San Jose city leaders gave final approval to a massive downtown office complex that will bring with it both upgrades and concerns about housing.
Construction of the 1 million-square-foot complex will begin soon on the block between Autumn Parkway and West Julian Street. The new development is expected to house an estimated 5,000 workers.
“It’s gonna bring a variety of upgrades and improvements to the surrounding open spaces,” said Peter Leroe-Munoz of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.
Spaces certainly seem to be opening up in the area as nearby businesses already are moving away, prompting questions about whether the addition of Google’s massive downtown village makes the area too tech-friendly.
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