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Business office, restaurant, rooftop lounge eyed in San Jose’s Willow Glen

SAN JOSE — A veteran developer has begun building in downtown San Jose’s Willow Glen district of an business office and cafe constructing that the actual estate firm hopes will be its headquarters for many years to come.

Republic City Houses intends to shift its headquarters from downtown San Jose to Willow Glen by moving into a new two-tale making that it is establishing at 1096 Lincoln Ave., mentioned Michael Van Every, president of Republic City Attributes West Coast.

“We’ve been in enterprise at 84 W. Santa Clara St. in downtown San Jose for in excess of 15 years and intend to be in enterprise for one more 50,” Van Every explained. “It was critical we locate the perfect long term dwelling in a sturdy business district.”

That district is Willow Glen, one particular of San Jose’s oldest neighborhoods. Willow Glen grew to become a settlement in the 1860s, a municipality in 1927, and was annexed to San Jose in 1936.

“We couldn’t be much more fired up about remaining aspect of the Willow Glen business district and this excellent in general neighborhood,” Van Every single reported.

The task which is now less than building will contain the new most important places of work of Republic City Homes and a prospective restaurant on both amounts.

“The ground flooring consists of a cafe with an outdoor patio,” a task proposal filed with San Jose metropolis officers shows. “The 2nd ground consists of places of work and a cafe with an out of doors deck for website visitors to enjoy the enjoyable climate and scenic ambiance of downtown Willow Glen.”

The constructing totals about 18,700 square toes, together with the ground-floor patio and the next-ground deck, arranging files present.

Republic City Properties reported it is previously in negotiations with some prominent Bay Area dining establishments to just take the dining area in the constructing. The developer didn’t title the prospective restaurant tenants.

Willow Glen will see a to start with when the developing is complete: a rooftop lounge.

The structure of the creating is affected by San Miguel de Allende, a city in Mexico that is recognized for baroque Spanish architecture that dates again to the colonial era, according to Republic Urban Properties.

“The restaurant will be a neighborhood gem for the loyal neighborhood audience that supports Willow Glen firms,” Van Every single said.