The Graduate is a 260 unit/1,039 bed off-campus student housing project located on a 1.5-acre site within one block of San Jose State University (SJSU) in San Jose, California. It will be a newly constructed property designed to meet the needs of SJSU students. The new community will include an upscale, high-rise, mixed-use building that will offer furnished student housing and includes:
- One, 19-story, L-shaped, high-rise building with student-oriented amenities.
- A three-story parking deck and an amenities deck above the parking deck, on the back side of the high-rise building.
- An amenities deck including a building with an exercise center, a swimming pool with sundeck, sports courts, picnic area, and landscaping.
- 14,750 square-feet retail space on the first floor of the high-rise building.
The developers, AMCAL Swenson, are a joint venture who retained Cornerstone Earth Group, Inc. to provide environmental and geotechnical engineering services. Swenson is the Design Project Architect and the General Contractor on the project.
Celebrating 40 years of real estate development success, AMCAL develops affordable, market-rate and student rental housing in California, Texas and Washington that improves the lives of residents and enhances their futures. Incorporating outstanding design, top-flight amenities, quality construction and sustainable building standards, AMCAL apartments are long-term community assets sought after by tenants, municipalities, and universities.
For over one hundred years, the Swenson family has been a dynamic partner in building Northern California buildings, with a focus in Downtown San Jose, providing four generations of expertise, along with a proven Design-Develop-Build platform, Swenson delivers creative design, quality developments and efficient construction practices. Cornerstone has worked on over 15 tower projects with Swenson in the Downtown San Jose area.