Wednesday, November 26, 2014

"Downtown Plaza Tower"

Official rendering have been released courtesy of Rios Clementi Half Studios showing more detail and green space planned for the proposed arena tower. The project, tentatively titled "Downtown Plaza Tower," is planned to have 250 hotels rooms, 69 upscale apartments, 35,000 square feet of office space and 45,000 square feet of retail space.

Proposed Downtown Plaza Tower

Proposed Downtown Plaza Tower
Proposed Downtown Plaza Tower

Thursday, November 20, 2014

$300 Million Courthouse

Vague rendering of proposed Sacramento Criminal Courthouse
across the street from the Federal Courthouse on "I" Street

The budget to build a New Sacramento Criminal Courthouse has been reduced to $300 million from it's original budget of $552 million five years ago. The size of the project has also been reduce from a 16-story mid-rise to now a 12-story building and from 44 courtrooms to 35. Somehow with all the reductions of cost, the square footage of 405,500 has remained the same.

The State of California has allocated $27 million for drawings and planning required for construction.

The groundbreaking is expected for the fall of 2017, with completion by 2020.
Vague rendering of proposed Sacramento Criminal Courthouse 

Monday, November 10, 2014

16-Story Mixed-Use High-Rise

The Sacramento Kings  have proposed a 16-story mixed use high-rise next to the new arena that is currently under construction. The plan has the tower facing J Street, between 5th and 6th Streets. The Sacramento Bee reports that the first four floors of the building will be made of a grand lobby, retail space, offices and hotel amenities. There will be 250 rooms and 69 residences filling the top five floors. The Kings have asked for a city Planning Commission hearing to discuss the plans on Dec. 11 and are seeking to have the necessary permits approved early next year.

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Proposed 16-story hotel between 5th and 6th Streets on J Street.