SACRAMENTO, Calif. – June 5, 2019— University Enterprises, Inc., Sacramento State, and Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of Hornet Commons yesterday.
Hornet Commons will house 1,100 upper division students in 284 apartment-style units by the start of the 2021-22 academic year. The project is comprised of six four-story residential buildings and a clubhouse, altogether spanning approximately 360,000 square feet of space.
“We are constantly seeking innovative opportunities to enhance the student experience at Sacramento State,” said Robert S. Nelsen, President of California State University, Sacramento. “Officially breaking ground on Hornet Commons marks an important phase in the development of this housing project, but it also reflects our dedication to providing a vibrant and welcoming home to all of our students.”
Jim Reinhart, Executive Director of UEI, added, “Hornet Commons meets the demand for modern, on-campus, upper division student housing and helps keep costs reasonable for our students.”
When completed, the mix of studio, two- and four-bedroom units will feature amenities such as full kitchens and in-unit laundries. On-site amenities will include a café, study lounges, fitness center, community room, business center, outdoor pool, sand volleyball, bocce court, barbeques and surface parking for 546 cars and over 300 bicycles.