Comstock's magazine 0419 - April 2019 - Page 70

The Railyards ALL ABOARD FOR A NEW BEGINNING “ The Railyards is open for business,” “This residential project will offer confirms Josh Leachman, vice more amenities than in a typical urban president of project development environment,” notes Leachman. “Residents for Downtown Railyard Venture. “We’re will have a rooftop deck, courtyard pool, moving forward with the first developments cowork space, fitness center, community in this historic urban infill project that has lounge and protected parking spaces — all captured everyone’s imagination for years. right in the heart of the city.” The project is It’s more than imagination, though — it’s currently in the City’s design-review stage. real, and it’s happening now.” Downtown Railyard Venture is also Situated between downtown and the beginning to actively market its mixed- River District, the 244-acre historic used office project, The Foundry. “Named Railyards property continues as a major with authenticity, as the project will stand transportation hub as it has since the 1800s, at the old Railyards foundry site, these two but is also emerging as a new, vibrant buildings will be ideal for creative office and component of Sacramento’s core with professional services space and will provide dynamic, innovative projects breaking retail opportunities,” says Leachman. ground next year. With a design evocative of The Railyards The first mixed-use residential project historic Central Shops and an urban plaza/ will rise at Railyards Boulevard and Sixth courtyard with aesthetic topography, Street. With looks that are both modern and The Foundry is currently in site plan and complementary to The Railyards’ historical design review. “We’re starting to engage elements and ambiance, the two six-story the market now, so this is the chance buildings will offer 303 residential rental for businesses to make a home in The units, including studios and one- and two- Railyards,” concludes Leachman. bedroom living spaces. The ground floors will provide 4,000 square feet of retail space. 70 | April 201 9 “ Now is the time, as a resident or business tenant, to get involved in The Railyards, one of the nation’s most exciting new developments. — JOSH LEACHMAN VP of Project Development for Downtown Railyard Venture ” 980 9th Street, Suite 2550 Sacramento, CA 95814