Downtown San Jose is the mecca for innovation and the heart of the Silicon Valley. It's bordered by Interstate 280 and the US Route 101 and to the east by Coyote Creek. It encompasses three ZIP Codes; 95110, 95112, and 95113. The downtown area is home to roughly 100,000 residents, and area has unique restrictions on its business district where buildings are not allowed to exceed 27 stories in height due to the close proximity of the international flight path.
The residential part of downtown is inside the core and surrounding the core with about 24 active neighborhoods within the boundaries. There are numerous single family homes predating the 1906 earthquake as well as several condo buildings, low rise townhomes and loft style apartments.
San Jose receives of the 300 days of sunshine per year paired with great weather, it is one of the most walkable and bike friendliest cities in California. The downtown area is home to unique festivals, events, concerts, music venues and more. The downtown is home to tech museums, children's discovery museums, parks, outdoor movies, farmers markets, brewpubs, galleries, diners and comedy clubs. This truly is the heart of San Jose and for those looking to live in this area, condominiums and townhouses are all within residential neighborhoods close by.The San Jose nightlife is teaming with activities, entertainment, music in the Park, nightclubs, trendy bistros and summer flings.
Condominiums in downtown San Jose have a median list price of about $520,000. The median size for condominiums are around 1100 to 1200 ft.² and on average are based around $438 per square foot. Condos can go for as little as $400,000 up to $3 million in this area depending on the size, the age of the complex, the location and the condition.
The important thing to know about downtown San Jose is schools are close, most neighborhoods are easily walkable with excellent walk and bike score, transportation stations are easily accessible so if you don't own a vehicle it can be an easy location for convenient transportation and of course markets, restaurants and daily entertainment is all within just a few blocks.
If you'd like to know more about the downtown San Jose area please contact our San Jose condominium agent. We can offer free tours of any of the local listings for sale and offer insights and answers to your questions on all condominiums, lofts and town homes for sale in San Jose.