Orchard Residences corner view, rendering by Hayes Davison, Westbank

New Estimate for Construction on Orchard Residential Tower, Downtown San Jose

After missing a November deadline last year, one of the developers behind the tree-lined apartment proposal in Downtown San Jose has given a new estimate. Gary Dillabough of Urban Community has reportedly shared that construction at 409 South Second Street is expected to start in the first half of 2024. If this is accomplished, it would be the first project in the Westbank master plan to rise.

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Bank of Italy Tower residential conversion pedestrian view, rendering by Bjarke Ingels Group

Westbank Considers Converting Bank of Italy Tower to Housing

Westbank and Urban Community have submitted new plans to convert Downtown San Jose’s iconic Bank of Italy tower into housing. The adaptive reuse of the office tower would create well over a hundred apartments across most of the 13-story building. The filing comes as the region struggles with record-high office vacancy rates.

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Botown restaurant and residential tower at 409 South 2nd street, rendering by Hayes Davison courtesy Westbank

Groundbreaking Expected In November for Tree-Lined Apartments In Downtown San Jose

A new residential project has been proposed for development at 409 South Second Street in Downtown San Jose, Santa Clara County. The project proposal includes the construction of a new 30-story high-rise apartment tower. Canadian developer Westbank has partnered with the local real estate firm Urban Community as the project developers. James K.M. Cheng Architects is responsible for the design, with Steinberg Hart operating as the architect of record

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