Developers renew focus on West Sacramento
Once slowed by the economy, Bridge District sees new construction
Sacramento Business Journal by Sanford Nax, Staff Writer
Date: Friday, November 9, 2012, 3:00am PST
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The Bridge District, shown in June, features Raley Field and a riverfront trail.
Piece by piece, the Bridge District is coming together.
About $50 million worth of roads and infrastructure are in. A nearly mile-long River Walk Trail, finished in 2011, serves as a front door to the 188-acre development in West Sacramento. And the biggest property owner in the neighborhood has finished a 70-foot by 300-foot park that has as its centerpiece a 16-foot granite table and benches under a canopy of olive trees.
Envisioned for many years, the Bridge District — if fully built out — would consist of 5,210 housing units and almost 7.3 million square feet of commercial development. ...