The preliminary permit application has been filed for a multi-structure affordable residential complex around 675 East Santa Clara Street in San Jose. The plan will reshape the surface parking and make adaptive reuse of the historic first West Coast offices for IBM. The development is a joint venture with Core Companies and Eden Housing.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
The Redwood City City Council has unanimously voted to start the environmental review process for Redwood LIFE: Evolve, the redevelopment of an 84-acre mixed-use site in Redwood City, San Mateo County. The decision is a step forward to create a life sciences campus alongside a hotel, amenity center, and 47 acres of green space and trails. Longfellow Real Estate Partners is responsible for the project.
Major design changes have been revealed for the narrow eight-story hotel infill at 12 Mint Plaza in SoMa, San Francisco. The updated style will provide a reflection of the neighborhood’s historic architecture rather than a contemporary contrast. Elsey Partners is responsible for the development.
The San Francisco Board of Appeals is scheduled to review an appeal filed by the developer behind 2700 Sloat Boulevard regarding the zoning code interpretation by the city’s Zoning Administrator. The department argues that calculations behind the 50-story skyscraper in the Sunset District were an inaccurate interpretation of city code. In their appeal, CH Planning has provided examples of over a dozen approved projects that they say used similar methods of calculator.
A new zoning application has been submitted for a new affordable senior housing project and church at 793 West Grand Avenue in West Oakland, Alameda County. The proposal will create 101 apartments above a new home for Joshua Christian Church, which currently occupies the existing religious facility on the corner of Grand Avenue and West Street.