Japantown is growing! Here are some of the local building projects:
Goodwill site development
The SJ Dept. of Planning, Building and Code Enforcement announces a community
meeting on Tues., June 27 at 6:30 pm at the Goodwill
site (1080 N. 7th) to discuss proposed development.
Read more about the developer's request
for rezoning the property
Read more about the
S.J. City Council's recent decision the Goodwill site development.
Vendome Place update:
The current approved planning application proposes to amend the approved
entitlement for the Vendome Place project by increasing the number of
units allowed on the block by 100 units up to a total of 500 units and
to increase the maximum height of the buildings by 50 feet to a total
of 200 feet.
Corporate Yard site
Read the latest updates on development
of the former Corporate Yard. into retail and housing!
Whole Foods downtown
Read the Mercury News article
published Oct 14 2005 about the possibility of Whole Foods coming to downtown
San Jose! (pdf)
· Read more details at the ROEM
Corporation project webpage
Plans are underway for development of a 1.9-acre site on Taylor Street.
The site accommodates 138 units of affordable condominiums and 11,400
S.F. of office/retail space.
· Read the June
28, 2005 San Jose City Council Memorandum regarding this deveopment
Other neighborhood improvements: