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USGBC ProjeCt Profile

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STATiOn pArk grEEn
SAn MATEO, CALiFOrniA

114 weekday transit trips available within


1/2 mile

104.2 dwelling units per acre

12 car sharing vehicles on-site

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Station Park Green


San Mateo, California

LEED for Neighborhood Development (Pilot)


Certification date March 27, 2008

Gold 65*
Smart location & linkage 21/30

Neighborhood Pattern & Design 31/39

Green Construction & technology 12/31

innovation & Design Process 1/6

Certification type/Stage Pre-review, Stage 1

*Out of a possible 100 points

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USGBC Project Profile
Station park green

Bay Area Brownfield Transforms into Vibrant City Hub


Station Park Green bridges revitalized parks and local businesses to neighboring communities

PROJECT BACKGROUND “This vibrant community is not


The LEED for Neighborhood Development recognized plan for Station Park Green will
redevelop an underutilized brownfield site into a walkable, mixed-use, transit-oriented
only a mix of retail, businesses,
development adjacent to the Hayward Park Station, an active Caltrain station with service to residential and entertainment, but
San Francisco and connection to various community shuttles. The proposed design is a
compact community composed of residential, retail, and commercial uses interwoven with also a safe, attractive community
open spaces that will connect with existing, well-established residential neighborhoods. that links together neighboring
The well-positioned 12-acre site is currently home to an outmoded big box store, retail chain areas, enhancing the spirit of the
and gas station surrounded by a large amount of surface parking configured for the automobile green building movement and
rather than the pedestrian. When completed, the new development will contain approximately
600 multifamily units, 60,000 square feet of retail space (including a space for a current tenant unifying San Mateo citizens. ”
beloved by local residents), 10,000 square feet of offices arranged into small blocks, and two Alan Talanksy
acres of much needed open space configured into four distinctive parks, with the largest lined Senior Vice President of Development,
with residences and retail. Bicycle parking and connections to the transit station, as well as
EBL&S Development
car-sharing vehicles, will offer residents and workers options beyond using personal
automobiles. Unlike the current form of the site setback far from the street, the new buildings
will be positioned right at the street with entrances opening onto sidewalks to create a safe and
aesthetically pleasing pedestrian realm. The location is a compact and walkable design that
responds to the San Mateo Corridor Plan, which calls for dense development and additional
residential uses clustered around transit stations.

Among the green building and infrastructure strategies proposed for the development and site
design are solar orientation, rooftop gardens, and low-impact stormwater management
features, primarily through the design of the parks and streetscape. In addition, at least 40% of
the square footage will undergo LEED certification. Strategies to reduce energy use and water
use will be employed wherever possible in all buildings. Tree-lined streets will help to shade Architect/Planner: Perkins + Will
pedestrians and keep buildings cooler. Civil Engineer: ARUP
Contractor: Butler Construction
Developer: EBL&S Development
About EBL&S Landscape Architect: GLS
EBL&S and its affiliated companies were founded in 1976 as a real estate acquisition, LEED Consultant: Raimi + Associates, Inc.
development and management company. Over the last three decades, the company has acted Owner: EBL&S Development
as a principal in over one billion dollars of transactions and retains ownership in over 37 Legal Consultants: Goulston & Storrs, LLP
Project Size: Approximately 12 Acres
properties aggregating over 4.2 million square feet of retail space.
Photography Courtesy of: EBL&S Development

As the urban and suburban real estate vistas have changed, the company has shifted focus
to capitalize on new frontiers in residential, commercial and retail development. The
company’s strategically-located shopping centers lend themselves to exciting mixed-use
redevelopment opportunities. The development team at EBL&S has entitled, developed, ABOUT LEED
The LEED® green building certification program
converted and redeveloped more than 30 commercial properties and thousands of residential is the national benchmark for the design,
units. Members of the in-house team have also been responsible for the passage of mixed-use construction, and operations of high-performance
Planned Urban Developments and the entitlements and development of several subdivisions. green buildings. Visit the U.S. Green Building
Council’s Web site at www.usgbc.org to learn more
The principals are currently working on transforming three shopping centers into transit-
about LEED and green building.
oriented residential villages.

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