Exit133 is about Tacoma
Meet “The Proctor”
The News Tribune today has more details on the new mixed-use development planned for the Proctor District. The $30 million project, to be called "The Proctor" (previously referred to as 28 Proctor) now has financial backing from The Rush Companies, which moves it significantly closer to becoming a reality.
- Plans are for a 6-story structure with underground parking
- 2 buildings connected by a sky bridge over the alley
- 140 market-rate residential units
- 6 to 8 retail spaces
- 215 parking stalls: 150 in 2 levels of structured parking (some below-ground), the rest surface-level and on-street parking
As for businesses currently located on the block, the Pacific NW Store and the building will stay put. The locksmith plans to relocate nearby. Babblin' Babs is looking for a new location, but doesn't plan to stay in Proctor.
As we wrote Monday, a public hearing is scheduled for January on the air rights for that sky bridge connecting the two buildings.
Project partners Erling Kuester, Bill Evans, Rick Moses, and Rush hope to break ground on The Proctor next summer, and open for occupancy a year after that.
Read more and see an updated project sketch from the TNT.
Do you want to help the folks at Exit133 pay our bills and keep up with of all things Tacoma? Do you want to see even more coverage? Exit133 has always been free to read and comment, and it will stay that way. However, over the years, readers have contributed to the bank account to help us keep up our coverage of goings-on around town. Contribute and this message disappears!Support Exit133