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Wheeler Plaza Development Project

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Status of Project
Work has begun on the Wheeler Plaza project. Crews and equipment will be on site making preparations for the undergrounding of utilities. Work will take place from 8-5:30 M-F with parking generally available except where equipment is present. All parking will be restored each evening and on weekends. This phase of work is expected to last approximately eight weeks. The buildings located at 616 Laurel Street, 1245 San Carlos Avenue, 1249 San Carlos Avenue and 657 Walnut Street will all be demolished for the new development. Grading is anticipated to start in January/February 2016. Construction of the parking structure will begin immediately following grading and is expected to be completed for public use by late 2017. The entire development will be completed in late 2018.

The developer will be implementing free public valet assist parking while the parking structure is under construction.

Construction Hours: 8:00am -6:00pm Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm on Saturdays and Sunday (No work on holidays).

Description of Project
The Wheeler Plaza Development project consists of 2.65 acres at San Carlos Avenue, Walnut Street and Laurel Street. The City Council approved the development at its June 8, 2015 meeting.

Project Details:

109 new condominium housing units with 196 below-grade parking spaces and open-space amenities.

two-level public parking structure with 252 public parking spaces resulting in an increase of 65 public parking spaces.

10,000 square feet of new commercial space along San Carlos Avenue.

Public access through the site connecting Walnut Street to Laurel Street and Cherry Street to San Carlos Avenue.

Construction Notices:

Construction Notice - Utility Undergrounding, Abatement & Demolition Notice (72.9kb PDF PDF icon )

Wheeler Plaza Parking and Construction Update (1.9MB  PDF PDF icon )

Click here to watch:  City Hall In Focus: Wheeler Plaza - An Introduction

Click here to watch:  City Hall In Focus: Wheeler Plaza - Preparing for Construction

Project Plans approved on April 14, 2015 (11.17MB PDF PDF icon )
Grading and Dirt Haul Certificate approved on April 14, 2015 (147.8kb PDF PDF icon )
Design Review Certificate approved on April 14, 2015 (377.6kb PDF PDF icon )
Tentative Map Certificate approved on April 14, 2015 (98.4kb PDF PDF icon )
Resolution Certifying Final EIR approved on October 8, 2012 (4.33Mb PDF PDF icon )
Resolution Approving Disposition and Development Agreement approved on June 8, 2015 (750.kb PDF PDF icon )
Resolution Adopting Planned Development Zoning approved on June 8, 2015 (5.16Mb PDF PDF icon )

Please contact the Project Planner for further information or to view additional project documents.


Project Planner:
Lisa Costa Sanders, Principal Planner
(650) 802-4207
                                    Project Applicant:

KB Homes 

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