Transit. Technology. Transformation. SLTC is a 750,000-square-foot mixed-use development in the heart of San Leandro, the Bay Area’s newest tech hub with a vibrant startup culture, easy transit access and room to grow.

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Westlake Urban’s San Leandro Tech Campus (SLTC) is a 750,000 square-foot, technology-focused, mixed-use development located next to the Downtown San Leandro BART Station. SLTC, built in partnership with local tech leader OSIsoft, is central to San Leandro’s transformation as a connected, 21st century innovation ecosystem.

Transit. SLTC is next to BART and AC Transit BRT, and within easy walking distance to downtown San Leandro restaurants, shops and amenities.

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SLTC is a rare, highly desirable destination, ideally suited for today’s workers who prefer to work in transit-oriented locations where cars, bikes, pedestrians and public transit coexist. The urban tech campus is adjacent to and a short walk from the San Leandro BART Station fare gate and AC Transit's new BART line. BART commuters to SLTC will avoid crowded trains by riding in the reverse commute direction.

Technology. SLTC connects directly to Lit San Leandro, San Leandro’s fiber optic loop, which provides the fastest Internet speeds in the nation.

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SLTC offers the connectivity cutting-edge companies need with Internet speeds that are thousands of times faster than the average U.S. Internet connection. Lit San Leandro, the city’s state-of-the-art fiber optic loop, provides tenants with divergent, secure access to lit and dark fiber with upload and download speeds up to 10 Gbps—equal to 10,000 Mbps.

Transformation. Truth is Beauty, a 55-foot steel and LED sculpture by artist Marco Cochrane, depicts a woman expressing her power and humanity. She is the heart and soul of SLTC.

Photo by Barry Toranto
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Artist Marco Cochrane’s monumental, Burning Man-inspired sculpture, Truth is Beauty, is located in the center of the SLTC campus in a public plaza where she now greets thousands of transit commuters daily at the Downtown San Leandro BART station. The graceful expression of the sculpture engages visitors, sparks conversations and challenges viewers to envision a world where women are safe.

Pedaling Toward a Leaner, Greener Future

April 7, 2016

Woman Biking

Americans have long had a “love affair” with their cars, but that is changing with the millennial generation, who show a preference for living closer to jobs and are less interested in car ownership. This shift is challenging the 50-plus-year-old assumption that cars are king and creating a market demand for a more connected alternative — for “complete streets,” places where cars, bikes, pedestrians and public transit coexist.

We already know that cars took over the way cities are designed and built the past five decades, but with climate change, environmental concerns and quality-of-life issues, people are increasingly rethinking their attachment to the automobile, and jumping onto bicycles to get them around city and town.

A growing number of millennials are forsaking cars altogether in exchange for bikes for their daily commuting needs.

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