The project sponsor, Monarch Equity Investments, Inc., proposes to construct a 134-room hotel located at 195 Hegenberger Road, Oakland, CA. The five-story hotel (65 feet in height) would occupy an 84,953 sq. ft. interior lot set back approx. 270 feet west of Hegenberger Road and approx. 390 feet northeast of Pardee Drive. Vehicular access to the site would be provided by recorded driveway easements from both Hegenberger Road and Pardee Drive.
The proposed building would have a footprint of 19,380 sq. ft. and would provide a total building area of 95,927 sq. ft. Based on the total area of the site, the building would have a floor area ratio (FAR) of 1.13. In addition to 134 guest rooms, the hotel would include a 1,035 sq. ft. meeting room with a capacity of 69 seats, a full service restaurant with kitchen, a bar/lounge, a small gym with exercise equipment, an outdoor swimming pool, and an outdoor patio. The building would also provide an employee break room, laundry, offices, miscellaneous work areas, electrical and mechanical rooms, various storage rooms, and 156 vehicle parking stalls.