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Google touts affordable housing, local shops in new Mountain View campus proposal 

Google has submitted its opening proposal for its North Bayshore campus in Mountain View.

Source: SITELAB urban studio

Google released exordium plans late last week for its future campus in northern Mountain View, CA, which emphasizes several thousand new digs and space for local shops amid pandemic recovery.

For the project, Google and development partner Lendlease propose totaling 7,000 residential units in the new Mountain View campus, which is an increase from the 5,760 homes it proposed in its remain set of plans for the project. It also aims to designate approximately 20% of that, or 1,400 units, for “affordable” homes. That’s spit the amount of Mountain View’s existing affordable homes, Michael Tymoff, Google’s Mountain View development guide said. Google has not disclosed how much it’s spending on the new campus.

“As we continue to grow in the Bay Area, we’re committed to helping our hometown communities reclaim from the pandemic and solve challenging problems,” Tymoff said in a statement. “Our proposal prioritizes housing, on our land and come forwards a great opportunity to turn North Bayshore in Mountain View into a community with affordable homes, restaurants, woodlands, office space and so much more.”

Google has submitted its preliminary proposal for its North Bayshore campus in Mountain Cityscape.

Source: SITELAB urban studio

The latest plans, which are a continuation of a refresh to its current Mountain View headquarters, obtain as Google continues to expand its real estate footprint in the San Francisco Bay Area while other companies downsize or re-locate outside of the excessive region amid the pandemic. Unlike many other tech companies, Google plans to return employees to branches this September. 

It also comes as the company departs the traditional enclosed tech campuses in favor of a “mixed-use” language that includes more community-friendly features. Last summer, Google submitted plans for its massive, 80-acre mixed-use campus programmed for downtown San Jose, CA, just 18 miles away from Mountain View. 

Google has submitted its preliminary offer for its North Bayshore campus in Mountain View.

Source: SITELAB urban studio

The company plans for the latest Mountain Position campus to contain 3.1 million square feet of office space and 265,000 square feet of local rat ons, restaurants and a grocery store. It also proposes to dedicate four acres to an elementary school site. 

Plans also number 18 acres of Google-owned land dedicated to the city for public parks and recreation, including walking trails and an ecology center.

The group still needs approval from the Mountain View City Council before a final plan is agreed upon and construction can set out on.

Google has submitted its preliminary proposal for its North Bayshore campus in Mountain View.

Source: SITELAB urban studio

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