includes...

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An aggregate of business-related news stories applicable to Emeryville. Upside Foods, who just recently debuted their new Marketplace ‘EPIC’ facility, is already involved in a legal battle. According to reports, one of their co-founders was...

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Our typically every-other-month Openings & Closings reports have increased in frequency recently. In the span of two months, Emeryville has lost Roba’s, Moomie’s, Hip-Hop Juice Box and now Emery Bay Café which has been a...

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UPSIDE Foods (formerly Memphis Meats) announced today the completion of its Engineering, Production & Innovation Center ( or “EPIC”) via a live webcast today. The 53,000 square foot campus located at the Public Market, is...

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Some local business news to report since out last update on October 13 including the closures of a Public Market mainstay and a Triangle neighborhood favorite. In addition, an electric-assisted bike showroom has opened in...

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Some notable openings and closings since our last update in September including the closure of two foodie favorites and two new banking options at the Powell Street Plaza. Mama Lamees Lease Ends Mama Lamees announced...

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The Emeryville Planning Commission reviewed plans for a proposed Bay Street Grocery Store at their September meeting. The anchor tenant is at the center of a revitalization effort by the new owners of the property....

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A selection of Emeryville-relevant business stories published by the Bay Area’s preeminent business reporting source, The SF Business Times. Zymergen, one of the largest Biotech employers in the East Bay with 600 employees, announced 120...

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Some updates detailing store and restaurant closures and openings around Emeryville over the past month including a possible “game-changing” grocery store at the Bay Street Shopping Center. Roba’s Pizza Pasta Café – Vacant Family-run Roba’s...

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A selection of Emeryville-relevant business stories aggregated from around the web including two more life science projects in the pipeline. The Bay Bridge Center, the site anchored by Wells Fargo at Powell & Christie, was...

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Four more closings to announce since our last report in April (one temporary). In positive news, West Oakland’s thriving Horn Barbecue is adding two new food options and Emeryville has a new Mediterranean-inspired delivery-only option....

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Some North Oakland neighbors are organizing to push back on a project that has already been approved by The City of Oakland. They claim the permitting of the 35 stall “Ghost Kitchen” business CloudKitchens at...

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A flurry of business activity continues across Emeryville amid the pandemic’s gradual downturn. Covid has helped intensify the demand for life science space and developers are in a “race” to satisfy this. Emeryville has quite...

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Soul Slice, a fledgling pizza chain that uses a unique biscuit crust, has announced its intent to open at the former Noodle Theory Provisions space on San Pablo Avenue in North Oakland. The space has...

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San Francisco Business Times reporter Laura Waxmann is reporting that the sale of the Bay Street Emeryville shopping center may be close to being finalized. The shopping center is currently owned by global real estate...

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A few local business stories aggregated across the interwebz in this months’ E’ville Biz digest. The long-anticipated “Nady” site housing project on Shellmound may soon be breaking ground after securing a new construction loan. A...

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Some business updates to report around Emeryville including two additional retail closures. In addition, the MedMen cannabis dispensary on San Pablo Avenue originally permitted in 2017 has finally opened. American Eagle Outfitters – Closed Bay...

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With the Alameda County moving into the less-restrictive red tier, businesses are slowly reopening and we’re beginning to get a sense of the damage done to local businesses by Covid and the ensuing business shutdowns....

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After a flurry of business closures following the pandemic, closures in Emeryville have tapered off. In fact, one businesses has returned and a highly anticipated brewery is inching closer to a grand opening. Yuzu Ramen...

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A handful of Emeryville-related business stories aggregated from around the web in this month’s E’ville Biz digest. Last month, the Emeryville Courtyard by Marriott announced they were cutting 85 jobs amid the Covid-related decimation of...

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The State of California ended its statewide coronavirus-related stay-at-home order on Monday. This decision was based on projected intensive care unit populations over the next four weeks. The order’s ending will move most of the...

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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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