And we’re stepping outside our normal boundaries of San Francisco (It’s kinda scary in San Jose…don’t you think “james”?) by posting about a project going up in our tech power house neighbor town to the south.
-Axis is downtown San Jose’s first luxury high-rise condominium development, opening in May 2008.
-Neighbor to historic Hotel De Anza at the apex of Almaden Boulevard
-Homes will be priced from $400,000 to over $2M.
-22-story, 228 ft. tall glass and granite high-rise designed by noted architects Ankrom Moisan.
-329 spacious homes with luxury services and amenities, including floor-to-ceiling windows that provide breathtaking views of Silicon Valley.
-V.I.P. Reception Friday November 9, from 5-7…we might be there, but unlikely, and they’re opening the sales gates Saturday morning, hangover or not.
-Presentation Center open daily beginning Saturday November 10th, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 38 N. Almaden Blvd. in San Jose; call (408) 297-9888; or, visit online at www.axissanjose.com
What could all this high rise development possibly mean for the future of our real estate market? You’d have to think those developers are counting on a bit of a return on their investment, wouldn’t you? (And yes, we know they planned these projects a long time ago, but they’re still planning more.)
–high rise development [theFrontSteps]
–The Jury is in on what’s Going Up Transbay Style [theFrontSteps]
More details…read on…..
PROPERTY DETAILS: Size: 647,000 sq. ft. (508,000 sq. ft. above grade;139,000 sq. ft. below)
Lot size: 54,123 sq. ft. (1.242 acres)
Height: 228 ft. (69.5 meters)
Homes: 329, a mix of studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom homes, and penthouses
Parking: Deeded parking available for all units
AMENITIES: Condos: Hardwood floors, granite counter tops, wood cabinetry, 9’-4” to 11’-4” ceilings (common and accessory areas at 8’-0”), with floor-to-ceiling windows
Communal: Lap pool, hot tub, barbeque area, community meeting rooms and fitness center.
Resident Services: 24-hour security and concierge services
RESIDENCES: A mix of 329 studios, one-, two-, and three- bedroom homes, and penthouses
Home Type Qty. Size (approx.)
Studios 17 655 sq. ft.
One bedroom 91 848 sq. ft.
One bedroom + den 51 962 sq. ft.
Two bedroom 119 1,289 sq. ft.
Two bedroom + den 18 1,306 sq. ft.
Three bedroom + den 2 1,843 sq. ft.
Two bedroom penthouse 6 1,334 sq. ft.
Three bedroom penthouse 6 1,863 sq. ft.
Three bedroom + den penthouse 4 1,779 sq. ft.
LiveWork 11 1,487 sq. ft.