More housing, less parking, please.
A dozen organizations call for changes to San Jose’s largest under-construction project
A letter by these organizations that outlines their priorities for the $2.5 billion development is mainly focused on 63 acres of land south of Berryessa Road, which divides the project’s north and south parts.
—Story by Matthew Niksa, Silicon Valley Business Journal, July 14 2020
The Future has Rolled in at the Berryessa Bart Station
High Tech Leaders Who Can’t Wait a Decade to Move to San Jose Can Hop Aboard Market Park San Jose at Berryessa BART…Today!
Last fall, the disappointing news broke — BART’s extension to downtown San Jose is delayed again…to 2030, or possibly well beyond.
“BART’s arrival beneath downtown San Jose, once set for 2026 and now pegged out as far as 2030, will be recalculated again once engineers get deeper into the design process.”
—Story by Jody Meacham, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Sept. 27, 2019
Market Park San Jose Capitalizes on Clear Trend Away from the Automobile
Wall Street Journal Article Sees America Putting the Brakes on its Driving Love Affair
Data doesn’t lie. Americans are driving less, and especially in densely populated, traffic-choked urban areas such as Silicon Valley, we’re enjoying it less as well.
According to a December 24th article in The Wall Street Journal, “America’s Love Affair With Driving Takes a Back Seat,” drivers aged 16 – 34 in 2017 drove nearly 25% fewer miles in 2017 compared with drivers of the same ages in 2001. There were also fewer commute trips than in any year since 1990, and the number of trips for shopping, socializing and enjoying recreational activities declined as well.
Market Park Retail Center Groundbreaking Promises Needed Services to Berryessa
In 2020, the first BART train will glide into Berryessa Station — extending BART service to the technology-rich Silicon Valley. As passengers depart, they will be at the front entrance to Market Park San Jose — at 120 acres and $3 billion, the largest transit-oriented development in the valley and one of the biggest in the state.
With more than 1,000 residential units already in place, the next phase of development at Market Park has now begun with the groundbreaking of a 101,000 sq. ft. retail center anchored by Safeway in the North Village.Read More
Soon-To-Come Berryessa BART Station Sparks $2.5B Neighborhood Transformation
KPIX 5, October, 2019
When BART trains roll into San Jose, a lot of housing, retail shops and high rise buildings are coming with them. It’s part of a transformation of the Berryessa neighborhood around the new BART station.
“It will bring retail, housing, jobs all on a transit corridor. It’s the biggest project in San Jose right now,” said Ralph Borelli, the project developer.Watch
Shopping center will soon break ground at site of huge San Jose mixed-use center
Silicon Valley Business Journal, October, 2019
The developers of a $2.5 billion mixed-use project adjacent to the Berryessa BART station will on Monday break ground on a shopping center at the project’s north side that will be anchored by a Safeway grocery store and a CVS Pharmacy.Read More
5 things to know about San Jose’s massive Market Park project
Silicon Valley Business Journal, June 2019
The new No. 1 construction project in Silicon Valley is Market Park, a $3 billion mixed-use center currently being built in northeast San Jose.Read More
New South Bay BART Station Transforms Neighborhood In San Jose
“We’ve got a thousand units that are vertical now,” said Ralph Borelli, a San Jose developer who has been working on plans to transform the San Jose Flea Market property into a new urban village.
The property sits adjacent to the Berryessa BART station, which is scheduled to begin train service to San Jose in December.Read More
The New York Times Confirms It: Big Tech Is Alive and Well in Silicon Valley
Looking for business trends in 2019? You need look no further than a New York Times article headlined “Big Tech May Look Troubled, but It’s Just Getting Started,” which ran on the first day of the new year.Read More
Mega jobs hub, huge office complex, hundreds of homes, eyed at San Jose BART site
The Mercury News | By George Avalos | September 25, 2018
SAN JOSE — Developers have proposed a transit village near the Berryessa BART Station in San Jose that would transform a local flea market into a mega-hub for jobs and high-density housing with millions of square feet of offices and thousands of residential units.Read More
San Jose BART transit village lands Safeway retail anchor.
The Mercury News | By George Avalos | July 19, 2018
SAN JOSE — A transit village in San Jose’s Berryessa district that has begun to emerge near a future BART stop has landed a Safeway supermarket as an anchor tenant, a vital piece to the mixed-use development.Read More
San Jose Berryessa transit village pushes forward near BART station.
The Mercury News | By George Avalos |
SAN JOSE — The developers of a transit village next to San Jose’s first BART station say they are pushing forward with more intense densities and have unveiled new visions of how the ambitious Berryessa district development might appear.Read More
Western National to Develop 551-Unit Multifamily Community in San Jose.
The Registry | November 29
SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 29, 2017) – Western National Group, a fully-integrated multifamily acquisition, development, construction and property management firm, in partnership with Anchor Real Estate Capital and Fantasia Holding Group, has announced the start of construction of a new 551-unit multifamily community located within the Market Park San Josemaster-planned community. The 120-acre Market Park is one of the largest planned mixed-use developments in the history of San Jose, California.Read More
Berryessa BART sparks transit village plans at flea market.
The Mercury News | By George Avalos |
SAN JOSE — The future Berryessa BART station in San Jose has sparked plans for a full-fledged transit village where 10,000 or more office workers could be employed and walk, cycle, or speed to their jobs on the rapid-transit line.Read More
East San Jose BART Station Construction Moves Forward.
Milpitas Patch | By Dave Colby |
SAN JOSE – Construction has progressed at a parking structure for a future BART station in East San Jose, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority officials said Friday.Read More
BART Creating Communities Around Transit Stations.
The Registry | By David Goll | April 27, 2015
During his long tenure at the Bay Area Rapid Transit district, John Rennels said he has never seen so much activity focused on transit-oriented development as he does today.Read More