Excavation work is wrapping up for the first phase of the new Youtube Headquarters in San Bruno, San Mateo County. A corner facade mock-up has been delivered on-site, showing off the SHoP Architects-designed black integrated metal louver system that will wrap around the mass-timber framework in the new offices. San Francisco-based Ellis Partners is the development manager.
The preliminary project application will be reviewed today with the San Bruno City Council. The 44-acre masterplan led by Alexandria Real Estate Equities will reshape the existing BART-connected mall with new retail, homes, and a life science campus. The plans have been able to move ahead since Alexandria purchased the final necessary parcel of land in February of this year. The total cost for the 44-acre San Mateo County campus was just under $330 million.
The San Bruno City Council has approved plans for Google to expand YouTube’s headquarters with over two million square feet of office space, potential housing, shops, and a hotel as part of the Bayhill Specific Plan. The project will extend across five separate phases. Phase one starts with SHoP Architects-designed offices at 1300 Bayhill Drive and 1350 Grundy Lane, San Bruno, San Mateo County. The nearly half a million square foot phase. HLW is the architect of record.