New plans have been published regarding Cambrian Park Plaza, an 18.13-acre mixed-use development in Willow Glen, San Jose. The proposal will replace a 168,460 square feet commercial strip mall and surface parking with housing, commercial space, and open parks heavily inspired by several Italian cities. The new updates include new illustrations, preservation of the carousel at Cambrian Park Plaza, and shifting the location for townhomes. Weingarten Realty Investors is responsible for the development as the property owner.
New renderings have been released along with CUA approval for 1525 Pine Street, an eight-story residential proposal with adaptive reuse of the historic Grubstake facade in Nob Hill, San Francisco. The project was approved in July. An appeal was filed last week by neighbors, though it is widely expected to fail. San Francisco-based Pine Street Development is responsible for the project.
San Francisco Planning Commission has scheduled a meeting to review a residential project proposed at 4300 17th Street in Corona Heights, San Francisco. The project proposal includes the development of a four-story residence with onsite amenities and landscaped areas.
The Registry San Francisco has reported that Strada Investment Group purchased the site for their proposed residential tower at 555 Bryant Street in SoMa, San Francisco. Strada reportedly closed on the property for $44.9 million. The proposed building is expected to create 500 new rental units, including some affordable housing.
Several public transit agencies in the Bay Area have announced promotions for September, offering reduced or free fares. The adjusted prices are being provided by BART, Caltrain, AC Transit, VTA, and County Connection. Discounts vary from 50% reductions to free fares to promote the systems, thank existing commuters, and court new riders into the wonderful world of buses and trains.