Urban Catalyst is now considering adjusting plans for Icon/Echo by replacing the office component with more housing in Downtown San Jose, Santa Clara County. The plan was floated by the developer founder, Erik Hayden, and reported by George Avalos for the Bay Area News Group. If altered, Icon/Echo could create over a thousand units from the two-acre parcel.
Construction officially started yesterday afternoon for the eight-story affordable housing project at 240 Van Ness Avenue in the Civic Center, San Francisco. The event, attended by Mayor London Breed, highlighted the project’s disability-forward approach for residents of the future 112 units. The project is co-developed by The Kelsey and Mercy Housing.
Yesterday afternoon marked the official topping out of the BART-adjacent Millbrae Office and Life Sciences Campus in Millbrae, San Mateo County. Truebeck Construction has rapidly transformed the flat plot of land with a six-story steel structure in less than a year for the largest of four buildings for the Life Sciences campus in less than a year. Alexandria Real Estate Equities is the project developer. Eikon Therapeutics will be the anchor tenant.
Two mixed-use projects have been proposed for lots adjacent to the Lawrence Caltrain Station in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County. Both 1154 and 1170 Sonora Court will rise seven stories tall with nearly three hundred new rental apartments above commercial office space. SKS Partners is the project applicant, sponsoring the owner, A&F Properties.
New renderings have been revealed ahead of today’s meeting for Peninsula Crossing, a multi-structure development at 1200-1340 Bayshore Highway in Burlingame, San Mateo County. The city’s Planning Commission will conduct a design review study for the laboratory research complex with two garages and new improvements to the San Francisco Bay Trail. The development is being sponsored by project developer DivcoWest.