Anthem Properties Partners with Downtown Sacramento Partnership to Offer Entrepreneurs Free Rent

‘Calling All Dreamers’ Participants Given Opportunity to Kickstart the Opening of a Brick-and-Mortar Space

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (June 3, 2024) – In collaboration with Downtown Sacramento Partnership, Anthem Properties announced today that it is offering a year of free rent to participants from the Partnership’s ‘Calling All Dreamers’ business incubator if they rent out ground floor retail space at Anthem’s Envoy luxury apartment complex.


Envoy is hosting a welcome reception for the entrepreneurs to meet with representatives from Anthem, local officials, and other business owners this Thursday, June 6 at the luxury apartment complex located at 1010 11th Street from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Anthem representatives will give an exclusive tour to prospective tenants at 5 p.m. Media is invited to attend for a first look and interview the prospective tenants.


“Anthem believes in the power of community and we are committed to doing what we can to support new businesses wanting to establish themselves in Downtown Sacramento at Envoy,” said Matt Gustus, Regional Vice President, Operations, Anthem Properties. “Our hope is that by extending this offer to entrepreneurs we can remove one of the most common barriers they face to enable them to grow and thrive.”


Produced by the Downtown Sacramento Foundation and managed by Downtown Sacramento Partnership, Calling All Dreamers is a business incubator boot-camp that brings in industry professionals to mentor entrepreneurs for the chance to open a downtown storefront and earn a coveted business start-up package. The top three finalists are awarded a cash prize of up to $20,000 when they open a storefront in downtown Sacramento. Previous participants include Dipped N Color Splat Studio, Nash & Proper, Neo Escape Rooms, and Cerealism.


Retail spaces at Envoy are flexible in square footage and usage to fit the needs of prospective occupants. Anthem is extending the offer of a year’s free rent to up to 10 entrepreneurs interested in leasing a ground floor space.


More information about Envoy can be found here. To learn more about the Calling All Dreamers program, click here.