Contact: James Paxson, General Manager Hacienda Owners Association 925.734.6500
PLEASANTON, Calif. - The positive growth seen in 2011 and the first half of 2012 have gained even more momentum during the third quarter as Hacienda saw the approval of three major projects, including one which has already begun construction.
"Hacienda is pleased to be the site of two new transit-oriented developments, both of which are situated directly adjacent to the East Dublin/Pleasanton BART station, just inside the park's northern boundary," says James Paxson, Hacienda's General Manager. "The expansion of our existing tenant, Mercedes Benz of Pleasanton, is another highlight of the park's growth."
Here's a summary of just some of what has gone on in Northern California's largest mixed-use development in the past three months:
BRE Properties has received approval for the construction of a mixed-use, transit-oriented development on two lots totaling over 16 acres. The project, which is expected to be completed in 2015, will consist of 506 residential units split into a total of 20, three- to five-story buildings, including a number of live/work units and additional retail space.
Styles will range from "contemporary, hip, and edgy," says BRE's Bob Linder, to garden-style buildings with brick facades that will evoke "the Pleasanton feel." Covered in the June issue of Hacienda NETWORK: www.hacienda.org/ho/nw1206_main.html
Mercedes-Benz of Pleasanton, a 25-year Hacienda tenant, has acquired additional land in the park and broken ground on construction that will double the size of the dealership's current facilities to 112,000 square feet. "The main reason for the building is that we have outgrown our present facilities," says Uwe Waizenegger, owner. "Now we have a total of 6.3 acres, which will allow us to build a new facility and have everything under one roof ."
Slated for completion in June 2013, the new facility conforms to the corporate Autohaus concept, which standardizes the sleek, upscale look of Mercedes-Benz dealerships worldwide. The new showroom will have enough space to display 15 cars and accommodate a staff of 16 sales professionals. The new service department will boast 50 stalls, twice the current capacity. Covered in the August issue of Hacienda NETWORK: www.hacienda.org/ho/nw1208_main.html .
IntegenX, a Hacienda company which has developed rapid human DNA identification technology, has installed its RapidHIT Human Identification System at the new Key Forensics Services Ltd (KFS) facility in Warrington, United Kingdom. KFS is one of the early access sites for the new system and will be the first to provide Rapid DNA identification capabilities to U.K. law enforcement organizations. Rapid DNA analysis is a transformative technology that promises to fundamentally change the way investigations are conducted by enabling law enforcement personnel to quickly and definitively identify suspects while they are still in custody.
"The RapidHIT System will revolutionize the provision of DNA profiles, and we are honored to be one of the first forensic laboratories in the world to deploy it," said Paul Hackett, KFS Group managing director. "We look forward to delivering unprecedented improvements in turnaround times for our U.K. law enforcement customers with this system in our expanded state-of-the-art facility." Full press release: http://integenx.com/integenx-unveils-rapidhit-human-identification-system-to-u-k-forensic-community/
Visioneer, Inc., has crafted a 5-year extension to their successful document scanner license agreement with Xerox Corporation. The agreement extends the Hacienda company's current exclusive rights to develop, market and support the award-winning Xerox DocuMate line of Xerox-branded document scanners.
"Our enduring partnership with Xerox speaks to the confidence that they have in Visioneer to continue creating innovative products that help people be more productive with their paper documents and the information they contain," said John Capurso, president and COO at Visioneer. "This has been a tremendously successful partnership. We will continue to combine our efforts with Xerox to deliver 'best in class' scanning solutions that augment the Xerox product line whether in mobile, desktop, workgroup or production environments." Full press release: http://www.visioneer.com/company/news/documents/FinalLicensingAgreementRenewalNR.pdf
Hacienda has recently welcomed a number of new tenants to the park. New tenants arriving in Hacienda in recent months include:
Comcast Spotlight, 4733 Chabot Drive, Suite 101, www.comcastspotlight.com , Television, online and on-demand media advertising for local, regional and national advertisers.
Cooper Bussmann, 5735 W. Las Positas Blvd., www.cooperbussmann.com
Eximius Systems, 4305 Hacienda Drive, Suite 430
FishNet Security, 5994 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 225, (925) 579-0123, www.fishnetsecurity.com , Provider of information security solutions that combine technology, services, support and training.
North American, 5627 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 313
RDP Capital, Inc., 5960 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 101, (925) 734-5253
Stratford School, 4576 Willow Road, (925) 737-0001, www.stratfordschools.com , Private preschool & elementary school.
Transamerica Financial Advisors, 4305 Hacienda Drive, Suite 350
TriValley Academy Heritage School, 5925 W. Las Positas Blvd., Suite 200, (925) 899-6799, www.trivalleyacademy.com , After school program focusing on academic enrichment and Chinese language and culture immersion.
Yang Fan Preschool, 4160 Hacienda Drive, Suite 100, (925) 426-8866, www.yfacademy.org , Preschool program.
Hacienda is the largest development of its kind in Northern California. Over 10 million square feet of existing, mixed-use space is occupied by some 475 companies that locally employ approximately 17,500 people. Hacienda's businesses represent the best and the brightest of contemporary corporate America and provide the home to everything from small offices to regional centers to large campuses for company headquarters. In addition, Hacienda also features homes to nearly 4,000 residents. Residential developments also provide a full spectrum of choices from stylish rental units to single family detached homes.