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About Downtown

  • Number of daytime employees

  • Number of residents

  • Total Housing Units

  • Size of Downtown Sac

    66 BLOCKS
(Source: CoStar Properties, 2019 estimates 1 mile radius 10th & K)
Convention Attendees 875,000 average annually
Visitors in Old Sacramento Waterfront 4.3 MILLION annually
Visitors to the Region 15.3 MILLION annually
26 Bars
400+ retail businesses 160 restaurants

More than one-third of the Class A office space in the region is located in Downtown Sacramento

Office Space 20,814,080 million square feet
of space
Rentable sq. ft of Class A
office space
(Downtown Submarket. Q2 2019 CoStar Properties)
  • Capitol Park 40 acres
  • 3.5 acres 1849 Scene In Old Sacramento Waterfront
  • 3.05 Acres at Cesar Chavez Plaza
  • .51 Acres at Ali Youssefi Square
  • 12 MUSEUMS

    California Auto Museum, The CA Museum, CA State Capitol Museum, CA State Railroad Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park, Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, Sacramento History Museum, Wells Fargo History Museum

  • 12 HOTELS

    Hyatt Regency, Sheraton Hotel, Marriott Residence Inn, Citizen Hotel, The Kimpton-Sawyer Hotel, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn, Vagabond Inn, Best Western, Sterling Hotel, Delta King, Holiday Inn Express

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Dreamers Welcome

Downtown Sacramento is not just a destination, but an experience. This is a place where incredible people achieve incredible feats. Where their aspirations soar above all others. This is a place where Dreamers are Welcome. Join us, a group of dreamers, who once had an idea of opening up a small business, and are making those dreams a reality in Downtown Sacramento. We are building a community. A community that is making it happen together, a community that shares successes and creates unmatched experiences. Watch our story unfold.

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No. 2: Top 10 most fun, affordable U.S. cities, Bloomberg Businessweek

Best of Lists

  • No. 1:

    Happiest Workers in Midsized cities

  • No. 10:

    Best Cities for Women in the Workforce

  • No. 4:

    U.S. Metro Clean Tech Index

  • No. 4:

    Best Cities for Nerds

  • One of 10 Best Places to Visit in California (S.F. Chronicle)
  • No. 3 Best U.S. City for Working Women (MagnifyMoney)
  • No. 2 City in California for Population Growth in 2018 (Census Bureau)
  • No. 7 U.S. City Where Employees are Happiest (Kununu)
  • No. 13 City in the U.S. with the Top Tech Salaries (
  • No. 11 Best Area in the Country for Start up Companies (CommercialCafe)
  • Best Place to Retire in California (Forbes)
  • No. 13 Most Culturally Diverse City in the U.S. (WalletHub)
  • No. 1 Place to get Married in the U.S. (WalletHub)
  • No.19 Dog Friendliest City in the U.S. (Technobark)

Explore the Downtown Districts

Downtown Sacramento is the heart of the region and is the transit hub for northern California. Its transportation network includes, air cargo, international airport, deepwater shipping port, four interstate freeways, freight and passenger rails, public transit, and is also considered a bike-friendly community.

Downtown Districts

Annual visitors 4.3 MILLION
Old Sacramento Waterfront

Old Sacramento is the city’s largest visitor destination, attracting more than 4.3 million visitors annually. The 6-block historic waterfront district is home to Sacramento’s top museums including the California History Museum and California State Railroad Museum. Old Sacramento is attractive to retailers looking for unique ground floor retail spaces as well as small and mid-sized firms looking for office space with character.

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1,132,750 RIDERS The Sacramento Valley Station was the 7th busiest station in the entire Amtrak System in 2013
Civic Center

The Civic Center represents the seat of City, County, State, and Federal government. The 19-block district includes the stretch of J, I and H streets between 13th Street to Interstate 5. The Civic Center is distinguished by the historic architecture of landmarks such as Elks Tower, Historic City Hall, and former U.S. Post Office. This district includes an eclectic mix of office spaces perfect for small and mid-sized businesses.

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HOME TO Future site of the downtown entertainment and sports complex, as well as Macys, Holiday Inn, Downtown Plaza, Century Theatres and several historic high rises.
Entertainment District

The Entertainment District is at the heart of Sacramento’s urban revitalization. As the future site of the downtown arena, up to 1.5 million square feet of additional development including 475,000 square feet of office, 350,000 square feet of retail, a 250-room hotel, and 550 residential units are projected to be built by Fall 2016.

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71,335 Number of daytime office employees
Capitol Mall

Capitol Mall is one of the premier business addresses in Sacramento with sweeping views of the river and State Capitol. With a total of 29 Class A office buildings totaling more than 9 million square feet, Downtown Sacramento represents more than one-third of the Class A space in the entire Sacramento region.

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50+ Restaurants
The Kay

By day, The Kay buzzes with activity from the mix of mid-rise and high-rise office buildings. After dark, The Kay draws its energy from a diverse mix of hotels, restaurants, nightlife and entertainment venues. The Kay District is eclectic and a study of contrast. Visitors can dine in a sleek modern restaurant with historic landmarks in the background, spend the night in a hotel which once was a public market, or catch a live show in one of Sacramento’s historic vaudeville houses.

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607,000 Average conventioneers each year
Theater District

From Broadway shows to live blues, the Theater District is where Sacramento comes together. The Sacramento Convention Center, historic Memorial Auditorium, and the Community Center Theater anchor this 8-block district. A popular spot for locals and visitors, this area is known for its dynamic mix of bars, nightclubs, and countless cultural and convention events.

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