Officials Move Dirt at Groundbreaking Ceremony!

It was perfect weather at the highly anticipated DGS groundbreaking ceremony for the new Natural Resources Headquarters building on the block of 7th and 8th Streets and O and P Streets, and the new office building at 12th and O Street. The buildings are part of the department’s 10-year sequencing plan for the renovation or replacement of state facilities in the Sacramento area.

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The new Natural Resources Headquarters building will be 21 stories and approximately 875,000 gross square feet with 3,400 occupants, and is scheduled for completion in August 2021. Future tenants include the California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Water Resources, CAL FIRE, Department of Conservation, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Parks and Recreation and the Wildlife Conservation Board.

The new 12th and O Street building will be 11 stories and 372,000 gross square feet with 1,200 occupants, and is scheduled for completion in February 2021. Future tenants include staff from the Health and Human Services Agency, the Department of State Hospitals, and the Department of Developmental Services.

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Speakers included Sacramento Vice Mayor Steve Hansen; DGS Director Daniel C. Kim; Natural Resources Agency Secretary John Laird; Keely Martin Bosler, Director of Finance; Assemblymember Kevin McCarty; Senator Dr. Richard Pan and Michael Wilkening, Secretary for California Health and Human Services Agency.

For additional information on the Natural Resources Headquarters project click here.

For additional information on the 12th and O Street project click here


Written by California Department of General Services

The Department of General Services (DGS) serves as business manager for the state of California. General Services helps to better serve the public by providing a variety of services to state agencies through procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management and design, environmentally friendly transportation, professional printing, design and web services, and funding for the creation and construction of safe schools. The DGS vision: Excellence in the Business of Government!

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