Last time since SF YIMBY’s update, the redevelopment project has been approved for construction at 550 East Brokaw Road in North San Jose, Santa Clara County. The project proposal includes the development of seven buildings offering almost two million square feet of office space and a public park. The site former housed Fry’s Electronics, a national big-box store selling electronics that dramatically closed all locations in February of 2021. Demolition will be required for the existing structure. Caracol Property Owner LLC is listed as the property owner. Bay West Development is responsible for the proposal, with architectural designs by Gensler.
The official groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday afternoon for Avia Labs, a new life sciences project at 210 Adrian Road in Millbrae, San Mateo County. Once complete, the six-story project will open up in a burgeoning district, with direct access to the Millbrae BART and Caltrain Station through an underpass. Longfellow Real Estate Partners is the project sponsor.
Plans are moving forward to adaptively reuse the historic Palace Theater at 1445 23rd Avenue to become a new location for the BayTech Public Charter School by Fruitvale, Oakland, within Alameda County. Maven Commercial and Newmark sold the property for $2.2 million.
New plans have been filed to the Oakland Planning Commission for a new religious community hub at 5901 College Avenue for the city’s Rockridge neighborhood. The plans would repurpose an existing office space and create a new home for the non-profit Jewish Community Center of the East Bay, remaining in Alameda County. Equity Community Builders is responsible for the application.
A new residential project has been proposed for development at 281 Madison Street in Excelsior, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the construction of a three-story single-family residence. Plans call for the demolition of an existing two-story single-family dwelling on the site. Cumby Architecture is responsible for the designs.