Construction has topped out for the U-shaped five-story Element Hotel by Marriott, confirmed by a recent site visit to the property at 1130 Champions Drive in Newhall, San Jose. The new building will span 115,000 square feet, producing 175 guest rooms immediately opposite the San Jose Earthquakes soccer stadium and the city’s international airport. The project, led by Nexus Development, is part of a much larger mixed-use plan, the Coleman Highline.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
Facade installation is nearly complete for a new seven-story mixed-use office building at 345 4th Street in SoMa, San Francisco. A recent site-visit by SFYIMBY shows that the curtain wall installation has reached the sixth floor, is fully installed along 4th Street, and nearly finishing along Tandang Sora Street. Stanton Architecture is responsible for the design and is listed as the property owners operating through 4th & Harrison SF, LLC.
The City of San Jose has published a 267-page addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report of the Diridon Station Area Plan, showing an increase in allowed office space and hotel rooms in downtown San Jose. The Diridon Station Area Plan, or DSAP, is a purposeful rezoning of 262 acres adopted by San Jose in 2014 to build closer to public transit. The plan aims to extend the city’s Central Business District to reach the train station in response to 2008’s successful Proposition 1A to start the High-Speed Rail project from southern to northern California, including the anticipated link with Diridon Station.
Preliminary planning permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use development replacing a single-story Chuck E. Cheese location at 1371 Kooser Road in the Cambrian neighborhood in southern San Jose. The proposal is expected to offer 100% affordable multifamily apartments opposite the Princeton Plaza Mall. Affirmed Housing is responsible for the application.
The 440-foot tower at 500 Folsom Street is tied with two other structures as the 43rd tallest building in the Bay Area, located in SoMa, San Francisco. 500 Folsom Street, also known as Transbay Block 9, was between 2016 and 2019 to contribute housing and retail. The project was developed by the Real Estate Investment Trust Essex, TMG Partners, and BRIDGE Housing.