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Construction of new housing abounds

All around the sounds of hammers ring out, as new housing-construction projects get underway. Some are near completion, others partially sold out.

Here's a snapshot of what's happening in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Mountain View:

Name of project: Artisan

Address: 603 College Ave., Menlo Park

Project description: 17 townhomes and nine single-family homes (three below-market-rate) will be built on 1.23-acre site, with driveways mainly off El Camino Real; they vary from 1,342 to 2,059 square feet, and from two bedroom/2.5 bathrooms to 4 bedroom/2.5 bathrooms. Completion expected by January/February.

Developer: D.R. Horton

Price:: not available until late November/early December

Information: D.R. Horton

Name of project: Classics at Monroe Place

Address: 410 Cole Court, Palo Alto

Project description: 26 contemporary three-story, four-bedroom homes with attached two-car garages (16 share a wall and 10 are free-standing), 2,049 to 2,121 square feet.

Developer: Classic Communities, Inc.

Price: starting at $1,542,900

Information: Classic Communities or 877-332-0783

Name of project: Classics at Fairview Park

Address: 2545 W. Middlefield Road, Mountain View

Project description: Just a few two- to three-bedroom, 2.5-3.5-bathroom (1,234-1,403 square feet) townhouses are unsold in the 32-unit community.

Developer: Classic Communities, Inc.

Price: from $818,900 to $929,900

Information: Classic Communities or 855-389-7363

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