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Vallco Mall housing project moves ahead

Rob Fladeboe - KRON4, June 26, 2018 CUPERTINO (KRON) - A plan to revive the all but shuttered Vallco Mall in Cupertino is a step closer to reality. Not only that -- the project is seen as a kind of test case for legislation designed to help ease the Bay Area's housing crunch. Built in [...]

June 27th, 2018|News|

Key approval for Cupertino housing, office, retail project near Apple

Roland Li - San Francisco Chronicle, June 25, 2018 The developer of a project to replace the mostly vacant Vallco Mall in Cupertino, less than a mile from Apple’s spaceship campus, won a key approval from the city as it aims to start construction in September. The Vallco Town Center project, which includes a proposed [...]

June 27th, 2018|News|

Plans to redevelop Cupertino’s Vallco mall into megaproject advance under new housing law

Janice Bitters - Silicon Valley Business Journal, June 25, 2018 Sand Hill Property Co., the company working to redevelop Cupertino’s Vallco Shopping Mall, is on track to be the first in Silicon Valley to forge ahead using a new and highly controversial state law aimed at speeding up residential development in California. The project would bring 2,402 [...]

June 27th, 2018|News|

Vallco project clears first hurdle under controversial new state law

By Marisa Kendall - Mercury News, June 25, 2018 CUPERTINO — A plan to transform the defunct Vallco Mall into a massive housing complex, complete with shopping and a roof-top garden, is one step closer to breaking ground after clearing its first hurdle under California’s controversial new development law. The project, which would include 2,402 [...]

June 27th, 2018|News|

Vallco Town Center Poised to Become California’s First SB 35 Compliant Project

Cupertino Today, June 25, 2018 Things at Vallco Mall are looking up for those in favor of a housing-centric upgrade. Sand Hill Property Company, the owners of the dilapidated Mall, announced in a press release today it has received a “Notice of Streamlining Eligibility” from the City of Cupertino, putting it in line to become the [...]

June 27th, 2018|News|

Nearly 50 people express support for new Vallco proposal at City Council Meeting

Cupertino Today, April 4, 2018 With nearly 50 speakers during the public comment portion, last Tuesday’s City Council meeting was an exceptionally long one. Lots of people came to the Cupertino Community Hall to express their support for the new Vallco Town Center project application. Vallco Town Center, the new SB35-compliant plan announced on March 27, proposes [...]

April 5th, 2018|News|

Housing advocates, residents tell council they support new Vallco mall plan

By Khalida Sarwari - Mercury News, April 4, 2018 Sand Hill Property Co.’s vision for the long defunct Vallco Shopping mall is drawing praise from housing advocates and residents, many who expressed their support at a Cupertino City Council meeting. All but a few of the nearly 50 people who spoke at Tuesday night’s meeting [...]

April 5th, 2018|News|

A mile from Apple HQ, housing proposal for dying Cupertino mall sparks fight

By Wendy Lee - San Francisco Chronicle, March 27, 2018 In the shadow of Apple’s glamorous new headquarters, a pitched battle for housing is playing out. A developer, Sand Hill Property Co., has been trying for four years to build homes on one of the most attractive sites in Silicon Valley, a dying mall barely [...]

April 5th, 2018|News|

Sand Hill uses State Law to launch new plans for Vallco with 2,402 residential units, half of which affordable

Cupertino Today, March 27, 2018 Sand Hill Property Company came with a big and unexpected announcement today. Amid the ongoing Vallco Specific Plan process, led by the City, Sand Hill submitted a new vision for the dead mall, called Vallco Town Center. The new project application features 2,402 housing units – half of those will be [...]

April 5th, 2018|News|

Developer tries to fast-track housing at Vallco Mall under new state law

By Marisa Kendall - Mercury News, March 28, 2018 CUPERTINO — Fed up with years of false-starts and controversy, the owner of defunct Vallco Mall on Tuesday went over city officials’ heads with a new proposal that aims to turn the failed shopping center into a downtown destination combining retail, housing and office space. Plans [...]

April 5th, 2018|News|