SMU Campus building at 525 12th Street, rendering by Perkins&Will

Construction Financing Secured for Samuel Merritt University Expansion

Samuel Merritt University has secured a $139 million bond for constructing their proposed ten-story central campus at 525 12th Street in Downtown Oakland, Alameda County. Along with the bond, SMU is investing $120 million. The over quarter billion dollar investment keeps SMU on schedule for groundbreaking later this year, having received approval in November. Strada is the project developer.

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1517 E Street inner-building pathway, rendering by H&H Consultant Engineering

Design Review Scheduled For 1517 E Street In Sacramento

Permits have been filed for a new residential project proposed for development at 1517 E Street in Mansion Flats, Sacramento. The project proposal includes the construction of 16 homes, replacing an existing two-story commercial structure. The now-vacant building had been occupied by the SPCA Thrift Store. Tarik Taeha of Pearl Seven Inc is listed as the property owner. MHA Architects is responsible for the designs. H&H Consultant Engineering is responsible for the project architecture, landscaping, MEP, and structural engineering. Rose’s will be involved with civil engineering.

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