630,000 SQFT Office Campus in Santa Clara to Undergo Multi-Phase Revitalization Project

Santa Clara, Great America Commons, Cushman & Wakefield, Berry Appleman & Leiden

SANTA CLARA, Calif., – July 11, 2022 –  Great America Commons, a Fitwel certified 630,000-square-foot Class A office project located in Santa Clara, California near Levi’s Stadium, is undergoing a significant multi-phase revitalization. The campus has also recently experienced an increase in occupancy through tenant expansion and new leasing activity.

Great America Commons consists of two (6)-story Class A buildings located at 4555 – 4655 Great America Pkwy, between US 101 and SR 237.

Great America Commons’ new modern indoor and outdoor improvements being built over two phases focus on employee productivity, happiness and well-being. The recently completed Phase I features a new outdoor grill station area, putting green, activity area, and refreshed outdoor lounge. Adding to the outdoor delight, beach volleyball and a half basketball court are also offered.

Phase II will also add a highly unique outdoor boardroom with video screen, a vibrant open-air fitness area to serve as an extension of the existing state-of-the-art indoor fitness facility, and a meadow, an enjoyable outdoor space with secluded seating areas and walkable pathways. The second phase will also see an expanded seating renovation to include stadium seating to the project’s centerpiece, Harvest Hall, a solar-powered zero-energy building featuring full service indoor and outdoor dining with made-to-order stations along with catering that has been a key on-site amenity since the campus was originally constructed in 2002.

The project’s monument signage along Great America Pkwy that serves as a beacon for tenants is also being refinished along with new LED illumination.

Cushman & Wakefield’s Brandon Bain, Nick Lazzarini and Erik Hallgrimson of the firm’s San Jose/Silicon Valley office are leading leasing efforts for the campus.  

Great America Commons has recently signed a handful of notable leases across a variety of industries since the onset of the pandemic. They include a substantial renewal and expansion from Ampere totaling 116,103 sf, plus new tenants Neolife International, LLC (14,099 sf) and Berry Appleman & Leiden, LLP (13,177 sf). 

“For decades Great America Commons has served as one of Silicon Valley’s premier campuses, while being positioned in one of its most centralized locations near an abundance of amenities, entertainment, transportation services, major freeways, and more,” said Brandon Bain, executive managing director. “Employee energy is a major theme for this revitalized campus, and ownership has set out to re-energize the project for its occupants heading into the future and as companies look to continue to return to the office.”

Bain added, “Great America Commons’ expansive 103,000 sf of outdoor space, fitness, activity, sports and wellness amenities offer considerable health benefits for employees—the project’s enhanced outdoor workspace was specifically designed for collaboration or private reflection. Providing an outdoor setting or the means to outdoor space has become increasingly coveted as a result of the pandemic.”

The buildings feature efficient floor plates of ±55,000 sf, some of which offer market-ready finishes. Based on current availability, the project can accommodate tenants of all sizes, with spaces ranging from smaller users to multi-floor users.

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