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Community Engagement  Workshop List

Workshops organized by Catalyze SV.

Project Advocacy Development List

Development Projects reviewed by Catalyze SV.

Project Advocacy Committee - Development Review

by MidPen Housing proposes 203 affordable rental homes for families earning 30 - 60% of Area Median Income (AMI), a community serving space, and improved multi-modal access with safer dedicated bicycle and pedestrian paths and secured bicycle storage.

  • Project scored 4.14 out of 5 (November 2023) - Located in the Thousand Oaks neighborhood.


by MidPen Housing is a 100% affordable, 230-unit, six-story building split between two levels of parking and four levels of apartments. The project will serve low- to moderate-income residents, and the available units are a mix of one, two, and three bedrooms.

  • Project only received feedback (March 2024) - Located in Fremont.


by VCI Companies is a 17-story, 135-unit, mixed-use building just north of Valley Fair Mall in San Jose.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (February 2024) - Located in the Cory neighborhood.


by Satellite Affordable Housing Associates a new 53-unit affordable housing project for low-income families in Downtown San José. The project proposes a mix of studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (October 2023) - Located in Downtown San Jose.


by Maracor Development proposes a 6-story building composed of five wood-frame stories over one level of podium. The 220 units proposed will range from studios to three-bedroom homes. This proposal is 100% affordable and will be accessible to those earning between 30% and 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

  • Project scored 3.8 out of 5 (March 2023) - Located in the Cambrian Park neighborhood.


by Kapital Partners proposes a four-story retail and residential mixed-use development on a 0.4-acre vacant parcel. The structure will consist of 1540 sq. ft. of ground floor commercial space and 39 residential (1 and 2 bedroom) units above.

  • Project scored 3.8 out of 5 (April 2023) - Located in the Santa Clara University neighborhood.


by Abode Communities proposes a 6-story building including 90 units ranging from studios to three-bedroom homes, all of which are 100% affordable and accessible to individuals earning between 30% and 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

  • Project scored 3.5 out of 5 (June 2023) - Located in the Cambrian Park neighborhood.


by Yi First Seed LLC proposes a seven-story building offering 140 apartments on a 0.97 acre site with 10% on-site affordable units accessible to those earning less than 30% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

  • Project scored 3.33 out of 5 (July 2023) - Located in the Wooster neighborhood.


by MSASA Properties LLC; Erik Schoennauer proposes a 7-story apartment building with 118 rental units and 74 garage parking stalls to replace an existing office building and a surface parking lot beside it.

  • Project scored 3.5 out of 5 (September 2023) - Located in the Downtown San Jose neighborhood.


by EdenCoreESC, LLC proposes 3 publicly funded developments – a 7-story 100% affordable larger-family housing, a 5-story 100% affordable senior housing, and affordable for-sale townhomes on 2.78 acres site, with total 213 units of affordable housing units.

  • Project scored 3.2 out of 5 (October 2023) - Located in the Downtown San Jose neighborhood.


by HS Santa Clara LLC proposes a truly mixed use project with residential units, office, and ground floor retail space. The project will be less than one mile away from the new BART station.

  • Project scored 3.3 out of 5 (February 2023) - Located in the Naglee Park neighborhood.


by GPR Ventures proposes a seven-story mixed-use project offering 128 new condominiums with 15% on-site affordable units and some vibrant community amenities.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (August 2023) - Located in the Old Mountain View neighborhood.


by Green Republic is a mixed-use market-rate & affordable housing development with retail, a public plaza, & a recreational trail.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (August 2020) - Located at Blossom Hill Light Rail Station in San Jose.


by Roygbiv Real Estate Development LLC is a 30-story high-rise affordable housing tower with 358 homes.

  • Project scored 4.25 out of 5 (June 2021) - Located in Downtown San Jose.


by The Core Companies proposes 361 affordable homes, a café and1.6 acres of agricultural open space that expects to produce 11,000 lbs of produce each year.

  • Project scored 4.07 out of 5 (July 2018) - Located at 1834 Worthington Circle in Santa Clara.


by Google is an 84-acre master plan with 4,000 residential units, up to 7.3 million sq ft of office space, & up to 500k sq ft of active uses.

  • Project scored 4.43 out of 5 (May 2021) - Located near Diridon Station in San Jose.


by Urban Villas is a mixed-use development with 173 homes and over 21,000 square feet of commercial space.

  • Project scored 3.83 out of 5 (April 2021) - Located at 1530 W. San Carlos St. in Midtown San Jose.


by Prometheus is a mixed-use project with 355 homes, 22,000 sq ft of retail, and 650 parking spaces.

  • Project scored 2.86 out of 5 (May 2018) - Located at 575 Benton Street in Santa Clara.


by Urban Catalyst is a mixed-use, market-rate project proposing 497 units and 8,472 square feet of ground retail space, as well as 15,954 square feet of common space and residential amenities.

  • Project scored 3.6 out of 5 (May 2022) - Located at 60 Stockton Ave in San Jose.


by Roygbiv Real Estate Development LLC is a mixed-use 100% senior affordable housing project with 220 homes and 18,643 sq ft of commercial and office space.

  • Project scored 4.15 out of 5 (October 2021) - Located at 19 North Second Street in Downtown San Jose


by Maracor Development is a mixed-use proposal of 200 residential units located at the old Silicon Valley YMCA site. This 100% affordable housing project will provide a varierty of amenities for residents and community.

  • Project scored 4.8 out of 5 (April 2022) - Located at the corner of Saratoga & Kestone Avenue in Santa Clara.


by Bay West Development is a mixed-use transit-oriented development with 590 homes, 200,000 sq ft of office space and 1,500 sq ft of retail.

  • Project scored 2.67 out of 5 (March 2019) - Located at Bascom Light Rail Station in San Jose.


by Santa Clara County Office of Supportive Housing + Allied Housing is a mixed-use 100% affordable housing project with 81 homes and 16,948 square feet of commercial space for a new Hub Youth Center.

  • Project scored 4.3 out of 5 (October 2022) - Located at 1510-1540 Parkmoor Ave in San Jose.


by The Kelsey proposes 115 dwelling units (89 affordable and 26 market rate) of which 28 are for developmentally disabled and/or disabled persons.

  • Project scored 4.3 out of 5 (May 2019) - Located at 447 North 1st Street in San Jose.


by Summer Hill Homes & Alliance Residential proposes 151 homes for seniors and 17,900 sq ft of ground-floor retail.

  • Project review letter sent (September 2017) - Located at 2232 El Camino Real in Santa Clara.


by Miramar Capital is a revised mixed-use development previously presented in April 2018. It now includes 580 residential units, including 173 affordable homes. It proposes a 250-room hotel as well as roughly 8,500 square feet of commercial space. Lastly, includes a .8 acre promenade extending from Stevens Creek Blvd to Albany Drive.

  • Project scored 3.67 out of 5 (August 2022) - Located at 4300 Stevens Creek Boulevard in San Jose.


by ROEM is a mixed-use development with 233 affordable homes and 1,780 square feet of ground-floor retail.

  • Project scored 3.8 out of 5 (February 2020) - Located at 971 Meridian Avenue in San Jose.


by The Core Companies / Santa Clara County Housing Authority is a mixed-use development with 207 affordable homes (senior and family units) and 2,100 sq ft of commercial space.

  • Project scored 3.33 out of 5 (August 2018) - Located at 253 Race Street in San Jose


by Charities Housing is a 108-unit, 100% affordable housing project proposed in Santa Clara. The project features studios up to three-bedroom homes with an AMI ranging from 30%-50%.

  • Project scored 4.1 out of 5 (June 2022) - Located at the corner of Civic Center Drive & Lincoln Street in Santa Clara.


by Kimco Realty (formerly Weingarten) is a mixed-use development with housing, a hotel, retail, assisted living, and a public park in the Cambrian community of San Jose.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (Rescored July 2022) - Located at 14406 Union Ave in San Jose.


by Greystar is a mixed-use project with 1,075 apartments, 2,500 sq ft of commercial space, and includes a 2-acre public park.

  • Project scored 4.3 out of 5 (May 2022) - Located at 3905 Freedom Circle in Santa Clara.


by Kylli Inc. is a transformative project proposed in Santa Clara. The vision of a complete neighborhood comes to live within vast amounts of open space and proximity to retail. It proposes approximately 1,800 residential homes, 3 million square feet of office/lab space, a grocery story, and a childcare facility.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (August 2022) - Located along Tasman Drive in Santa Clara.


by Strangis Properties proposes 226 homes and 1,400 square feet of ground-floor commercial space.

  • Project scored 3.66 out of 5 (February 2020) - Located at 259 Meridian in Midtown San Jose.


by HC Investment Associates is slated to be within walking distance to VTA's upcoming BART Phase II Expansion. It proposes 198 units, including 30 affordable homes.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (January 2023) - Located in the Five Wounds/ Little Portugal neighborhoods.


by Affirmed Housingis a senior residential project proposing 80 units located at the corner of Almaden Road & Canoas Garden Ave. The project is 100% affordable, and residents will receive VTA transit passes, continuing education, and a computer room.

  • Project scored 3.5 out of 5 (January 2022) - Located at 2080 Almaden Road & 2112 Canoas Garden Ave.


by Swenson Builders is an assisted living & memory care facility proposed in the City of Santa Clara. The project will be built on a 1.4-acre site and consists of a 4-story building with capacity for 97 assisted living and 24 memory care units.

  • Project scored 4.8 out of 5 (July 2022) - Located at the corner of Saratoga & Prudridge Avenue in Santa Clara.


by MidPen Housing proposes 203 affordable rental homes for families earning 30 - 60% of Area Median Income (AMI), a community serving space, and improved multi-modal access with safer dedicated bicycle and pedestrian paths and secured bicycle storage.

  • Project scored 4.14 out of 5 (November 2023) - Located in the Thousand Oaks neighborhood.


by Danco Communities is an affordable housing development with 154 homes and a childcare facility.

  • Project scored 4.17 out of 5 (June 2020) - Located at 777 West San Carlos in San Jose.


by Santa Clara County Housing Authority is an affordable housing development with 660 homes and 5,500 sq ft of retail.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (November 2020) - Located at 675 East Santa Clara Street in San Jose.


by Resources for Community Development (RCD) is a mixed-use project proposing a 5-story, 128 units located at the corner of Post Street & Thornton Avenue in Fremont. This project was scored in partnership with Fremont for Everyone.

  • Project scored 3.8 out of 5 (February 2022) - Located at the corner of Thornton and Post Street in Fremont.

  • Fremont For Everyone scored the project a 4.0 out of 5 (February 2022). *Difference in scores shows our members' divergent views on Parking and Vibrancy*


by Affirmed Housing is a proposal that will replace the now closed Chuck E. Cheese restaurant with a 7-story, 100% affordable housing building. The proposal consists of studios, one, two, and three-bedroom homes for residents needing supportive housing and those earning up to 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

  • Project scored 4.3 out of 5 (October 2022) - Located at the corner of Kooser and Dellwood Way in San Jose.


by First Community Housing is an affordable housing development with 365 homes in two 12-story towers.

  • Project scored 4.6 out of 5 (October 2018) - Located at 280 McEvoy Street in the Diridon Station Area of San Jose.


by Hanover Co. is a mixed-use project consisting of 22 acres proposing 1,470 residential homes, a public park to be dedicated to the City of San Jose, and commercial space to attract a grocery retailer.

  • Our members only provided feedback (March 2022) - Located adjacent to the Coyote Creek Trail at the corner of Seely Avenue and Montague Expressway.


by Affirmed Housing proposes a 10-story building consisting of 9-stories of residential over ground floor parking and amenities. The proposal will provide 193, 100% affordable homes within walking distance to the Berryessa BART Station.

  • Project scored 4.5 out of 5 (December 2022) - Located adjacent to the Berryessa / North San Jose Station.


by The Core Companies is a mixed-use development with 230 homes and 3,600 square feet of retail.

  • Project scored 3.8 out of 5 (August 2019) - Located at 1301 W. San Carlos Street in San Jose


by The Hanover Company proposes 249 homes, 27,000 sq ft of ground-floor retail, and a public plaza at the corner of Julian and Stockton.

  • Project review letter sent (February 2017) - Located at 715 West Julian Street in San Jose.


by MidPen Housing & Immanuel Lutheran Church proposes 107 affordable homes a 2,000 sq ft flex space, 37 parking spots for cars, 109 spots for storing bikes, and residents will receive VTA transit passes.

  • Project scored 3.7 out of 5 (September 2019) - Located at 1710 Moorpark Ave in San Jose.


by RCPM Consultants is a mixed-use development with 44 homes and 3,000 sq ft of retail.

  • Project scored 3.16 out of 5 (April 2020) - Located at 2070 Alum Rock Ave in San Jose.


by Brent Lee is a 25-story 330 units (1,579 bed) student housing development with 8,423 sq ft of commercial space.

  • Project scored 3.86 out of 5 (May 2020) - Located at 100 North 4th Street in San Jose.


by Charities Housing proposes 82 affordable studio apartments in a five- or six-story building. It has 0.75 parking spaces per unit and would provide VTA transit passes to residents to encourage transit.

  • Project scored N/A out of 5 (August 2017) - Located at 329 Page Street in Midtown San Jose.


by Resources for Community Development (RCD) is a mixed-use 100% affordable housing project with 120 homes and 1,172 sq ft of active ground floor space.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (August 2021) - Located at 3550 El Camino Real in Santa Clara


by First Community Housing is an affordable and supportive housing development with 125 homes and 2,400 sq ft of commercial space.

  • Project scored 4.5 out of 5 (December 2020) - Located at 995 East Santa Clara in San Jose.


by Sares Regis is a mixed-use development with 786 homes, commercial space, and offices in downtown Sunnyvale.

  • Project scored 4.14 out of 5 (April 2020) - Located at 200 W Washington Ave. in Sunnyvale.


by Sand Hill Property Company is a large mixed-use development with 990 homes, including 147 affordable and 165,000 square feet of commercial space.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (March 2021) - Located at 1550 El Paseo de Saratoga in San Jose.


by Affirmed Housing is a 79-unit mixed-use affordable & supportive housing development in the Cambrian community of San Jose.

  • Project scored 3.83 out of 5 (July 2020) - Located at 3090 S. Bascom Ave. in San Jose.


by Charities Housing is a 147 unit mixed-use affordable senior housing development with 27,000 sq ft of commercial space on Blossom Hill Road in San Jose.

  • Project scored 3.5 out of 5 (June 2018) - Located at 397 Blossom Hill Road in San Jose.


by MV3 LLC is a mixed-use development with 202 homes and 15,500 square feet of commercial space.

  • Project scored 3.6 out of 5 (April 2021) - Located at 1520 W. San Carlos St. in Midtown San Jose.


by MNN Diridon LLC is a mixed-use development with 689 homes (54% affordable) and 4,000 sq ft of commercial space.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (January 2021) - Located at 244 McEvoy in San Jose.


by PATH Ventures is a mixed-use 100% affordable housing project with 94 homes and 1,877 sq ft of commercial space.

  • Project scored 4.44 out of 5 (October 2021) - Located at 1921 W San Carlos Street in San Jose


by Caltrain proposes two buildings across the Diridon Station that will provide over 1.2 million square feet of office space. The ground floor will provide commercial retail options and an open plaza.

  • Project scored 4 out of 5 (November 2022) - Located across the Diridon Station in San Jose.


Special Reviews

by Borelli Investment Company is a 60-acre master planned area with up to 3,450 residential units and up to 3.4 million sq ft of office space that would replace the existing market.

  • Project review letter by Catalyze SV and other community organizations (July 2020) - Located at the Berryessa BART Station in San Jose.

by Santa Clara County/ Housing Authority includes 500-800 dwelling units, 350,000 sq ft of office, and 4,000-10,000 sq ft of retail.

  • Project review letter sent (April 2019) - Located on a 12-acres along Santa Clara St. between 14th & 17th St. in San Jose.
     

Community Workshop List

by Pulte Group is a planned development that will convert a mobile home park into 691 residential units with both apartments and condominiums. It is located at 555 S. Winchester in San Jose.

by Sand Hill Property Company is a large mixed-use development with 990 homes, including 147 affordable and 165,000 square feet of commercial space in West San Jose.

by SiliconSage Builders is a mixed-use development with up to 796 residential units, 28,690 sq ft of commercial space, and a ½ acre park on the Alum Rock corridor in San Jose.

by the City of San Jose is a master plan for 250-acres around Diridon Station that will include up to 12,900 residential units, 13.7 million sq ft of office, and 1 million sq ft of active use/retail.

by Kylli/Genzon is a proposed mixed-use development with 6,000 residential units, 3.5 million sq ft of office, and 400,000 sq ft of amenity/hotel space. It is located in Santa Clara near the Old Ironside Light Rail Station.

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