October 2015 Development Services Construction Updates

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The Development Services Department strives to update those interested in private construction in the City of Palo Alto.  The purpose of this email notification is to give the reader construction related updates in the City of Palo Alto.  The following projects are currently in either plan review or under construction.  This update is sent monthly to provide a description of work, share a recent picture of the site or rendering, and provide a current status of the project. The majority of these projects replace or improve existing buildings.  Details about the previous structure are included at the bottom of each project description.  Please direct any questions to the Development Services Director Peter.Pirnejad@cityofpaloalto.org

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Peter Pirnejad
Director, Development Services Department


636 Waverley

This project is a new 10,299 square foot, 4-story mixed-use building with a 20 space parking garage. The commercial space will be located on the ground floor.  Residential units will be on the upper three floors. Currently, forming and concrete walls continue.  Parking garage slab and sub-structure are installed.  The project is approximately 30% complete.   This project replaces an existing building of approximately 1316 sf.

636 Waverley

300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford Parking Garage

300 Pasteur

This project is a new 5-level parking garage that includes an auditorium at the roof level.  Two of the five levels of parking are located below grade with 970 parking spaces. Currently, underground site applications, exterior applications, roof top steel structure and C-O exhaust systems are continuing.  In addition, the Tennant Improvement project has been initiated. Completion of the parking garage will be in conjunction with the new hospital. The project is approximately 80% complete. This does not replace existing building sf.


2865 Park Boulevard, Park Plaza

This project is a new 3-story mixed-use building located above one level of underground parking with 295 parking spaces. The ground level will contain 47,000 square feet of commercial office space. The second and third levels, totaling 101,500 square feet, contain 85 residential units. Currently, exterior finishes are almost complete, and courtyard construction is underway. The project is approximately 95% complete. This project replaces an existing building of approximately 52,709 sf.

2865 Park Plaza

2650 Birch Street, Birch Plaza

2650 Birch

This project is a new 24,827 square foot, 3-story mixed-use structure located above a one level underground parking with 42 parking spaces. The ground level will contain 10,556 square feet of retail and business space. Eight 2-story rental apartment units will be located on second and third floors. Currently, final conditions for approval are being applied for exterior shell.  One of two TI spaces preparing for final approval.  The project is approximately 93% complete. This does not replace existing building sf.


135 Hamilton Avenue

This project is a new 27,915 square foot, 3-story mixed-use building located above a one level underground parking garage with 47 parking spaces. Retail space will be located on the ground level and office space will be located on the upper two floors. Currently glazing and exterior finish complete, and all trades are nearing completion. The project is approximately 95% complete. This does not replace existing building sf http://135hamiltonave.com/

 

 

135 Hamilton

500 University Ave - Garage

garage

 This project consists of 56,430 square feet of foundation and below-grade parking for a future 3-story office and retail building with 4,938 square feet of occupied roof deck and 2 split level of below grade parking with 62 parking spaces. All departments have approved the project but construction has not started.

 


711 El Camino Real, The Clement

New 4-story hotel with a basement for underground parking and a pool on the roof.  6,897 square feet of commercial space, 13,027 square feet of hotel rooms, and 6,888 square feet of parking. There are 23 hotel rooms. Currently, final equipment infrastructure is being installed. The project is approximately 83% complete. This project replaces an existing building of approximately 1,490 sf.

711 ECR

611 Cowper St

611 Cowper

New 4-story mixed use building with two levels of underground parking. 62,818 square feet of commercial space, 6,712 square feet of residential, and 27,941 square feet of parking. Currently construction of the roof is complete and framing and multi-trade work continues on the top floor. The project is complete. This project replaces an existing building of approximately 8,746 sf. http://611-cowper.com/


50 El Camino Real, Ronald McDonald House

This project is a new 3-story with build out and one level of underground parking. It is comprised of 51, 637 square feet of commercial and short stay residential and 19,719 square feet of parking. Project includes 71 parking spaces. Currently, interior finish is underway. The project is approximately 65% complete. This does not replace existing building sf.

 

50 ECR

1845 El Camino Real

1845 ECR

New 3-story mixed use building. 7,705 square feet of commercial/retail shell space. Currently, residential unit approved through drywall. The project is approximately 75% complete. This does not replace existing building sf.


240 Hamilton Avenue - Commercial/Residential Building

This project is a new 17,500 sf, 4-story mixed use building. First 3 floors designated for commercial and residential on the top floor. Currently, roof framing is underway along with CMU interior walls. The project is approximately 50% complete. http://www.240hamilton.com/

 

 

240 Hamilton

261 Hamilton Avenue

261 Hamilton

This project was originally built in 1927 and is in the Historical Registry. The building has four levels, 10,000 SF each, above a basement. The work includes a historical restoration and structural upgrade for an office building. Currently, exterior finished are nearly complete and tenant improvements have begun. The project is approximately 95% complete.


405 Curtner Avenue

A 3-story, six (6) unit townhouse building. All six units have the same square footage. Area per unit is 1237 sf of habitable space and 460 sf of garage. There will be 14 parking spaces at this site. No construction started. 

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2500 El Camino Real

2500 ECR

New four story mixed use building (80,748 sf) that consists of two buildings connected by a walkway. The project contains 70 residential units and has 145 parking spaces. Currently, shear walls and deck through 3rd floor are installed. The project is approximately 30% complete.


2100 El Camino Real College Terrace

The project includes a podium structure with 2 levels of underground parking, two 3-story commercial buildings connected by a walkway (52,504 sf), and a 2 story eight unit multifamily building (5304 sf). Currently, grade level podium slab installed and 3 story steel structure is underway. The project is approximately 29% complete.

2100 ECR

180 EL CAMINO REAL

180 ECR

This project consists of four new buildings totaling 130,800 sf at the former Bloomingdale’s site at the Stanford Shopping Center. Numerous tenant improvement projects will follow construction of the buildings. The project features 60,000 gallon rainwater harvesting cistern and system. Currently, buildings A, B and C are dried in with some interior walls in place for future TI. The project is approximately 40% complete.


1651 Page Mill Road

This is a tenant improvement project for Stanford University School of Medicine. It is 72,000 sf over three floors, plus a basement.  Structural and seismic upgrades are complete.  Currently, interior finish is underway. The project is approximately 50% complete. 

1651 PMR

1501 California: Mayfield California Ave

1501 California

This project consists of two condo buildings, a fitness building (1720 sf), a community building (2700 sf), and 68 new homes. Condo Building 1 contains 58 units (116,356 sf) and Condo Building 2 contains 54 new units (122,817 sf). Currently, foundations and podium level work continues on Building 1, and foundations have continue on Building 2. The project is approximately 5% complete.


385 SHERMAN AVE

Mixed use 3-story with approximately 4800sf of residential, approximately 50,000 sf of commercial and approximately 100,000 sf - 2 levels of below grade parking. Currently, construction has begun with completion of shoring.  Spread footings and area drain plumbing have begun.  The project is approximately 1% complete.  

385 Sherman

1450 PAGE MILL RD

1450 PMR

This project is a new 77,634 square foot, 2-story mixed-use building with 41,260 square foot below ground parking.  Currently, footings and underground plumbing and electrical are underway.  The project is approximately 5% complete.   


2209-2215 El Camino Real

A proposed 9571 square foot 3-story mix-used building, to include a ground floor financial service, second floor office space and third floor residential single unit; with 5 proposed parking stalls.  Currently, foundation work has begun. The project is approximately 5% complete.  

2209 ECR

PROJECTS IN PLAN CHECK


3159 El Camino Real, Mixed-Use Building

This project is a 69,506 square foot, 4-story mixed-use building including 48 residential apartments, 16,100 square feet of retail and office space, and 15,400 square feet of new restaurant and commercial recreation space. The 30,000 square foot expansion of the existing underground parking will include 183 additional parking spaces. Plans were submitted in November of 2013. Seven of eight departments have approved the project

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908 Arastradero Road - VMware CSG Building

908 Arastradero

This is a new 2-story commercial structure with approximately 100,00 sf of office space with a gym. The project has gone through two rounds of review and six of eight departments have approved the project.


3421 Hillview Avenue - VMware HTG Building

This is a new 2-story commercial structure with approximately 86,000 sf of office space with a commercial kitchen. The project has gone through two rounds of review and five of eight departments have approved the project.

3421 Hillview

2555 PARK BLVD

2555 Park Blvd

A new 23,853 square foot, 3-story LEED Silver office building with covered surface parking at grade and one level of machine parking below grade.  The project will park 82 cars on site and provide Caltrain GoPasses for eligible full time employees for the life of the building through a TDM program. Currently, 7 of 8 departments are approved.


777 Welch Rd

New 3 story warm shell (11,550sf) for future medical dental office with 80 parking spaces. Project is in plan check, with 6 of 9 departmens approved. 

777 Welch