Smart Growth Development for West Sacramento Houses
A southern California developer wants to build more than 2,000 homes at Southport in West Sacramento.
Tuesday, October 5, 2004
Originally, Summit Commercial Properties wanted to build 21,000 homes in Southport … but due to traffic limitations, that number won’t be that large. So Summit has recast its rezoning proposal for 250 acres, adding 700 more homes to the original 1,300 … in an effort to garner as big a share as it can. Summit hopes to have an edge. It has redesigned its plan into a so-called smart growth development, featuring 11 parks, plus stores at the community’s core, which would reduce driving to shop. They’re even calling it The Parks at Southport. New West Sacramento housing has become popular due to its proximity to downtown Sacramento’s huge job market.