SAN JOSE — Google intends to construct a number of hundred houses on a downtown San Jose parcel atop the proposed website of a future BART station close to the present Diridon transit hub, public data present.
The event would happen on a parcel whose addresses embrace 574 W. Santa Clara St. that’s throughout the road from the SAP leisure and sports activities heart, in keeping with paperwork posted by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
“As much as 500 items of high-rise residential in air rights growth above the Diridon BART station with 18,000 sq. ft of ground-floor retail, business and repair use” are the important thing elements of the Google undertaking, the VTA paperwork present.
It’s well-known that Google is planning a mixed-use neighborhood of workplace buildings, houses, retailers, eating places, resort amenities, leisure hubs and cultural websites on the western edges of downtown San Jose close to the Diridon practice station.
The search large expects to make use of as much as 20,000 staff within the transit-oriented village, which is known as Downtown West.
What hasn’t been disclosed intimately is how a lot sq. footage or what number of residential items Google may develop at any explicit parcel within the Downtown West undertaking.
That’s as a result of Google has but to file with San Jose planners particular growth proposals for explicit websites.
On this case, Google desires to acquire from VTA air rights to develop a undertaking over the situation of the long run underground BART cease on West Santa Clara Road close to the Diridon practice station, the transit paperwork present.
As much as 125 parking areas can be included within the residential and retail growth.
Plus, reasonably priced houses are anticipated to be a part of the undertaking, in keeping with the VTA data.
“Such a undertaking would wish to incorporate at the very least 20% of the items reasonably priced to low- and very-low-income households as set forth in VTA’s reasonably priced housing coverage,” the VTA said.