The IHOP on Stevens Creek in Santa Clara near Cupertino will be demolished to build two six-story office buildings totaling 295,500 sq ft,
a two-level below-grade parking garage, a five-level above-ground parking garage and surface parking as well. http://www.mercurynews.com/cupertino/ci_21103166/santa-clara-council-approves-office-project-near-cupertino
Meanwhile, the Main Street Cupertino project slated for the nearby empty field on Stevens Creek Boulevard between Finch Avenue, N. Tantau Avenue and Vallco Parkway in Cupertino is a mixed-use project that aims to replicate a small-town downtown with retail shops, restaurants and a town square.
These are single-family homes and townhomesbuilt by Classic Communities in downtown Mountain View. Unlike communities like Fusion that run on a lottery system, Station 361 will be sold on a First-Come, First-Serve basis. Let me know if you are interested. I'll have to accompany you on your first visit if you'd like me to help you as a Buyer's agent and help you get something extra.
With Silicon Valley real estate so expensive and people too busy to shop around, I thought I'd help fellow South Bay Toyota owners save some time and money on their regularly scheduled Toyota maintenance. For Minor Maintenance (every 5,000 miles), the local Toyota dealers offer the following prices:
Piercey Toyota, Milpitas: $90.00
Stevens Creek Toyota, Cupertino: $97.55
Capitol Toyota, San Jose: $98.88
Toyota Sunnyvale: $102.00
Fremont Toyota: $109.95
Of course, you don't want to waste gas just to get a better deal for servicing. However, some people may benefit from the price comparison. For instance, if you live or work in the Milpitas/Fremont area, then you are definitely better off going to Piercey Toyota instead of Fremont Toyota.
Hey, those dollars add up over the course of time. When you save up enough for a downpayment for a home, let me know :-)
The New William Lyon Homes named The Gardens at 9th Street has some very Environmentally Friendly Features.
- Insulation rated at R13, R19, R30, and R38
- "Low E" dual-pane white vinyl windows and sliding glass doors or Thermatru(R) French door
- Motion sensor or dimmer switch light controls at select locations
- High efficiency 13 SEER central air conditioning with programmable thermostat
- Low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) paint
- Engineered lumber substituted for solid sawn lumber in select locations
The Gardens at 9th Street is a new home development by William Lyon Homes located just minutes from downtown San Jose along N. 9th Street between E. Taylor Street and Jackson Street.
44 single-family detached homes sit around paseo style gardens.
These homes include private entry courtyards, 3-4 bedrooms, a loft option in some plans, and an attached 2-car garage with storage.
Three floor plans
Plan One: the Trellis 1961sf 4bed 2 1/2 baths 2-car garage with storage area From $594,990 (dropped from $619,990)
Plan Two: the Gazebo 1934sf 3bed + loft or bedroom 4, 2 1/2 baths, 2-car garage with storage area From $599,990 (dropped from $624,990)
Plan Two-X: the Arbor 1954sf 3bed + loft or bedroom 4, 2 1/2 baths, 2-car garage with storage area
I went to the Sunnyvale Fremont Avenue 24 Hour Fitness this morning and discovered the entire club is undergoing a transformation.
The first change you notice is actually a change that took effect for all 24hr Fitness Clubs. No longer do they swipe your membership card to let you in. Now they have fingerprint readers lined up on the front desk.
The next thing you notice is the front door to the swimming pool has been walled over. The pool is undergoing renovations. I'll let you know when I learn more...or better yet, see with my own eyes how nice the pool is after they are done.
Also, if you are the type of person who drives to the fitness center with your business clothes and expect to be able to change into your workout clothes in the locker rooms, you'll have to rethink that for at least this week. Both the Mens' and Womens' locker rooms are taped off for renovations this week.
The workout areas are also undergoing transformation. The free weight area is walled off with large plastic sheets.
The club is functional during all this construction. When I visited Monday at 9:25am I witnessed an incredibly long line outside the club. Later I found out that line was for people wanting to get into the morning Zumba class.
I'll let everyone know when the renovations are complete. Until then, keep exercising!