Sierra Point Hotel and Life Science Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Brisbane
Document Title
Sierra Point Hotel and Life Science Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Present Land Use: Vacant Zoning: Sierra Point Commercial District (SP-CRO) General Plan Use Designation: Sierra Point Commercial/Retail/Office (SPC/R/O)
Document Description
The proposed project includes the construction of two new buildings, consisting of a hotel and a life science uses, on top of a shared parking podium that would include one below-grade level, that would total approximately 1.2 million square feet of building space. The proposed hotel building would be approximately 508,000 square feet in size and contain 608 guest rooms. The hotel building would be 12 stories and approximately 200 feet in height. The ground floor would include two retail spaces and the podium level would include an approximately 20,000-square-foot event space. The proposed life science building would be approximately 658,000 square feet in size. The life sciences building would be 11 stories and approximately 206 feet in height to the top of the mechanical penthouse. It is currently assumed that up to 50 percent of the life science floor area would be occupied by research and development (R&D) uses, while the remaining 50 percent would be occupied by office uses. The ground floor of the life sciences building would include approximately 3,700 square feet of active use space, such as retail or café space.

Contact Information

Dara Sanders
Agency Name
City of Brisbane
Job Title
Consulting Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Theresa Wallace
Agency Name
Job Title
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


San Mateo
Citywide, San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Sierra Point Parkway/Marina Boulevard
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
US 101
Brisbane Elementary School
San Francisco Bay, Brisbane Lagoon

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Development Types
Office (Sq. Ft. 658000, Acres 6.12, Employees 1917), Other (608-room hotel)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Utilities/Service Systems
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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