March 30, 2017
Rocklin weighs deal to convert overgrown golf course into housing, open space (3-29-17)
A winding, cracked asphalt path snakes its way through the overgrown Rocklin Golf Club, past bushy trees and lingering wooden structures that dot the roughly 183-acre property. Read more...

What a new court ruling means for McKinley Village (3-29-17)

A new court ruling will require the city of Sacramento to rescind an environmental impact report and related approvals for infill project McKinley Village, then approve them again with ordered changes. But the move won't affect ongoing work on the residential project north of East Sacramento. Read more...

Report: More infill housing would be good for environment and economic growth (3-28-17)
Meeting California's environmental goals will mean building a lot more infill housing, according to a report released Tuesday by a nonprofit think tank. Read more...

Placer County finalizing government center plan, with private development (3-28-17)
With a specific vision now in mind, Placer County officials believe they're months away from seeking private developers to be part of a county  government center master plan . Read more...

Hotel builder Tharaldson buys Rancho Cordova land for development (3-27-17)
An active developer of hotels nationally and locally has bought a site in Rancho Cordova for a Homewood Suites by Hilton. Read more...

A new California housing law may offer an opportunity for 'sharp-minded entrepreneurs' to make money (3-26-17)
America is in the throes of " the new housing crisis."  New-home construction is lagging behind demand and home prices are surging in many of the nation's most desirable locales, pricing out first-time buyers. Read more...

New mixed-use project proposed south of downtown Sacramento (3-24-17)
A corner of downtown Sacramento near state office buildings and not much else is the site of a newly proposed mixed-use project of apartments and retail space. Read more...

Mixed-use project planned for D&S land in South Sacramento (3-24-17)
Land in South Sacramento owned by D&S Development would be developed into a mixed-use project, under an application with the city. Read more...

Report: Sacramento among main cities luring away S.F. workers (3-24-17)
Even with its reputation as one of the centers of innovation and skilled talent in the country, the San Francisco's skyrocketing housing costs and ultra-high cost of living has driven some companies to reconsider setting up shop in the region, or expand outside to other commercial centers. Read more...

Former Disney imagineer is overseeing city's riverfront plans (3-24-17)
Sacramento's riverfront is once again getting attention as an underused asset for the city. To change that equation, the city has hired developer  Richard Rich  as its new riverfront project manager. A former Walt Disney imagineer, Rich has spent the past few years working on the Sacramento Railyards development. Read more...

EXCLUSIVE: State planning $141 million construction project in Rancho Cordova (3-23-17)
Work is set to begin this summer on a $141 million, nearly 300,000-square-foot headquarters in Rancho Cordova for a state government agency that will consolidate operations there. Read more...

Supes, Placer Valley Tourism commit $6M for fairgrounds renovation (3-23-17)
David Attaway hopes a new events center at the Placer County Fairgrounds could be open within three years. Read more...

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