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The 808 Alameda de las Pulgas development is designed to benefit future residents, existing neighbors and the overall community, as well as support San Carlos' housing and climate goals.


Community Benefits 

The new neighborhood is designed to be open and easily accessible to the broader community with a focus on safety and security of both the built and natural environments.


Improvements include:

  • significant additional housing with 10 homes affordable to low-income families

  • bus shelter with bike parking

  • crosswalks at the entrance including a flashing beacon across Alameda de las Pulgas

  • site stormwater control upgrades

  • site fire management upgrades

  • public trail from Alameda de las Pulgas to the property line at both Dundee Lane and Heather Drive for future trail connections

  • public through-road to neighboring lots for a future road connection to Coronado Avenue

High-Performance Building Design 


The sustainable design approach directly supports many elements of the City of San Carlos Climate Action Plan. This includes advanced building technology and materials, as well as low-impact construction practices. Traffic, noise and duration of construction will be minimized through use of innovative building techniques.

808 Alameda de las Pulgas Area Details 

The new neighborhood project is located on 11.4 acres off of Alameda de las Pulgas between San Carlos and Brittan Avenues. The location is unique, with expansive views and open space, as well as multiple parks, schools, downtown San Carlos and Caltrain within 1.25 miles and generally accessible by foot, bike and public transit. 

The property is bordered to the south by an open space lot and residential land uses, to the west by residential land uses, to the north by an undeveloped 12-acre property and residential land uses, and to the east by Alameda de Las Pulgas and schools, religious institutions and residences.


The land is zoned for six homes per acre (RS-6) and is within a Hillside Overlay District.

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