Almaden Office Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Jose, City of (City of San Jose)
Document Title
Almaden Office Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
Boston Properties, Inc.
Present Land Use
General Plan: Downtown; Zoning District: DC Downtown Primary Commercial

Document Description
Site Development Permit to allow for the demolition of on an existing parking lot and the construction of an up to 17-story, approximately 2.6 million-square foot building on a 3.67-gross acre site. As proposed, the project would include approximately 2,111,000 square feet of office space in two towers (North Tower and South Tower), 35, 200 square feet of ground floor commercial space, and up to 1,815 below-grade parking spaces.

Contact Information
Kara Hawkins
City of San Jose
200 E. Santa Clara St., 3rd Floor Tower
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone : (408) 535-7852


37°32.76'91"N 121°89.04'70"W
San Jose
Santa Clara
Cross Streets
South Almaden Blvd., and Woz Way
Total Acres
Parcel #
264-28-019, -022, -023, -024, -025
State Highways
I-280, 87, 880
Diridon Station
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose...
SJSU, San Jose Unified School District
Guadalupe River, Coyote Creek, and Los Gatos Creek
Other Location Info
See NOC for more details

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Office (2.2 mil Sq. Ft.) Commercial (35,200 Sq. Ft.)
Local Action
Site Plan Other Action Site Development Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Transportation, District 4


Environmental Document
H19-004 Almaden Office NOP Final Draft 05   PDF 12081 K
NOP Letter_Distribution_NOC   PDF 1679 K
State Comments
2019050020 nahc   PDF 1820 K 2019050020_Caltrans D4_04-SCL-2019-00593_Almaden_Office_Project_   PDF 433 K

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