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City steps up planning in 'light industrial' area

Original post made on Apr 10, 2009

When it comes to planning for development in the city's so-called "light industrial" area, Menlo Park has decided it can't afford to wait any longer.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 11:11 AM

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Posted by Joy
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:38 pm

Glad to hear that there may be further development in Menlo Park. Driving around other local cities lately--Redwood City, Foster City, not to mention Palo Alto--I am struck at how much more vibrant their business sectors are. Now if we can just do something about those unsightly vacant former car dealerships on El Camino....


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Posted by interested
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:53 am

It is good to see that property owners and city officials are working together creatively, and within the existing General Plan paramters, unlike the enormous Bohannon office/hotel project.
I hope the Joy and others will participate in the city's process to complete and implement a plan for El Camino and downtown, taking the visioning process to completion. This is an ideal time to establish that base so the plan is in place as the economy - and credit for construction loans - improve.


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