Housing is so scarce in Silicon Valley, and property values are so high, that one Toyota dealership is building housing on top of its car lot. Others may soon follow.
Like many car dealerships around the country, Toyota Sunnyvale, a seller of preowned Toyota models, is almost entirely an asphalt parking lot. There’s also a showroom and sales office, and an extensive back section for maintenance and repairs. But primarily the space is a big lot full of cars.