Joint Venture to Develop 131-Acre Mixed-Use Project in San Luis Obispo, California

by Amy Works

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. — A joint venture between San Diego-based Presidio Residential Capital and Coastal Community Builders has received approval from the San Luis Obispo City Council to develop San Luis Ranch, a 131-acre mixed-use farm-to-table community. Slated to break ground the first quarter of 2019, the development will features 580 residential homes, 150,000 square feet of commercial space, 100,000 square feet of office space and a 200-room hotel.

Delivery of a 10-acre multifamily site and all commercial and hotel pads is scheduled for the second and third quarters of 2019. Additionally, 281 single-family lots will be delivered for home construction commencement starting in the third quarter of 2019.

The residential portion of the development will include single-family detached and multifamily housing, including a significant number of affordable housing units. The residential homes will offer a variety of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features, including solar panels, Energy Star-certified appliances and lighting, tankless water heaters, low-flow plumbing and natural, edible landscaping.

More than 50 percent of the pedestrian-oriented community will be park land, open space and agricultural land with a working organic farm and learning center, community gardens, a recreation and fitness loop, and several parks and picnic areas. Additionally, the development will feature walking and bike lanes throughout, as well as electric car charging stations and bicycle parking.

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