Avila Ranch

Designed as a classic, affordable middle-class California neighborhood, Avila Ranch draws on time-proven traditional local values with modern planning techniques to satisfy 21st Century housing needs and lifestyles.

  • The project will help reverse the severe jobs-housing imbalance in the City of San Luis Obispo that sees roughly 36,000 workers commute into the city every day
  • Approximately 720 homes of low, medium, medium-high, and high density to provide a range of housing to match San Luis Obispo’s diverse needs
  • Real affordability, with 550 homes affordable to the local workforce
  • Nearly half of the land dedicated to open space and parks, including 16 acres of pocket parks, mini-parks and neighborhood parks, and 55 acres of open space and farmed land
  • Extension of Buckley Road from Vachell Lane connecting directly to South Higuera Street
  • Miles of new trails for cyclists and hikers, including a vital link to the Bob Jones Trail
  • Opportunities for creek-side recreational activities and community gardens
  • At build-out, approximately $1.5 million annually in property taxes to local schools, plus a one-time $3.5 million impact fee to San Luis Coastal Unified School District for new facilities
  • Sufficient water supply, improves existing traffic circulation and is compatible with the Airport Land Use Plan