COMMUNITY: Campus Commons is a Planned Unit Development (PUD) of approximately 1,160 single family attached and detached homes, located at the southwest quadrant of Fair Oaks Boulevard and Howe Avenue in the Heart of Sacramento. Residents and their guests enjoy all the amenities of this Master-planned community including beautiful Clubhouse facilities, Lushly landscaped common areas, Miles of paved walkways, Swimming pools, Tennis courts, Spa and Fitness Rooms, plus easy access to the wonderful American River Parkway, Jedediah Smith Memorial Bicycle Trail, Guy West Bridge, and Sacramento State University (CSUS).
BUILDERS: Prior to its development, the 680-acre Campus Commons property was known as the Horst Hop Ranch. It was initially planned & developed by a local Sacramento partnership including Bob Hurst, R.J. McClatchy, J.J. McClatchy, Gordon Jack, Jack Matranga, and Henry Moss. Robert C. Powell & Teichert Land Co. continued development during the 1970's, completing construction in 1979. Robert C. Powell built Villages 3 & 10, the Garden Homes in Village 4, and all the homes in the Nepenthe Association. Kimmel Construction built the homes in Village 5 (St. Charles Place).
Robert C. Powell: Mr. Powell was recognized in Sacramento Magazine's Silver Anniversary Issue as one of Sacramento's 25 Most Influential People. Powell projects in Sacramento include Campus Commons, East Ranch, Selby Ranch, Wyndgate, Gold River, Governor's Square, and the Pavilions Shopping Center. Mr. Powell was widely known as a visionary and one of Sacramento's most generous philanthropists.