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Club One at Petaluma
1201 Redwood Way, Petaluma
Owners: Clubsource at Petaluma LLC, San Rafael, and Basin Street Properties, Petaluma
Developer: Clubsource Development Partners LLC, San Rafael
Description: 64,000-square-foot two-story health club with 41,000 square feet inside and 23,000-square-foot outdoor aquatics area featuring two pools, a two-story water slide, grill and sundeck
Features: three group exercise studios, a play-care center, youth sports center and personal spa services. The lobby, lounge and meeting rooms can host local business, sporting and community events.
Completion: February 2009
General contractors: shell – Vila Construction, Richmond; tenant improvements – Principal Builders Inc., San Francisco
Architect: Gensler, San Francisco
Landscape architects: exterior – Charlie Wilson & Associates, Oakland; aquatics – Technon, Morgan Hill
Engineering: mechanical – Critchfield Mechanical, San Jose; civil – BKF Engineering, San Jose; structural – ATM Engineering, Los Angeles; electrical – Cupertino Electric, San Jose
Cost (estimate): $5 million
Lenders: Mechanics Bank, Richmond, and First Community Bank, Santa Rosa
Real estate representation: Greg Moss of NAI BT Commercial represented Clubsource in the build-to-suit deal with Basin Street.
Property management: Club One Inc.
The club is the first in the North Bay for San Francisco-based Clubsource. It is located in the second building to be built in Basin Street Properties’ Redwood Business Center office-retail development in north Petaluma. The club building originally was to be a 60,000-square-foot office building, but Gensler reconfigured it. Ground-breaking was on May 2.
Fairfield Inn & Suites
1101 Gravenstein Highway South, Sebastopol
Owner: Lok Sebastopol Hotel Co. LLC, Santa Rosa
Description: 82 rooms, 43,000 square feet on 1.5 acres
Features: “King Executive” one-bedroom suites, wide-screen televisions, wireless and wired Internet access, business center, 375-square-foot meeting room, outdoor pool and spa and exercise room
Completion: 54 rooms on Jan. 26, 28 more rooms on Feb. 28
General contractor: K & L Construction, Petaluma
Interior design: Design Atelier, San Rafael
Lender: Wachovia, Charlotte, N.C.
Cost: $2.5 million
Rates: $119 to $240 a night
Management: Lok Group of Cos., Santa Rosa
Prominent Sonoma County hotelier Kirk Lok of Lok Group of Companies bought the land 11 years ago and began construction with his brother Alec Lok, who co-owns and operates K & L Construction. It opened as a Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in 1997.
A decade later, Lok Group management approached Maryland-based Marriott International about a partnership under the chain’s business-oriented Fairfield Inn brand. Upgrades to the existing hotel to bring it up to Marriott’s standards for guest comfort and safety added $1 million to renovation costs.
Meadows at Fountaingrove
3589 Round Barn Blvd., Santa Rosa
Owner: Billa Enterprises, Santa Rosa
Description: Six-building, 4.13-acre multifamily complex with 70 units. Twenty-four are 800-square-foot one-bedroom units, 30 are 1,100-square-foot two-bedroom units, 23 are two-bedroom townhouses with 1,426 or 1,440 square feet and five are 1,244-square-foot three-bedroom units.
Features: Craftsman-style architecture, supplied washer, dryer and refrigerator, granite countertops and fitness center
Completion: March 2009
General contractor: Premiere Homes Inc., Mesa, Ariz.