Santa Clara City Planning Commission has granted approval mixed-use development proposed by Google in Mountain View, Santa Clara County. The project proposal includes the development of a large-scale property lot with thousands of residences, open space, public spaces, and office spaces. The site is occupied by 69 buildings. Demolition will be required for all but one of the existing structures.
Lendlease Corp is working with Google as the project developer. Sitelab Urban Studio is the design consultant. West 8 is the landscape architect and Solomon Cordwell Buenz is responsible for residential architecture.
The project site is a huge parcel spanning an area of 153 acres. As previously covered, the Final Environmental Impact Report was published. North Shore will be a mixed-use project offering thousands of homes, public open space, and 1.8 million square feet of new office space. The proposed masterplan proposes to construct almost 7,000 homes, of which 15% will be affordable, 3.15 million square feet of offices, 14.8 acres of public open space, 11.3 acres of POPOS, 244,000 square feet of retail, 55,000 square feet of community facilities, a 525-room hotel, and a 2,000 square foot police operations station.
The property will include a capacity for as many as 7,274 cars. Bicycle parking will be included, though the capacity is not specified.
Lendlease is collaborating with Google for a total of four projects, including in San Jose, Sunnyvale, and two Mountain View. The estimated constructiom completion date is 2038; anticipating the construction of 15 million square feet of offices, 15,000 new homes, and an overall development price tag of $15 billion.