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Bay Area Favorite Philz Coffee Has New Home in Ice Blocks Project

ICE Block, Projects

San Francisco’s famous Philz Coffee is opening their first Sacramento area shop in the R Street Corridor. “It’s a great fit. The space is great. The environment is inspiring and uplifting and comfortable and welcome. And that’s what Philz is all about,” said Philz Coffee CEO Jacob Jaber. It’s the first retail shop to open…

New buildings to rise from ashes of Sacramento’s R Street ice plant

ICE Block, Projects

By Ryan Lillis and Bob Shallit – Sacramento Bee A November fire destroyed a developer’s dream of converting a cavernous old warehouse into a hip new commercial center on Sacramento’s R Street corridor. Now developer Mike Heller is moving forward with plans for two modern glass-and-metal structures on the ground formerly occupied by the Crystal…

New midtown brownstones luring lookers – and buyers

Press, Projects, Sutter Brownstones

by Bob Shallit Sacramento Bee Lots of people are kicking the tires at midtown’s newest housing complex. “More than 100 people a week are stopping by,” says Mollie Nelson, chief marketer for Sutter Brownstones, a 28-home complex on the 2600 block of N Street. But how about sales? “Fantastic, especially in this market,” she says.…