Category: Press

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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Heller Pacific employees work hard, play hard

Story By Lisa Kopochinski
Photo by Noel Neuburger
Sacramento Business Journal

Monthly massages, golf outings, cooking parties in Napa and an extra week of vacation are just some of the employee perks at Heller Pacific, a real estate development company.

“Mike (owner Michael Heller Jr.) believes in goals, hard work and taking time off,” said Tara Castro, the firm’s property manager who has been with the company for 3 1/2 years.

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Distinctly their own

Sacramento Bee

Curtis Popp welcomed a guest to his Land Park home, offered a drink and served the ice water in  a canning jar.

It was not classless. It was classic.

Popp, a designer and practitioner of interior architecture, makes esthetic choices deliberately.

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“Pop” Art

By Rob Turner
Sactown Magazine

Believe it or not, Sacramento’s newest office building was almost going to be-if only for one fleeting moment-in the shape of a four-story frosted birthday cake. Almost. So reveals artist Wayne Thiebaud while talking about the new project that his son Paul and developer Mike Heller are trying to get off the ground at 20th and Capitol. “It even had a little piece cut out of it,” laughs the younger Thiebaud, “with little pine trees on top like candles.”

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Real Estate Projects 2008 Judges’ Choice: 2600 Capitol

By Robert Celaschi
Sacramento Business Journal

LoftWorks LLC listened to both the real estate market and the neighborhood in developing the office building at 2600 Capitol Ave.

The result, said the judges, is a four-story structure of mostly glass and steel that fits well into an area dominated by wooden homes built early in the 20th century.

“You would think a contemporary office building would feel out of place in that setting,” judge Tyler Babcock said. Instead, the building looks like it has been part of the neighborhood for a long time.

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