800-unit dorm-style apartment building planned for San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Plans are in the works in San Jose for the largest dorm-style apartment building in the world.

Our media partner The Mercury News reports the startup Starcity wants to build 800 units in downtown San Jose.

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The rooms feature small private bedrooms.

Residents would share a living room and a kitchen with at least a dozen other units.

Rents could start at $800 and go all the way up to $2,500, which is well below the going rate for a one-bedroom apartment in San Jose.

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