Sundt Breaks Ground on Hornet Commons Student Housing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2019) – Sundt Construction, Inc. ( broke ground last week on Hornet Commons, a new student housing complex on the campus of California State University, Sacramento (CSUS). Groundbreaking for Hornet Commons

The 365,000-square-foot complex will house 284 apartments and 1,100 beds in six four-story buildings on the 11.5-acre site, which is located on the previous home of the Dan McAuliffe Memorial Ballparks. The new student housing project will include a swimming pool and a communal building, which will contain a cafe, fitness center and community room.

“Our company thrives in a team environment where we can be an integral part of a project’s success,” said Sean Falvey, Sundt senior project manager. “This housing complex gives us the opportunity to do just that.”

The project is a public-private partnership (P3) between University Enterprises Inc. (UEI), CSUS’s authorized commercial-services auxiliary, and Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC. The site is being incorporated into the campus as part of a land swap and once finished, will increase the number of beds on campus by over 33%.

The groundbreaking celebration included representatives from Sundt, CSUS, Greystar and architecture firm Steinberg Hart. The project is expected to be completed for the fall 2021 semester.

Sundt has over 70 years of diverse project experience throughout the state of California. The company has offices in Sacramento, Irvine and San Diego. Sundt is currently building several projects in the region, including the Ernest E. Tschannen Science Complex on the Sacramento State University campus, the Hilton Garden Inn in Sunnyvale, as well as the new Shasta County Courthouse in Redding.

About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 129-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building and concrete work and is owned entirely by its 2,000+ employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in eight major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.


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