These days, the headlines on the housing front are grim indeed. The New York Times described Coastal California as being in the middle of a full blown crisis with average home prices crossing $500,000 and making much of the state out of reach for all but the wealthiest families. Gov. Jerry Brown has not yet Read More →
Building affordable housing can be anything but affordable for developers. Developers often need some sort of subsidy for affordable projects to pencil out, given the fact that they will receive below-market rents. Yet, the arena for federal income tax credits is becoming increasingly competitive. Projects are rated on a point system for the Low-Income Housing Read More →
Bruce Corwin, one of the longtime owners of the Arlington Theater and Metropolitan Theaters chain, is getting closer to seeing his Arlington Village apartment project take shape in downtown Santa Barbara. The first set of building plans has been submitted and groundbreaking is anticipated in three to four months, Scott Hopkins, an architect with RRM Read More →
In the space of a week, two mergers were announced between area architects firms.
San Luis Obispo-based RRM Design Group and Santa Barbara-based Peikert Group Architects announced July 1 that the two architecture firms are becoming one. In the wake of the merger, PGA will continue to operate in Santa Barbara as an RRM company under the name of Peikert+RRM Design Group. RRM, for its part, will continue to Read More →
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One of the last undeveloped corners of southeast SLO will soon be home to a modern new campus for SESLOC Federal Credit Union.