Other Location Info
The Fremont Corners shopping center is located near the southeast corner of Fremont Avenue and Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road. The shopping center is comprised of three parcels. The City Council approved the redevelopment of the easterly parcel (commonly referred to as the “Jakes” site) in 2021 with 50 residential units (condominiums) and renovation of an existing 8,094 square foot commercial building (SDP 2020-7525). The middle parcel is currently occupied by a gym (24-Hour Fitness), with no plans to redevelop at this time. The westerly parcel, which is the subject of this application, is currently developed with two commercial buildings totaling 27,900 square feet. Cross access easements run across all three parcels.
The shopping center is surrounded by commercial, office and multi-family residential development to the north and west, Fremont High School to the northwest, and one and two-story single-residential and multi-family residential development to the east and south. The gas station adjacent to the shopping center, located at the southeast corner of Fremont Avenue and Sunnyvale Saratoga Road, is not part of the shopping center and has no plans for redevelopment at this time.
The proposed project is located within the Fremont Corners shopping center, which is comprised of three parcels totaling 7.21 acres. The subject property is the western-most parcel and is 1.84 acres in size. The site is currently developed with two commercial buildings totaling approximately 27,900 square feet and surface parking. The proposed project includes demolition of approximately 24,500 square feet of commercial space, renovation of 3,384 square feet of existing commercial space, and construction of 35 residential units (condominium ownership) within three four-story buildings.
A Special Development Permit (SDP) is required for redevelopment in the C-1/PD zoning district, pursuant to Sunnyvale Municipal Code (SMC) Section 19.90.010.The Tentative Map is required prior to a Final Map for the creation of five lots and 35 condominiums for individual ownership.