Station District Request for Proposals


Learn more about this exciting transit-oriented development opportunity and access all of the RFP documentation: Station District Request for Proposals Documents


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City and privately owned parcels, located adjacent to the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), bus and rail lines, providing access to best the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area has to offer.   Shovel ready, the available sites offer a significant opportunity to tap into the vision of a live, work, transit community. 

The City of Union City is seeking one or more qualified developers to invest in and build a high quality transit-oriented development at the Station District.

Live. Work. Transit Community.



Available Opportunities

Zoned for Lab Space, High Density Office & High Tech Manufacturing

City Owned Parcels - Zoned for high-density office or lab space

  • Block 1 - 2.3 acre site
  • Block 5 - 2.9 acre site
  • Block 6 - 1.9 acre site
  • Block 7 - 1.4 acre site

Privately Owned Parcels

All Parcels below are High-density Office/Lab Spaces and Ground-Floor Commercial Encouraged

  • Parcel A - 24 acre site
  • Parcel B - 8.0 acre site

The Station District Zoning

The Station District is zoned “Research and Development Campus” district which allows for office, research and development, and services/sales use.  This zoning allows for “flex” space that can be adapted to office, research and development, services/sales, light industrial development, retail, hotels, business parks and/or corporate campus.  Given the close proximity to the BART station more dense development is encouraged.

Location Features -Gateway to the Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area Opportunities

Transportation & Logistics


  • Oakland International Airport - 15.85 miles
  • San Jose International Airport - 20.83 miles
  • San Francisco International Airport - 26.60 miles



  • Interstate 880
  • Interstate 580
  • Interstate 680
  • Interstate 92
  • Interstate 84
  • Interstate 101


  • Redwood City - 15.33 miles
  • Oakland - 21.30 miles
  • Richmond - 35.22 miles

Transit Connections

  • BART
  • AC Transit
  • Union City Transit

Major Academic Resources

  • Stanford University - 16 miles
  • University of California, Berkeley - 26 miles
  • Santa Clara University - 22.17 miles
  • California State University East Bay - 8 miles
  • San Jose State - 16 miles
  • Ohlone College, Newark, Center for Health Science & Technology - 5 miles

Educated Work Force

More than 46% of the Union City's population has a college degree and 54% are employed in management, professional, technical and scientific occupations. The city of Union City offers accelerated project approvals and a one-stop shop for developers, business owners and tenants.

Public Amenities in Place


Completed: a pedestrian promenade and public walkway allows those living and working in the area to have easy access to both sides of the BART station.

Completed: connected to the pedestrian walkway is the East Plaza and sculptures by Louis Debre'. The East Plaza is part of the circulation spine and links the live/work community to the BART station, bus lines and future passenger rail connections.


Completed: a pedestrian promenade and public walkway allows those living and working in the area to have easy access to both sides of the BART station.