Redwood LIFE

MASSIVE Redevelopment

in Redwood Shores

News **(most recent)

** April 24, 2023 - A study session will be held by the Redwood City council and Planning commission to determine if this proposed project has merits for an Environment Impact Review.

January 13, 2023 - The Community Development & Transportation Department issued a 20- page letter to Longfellow's revised application of November 30th, 2022. The department held the revised application incomplete.

A copy of the letter is attached below. (to open use desktop. For mobile users sign in with a Google account)

PRC letter to RWL proposal no. 2.pdf

November 30, 2022 - Longfellow submitted a revised application responding to the Community Development & Transportation Department October 28 letter. No change to the plan except few additional technical details. See details proposed plan please click here.

October 28, 2022 - The Community Development & Transportation Department issued a 4- page letter to Longfellow requiring a revised application to address housing, transportation/traffic, building heights, sea level rise, childcare and hotel issues. To read details of this letter please click here. 

August 10, 2022 - The Planning department is still finalizing the date for the council review which likely be the end of this year. Their review would involve considering whether to move forward in studying changes to the Westport Specific Plan. It would not include reviewing all the specifics of the Longfellow development proposal.

August 4, 2022 - Redwood City Planning department sent a project initial review letter with comments from multiple departments to Longfellow Redwood LIFE applicant.

June 6, 2022 - Longfellow submitted an application to redevelop Redwood LIFE to Redwood City Planning department.


Redwood City Pulse - August 24, 2022: "Many hurdles ahead for a project to redevelop an 84-acre life sciences campus in Redwood City. To read this article, please click here

San Mateo Daily Journal - July 1, 2022: "Pushback for Redwood Shores development". To read this article, please click here 

San Mateo Daily Journal - June 27, 2022: "Not in anyone's backyard". To read this article, please click here