If you’re an urban professional seeking a new apartment in Sacramento, keep your eye on an exciting project underway in the heart of downtown. Community leaders including Sacramento officials and business owners recently attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Sacramento Commons project by Weidner Apartment Homes.
The project, now in its beginning phase, is located on the corner of Fifth and O streets and will feature two mirroring towers with retail shops and parking on the bottom two floors, and more than 430 multi-family apartments above.
Weidner’s Vice President for Public and Government Relations Greg Cerbana said, “By 2022, we expect to have an exciting new residence for Sacramento’s urban professionals in the downtown core,” adding, “We are committed to the Sacramento community. We’re not only building this new addition, but we plan on both owning and managing the property for many years to come.”
Cerbana commended Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Councilmember Steve Hansen for considering the project a welcome addition to the Sacramento skyline and for their help in making this project a reality. Mayor Steinberg said the Sacramento Commons is “another big boost for Sacramento and the urban core,” and Councilmember Hansen, who represents the district, said “New housing like this helps ensure that we continue to meet the growing needs of our city.”
Downtown Sacramento Partnership Executive Director Michael Ault who was also in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony said this addition to the downtown core is in line with “what downtown really used to be − the activity center for the region.”
Cerbana, who estimates the project will take approximately 32 months to complete, said, “By boosting population density, Weidner’s Sacramento Commons will contribute to the city’s increasingly vibrant downtown and make it more convenient and environmentally friendly for workers in the capital city.”