Greenheart Land Company is redeveloping a 6.4-acre site at 1300 El Camino Real (El Camino Real and Oak Grove Avenue) with approximately 220,000 square feet of commercial uses and 183 dwelling units. The proposal required approval of Architectural Control for the new buildings, including a Public Benefit Bonus to exceed the Base level Floor Area Ratio and dwelling unit/acre thresholds. The proposal also required consideration under the California Environmental Quality Act.
The project has received all discretionary approvals and is under construction. The Planning Commission previously reviewed the project and recommended approval of all project actions on December 12, 2016 (staff report). The Final EIR was made available as of December 1, 2016, as noted on the project's CEQA page. The Housing Commission, Environmental Quality Commission, and Transportation Commission previously reviewed (respectively) the proposed BMR Housing Agreement, Heritage Tree Removal Permits, and proposed changes to on-street parking and bicycle facility design. The City Council fully approved the project on January 24, 2017 (staff report) and February 7, 2017 (staff report).