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Data centers destined for North San Jose

The San Jose City Council unanimously approved plans this week for an advanced manufacturing facility and data centers, adding to the growing hub of tech facilities and workplaces in North San Jose. Denver-based STACK Infrastructure is planning to demolish two existing industrial buildings on a nearly 10-acre lot, including a former Olympus service center, and...

South Bay developer increases San Jose footprint

A major South Bay developer plans to add another huge office building near San Jose Mineta International Airport. A nearly 300,000 square-foot, five-story office building is planned for a 4.5-acre lot at the west corner of Coleman and Aviation avenues. Hunter Partners, a development arm of Cupertino-based Hunter Properties, in partnership with billionaire John Fisher, who holds...

Proposed data center spurs North San Jose growth

A massive data center operator plans to expand its footprint even further in North San Jose, following preliminary city approval. The San Jose Planning Commission unanimously approved STACK Infrastructure’s proposal last week to demolish two older industrial buildings and put up an advanced manufacturing facility, two data centers, a parking garage and a power substation to run it all. The...

Longtime San Jose radio station set to be demolished

A building that once housed legendary San Jose radio stations KLIV and KRTY is set to be demolished and replaced with a warehouse. City planning officials greenlighted a proposal during a hearing on Wednesday from Scottsdale-based developer GO Industrial to demolish the 10,552 square-foot building at 750 Story Road in the city’s Little Saigon district. Plans call...

San Jose residents in fence fight with housing developer

There’s an old saying that good fences make good neighbors, but tensions between nearly a dozen San Jose homeowners and a home construction developer over fence heights have deepened an already strained relationship. Several homeowners living near the redevelopment of the former 15.7-acre Winchester Ranch Mobile Home Park in West San Jose are angry because...

Google’s delay leaves San Jose funds in limbo

The reported delay of Google’s mega-development in downtown San Jose is shaking Silicon Valley, but one city advisory group tasked with overseeing millions in community funds from the tech giant is carrying on. The commission, comprised of 13 voting members who have lived or work experience related to the fund objectives, will have its first...

San Jose approves seven-story apartment building in Willow Glen

More than 200 apartments are set to be built in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood, after getting the green light during the city’s planning director hearing Wednesday. Cupertino-based KCR Development plans to demolish a nearly 30,000 square-foot vacant building that most recently served as a senior assisted living facility, and put up a seven-story apartment...

San Jose breaks ground on prefab homeless housing

San Jose is breaking ground on a unique transitional housing site that will support hundreds of homeless residents when complete. Preparation is underway for a three-story, prefabricated modular project on Branham Lane and Monterey Road in the south part of the city. Planning for the site in District 2 began in 2021. It will open in April 2024 with...

Senior high-rise coming to downtown San Jose

A historic two-story building in downtown San Jose will be converted into a high-rise apartment tower for hundreds of older adults, following a green light from city leaders. On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council unanimously approved plans from Roygbiv Real Estate Development to gut the Realty Building at 19 N. 2nd St. while maintaining...