New leasing activity has come for Bay West Development’s 550 East Brokaw Road property in San Jose, Santa Clara County. Supermicro Computer, a San Jose-based information manufacturing firm, has signed a new lease for just over 124,000 square feet. Bay West has yet to reply to a request for comment.
A preliminary application has been submitted for a hotel proposed for development at 1624 Franklin Street in Downtown Oakland. The project proposal includes the conversion of a 14-story office building to a hotel building, for to short-term rentals or transient housing. Plans call for the demolition of a portion of a mezzanine floor, along with ground and upper level interior partitions. Monarq Inc is the project owner. Lowney Architects is responsible for the designs.
The City of San Jose has published the initial environmental study for a 23-story student housing tower at 100 North 4th Street in Downtown San Jose, Santa Clara County. The property would create 1,424 beds near the San José State University campus. Investor Brent Lee is responsible for the application, and Republic Urban is the developer.
New project permits have been filed to replace the soon-to-close Safeway grocery store within the Valley Fair shopping mall with a surface parking lot. Demolition will be required for the strip mall-style structure at 3071 Stevens Creek Boulevard in Santa Clara. Westfield is the mall owner and manager.
Development permits have been filed seeking the approval of the Village Center of the Communications Hill development in San Jose. The project proposal includes the construction of 800+ multi-family residential units along with commercial space. The site is bound by Altino Boulevard to the southwest, Hillsdale Avenue to the south and east, and the Union Pacific railroad right-of-way to the north. MTA Hillside, LP is the property owner. KB Home South Bay Inc is the project applicant.