SAN JOSE – A large, affordable residential complex proposed for the east side of San José is in the approval process and is scheduled to begin construction next year.
The project will add a variety of affordable housing units to the 1.3-acre Alum Rock Avenue between South Capitol Avenue and South White Road, according to a posting on the San Jose Planning Department’s website.
According to the project documents, 164 residential buildings will be built as part of the development at 2880 Alum Rock Ave.
The developer of the project is Pacific West Communities, a division of Pacific Cos., Based in Idaho.
“The project will include the demolition of an existing 8,200 square foot empty commercial restaurant and associated ground parking, removal of trees on site and the construction of a six-story mixed-use building,” the proposal says.
The 164 units will consist of 92 studios, 58 one-bedroom apartments and 14 two-bedroom apartments.
“The project will be 100% affordable housing,” the proposal says.
It is expected that approximately 7,500 square feet of commercial space on the first and second floors will be part of the development.
The developer of the Pacific West Communities project is an active and experienced developer, according to the company’s website.
“Since 1998, The Pacific Companies has successfully completed more than 160 apartment building and charter school projects in the Western States, with a focus on California,” the company said on its website.
The company has said it has made a profit every year since its inception.
The project could be completed by 2023.
“Construction is expected to begin in January 2022 and will last approximately 14 months,” the city documents say.