New plans have been filed for a reduced residential project at 70 Encina Avenue in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County. The project’s unit capacity has been cut in half, from twenty to ten dwellings, while the housing style has been shifted from apartments to townhomes. Edward Storm of Storm Land Company is responsible for the project as property owner.
A new funding milestone has been announced for Freedom West 2.0, a master plan to right the wrongs of 20th-century urban redevelopment in San Francisco’s Fillmore District. The $27 million secured to date comes a month after a new state bill has created a new pathway to finance the project. The development team includes MacFarlane Partners and Avanath Capital Management.
The development team tells YIMBY that construction will start next week for the eight-story apartment at 2480 Bancroft Way in Southside, Berkeley. The Edge, as it is called, will overlook the UC Berkeley Campus by the busy Telegraph Avenue intersection. Ruegg & Ellsworth is the project developer.
Development permits have been filed seeking the approval of a residential project proposed for development at 1811 V Street in Sacramento. The project proposal includes the construction of two three-story buildings offering duplex units and attached Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU). Randy Cowan Building Design is responsible for the designs.
Urban Catalyst has purchased the final parcel needed for the Icon/Echo master plan in Downtown San Jose. The sale comes just over a month after the developer revealed plans to change the office component to housing, increasing the potential housing capacity from a few hundred to over one thousand units. New renderings shared by Urban Catalyst provide a preliminary glimpse at the design.