Swenson Builders retained Cornerstone Earth Group, Inc. to provide geotechnical services at 130 Center Street, Santa Cruz, across from Depot Park. Cornerstone’s contributions include a design-level geotechnical investigation, which consisted of performing a Site Response Analysis to evaluate potential future ground shaking, and a Non-Linear Effective Stress Analysis, providing a detailed assessment of potential seismic settlement.
Swenson, a prominent Northern California real estate development company, received unanimous approval from the Santa Cruz Planning Commission for the new 6-story apartment complex. The project will feature 233 studios—198 market rate units and 35 below rate units. The 189,720 square foot development will include amenities such as a spa, a fitness room, a game room, a community room, an open space deck, and a top floor recreation deck. The site will provide bicycle parking and 209 combined parking spaces in one underground and one ground-floor garage.