Last updated: June 3, 2022

Project name: The Residence at 558 Main

  • Location: 558 Main St., south of E. Fifth Street, across from Ramos Furniture in downtown Watsonville
  • Status: Approved by Watsonville City Council in February 2021. Construction is expected to begin in November 2022 and end in 2024. The developer is accepting deposits and reservations from interested tenants.
  • Developer: Pacific Coast Development

An artist’s rendering and details of a housing proposal at 558 Main St., Watsonville. (City of Watsonville)

A lot stands in February 2022 at 558 Main St., Watsonville. (Brian Phan — Santa Cruz Local)

An artist’s rendering shows a four-story housing project at 558 Main St., Watsonville.

Project description

  • Total housing units: 50 apartments: 15 studios, 29 one-bedroom and six two-bedroom units. Market-rate units would start at $1,725 per month for studios, according to the developer’s website.
  • Affordable units: Ten of the 50 units will be affordable, based on percentages of area median income. 
  • Height: Four stories
  • Details: The project also will include a high-ceilinged restaurant space on the ground floor and a street-level parking garage in the rear. 


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How to make your voice heard: Submit comments and questions to Pacific Coast Development, 831-724-7504.

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