News 2019-08-07T17:04:07-07:00


Community discussions continue May 23 with updated vision for mixed-use neighborhood Santa Clara, Calif. (May 22, 2019) – Kylli, Inc. will host a community open house this week to unveil significant resident-inspired updates to its proposed neighborhood at 3005 Democracy Way in north Santa Clara, now called Mission Point by Kylli. Scheduled for May 23 [...]
California’s past and future collided in this week. That’s not how any of the participants in a raucous, three-city meeting on the Peninsula described it. But as we have reported, the gathering vividly illustrated the growing gulf between those embracing a more urban and efficient model for housing, in this case East Palo Alto, and those [...]
If approved, the roughly 10.6 million-square-foot development proposal on nearly 49 acres in Santa Clara would be among the largest development projects in Silicon Valley. Source:
A mega village of towers, offices, homes and retail that would sprout in Santa Clara near Levi Stadium has undergone a major revamp that will dramatically shorten its maximum height, developers said Thursday. Mission Point, which would bring to Santa Clara office buildings, thousands of residential units, a supermarket, stores, restaurants and parks, has undergone [...]
30 percent height reduction tops list of refinements as a result of conversations with the community SANTA CLARA, Calif. (April 11, 2019) -- Kylli, Inc. today submitted revised plans for its proposed mixed-use neighborhood at 3005 Democracy Way in the emerging Santa Clara North district near Levi Stadium and California’s Great America. For almost a [...]
Kylli has leased all 767,000 square feet of its Burlingame Point office campus to Facebook. In Burlingame, Kylli emphasized sleek, open workspaces, tenant amenities like an on-site gym and outdoor green spaces, plus easy access to public offerings like the Bay Trail along the waterfront. Source:
Residents are invited to help envision the community at 3005 Democracy Way Santa Clara, Calif. – March 15, 2019 – Kylli, Inc. is inviting residents to their second design workshop for 3005 Democracy Way. Santa Clarans are invited to attend a Design Workshop on Monday, March 18 at Mission College to contribute ideas for a [...]
Residents and stakeholders invited to share ideas during input exercise on March 4 Santa Clara, Calif. – March 1, 2019 – Kylli, Inc. is inviting the Santa Clara community to help shape future open space uses for its project at 3005 Democracy Way in the emerging northern district. Santa Clarans are invited to attend a [...]
Assembled leaders bring decades of experience in local development Santa Clara, Calif. – February 19, 2019 – Kylli, Inc. has assembled a team with extensive Bay Area development experience to usher its vision for 3005 Democracy Way in north Santa Clara, transforming an outdated office complex into a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood. Led by Randi Gerson, [...]
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 -- Kylli, Inc. is launching its second year of conversations with the Santa Clara community to shape the vision for a new mixed-use neighborhood in a part of the city undergoing significant transformation. The community is invited to attend an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Central Park Library to learn about Democracy Way—a [...]
BURLINGAME, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kylli, Inc. has tapped Randi Gerson, an experienced real estate executive, to be its Vice President of Real Estate Development. Gerson brings to Kylli well-rounded expertise in financial management, architecture design/construction management, land acquisition, entitlements and real estate transactions. Gerson will lead the planning, development and entitlements for a major project proposed in Santa [...]
The Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization has ordered a budget to study a project to connect non-motorized bicycle and pedestrian paths with the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) Plan. “We’re going to get all the trails united,” Commissioner Rebeca Sosa said after voting for the plan and asking to co-sponsor the resolution by City of [...]
Australia’s landscapes are dotted with mature eucalypts that were standing well before Captain Cook sailed into Botany Bay. These old trees were once revered as an icon of the unique Australian landscape, but they’re rapidly becoming collateral damage from population growth. Mature eucalypts are routinely removed to make way for new suburbs. This has a considerable impact [...]
The numbers for San Mateo County are striking — jobs are booming, but housing growth has stalled and commuters are spending more and more time stuck in traffic. A new report by housing and transit advocates finds the rejection of new housing developments in the county has led to more, not less, congestion as workers move farther [...]
Our readers are telling us housing affordability is a top concern for them. We asked the California Influencers to discuss what can be done to make housing less expensive in California. Mike Madrid, Principal of Grassroots Lab All policy proposals to address this problem are insufficient without one critical element — a dramatic increase in [...]
A Chinese company has brought on local development help as it studies the feasibility of building a 10.5 million-square-foot mixed-use development in Santa Clara — a project that local insiders say could get even bigger. Source:
Santa Clara city officials are grappling with a proposal where a developer is studying bringing up to 10.5 million square feet of development including 6,000 residential units. At lease one office tower could reach as high as 50 stories. Source:
SANTA CLARA — A China-based developer wants to build a mixed-use village of offices, homes and retail at a Santa Clara site once owned by search giant Yahoo. Kylli, a realty firm based in China with Bay Area offices in Burlingame, has proposed a development totaling millions of square feet, with thousands of residences and [...]
The 49 acres in Santa Clara once owned by Yahoo and later bought by Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco has traded hands again — this time to a Chinese developer that appears to be interested in adding thousands of units of housing and retail to the megacampus plans. Source:
RESEARCH on urban land use is one of the most diverse and challenging areas of urban planning research. This is due to the fact that urban areas are complex system constantly undergoing permanent evolution and restructuring. Land, in itself, is a unique product occupying critical place in development. It is the bedrock of any meaningful [...]

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