Comstock's magazine 1118 - November 2018 - Page 71

PROJECT SHOWCASE 2018 PROJECT SPECS T he Railyards and its shops were once the largest industrial site west of the Mississippi and a center of innovation in the Railroad industry. It is with this history in innovation that the Railyards draws its vision for the project as a future center for innovation for the Sacramento region. A much-anticipated project from LDK Ventures, the Railyards will include mixed- use, mixed-income neighborhoods, an 18-acre Kaiser Permanente medical complex, and creative office environments to attract large employers to the region. The walkable, bikeable community will also offer a mix of retail and entertainment uses at the refurbished Central Shops, where visitors and residents alike can experience shopping and entertainment, arts and cultural experiences, artisanal restaurants and waterfront parks This first office project in the Railyards is expected to start construction in late 2019 or 2020. The project will consist of two six story buildings that total 310,000 square feet Project Name: The Foundry LOCATION: The Railyards — Lot 12 SIZE: 28-30,000 SF floor plates Height: 6 floors TYPE: Mixed Use Office PROJECT COMPLETION: Fall 2020 of office and some ground floor retail. The buildings will be constructed with a heavy Developer: Downtown Railyard Venture timber frame with modern minimalist industrial exterior. The buildings will surround PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS: a generous urban plaza and landscaped paseo that will form the central outdoor gathering space for the project and its future workforce. Learn more about the Railyards at • Modern industrial exterior • Iconic location connected to intermodal public transit station and Central Shops • Private pedestrian paseos create cohesive mixed use experience • Abundant housing adjacent to project experience think architecture & interiors • Parking Garage: 2:1,000 SF — parking stalls • Generous outdoor decks November 2018 | 71