Discussion of recent office market activity in San Jose and Silicon Valley more broadly.
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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.
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.
Old article in the Wall Street Journal, but I just stumbled across it.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is expanding in downtown San Jose, with a move into eight floors of the Sobrato building that has remained vacant for several years. The company intends to create a ‘high-tech global work center’ with ‘an open floor plan, a “work anywhere” wireless network environment on all floors, a fitness center and a cafe.’
Santa Clara County will see its first express light rail service on Monday from South San Jose to downtown. This is the first of several projects the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is pursuing to speed up light rail service, and additional express service along most of the light rail system is expected to roll out over the next several years.
San Jose City Council approved a controversial housing development adjacent to Guadalupe Creek in south San Jose.
Although not approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission until the end of the month, the staff recommendation for Transportation for Livable Communities (TLC) project awards has been announced.
A San Jose grant for work on The Alameda gets a write-up in the Merc.