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Old Posted May 3, 2017, 8:05 PM
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Courtesy Silicon Valley Business Journal

Courtesy Mill Creek Residential / Steinberg Architects EIR

San Pedro Square in line for 200 apartments in McEnery, Mill Creek plan

Working with Mill Creek Residential Trust, an investment and development firm, McEnery and his partners are proposing a 204-unit apartment complex for a 1-acre parcel at 45 N. San Pedro St. A formal city planning application was submitted last week.


Enter Mill Creek, a Texas-based firm founded by a group of former executives from Trammell Crow Co., the mammoth development outfit now owned by CBRE. Donald Peterson, a senior managing director at Mill Creek's San Francisco office, was looking for Bay Area projects and was already familiar with the San Pedro Square area.

"As far as I was concerned, that was ground zero," Peterson said.


Mill Creek's and McEnery's project is in some ways more difficult: Its mid-block location and historic neighbors pose unique challenges.

"It's one of downtown's most important infill sites nestled between the historic buildings and the heart of San Pedro Square," said Scott Knies, executive director of the San Jose Downtown Association. "It has to be designed and executed brilliantly."

Site prep still ongoing it seems, as of Apr 29, 2017:

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