Development updates announced in April + May

Read into the 13 projects that had updates, announcements, or new details from April to May 2023 in San Jose, CA

A rendering of one of the affordable housing projects in Santa Clara.

A rendering of one of the affordable housing projects greenlit by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.

Rendering via County of Santa Clara

Table of Contents

It seems like construction crews are always up to something in San Jose — or maybe that’s just what these recent development details are telling us. Take a look at some of the biggest updates, projects, and proposals that were announced from April to May.

Affordable/Interim housing

  • Three housing projects totaling 201 affordable units in San Jose, Mountain View, and Santa Clara were approved by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
  • City officials broke ground on a three-story, transitional housing site that is expected to be the largest in the city and the first of its kind in CA.
  • The interim housing site, Guadalupe Community, opened in a former SJPD parking lot.


  • About 850 residences and a commercial building were proposed near the Berryessa BART station.
  • A Cupertino-based real estate firm proposed a seven-story residential complex with 206 units by the Fruitdale light rail station.
  • An 85-unit housing development was proposed to replace the 67-year-old San Jose Swim & Racquet Club in Willow Glen.
  • A seven-story, 200-unit apartment building will replace a senior living facility in Willow Glen.


  • A Fairfield Inn & Suites is being considered at the current site of Casa Linda motel near the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds.
  • Three large medical offices might be built adjacent to the Good Samaritan Hospital campus.
  • An industrial building will be built to replace the former KLIV + KRTY radio stations’ hub.


  • Google moved into its “Tasman Campus,” a 553,000-sqft campus purchased from Cisco Systems in north San Jose.
  • Microsoft purchased a piece of land in North San Jose for ~$5.6 million and floated the idea of building two five-story data centers.
  • A five-story, 292,500-sqft office building received final approval to be built as part of the mixed-use tech campus, Coleman Highline.