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Old Posted May 4, 2017, 3:43 PM
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What if West Sacramento was putting up considerably more money than the city of Sacramento? That way, they're taking on a greater burden of the risk and expense of the system, and Sacramento gets a transit line where it is most needed.
West Sacramento was, and in many ways still is, a run-down and relatively impoverished area that still qualifies for Enterprise Zone tax credits.

Chris Calbadon and Co. are not thinking about how to create a trolley car utopia.

They are thinking about how to generate more revenue, make their city more pleasant, and how to turn an abandoned industrial waterfront into something more residential and commercial.
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Old Posted May 4, 2017, 4:00 PM
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West Sacramento was, and in many ways still is, a run-down and relatively impoverished area that still qualifies for Enterprise Zone tax credits.

Chris Calbadon and Co. are not thinking about how to create a trolley car utopia.

They are thinking about how to generate more revenue, make their city more pleasant, and how to turn an abandoned industrial waterfront into something more residential and commercial.
A streetcar is a powerful tool to do exactly the things you mention in your last paragraph, which is why Mayor Cabaldon is (and has been) one of the most vocal and prominent advocates for the streetcar line between our two cities. And the current iteration of the plan includes a $35 million contribution from the city of West Sacramento--increased from the earlier iteration, because it includes a new spur that will run along the West Sacramento waterfront to the planned streetcar maintenance and storage facility under the Pioneer Bridge. The city of Sacramento's share of the project amounts to $7 million under the current plan. So, really, West Sacramento is carrying five times as much of the fiscal burden as Sacramento.

To repeat: You can't build a transit-oriented neighborhood without the transit, and that means rail. We have tried doing that before, and the results were Laguna West and North Natomas. If you want that vibrant, urban, walkable West Sacramento waterfront, and a re-energized downtown, connecting places where people live in high density with places they want to go and places on the edge of massive new infill construction, a streetcar is a great mechanism to do all of those things.
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Old Posted May 4, 2017, 7:31 PM
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Another mid-rise building being proposed near The Bridge District. This time a huge 5 story apartment complex with 256 units.

https://www.cityofwestsacramento.org...p?BlobID=14988
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Old Posted May 4, 2017, 7:34 PM
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This will cover the entire block west of Raley's field. The bridge district more and more is becoming an extension of downtown Sacramento.
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Old Posted May 4, 2017, 10:59 PM
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Another mid-rise building being proposed near The Bridge District. This time a huge 5 story apartment complex with 256 units.

https://www.cityofwestsacramento.org...p?BlobID=14988
Perfect sort of project to go in that spot, this is great!!
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Old Posted May 4, 2017, 11:13 PM
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The Bridge District reminds me of a "satellite City", an urban planning concept very common in Asia's large cities(Jakarta, Manila, Taipeh). If they can only revive and start construction of the 14 story Riverfront hotel/conference center and the 27 story Fulcrum riverfront highrise plus the all other mid-rise proposals, then the transformation will be completed.
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Old Posted May 8, 2017, 5:53 PM
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Another development being proposed near The Bridge District, 4 story mixed-use.

http://www.bizjournals.com/sacrament...l-planned.html
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 4:24 PM
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This highrise along the West Sacramento riverfront could break ground at the end of 2017.

http://www.kcra.com/article/west-sac...-tower/8523320
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Old Posted May 10, 2017, 6:13 PM
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This residential project is going to one of the empty lots near The Bridge District. Three story row houses and ground breaking scheduled summer of 2017.

http://nextgenerationcapital.us/the-savoy/
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Old Posted May 10, 2017, 10:23 PM
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This highrise along the West Sacramento riverfront could break ground at the end of 2017.

http://www.kcra.com/article/west-sac...-tower/8523320
Not sure if this would be over 150' otherwise would be a decent midrise
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Old Posted May 10, 2017, 11:35 PM
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You guys probably already saw this but West Sac reached a deal with Shell to move the large oil tanks from the riverfront just south of Pioneer bridge over to the port. Phasing out over the next few years. That will open up more river front to development, including the planned Broadway bridge.


http://www.capradio.org/articles/201...r-development/
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Old Posted May 11, 2017, 12:30 AM
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This highrise along the West Sacramento riverfront could break ground at the end of 2017.

http://www.kcra.com/article/west-sac...-tower/8523320
CalStrs needs to consult with Frost Bank who are building a 23 story office tower in downtown San Antonio (including an adjacent parking garage) for $142 million. How CalStrs can spend $181 million on a 10 story midrise in West Sacramento is simply mind boggling...?
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Old Posted May 11, 2017, 12:38 AM
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CalStrs needs to consult with Frost Bank who are building a 23 story office tower in downtown San Antonio (including an adjacent parking garage) for $142 million. How CalStrs can spend $181 million on a 10 story midrise in West Sacramento is simply mind boggling...?
hopefully they demand CalStrs to have a 23 story tower in west sac, since that would be perfect for future expansion of whatever employees. It could be that much if it was in downtown Sac for 10-15 stories? But west sac nah..
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Old Posted Aug 1, 2017, 7:39 PM
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Fulcrum's next phase (phase 4) of residential in the bridge district submitted to the city for review. Consists of a 69-unit apartment building, 6 condos, and 11 single family homes. Unlike the last two projects which are closer to Raley Field, these are slated for the lots south of the existing Park Moderns homes (closer to the Pioneer Bridge across from the Barn). Renderings linked below:


http://www.cityofwestsacramento.org/...p?BlobID=15368
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Old Posted Sep 29, 2017, 10:28 PM
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Another apartment building in the Bridge District submitted to the city for review. 52 units with 2,200sf of retail space at the corner of Riverfront and Bridge streets.

http://www.cityofwestsacramento.org/...p?BlobID=15659
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Old Posted Sep 30, 2017, 2:53 PM
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Why do so many West Sacramento housing projects only go up 3 floors? Why not maximize your opportunity and go up at least to five floors? It seems shortsighted.
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Old Posted Sep 30, 2017, 5:59 PM
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Why do so many West Sacramento housing projects only go up 3 floors? Why not maximize your opportunity and go up at least to five floors? It seems shortsighted.

I agree that's what they should have done for all these apartments, but at least it complements the surrounding housing to the South and West. I'm just glad that it's on the Southern corner of Riverfront and Bridge, and that 3-story trend hasn't moved across the street. Hopefully they'll go higher when they start building on the North side of Riverfront/Bridge on that ugly parking lot.
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Old Posted Nov 27, 2017, 6:55 AM
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So I know that this proposal has been "inactive" but according to the Sacramento Business Journal Riveredge in The Bridge District is under construction, in fact according to the SBJ the project is now known as WEST and is expected to be completed around mid-late 2018. I do not live in the heart of Sacramento but I am curious to know if any of you guys have seen construction around there?

https://media.bizj.us/view/img/73697...61-541-0-7.png

https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramen...s-in-west.html
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Old Posted Nov 27, 2017, 4:41 PM
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I run by that site a few times a week, and and there is still no activity whatsoever other than parking on that lot.
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Old Posted Nov 27, 2017, 10:57 PM
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I run by that site a few times a week, and and there is still no activity whatsoever other than parking on that lot.
A shame it is indeed, I think that WEST would be a changer for The Bridge District and will add 200+ much needed homes.
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