On Wednesday this week, San Jose Planning Department finally gave approvals to a hotel project at 1212-1224 South Winchester Boulevard in San Jose. The approved project proposes the development of a six-story hotel after multiple environmental reviews and meetings as reported in a previous version. Dr. Adam Askari, a local dentist, is the property owner. is responsible for the design concepts. Cord Associates is listed as the project applicant. Carpira Design Group is the architecture firm responsible for design concepts and construction.
Construction funding has been secured for 1330 South Bascom Avenue, a large eight-story multi-family building in west San Jose. The development team received $284 million from an Australian pension and retirement fund to build The Maxwell, the nearly six hundred unit apartment component of the transit-oriented South Bascom Gateway Station masterplan. Newmark announced in a press release that construction is expected to start by the end of the month.
Construction work is underway for the first phase of 960 Howard Street, located across from 5M in SoMa, San Francisco. The crews are working on a three-story office building, which may be capped by a proposed residential tower. oWOW, an Oakland-based firm, is responsible for the project architect and developer.
A new mixed-use project has been proposed at 1600 Broadway in Land Park, Sacramento. The project proposal includes the development of a five-story building offering retail and residential spaces. Demolition permits were filed in November of 2019 and subsequently fulfilled. The property had been site to Tower Records, a local fixture selling CDs and vinyl records. Williams + Paddon will be responsible for the architecture.
The City of San Francisco is considering purchasing 333 12th Street, an eight-story residential development recently built in SoMa, San Francisco. The move is symbolically significant, as 333 12th Street was the first proposal in the city to use the State Density Bonus Program, increasing its residential capacity by 35%, with 200 multi-family units. Now, the building may become part of the city’s mission to end family homelessness. The City and County of San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing would become the property owners.