As reported in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, developer Barry Swenson Builder is looking to build a new project in downtown San Jose that consists of flexible live-work spaces. The 13-unit residential live-work project would be located at the corner 4th Street and E. Julian Street, which is currently home to an empty lot. The units would be 3-level spaces with the bottom level as an option to use as an office or retail space, and living space on the upper floors. Or the homeowners could simply keep all 3 levels as as living space.
What kind of office, work space, or retail shop could you imagine taking home in a live-work space? There are a small handful of live-work examples in the downtown area including at Park Townsend on Julian Street and Village Square on San Carlos Street. Only a handful of the live-work spaces at Park Townsend are used as work spaces which include a law office, a hair salon, and a fantastic real estate office (in the interest of full disclosure, that would be our brokerage, Silicon Valley Lofts & Conods). At Village Square, there doesn’t seem to be any one using the street facing units as work spaces. If the Barry Swenson live-work project comes to fruition, hopefully the spaces will be designed so that they are more conducive to actual offices, work spaces, or retail shops.
The art work at the back of the building that currently home to Andy’s Pet Shop is getting a fresh coat of paint.
If you’ve driven by Stockton and The Alameda recently then you’ve seen the progress being made on the The Whole Foods Market market currently under construction. This will be the second Whole Foods Market in San Jose but this 35,000 square foot store will be the first to feature an in-store microbrewery and taproom in California. The microbrewery will be 2-stories, cover 5,600 square feet, and will host 15 taps. The new Whole Foods Market is scheduled to open December 9.
I am really liking the mix of the brick, wood, and steel for the exterior of the buildings. Very cool and modern. It should fit in well with the look and feel of the Plant 51 building just across The Alameda.
Read more about the grand opening of the Whole Foods Market here.
Whole Foods Market
777 The Alameda
Downtown San Jose
Just saw this new Barry Swenson Builder sign up at the corner of Almaden Blvd. and W. St. John Street in downtown San Jose. Anyone know if there is something going on here or if this is just advertising for the lot?
And yes, that is the new highrise development, Centerra, in the background which just so happens to be being built by Barry Swenson.
If you are looking for a prime piece of real estate in downtown San Jose, then look no further then this awesome townhouse-style property in the desirable Paseo Plaza complex. This is an end unit home with only one adjoining side neighbor. In addition, this home has its own walk-up entrance with wonderful views up SJSU. With this home, you don’t feel like you are living in a fishbowl with neighbors staring into your home. This feels more like a single family home. The floor plan for this great property includes two bedrooms each with their own private bathrooms on the upper floor, and the living room, kitchen, and a half bath on the lower level. The home has been wonderfully upgraded with hardwood floors and custom paint throughout.
Paseo Plaza is centrally located in downtown San Jose. The complex amenities include a pool, hot tub, fitness center, and social room. With its walk-up entrance, this home is literally just steps away from all of downtown’s restaurants and nightlife, and near The Market by Safeway and MLK Library. This is a great property so don’t miss out!
141 S. 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
List Price: $610,000
For more info or to schedule a viewing of this home, contact Tony Sum at (408) 891-8289. Listed by Eric Woodward, Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos.
Stunning condo for sale at the highrise condo complex Axis. This is a gorgeous 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1312 square foot unit with breathtaking views from the floor-to-ceiling windows in this home. This condo has been wonderfully upgraded with beautiful hardwood floors, custom paint, window treatments, and ceiling fans in the bedrooms. You’ll also enjoy the views and fresh air from the balcony of this 12th floor unit as you take in the downtown view, city lights, and palm trees down Almaden Blvd. This is a fantastic home for sale that just hit the market and it won’t last long!
Axis is an award-winning highrise condo complex located in downtown San Jose. The Axis community features concierge service, pool, 2 hot tubs, fitness center, and outdoor social lounge. The complex is centrally located walking distance to SAP Center and just steps away from a number of restaurants at San Pedro Square Market.
38 N. Almaden Blvd. #1200
San Jose, CA 95110
List Price: $789,000
For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Listing Agent Eric Woodward at (408) 623-7204. Listed by Eric Woodward, Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos.
If you are looking for a condo that has even a little more space, then make sure you check out this spacious condo at Paseo Villas. This new listing over 1800 square feet with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open living room and kitchen main living area. At 1,824 square feet this condo is even larger than the already spacious standard two bedroom units at Paseo Villas. This beautiful condo features a grand double door front entrance and been tastefully upgraded. Both bedrooms in this Paseo Villas condo is large and features their own walk-in closet and private bath. And don’t miss out on the upgraded closet organizers. This is fifth floor, interior unit that has a great view of the courtyard and pool.
The Paseo Villas complex is in a prime location in the heart of downtown San Jose. The complex amenities include a swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, and upgraded social lounge. The community is centrally located in downtown San Jose walking distance to a number of restaurants, theaters, and nightlife.
130 E. San Fernando Street #515
San Jose, CA 95112
List Price: $675,000
For more info or to schedule a showing, call Tony at (408) 891-8289. This great condo is listed by Phil Ma and Michael Murphy with Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos.
Just on the market is this wonderful condo in the Paseo Villas complex in downtown San Jose. This is a nicely upgraded 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo with a spacious 1,622 square feet of living space. This condo features an open floorplan in the main living and kitchen area. The kitchen is decked out with beautiful stone countertops and stainless steel appliances. The bathrooms have also been lavishly upgraded including a spa-like master bathroom tub. Enjoy the fresh and city views from the balcony on this fourth floor condo.
Paseo Villas is centrally located in downtown San Jose. This is easy and convenient downtown living at its best. Grab your groceries across the street from The Market by Safeway. Check out the MLK Library on the other side of Paseo Villas. Or have dinner or coffee at a number of restaurants and eateries just minutes away. This is a great location in downtown San Jose.
130 E. San Fernando Street, #406
San Jose, CA 95112
List Price: $615,000
For more info or to schedule a showing, contact Tony at (408) 891-8289. Listed by Eric Woodward, Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos.
Come check out this bright and sunny new listing at the Paseo Plaza complex in downtown San Jose. This condo features a large picture window in the living area that allows in plenty of natural sunlight into this condo unit. In addition, you will love the hardwood flooring in this great home. The kitchen has been upgraded with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, beautiful pendant lights, and features an open layout that is ideal for entertaining. This is a great condo and is ready for you!
The Paseo Plaza complex is located in the heart of downtown San Jose and walking distance to all of downtown’s great amenities. It is conveniently located across from Whisper’s Cafe, The Market by Safeway, and Flames Eatery & Bar.
144 S. 3rd St. #317
San Jose, CA 95112
List price: $565,000
For additional information or to schedule a private showing for this great downtown condo, please call Tony at (408) 891-8289 or email email@example.com. Property listed by Phil Ma and Michael Murphy with Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos.
Here is the opportunity for a fantastic condo in the heart of downtown San Jose. This condo is the ideal space for your urban living lifestyle. This is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,622 square foot condo with an open floorplan that makes this piece of real estate feel even bigger. There are plenty of large windows so there is lots of natural sunlight throughout this condo. The condo features two master bedroom suites each with its own large walk-in closet and private bathroom. The balcony in this home is perfect for getting some fresh air and enoying the sights of the MLK Library. This is a great space for buyers looking to downsize or just enjoy the urban lifestyle. The Paseo Villas complex features a gym, pool, and spa. This prime piece of real estate is just across from the MLK Library, SJSU, and The Market by Safeway. It is located in the heart of downtown San Jose just steps away from restaurants, retail, and theaters.
130 E. San Fernando Street #424
San Jose, CA 95112
List Price: $615,000
For more information or to schedule a viewing of this property, please contact Listing Agent Tony Sum at (408) 891-8289