October 11, 2023 / Published in Blog, Faith-Based
By DCG Strategies, Inc. | October 11, 2023 – updated October 12, 2023 California is still in a housing crisis. New State and local initiatives could make it easier for affordable housing developments to get started on land owned by religious institutions and non-profit colleges. What the New CA State Legislation (SB-4) Means for Churches
DCG Strategies announces the official marketing of 1150 and 1220 Harbor Bay Parkway in Alameda. The marketing comes on the heels of DCG Strategies being selected by the County of Alameda as their broker for the sale of the property. The property, jointly owned by the county and the city of Oakland, consists of the
DCG Strategies announces the official marketing of 286 14th Street in Oakland. The marketing comes on the heels of DCG Strategies being selected by the County of Alameda as their broker for the sale of the property. The property is located in the downtown area of Oakland, close to Chinatown and a multitude of shops,
DCG Strategies announces the official sale of Oakland’s Dream Center transitional housing, located on 2321 International Boulevard in Oakland, to Kingdom Builders Christian Fellowship, a non-denominational church and nonprofit organization that has been operating the facility since 2017. The purchase comes on the heels of Kingdom Builders’ multi-year lease of the property, which was facilitated
The California School Boards Association (CSBA) is partnering with DCG Strategies to expand its portfolio of services with Property Planning Solutions, a real estate services product available to local educational agencies (LEAs) statewide. With a membership of nearly 1,000 LEAs, impacting more than 6 million school-age children throughout California, CSBA represents elected officials who govern
DCG Strategies, a Bay Area-based real estate firm with a distinct mission to serve California’s community-benefit organizations, announces the addition of two members to its expanding leadership team: Ross White, Vice President of Brokerage Operations, and Cort Gross, Affordable Housing & Financial Services. As VP of Brokerage Operations, White will oversee the company’s corporate brokerage
One of California’s most recent bills has been given the green light to boost teacher housing projects in the state. Workforce housing has previously been excluded from low-income housing tax credits due to strict equal housing laws, but AB 3308 loosens those restrictions for developments built on school district-owned land. The bill, which received bipartisan
June 25, 2020 / Published in Faith-Based
During the past few weeks of social distancing, we as a society have been learning that community is more important than ever. Staying connected and checking in on one another via phone or online can help limit the anxiety and depression associated with isolation. For religious communities, virtual worship and group activities can keep everyone
June 24, 2020 / Published in Education
Officials in California recently announced a $54 billion deficit due to the economic impact of COVID-19. The mandated shutdown of many businesses has taken a huge toll on the state’s ability to generate funds, and additional costs from pandemic-related programs have further depleted reserves. Though California started the year with a large surplus of funds,
church maintenance to keep it functioning
May 28, 2020 / Published in Faith-Based
Organized church maintenance is necessary to ensure the longevity of your church building and prevent the damage that long-term neglect can cause.
April 16, 2020 / Published in Faith-Based
Churches and other religious organizations are sitting on some of the most coveted social purpose real estate in the Bay Area. There’s no question that church real estate is valuable and likely the most valuable asset of a religious organization. As costs rise and congregations dwindle, there is a push toward maximizing the impact of
empty car lot - ideal property to turn into affordable housing in california
March 25, 2020 / Published in Faith-Based
A new housing reform seeks to remove requirements for church parking lots looking to help build affordable housing in California.