The Alexandria Center for Life Science - San Carlos

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What kinds of events and programming would you be excited to participate in on the campus?

Evening use of conference rooms for community meetings. Outdoor recreation classes. Weekend music and performance events outside.

5 supporters

David,
Our development design reflects a community room for events like meetings. The open space area reflects the opportunity for recreation & art activities like you mention above. Stay tuned!

1 supporter
What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

A nice looking development project which will fit in well with the San Carlos community. The shared spaces for the residents will be a wonderful bonus vs the current site use.

3 supporters

Thank you Jay. We'll continue to update you as the project progresses through Planning Dept and city council review in the next quarter.

What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

Community center with a pool

2 supporters

We have informed the city's Planning dept that there was interest in adding a community pool. The party's agreed that a pool would be best served in another location like an existing city park.
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There appears to be a lot of community support for a public pool. Has another park/location been identified?

What services and amenities do you think are missing in this area of San Carlos that this project might be able to fill?

Creek restoration and more affordable housing

2 supporters

Sam,
As an update to your comment, know that we continue to work with the city's Planning dept to develop a creek restoration scope, along with an affordable housing element in San Carlos.

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What services and amenities do you think are missing in this area of San Carlos that this project might be able to fill?

I think it's a pretty good balance of commercial and amenities. It seems to compliment what San Carlos has to offer.

2 supporters

Thanks Mr. Samaras. As we develop the project over the next year, we'll continue to work with the community for commercial and amenity related ideas.

What kinds of events and programming would you be excited to participate in on the campus?

I think it would be a great space for community groups to gather, either indoors or in the beautiful outdoor areas. Perhaps Children's Theater could put on small performances or small music groups could... Read more...

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Donna, the community theater is a great idea. We are definitely interested in doing something like this that enhances the campus while also fostering opportunities for community connection, learning, and... Read more...

What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

looks great!

2 supporters
What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

Please consider including artist studio spaces featuring amazing local artists.

1 supporter

Zora,
Thank you for your interest in the project. Our campus will have activity locations in the planned open space, with opportunities in Community Center for artist works.
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What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

This project should not move forward. The land should be used for housing. The State of CA has mandated that San Carlos add approx 2,800 residential units over about the next 5-10 years. We need what... Read more...

1 supporter

This project is already completed and fully occupied.

Mike,
We are working with the city's Planning dept to explore ways ARE can support a housing element in San Carlos. Keep checking this site for further information about our project and ongoing collaboration... Read more...

What services and amenities do you think are missing in this area of San Carlos that this project might be able to fill?

Places to buy lunch or a cool drink, possibly a small market and/or cafe. Open field to sit on or play casual sports. Small stage for outdoor events. More dedicated bike/pedestrian paths.

1 supporter

David,
As a follow-up to your email, we now have a place to have a cool drink at 825/835 Industrial Rd: Salt & Brine!
Regarding the open space and bike paths, check the Open Space tab in the Overview... Read more...

What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

none

1 supporter
What kinds of events and programming would you be excited to participate in on the campus?

The project looks beautiful. I especially like how you will be incorporating areas for members of the public to enjoy this property as well.

1 supporter

Thank you, Gayle. The Community Green area & Pulgas Creek bike path will be key project components. Stay tuned for additional developments in '21.

What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

I think what you have put together is looking great!

1 supporter

Thank you Donna. Alot of effort's been put into the website and we look forward to translating this energy into the development and community at large.

What types of food and drink retailers would you most like to see as part of the campus? (i.e. food trucks, farmer's market, etc.)

Food trucks would be a great addition, as well as a farmer's market.

1 supporter

We agree! We’re looking forward to hearing more ideas from the community around the types of food and retailers that would work well in this area. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

What other questions or suggestions do you have about this project?

Would like to see bike or walking path connected to downtown.

1 supporter

We agree. The site's street related design works include bike paths to comply with the city's bicycle master plan.

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