Greenbelt Alliance is pleased to endorse the 1409 El Camino project by Greystar Real Estate Partners. With this exciting project, Downtown Redwood City is about to get even better! As a culmination of Redwood City’s revitalization, 1409 El Camino will bring 350 new homes to Redwood City’s award-winning downtown. Going above and beyond, the project includes 10% affordable homes and also makes significant financial contributions to the city’s new Affordable Housing Fund. 1409… Read More
Greenbelt Alliance is excited that, after a long, arduous process, the City of Fremont has approved the Walnut Residences development—providing 670 new homes just a short walk from the city’s downtown BART station. Several years ago, this city of nearly 230,000 residents made the bold move to become “strategically urban.” Working with community members, the city identified a handful of locations that could evolve into more walkable neighborhoods with new homes, shops,… Read More
Update: The Oakland City Council unanimously approved the MacArthur Transit Village on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Nearly a decade ago, Greenbelt Alliance endorsed the MacArthur Transit Village in Oakland. We strongly supported the concept for a walkable, equitable, mixed-use community that would boost the local economy and create quality jobs. And now, Greenbelt Alliance is proud to endorse a smart project in the Transit Village by Boston Properties that will redefine what’s… Read More
SANTA ROSA, CA Greenbelt Alliance has endorsed the proposed DeTurk Winery Village mixed-used project located near the Railroad Square Historic District and future SMART train station in downtown Santa Rosa. If approved and built, it will provide 185 new apartment homes—15 of them for very-low income residents. “The DeTurk Winery Village meets our tough endorsement criteria for good growth in the downtown near transit,” said Teri Shore, Regional Director for Greenbelt Alliance… Read More
Greenbelt Alliance is endorsing the proposed DeTurk Winery Village mixed-used project located near the Railroad Square Historic District and future SMART train station in downtown Santa Rosa. If approved and built, it will provide 185 homes—15 of which will be for low-income residents. The project will incorporate the historic red-brick DeTurk Winery building, which withstood the 1906 earthquake. It will include approximately 20,000 square feet of existing commercial space within the rehabilitated… Read More
Greenbelt Alliance applauds the Menlo Park City Council for unanimously approving the Station 1300 mixed-use development project by Greenheart Land Company. Station 1300 is a game changer for Menlo Park. It took 10 years, spanned multiple development teams, and survived a ballot initiative to block it, but this project ultimately prevailed. Greenbelt Alliance is proud to endorse Station 1300 and helped to push it over the finish line, providing powerful support that was… Read More
By Kevin Kelly In one fell swoop of the gavel, Menlo Park officials on Tuesday night approved the largest downtown project in at least a decade — and eliminated a lingering eyesore along the city’s main thoroughfare. “We’ve got a really ugly site on El Camino (Real) that we pass by all the time and we’ve got all these beautiful homes that we’re spending all these tax dollars on to maintain and… Read More
We are excited to announce that the Emeryville City Council has unanimously approved the Sherwin Williams project by Lennar Multifamily Communities. Greenbelt Alliance endorsed the project earlier this year.
Greenbelt Alliance is excited to endorse the proposed Gateway at Millbrae Station development by Republic Urban. This proposal is a smart step toward making Millbrae a better place to live and hope that it will inspire communities around the Bay Area to redouble their efforts to grow smartly.
At nearly 700 acres, Brisbane Baylands is one of the largest underutilized sites for infill development in the entire Bay Area. The Developer Sponsored Plan would clean up the contaminated brownfield site and provide a well-designed walkable, transit-oriented community for residents across the income spectrum, with a mix of homes and jobs, ample open space, clean energy, and other amenities.