pedestrian streetscape
Connectivity
Which concept do you believe provides the best connectivity? (Details of each concept are provided on the question graphic)

Key to an attractive office center are vibrant public spaces and streets. We can design the streets in the Innovation Center to connect and serve the larger street grid in Brentwood. In return, the larger Brentwood community enjoys greater access to parks, plazas and trails adding vitality to the Innovation Center. Which scheme do you prefer?

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Do you have any other questions or suggestions about this project?

Please do not just add low wage jobs. Please find professional well paying companies to build here

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What types of employment opportunities do you think are most needed in Brentwood?

Turn the movie theater downtown into a community theater. Live show for plays, musicals and bands. That would bring more people downtown for the restaurants and the bars for drinks before and after. I... Read more...

Thank you for this very interesting idea Laura. Live theater, restaurants, nightlife are an important component to attract potential employers to relocate as well as raise the quality of life for Brentwood... Read more...

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What types of employment opportunities do you think are most needed in Brentwood?

What about a satellite campus for UC Davis? We have an ag heritage and with transit access we could bring in research and development companies that stimulate the next generation of ag in the Central Valley.

Hi Jonathan, thank you for this suggestion! Education is a high priority for the community. We will look into examples of satellite campuses for Universities and be sure that we build flexibility into... Read more...

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What types of employment opportunities do you think are most needed in Brentwood?

Brentwood residents are commuting for high paying jobs in the tech and pharma sectors. Take a look at Vacaville, an ag town in its own right, and look at the history of how they brought in tech jobs to... Read more...

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What is it that attracts you to visit public plazas and parks? Feel free to share places you have been that you have enjoyed!

lots of trees, walking paths, water features and nature areas that support local wildlife.

A clean public places , trees lots of trees , due too heat in our summer months! Biking & Walking paths to connect to all , as much as possible!

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What types of features, services, and/or amenities do you look for in a workplace?

a walkable area with outdoor recreation options, plenty of meal options, childcare options, efficient traffic flow and freeway access, quality infrastructure (fiber internet, well-maintained streets)

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Do you have any other questions or suggestions about this project?

Because Brentwood is brown and dry for probably 6-7 months of the year, it would be important from my point of view to "green up" the space as much as possible year round with lots of trees and greenery.... Read more...

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What is it that attracts you to visit public plazas and parks? Feel free to share places you have been that you have enjoyed!

something about a large open space with seating, shade, trees, grass and/or other natural and inspiring features such as fountains or art draws you in to sit and just relax and contemplate alone or with... Read more...

Thank you for this insight Vanessa, the idea of providing public spaces with a variety of attributes to attract people is key to making these places more relevant and enjoyable.

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Why should a company choose Brentwood as their next location?

pedestrian trails, multiple downtown shopping areas, easy freeway access, multiple east bay regional parks, affordable housing, access to fiber optic internet service throughout most of the city.

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What types of employment opportunities do you think are most needed in Brentwood?

Tech companies, more fast casual dining and more entertainment options (bars, restaurants, live performance venues). This will attract more recreational visitors, provide amenities for larger employers... Read more...

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Do you have any other questions or suggestions about this project?

Focus on drawing in new companies to the area, not just in retail. People need shorter commutes to career positions. Also, attracting some quality restaurants that offer a diverse selection of cuisine... Read more...

I like the concept 4 plan, less straight lines with open space spread out. Bike and walking paths are very important and should be extended from existing paths. Along the walk path from the Streets across... Read more...

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What is it that attracts you to visit public plazas and parks? Feel free to share places you have been that you have enjoyed!

Dog parks, tennis courts, trees. The best parks have many diverse recreation activities and lots of open space with large trees for shade and to reconnect with the earth/greenery

Play structures, recreation for families (i.e. bocci, skatepark, basketball courts, picnic tables/bbq), dog friendly

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What types of employment opportunities do you think are most needed in Brentwood?

Brentwood needs more professional/career opportunities. It’s a ghost town during the week as everyone is commuting long distances to jobs in the central Bay Area. Most of those jobs could be moved out... Read more...

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Which scheme did you pick and why?

The Mokelumne curve because I felt like it had the best combination of design for linking both sides of Hwy 4 and the trail system. The green space also seemed the most useful when positioned along the... Read more...

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What types of employment opportunities do you think are most needed in Brentwood?

coUrbanize once Covid is over, we need The Brentwood Barn. A gathering place for community and draw for out of towners. We need to leverage our hybrid identity of modern suburbia and rural farms/ranches... Read more...

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