RMW Architecture & Interiors
Walsh and Forester
Date: Project Completed in 2006
SF: 55,000 sqft
Building type: Urban mixed-use creative office, restaurant and retail
Developer Showcase, Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE), 2007
Best Project, Sacramento Business Journal, 2007
“MARRS has been my most ambitious project to date. When I think about all the risk associated with the project, sometimes I wonder why I went forward.
Specifically, converting an old Bekins Moving and Storage building into a vibrant mix of retail shops and restaurants and forward-thinking office space was daunting unto itself.
“But throw in the reality of zero on-site parking, trying to lease retail on a side street, targeting local vs national tenants, negotiating a lease buyout with the State –”
“- all in a declining market, and the challenge becomes both daunting and formidable.”
“But I learned that if you are passionate enough about an idea, then these challenges can often be overcome.
MARRS is a true one-of-a-kind!”