North Bayshore: Planning & Creating More Homes in Mountain View

The Bay Area has boomed in recent years, but many communities have struggled to keep up with the pace of growth. The recent approval of the North Bayshore Precise Plan in Mountain View is a prime example of how we’re making the right growth happen in the right places around the Bay Area. Read more.

North Bay Fires: Resilience, Recovery, & Rebuilding

Only a few months have passed since fire devastated the North Bay. As the recovery process begins, there are a lot of questions when it comes to rebuilding with a myriad of possible answers. North Bay communities will be shaped for decades by the decisions that will be made in the months and years ahead. Read more.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Artisan Crossing Housing Project in Belmont

Greenbelt Alliance is excited to endorse the Artisan Crossing project in Belmont, setting a high bar for smart infill development along the Peninsula. Read more.

Bay Meadows: A Smart Growth Case Study

A water view at Bay Meadows

Bay Meadows, a community in San Mateo, is an excellent example of smart infill development. The city transformed the aging Bay Meadows horse-racing track into a thriving neighborhood within a stone’s throw of the Hillsdale Caltrain station. Built with both pedestrians and cyclists in mind, the development included 15-acres of public parks and a mini-main street. This community opens new opportunities for families across the income spectrum to afford homes in one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets.

North Bay Fires: Recovery and Rebuilding Begins

As the new year unfolds, the people and landscapes of the North Bay are slowly healing and moving toward recovery and rebuilding.

City of Santa Clara Takes Smart Steps for Affordable Homes

The City of Santa Clara has adopted several smart policies to address Santa Clara’s housing affordability crisis, fostering inclusive communities near jobs and transit.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Bradford Senior Housing Project Approved in Redwood City

Greenbelt Alliance is excited that Redwood City approved the Bradford Senior Housing project by MidPen Housing, providing affordable homes downtown.

New Housing to Sprout up in Mountain View

Google

Back in November, the Mountain View City Council voted to maximize new housing in the city’s North Bayshore area, allowing up to 9,100 new homes in a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood in this key regional job center around Google’s campus. But the seeds for these new homes were planted long ago.

Leadership Circle 2017: State Legislation with Assemblymember David Chiu

The 2017 Leadership Circle luncheon included a discussion between CEO Jeremy Madsen and California State Assemblymember David Chiu who spoke on the many pieces of California legislation approved this year.

Homes for Silicon Valley: The North Bayshore Plan

As leaders of the Bay Area’s business and environmental communities, we urge the leaders of Mountain View to fully embrace the 9,850-home vision of the North Bayshore Precise Plan with the flexibility necessary to make a complete neighborhood a reality.