Discussion of recent office market activity in San Jose and Silicon Valley more broadly.
Road repair on several streets in San Jose is underway, in conjunction with improving the bike lane network downtown and an upcoming new bike share program.
Update: Council approves deal.
Warehousing and logistics use for the Oakland Army Base site set to go to Oakland City Council next Tuesday.
After an eight-month hiatus as we worked full time on Plan Bay Area, the region’s first Sustainable Communities Strategy, I’m bringing inFOCUS back to life.
Mercury News article discusses the Grand Boulevard Initiative efforts for El Camino Real, and the proposal for bicycle & pedestrian, as well as bus rapid transit improvements (including dedicated bicycle and bus lanes).
Union Pacific will be accepting offers for purchase and development of two large parcels of land next to the future Warm Springs BART station in Fremont.
North Fair Oaks Community Plan draft document readied for community workshop and presentation to the Planning Commission and San Mateo County Board of Supervisors.
Work is moving ahead on establishing a financing district to maintain improvements to The Alameda in San Jose, a segment of the Grand Boulevard that stretches up the peninsula along El Camino Real.
While funding for the improvements has been secured, the City has been looking to the adjacent property owners to fund the maintenance and upkeep once the improvements are in place.
Planned improvements to the street include new lighting, landscaping, and raised medians, along with improved pedestrian safety features such as enhanced crosswalks and sidewalk bulb-outs.
In a special study session, San Jose City Council discussed the preferred alternative for the Diridon Station Area Plan and gave direction to staff to begin environmental review for the plan.
Newark City Council discusses Dumbarton Transit-Oriented Development project for 200-acres on the western edge of town.