Category: Press

Industrial building sells on Sacramento’s suddenly hot R Street

Another industrial building has sold on Sacramento’s R Street, setting the stage for more
redevelopment in what is becoming one of the city’s trendiest commercial districts.

Michael Heller, president of developer Heller Pacific Inc., said Friday his firm purchased
the former Capital Wholesale Electric building at 12th and R streets for an undisclosed

Heller said he and his partner in the project, a company called Ridge Capital, have
already lined up two office tenants and hope to attract a restaurant to fill out the rest of
the 25,000-square-foot building. Capital Wholesale, which owned the property, has
relocated to a spot off Bradshaw Road.

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Mural decorates midtown Sacramento utility box

An eye-catching mural has just gone up in midtown Sacramento on a most unusual canvas: a formerly drab transformer box owned by the Sacramento Metropolitan Utility District.

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Brau Wow

Midtown’s new LowBrau presents a modern take on a German beer hall and boasts the best of the wursts.

From champagne lounge to German beer hall: it might seem that the space at 20th and K that used to be Lounge on 20 has gone, well, low-brow. Don’t worry about insulting restaurateurs Michael Hargis and Clay Nutting by saying so, though. They claim the term in the very name of their new restaurant.

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Northern California Weekend: Sacramento day trip Midtown

Sunset Magazine

Why go now: Sacramento’s happening Midtown has spawned perfect-for-December hot spots with great eats mixed right in with the shopping, so you can warm up and refuel as you go.  Where is it, again? On Sac’s easy-to-navigate street grid, Midtown stretches from 16th to 29th Streets; businesses cluster J, K, and L.

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The prestige of being ‘prudent’

2600-capitol-night-professional-picBy Michael Shaw and Kathy Robertson
Sacramento Business Journal

An office on Capitol Mall still conveys power and authority for many of the city’s largest law firms, but one firm is looking for a different feel in greener confines in midtown Sacramento.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, the region’s 12th -largest law firm, is leaving the Wells Fargo Tower at 400 Capitol Mall where is has been for 15 years after signing a long-term least at 2600 Capitol. The new environmentally friendly building is in a neighborhood of mature trees and Victorian homes.

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