Alquist Redevelopment

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Aerial view of Alquist site in downtown San Jose.

The Alquist Redevelopment is a planned, mixed-income, high-density workforce housing tower across from the Hammer Theatre along Downtown San José’s Paseo de San Antonio. With 1,000 units of housing for graduate students, faculty, and staff, this project is the first major investment in SJSU’s comprehensive plan to make housing more accessible to the campus community.

Learn about the project

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Project Overview

Details about the Alquist Redevelopment including the rationale and goals of workforce housing at SJSU.

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Planned and estimated timeline including project approval, CEQA, design, construction, and project completion.

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View the slide deck outlining the context for this project, an overview of the specifics, as well as a rundown of the fall 2022 housing market demand survey.

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Fact Sheet

Read a brief summary of the need and plans for SJSU’s first and largest workforce housing project.

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Economic Context

The urgent and pressing need for more housing that is within reach to SJSU's workforce and graduate student population.

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Neighborhood Context

How this future workforce housing project fits into the Downtown San José landscape.

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Compliance with and timeline for project approval through the California Environmental Quality Act's various clearance and impact mitigation processes.

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Building and Lifestyle Details

Planned and anticipated details about living accommodations and amenities at this project.

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Details about the project’s finance plan and structure.

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Information Session

Watch the fall 2022 workforce housing information session co-hosted by SJSU's Institute for Metropolitan Studies.