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147 East Santa Clara Street, dubbed Icon Echo, rendering via Urban Catalyst

Renderings Revealed for Major Plans at 147 East Santa Clara Street, Downtown San Jose

A new rendering has been released for a large mixed-use development at 147 East Santa Clara Street, located across from city hall in Downtown San Jose. The details come from Urban Catalyst, who earlier this year launched the Urban Catalyst Opportunity Zone Fund II LLC, or “Fund II.” Fund II will focus on building multi-family rentals and office buildings in Downtown San Jose over a ten-year timeline with a minimum investment of $250,000.

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Bank of Italy exterior egress stair core with green 'living' wall, rendering by Bjarke Ingels Group

Renderings Show Rehabilitation of San Jose’s Iconic Bank of Italy Tower

A preliminary review package has revealed plans for a dramatic rehabilitation of the iconic Bank of Italy Tower at 12 South 1st Street in Downtown San Jose. While the structure is currently actively operating as an office building, the ground level remains vacant. Plans include modern office space, outdoor terraces, retail, and a music venue. Design is by Bjarke Ingels Group and RMW Architecture, with Urban Community and Vancouver-based Westbank as developers.

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470 West San Carlos Street post-rain sunset, rendering via City Planning documents

470 West San Carlos Street Heads to San Jose Planning Commission

Urban Catalyst is bringing their plan for a 169-unit residential care facility at 470 West San Carlos Street in Downtown San Jose to the city’s planning commission later today. The six-story structure will span 185,000 square feet, offering nursing assistance, communal dining, lounge areas, library, salon, and open space. City staff is recommending that the council conditionally approve the project.

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