Mountain View, CA (Jan. 7, 2013) – Today, January 7, 2013 marked the opening of leasing for 330 new residential apartment homes known as Carmel The Village, one of many new additions to The Village at San Antonio Center, Mountain View’s newest retail experience located at the heart of Silicon Valley. The onsite leasing center can be reached at 650-948-4512, or by visiting the website at www.CarmelTheVillage.com. Occupancy is planned for early Spring 2013.
Carmel The Village consists of three residential buildings, featuring contemporary architecture and an array of amenities. Residents will experience the perks of styled interiors, rooftop retreats and convenient amenities—all just steps away from a vibrant streetscape of brand new retail, boutique shops, restaurants, cafés and a beautiful community park with an area especially for dogs.
The luxury apartment homes at Carmel The Village come in a variety of studio, one and two bedroom floor plans highlighted by designer finishes, fresh colors and stainless steel appliances. The homes offer spacious layouts with an abundance of natural light streaming in from expansive windows. Special touches like quartz countertops and solid wood cabinetry give the homes personality and style, while striking color palette options allow residents to personalize their space. Eco-friendly materials make green living a reality, and large balconies and terraces connect residents with the outdoors.
Public plazas, extensive landscaping, sidewalk storefronts, grocers, fine dining and local boutiques will provide an active pedestrian-oriented shopping and dining experience at The Village at San Antonio Center making Carmel The Village an ideal place to live in the well-established city of Mountain View.
In keeping with sustainable-development practices of the entire Village at San Antonio Center, residences at Carmel The Village will be designed to meet the Build it Green program. This program incorporates adding sustainable measures to construction that will minimize water usage, produce low intensity, energy efficient lighting, add roofing systems with high Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) and offer preferred carpool and hybrid parking.
The 16-acre Village at San Antonio Center combined with residential space is the product of a partnership between Carmel Partners and Merlone Geier Partners. The Village at San Antonio Center, a signature gateway to Mountain View, CA at San Antonio Road and El Camino Real, offers an exciting new place to live, work and shop in Silicon Valley. With easy access via Caltrain, bus, freeway and bike routes, The Village is a pedestrian-oriented community expected to generate over $1 million a year in sales tax revenue and over 800 jobs. The first phase of The Village features 134,000 square feet of commercial retail space, 330 apartments, a new park with dog-walking area, above- and below-grade parking, and sustainability components ranging from water-polishing bioswales for cleaning street run-off to energy-efficient building design and operation that exceeds State of California Title 24 mandates. Visit us at www.thevillagesanantoniocenter.com.
About Merlone Geier Partners
Merlone Geier Partners is a private real estate investment company focused on the acquisition, development and redevelopment of retail and retail-driven mixed-use properties on the West Coast. Co-managed by Peter J. Merlone and Bradley A. Geier, Merlone Geier has raised more than $2.3 billion of discretionary institutional equity capital over the past 20 years. For more information, visit www.merlonegeier.com.
About Carmel Partners
Based in San Francisco, Camel Partners is a national, full service real estate investment company specializing in acquisition, development, renovation and property management services. Founded in 1992 by Ron Zeff, Carmel Partners also maintains offices in Irvine, Denver, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Honolulu. For more information, visit: www.CarmelPartners.com.