After a two-plus year engagement, in 2009, DCG researched, found and represented Eden Housing in the negotiation and acquisition of the Peralta Center ”’ a 3-acre commercial site in Fremont, CA. On May 18, 2012, Eden Housing, On Lok Lifeways, and the City of Fremont are hosting the grand opening celebration of Cottonwood Place and On Lok Lifeways’ Peralta Center.
Cottonwood Place includes 98 new affordable apartments for low income seniors aged 62 and older. The development includes 9,035 sq. ft. of clinic and day center space for On Lok Lifeways, a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provider offering medical, social and supportive services to frail seniors to help them age in place. Cottonwood Place is constructed using sustainable building methods, incorporates many green features to ensure its long-term energy-efficiency and sustainability, and is designed to achieve a high GreenPoint rated score of 200. The development includes an on-site community room, landscaped courtyard, and raised gardening beds for resident use. The City of Fremont Human Services Department provides service coordination to identify needs and connect seniors with community-based services.