Fabulous Residential development site On the Peninsula

Located in a quiet, mostly single family neighborhood, in the heart of San Bruno California, this prime development site is 10 miles south of San Francisco on the San Francisco Peninsula. Within blocks of BART transit, a few miles from San Francisco International airport, and the Biotech capital of the world, this site is within walking distance to downtown San Bruno, restaurants and shopping.

Designed by award winning Architect, Alan William Coon, the building Plans conceive the construction of an innovative, and elegantly designed 9 Unit apartment building with the focus on the highest standards of design, cost effective construction, space utility, and economical ongoing maintenance.

Consisting of three levels, the first floor includes a ground level, secured parking garage with 10 parking places, including one that is Van and handicapped accessible, plus 3 electric car chargers. There are 3 additional secured parking places, and 6 secured bicycle parking places. The 650 square foot outdoor common area provides a sunny and private resident retreat. Also on the ground level is a spacious and gracious entry and elevator landing, plus a studio apartment.

On the second and third level are 8 spacious apartments, including 6 two bedroom, and 2 extra large one bedroom units, all opening onto sunny balconies. All second and third floor units are accessed by a large, medical emergency sized, top of the line elevator by Otis Elevator Company, and are entered from secured breezeways.

Green building and maintenance efficient components include durable and low maintenance exterior siding, a 40 year rated asphalt shingle Class-A roof. All outdoor surfaces are coated with state of art water proofing. The heating and cooling systems, sound control, insulation, ventilation are all engineered for maximum efficiency. All units have tank-less water heaters, and washer and dryer gas hookups.

Architectural and Design Features Include


  • Absolutely level, corner lot.
  • Spectacular Italianate tower defines the building’s classically inspired architecture.
  • Tuscan style cultured stone veneer.
  • Sensitive massing gives the building definition and strength.
  • Rooflines have shallow and deep overhangs creating variations in shade and shadows giving depth to the façade.
  • All units are south facing and have generous windows, giving access to light, air, and sun.
  • All upper balconies and south facing private patios provide private outdoor living space for residents.
  • Mediterranean, water conserving landscaping.
  • Building is designed for solar power installation.


  • The design and plans for 500 Sylvan have received approval from the San Bruno Planning department and will be put on the Calendar soon for planning commission consideration as a nine market rate apartment building.




    OFFERED AT $1,850,000


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