2000 North Shoreline Boulevard aerial view, rendering via BIG and Heatherwick Studios

Google’s Futuristic Charleston East Building at 2000 North Shoreline Boulevard Nearly Finished, Mountain View

Construction is underway for the unusually shaped office building at 2000 North Shoreline Boulevard, nearby the waterfront in Mountain View, Santa Clara County. The project is a low-slung structure designed by high-profile architects; it is a collaboration between Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studios. Google is responsible as the developer and future tenant. Uniquely and in many ways true, Heatherwick Studios describe the project “as Google’s first bespoke office building.”

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130 Townsend Street

A New Building Planned For 130 Townsend Street In South Beach, San Francisco

Development permits were submitted seeking the approval of constructing a five-level office building at 130 Townsend Street in South Beach, San Francisco. The project proposal includes a vertical addition to the existing structure featuring retail space on the ground floor and a new building that will allow for a five-level mixed-use building. The addition proposes 34,120 square feet of office space and 2,353 square feet of retail space on the ground floor.

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1050 Saint Elizabeth Drive, image via Google Street View

Permits Filed for 1050 Saint Elizabeth Drive, Willow Glen, San Jose

Preliminary review and development permits have been filed for a new 5-story market-rate development at 1050 Saint Elizabeth Drive on Willow Glen, an expansive neighborhood south of downtown San Jose. The project would bring new residential offerings to the Somerset Senior Living facility. Evershine XVII LP is responsible for the development of the property owner, with KCR Development responsible for funding.

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