Urban Catalyst submits plans for multi-family apartment project in California

WCN Editorial Team 25 Oct 2019 NORTH AMERICA BUILDINGS

Urban Catalyst, a multi-asset Opportunity Zone Fund, has submitted plans to the City of San Jose for the development of a multi-family apartment project, Madera @ Google Village, in downtown San Jose, California.

Urban Catalyst and Aedis Architects CEO Thang Do, a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), are jointly developing the project.

Upon completion, the project is expected to house 250 tenants, and include 4,000ft² of ground-floor retail space and parking along the West San Carlos Street.

Madera @ Google Village will consist of 80 apartments, which will be a mix of studios and two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom units.

While the first floor will be house retail facilities, the podium level will be a multi-functional and interactive space comprising a co-working space, a central community room with kitchen, a hot tub, and a gym.

Urban Catalyst partner and development & construction executive vice president Paul Ring said: “Less than a half mile away from a major railroad station and transportation facility, this project will offer the community an exciting new transit-oriented development.

“Providing housing and amenities so close to a transit hub is a great way to activate the area as we work to make downtown San Jose a more sustainable and livable option.”

Construction is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021 and be completed in the fourth quarter of 2022. The multi-family apartment project will use cross-laminated timber (CLT) as it offers design flexibility, less waste, fast installation, fire protection, and increased seismic and acoustic performance compared to a standard wood product.

Thang Do said: “We’re excited this property will be the first cross-laminated timber (CLT) housing project in Silicon Valley and one of the first in California.

“CLT is a great approach to building that takes advantage of pre-fabrication to reduce construction time and cost, while bringing significant benefits to slowing down climate change.”

Recently, Urban Catalyst submitted plans for a site development permit for its Fountain Alley building, which will be located in downtown San Jose, California.


Image: Rendering of Madera @ Google Village in San Jose, California. Photo: Courtesy of AEDIS Architecture / PR Newswire.

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