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Residential | SILICONSAGE BUILDERS

SiliconSage Builders offers in-house acquisition,
design, construction and sales teams to oversee
its multifamily developments.

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Filling a Void

SILICONSAGE SPECIALIZES IN MEETING THE NEEDS OF SILICON VALLEY. BY JANICE HOPPE-SPIERS

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iliconSage Builders became the
pioneers for urban infill condominium and mixed-use projects
in Silicon Valley after the 2008
recession and today the firm helps alleviate
the area's housing shortage. The company
prides itself on developing game-changing
properties that are uniquely designed and
always innovative.
"Silicon Valley is transitioning from being
suburban to urban," says Sanjeev Acharya,
founder, president and CEO. "We saw an
opportunity to meet a growing need for
urban housing in underutilized downtown
areas. We moved quickly to acquire and
entitle properties just as Google, Facebook
and Apple were expanding their staffs."
Acharya worked for 20 years as a software engineer at various companies in Sili-

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con Valley before launching the Sunnyvale,
Calif.-based company in 2011. Although he
made a significant career change, Acharya
did not come into the industry unprepared. For more than a decade prior he had

SiliconSage Builders
www.siliconsagebuilders.com
* Headquarters: Sunnyvale, Calif.
* Employees: 200+
* Specia y: Mu ifamily developments

"I came into e industry wi
a high-tech background and
I take a different approach to
solving problems and keep an
open mind."
- Sanjeev Acharya, founder, president and CEO

bought and sold real estate, an activity that
piqued his interest in construction and
honed his skills for a transition into the
residential market.
In 2007, Acharya purchased residential
property in Sunnyvale and decided to subdivide it to build two single-family homes.
This project would launch his career. Over
time, SiliconSage Builders has transitioned
from single-family homes to townhouses
and condominiums - the current focus of
the company's construction.
Today, SiliconSage Builders offers inhouse acquisition, design, construction
and sales teams to oversee its multifamily developments. "As a fully integrated
company, it helps us have better control
over the process, as well as control over the
quality," Acharya says. "We take what we


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