IMPACTS caused by Redwood LIFE 3.3 million square feet massive redevelopment:

Construction (approximately 25 years)


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Environmental Hazards

Biological Hazards: Laboratories on the Redwood Life Campus will be allowed conduct research on toxins rated Bio Safety Level (BSL) 3. Covid 19 is a BSL 3 toxin, which according to the FBI analysis likely escaped from a lab in China.

Location: Massive 5 and 6 story buildings will destroy the neighborhood ambiance and peace of Redwood Shores.  The development will be constructed next to low rise homes.

Further increase Redwood City cost of living

Bringing an addition of 7,000 to 13,000 employees will further increase housing and living costs in Redwood City and surrounding cities. 

Redwood City is part of San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metro Div. metro area, which is ranked 3 out of 273 cities across the US in terms of cost of living. According to C2ER (the Council for Community and Economic Research), the cost of living in Redwood City is estimated to be 169.9% of the national average making it one of the most expensive cities in the US. 

Safety Hazard

Redwood LIFE adds more safety hazard to Redwood Shores with an addition of more than 7,000 employees to be evacuated with only two exit roads in case of an earthquake.