HAYWARD, CA-In very un-Hayward like fashion, a former 333.5-acre tulip farm here is becoming Eden Shores, a high-tech office and research and development complex with a 25-acre sports field and a concentration of high-end homes.

Los Gatos-based Duc Housing Partners is developing the project on Hesperian Blvd. The company plans to have the first bank of offices built and leased by fall 2001, though completion will be phased over the next decade.

And over the next decade,a lot of things will likely change for Hayward and other rural cities on the Silicon Valley’s northern edge. Developers are increasingly considering cities like Hayward, predominantly middle-to-lower-class communities with lots of vacant land at relatively inexpensive price tags.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?


© 2023 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.



Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.