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,
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
A new California bill promotes low-income housing development on surplus land. Here, we explain what school districts need to know about the new law.
Momentum is building for local churches turning their own properties into affordable-housing developments. FOX Channel 2 came out with the latest report detailing this growing trend in the Bay Area. The story highlights the current development project by Glad Tidings Church of God in Christ. The church is refurbishing 63 dilapidated Hayward apartments that sit
Churches have been following the command to “love your neighbor” for two millennia, but that effort has taken on a new wrinkle in the Bay Area in recent years. Soaring housing prices in a gentrifying region has meant that many Bay Area neighbors have been forced from their homes and left homeless or displaced. In
June 11, 2019 / Published in News & Events
There has been a lot of talk the past few months about Opportunity Zones. Below is more information on Opportunity Zones and how you can take advantage of its benefits. What are Opportunity Zones? The U.S. Investing in Opportunities Act of 2017 established new tax incentives for investments in designated underserved communities. These selected areas,
Churches understand what it means to serve. To sacrifice. They care for their congregants and their communities without fanfare or reward. Until they can’t anymore. Declining church attendance is already more the rule than the exception. Add on a housing crisis, and mere survival has become increasingly difficult for churches in the Bay Area, as
Long-term sustainability is a major element in the property decision making process for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits should hire a market professional to analyze the market and the agency’s long-term goals. Two Forks in the Road, Two Hard Choices The choice between leasing and buying is like coming to two forks in a road and trying
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January 28, 2019 / Published in Education, News & Events
In November 2018, California voters passed most of the 125 bills seeking to fund improvements in local school districts. The bills represented more than $15.7 billion in construction bonds, with more than $14.8 billion approved by voters that will fund everything from asbestos and lead removal to entirely new buildings. There were a smaller number
October 3, 2018 / Published in News & Events
Voters in San Francisco recently approved Proposition C, a ballot measure that will increase commercial rent tax in order to fund childcare and early education programs in the city. The Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) is a tax on the total revenue a person or company makes by doing business in the city of San Francisco.
September 19, 2018 / Published in Company Updates, News & Events
DCG Strategies CEO, Landis Graden, is set to speak at the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California’s 39th Annual Affordable Housing Conference Friday, September 21st, 2018. The event will last all day, and is currently sold out. The theme of this year’s conference will be #BuildingMomentum. DCG will present our expertise on collaborating with congregations