San Jose objects to job/housing imbalance of Related Companies CityPlace Santa Clara project – Silicon Valley Business Journal

The 9 million-square-foot project, CityPlace Santa Clara, will result in 24,760 new jobs but will contain a relatively small number of new homes, Freitas says in the letter. That dynamic will stimulate demand for 15,408 residential units outside of Santa Clara, equating to population growth of 40,677 residents, he wrote.

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The incredibly fine balance or jobs, housing, retail, transit, and affordable housing is testing all of our city planners.  Easy to point the finger but where is the Silicon Valley Planning family?  Time to get serious.  Politicians can show pretty pictures and pitch jobs as one presentation, homes at another, retail at another, and affordable housing to another but it is time to become weavers of community planning.

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