The Sac Bee: Calling high school artists: Fill this historic hotel with art before its demolition

At the start of the month, the long-abandoned Mansion Inn in downtown Sacramento was filled with almost twenty artists between the ages of 14 and 18. Throughout the day, the high schoolers injected new life into the 1950s era hotel…

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The Sac Bee: Arden Fair may get a lot of new neighbors: Apartment complex would be among region’s largest

One of the largest residential properties in the region is proposed for the vacant 25-acre space next to Arden Fair mall once occupied by the Sacramento Inn. The project, called Arden Gateway, would build 737 units in two stand-alone apartment…

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The Sac Bee: Sacramento Bee building is sold

The Sacramento Bee building is being sold for around $51 million in a deal that calls for the newspaper to lease the building back from its new owner. McClatchy, which owns The Bee, announced Wednesday that the building is being…

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The Sac Bee: A new neighborhood rises from the empty blocks of midtown’s southern edge

It is one of midtown Sacramento’s quietest corners, a world away from the hopping nightclubs, restaurants and stores of J and K streets. The industries that once occupied the blocks along Q, R and S streets east of 15th Street mostly…

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Sac Biz Journal: Midtown Quarters project in Sacramento getting underway

With land deals completed and vertical construction coming soon, Sotiris Kolokotronis’ multi-phase Midtown Quarters project is getting underway in Sacramento. For now, the most visible work is site preparation for what will be 32 ownership townhomes along 20th Street in midtown, north and south of…

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The Sac Bee: Large midtown apartment project moves forward with sale of Bee parking garage

One of midtown’s most prolific developers has closed on his deal to purchase The Sacramento Bee’s parking garage at the corner of 21st and Q streets in midtown so he can build a 253-unit apartment building on the site. McClatchy,…

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Sac Biz Journal: Developer unveils plans for 500 homes in midtown, including apartments over Bee parking structure

Developer Sotiris Kolokotronis on Wednesday detailed publicly for the first time how he plans to add hundreds of new residential units to midtown Sacramento. Kolokotronis, of SKK Developments, described a four-phase plan to put new housing on various empty parcels around 19th,…

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Sac Biz Journal: With projects underway across the region, developers have their hands full

A conference for developers in Sacramento offered stark proof on Wednesday of how much things have changed in the region since the dark days of the Great Recession. Presentations at the NAIOP 2016 event included plans for a new private…

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Sac Biz Journal: A pair of big builders return with new projects

Who can resist a good comeback story? Recent news about property sales on Sacramento’s grid has, arguably, two of them. For now, the more high-profile one is Sotiris Kolokotronis, who’s assembling empty land around 20th and Q streets for a series…

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Sac Biz Journal: Developer Kolokotronis has ambitious idea for midtown: Building on top of a parking structure

Developer Sotiris Kolokotronis has another big midtown project in the works — one that would be constructed on top of the Sacramento Bee’s parking structure at 20th & Q streets. The developer and newspaper have a purchase agreement under which he would…

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