State of Downtown

20th Annual State of Downtown – January 23, 2018

On Jan. 23, Downtown Sacramento Partnership and local community and business leaders celebrated 20 years of building value in downtown Sacramento. Featuring Mayor Darrell Steinberg, a keynote by former 3-term mayor of Pittsburgh Tom Murphy, and much more, the 20th annual State of Downtown breakfast presented by Stantec reviewed the great strides made in downtown as well as preview upcoming revitalization initiatives and projects.

Keynote Speaker: Tom Murphy
Senior Resident Fellow at Urban Land Institute
ULI Canizaro/Klingbeil Families Chair for Urban Development

As the former 3-term mayor of Pittsburgh, Murphy has extensive experience in urban revitalization. Discussing the role of public-private partnerships in revitalizing cities, Murphy will share how he successfully oversaw the development of more than 25 miles of new riverfront trails and urban green space and secured $1 billion in funding for the development of two professional sports facilities and a new convention center while leveraging more than $4.5 billion in economic development to transform blighted, abandoned industrial properties into new commercial, residential, retail, and public uses.

2018 State of Downtown Recap