Facade Nearly Complete for MIRO, Tallest Project in Downtown San Jose

San Jose’s tallest tower is looking a lot more like it’s renderings now. MIRO topped out in late July, with its facade closing in on the 28th floor for both towers. The project is addressed at 167 East Santa Clara Street, between 4th and 5th street, and directly across from the San Jose City Hall’s plaza. Once complete, the towers will add over a million square feet of new space to the city, predominantly residential with some retail and commercial space.

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CityWalk Master Plan Approved for Bishop Ranch by City Council, San Ramon

The East Bay Times has reported that the San Ramon City Council unanimously approved the CityWalk development for Bishop Ranch. The project has the potential to be a catalyst for a new direction in suburban San Ramon. Thanks to city approval, Sunset Development Company is set to build 4,500 new apartment units and a mixed-use neighborhood that encourages foot traffic, bicycle use, and public transit. Most impressively, no residential neighborhoods were displaced. The adaptive reuse of parking land will transform one percent of the city’s area to house ten percent of its population.

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Permits Filed For 550 O’Farrell Street In Tenderloin, San Francisco

Permits have been filed for a twelve-story mixed-use structure at 550 O’Farrell Street in the Tenderloin neighborhood in San Francisco. The site sits between Leavenworth Street and Jones Street and has easy access to Bart and Muni Metro at Market Street. It is also within walking distance of downtown San Francisco, meaning the address has easy access to many employment centers in the Bay Area.

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