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October 16, 2019 / Published in Blog
Public school enrollment in California is gradually declining, leaving school districts with financial woes as well as underutilized buildings and land. However, selling school property requires a committee process and approvals, in part to protect taxpayer dollars and the needs of the community. Regardless of the process, the inefficiency of maintaining underused property during a
October 11, 2019 / Published in Blog
The housing crisis in San Francisco has worsened in recent years, with a 30% increase in the homeless population since 2017. City officials are constantly looking to combat the problem in different ways. It’s a critical situation; people who might otherwise be able to support themselves are being pushed out by rapidly rising housing costs,
building stronger community using church real estate for affordable housing
September 24, 2019 / Published in Blog
DCG Strategies is proud to serve the nonprofits and faith-based communities that are making a difference in the lives of Bay Area residents, especially when it comes to affordable housing and emergency shelter needs. Our team of experts gives real-world solutions to property needs. These organizations, in turn, do the work of helping families, meeting
District High School in California
September 18, 2019 / Published in Education
When it comes to the real estate needs of school districts in California, there is no time to wait.  Every part of the process — whether a school is buying, selling or redeveloping — takes time, especially in the Bay Area with its tight real estate market and layers of state and local regulations. The
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September 11, 2019 / Published in Faith-Based
Reimagining Your Church Building as an Asset With real estate in such high demand, many congregations are wondering how to best utilize what is likely their most valuable asset: their church building. A church building is first and foremost a spiritual home for the congregation, but it’s also a resource — what if there’s room
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September 4, 2019 / Published in Commercial
The opportunity to build a truly large-scale government real estate development in a densely populated, densely built environment happens rarely. When it does, expertise and experience are needed to take advantage of it. DCG Strategies brought both to the table to work with a planner, a developer, and five local and state agencies to develop
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August 28, 2019 / Published in Education
Just as growing students should go to the doctor each year for a checkup, it’s important that districts keep tabs on their school real estate assets to catch potential problems before they get worse, as many commercial real estate companies in the Bay Area will tell you. Healthy financial upkeep includes checking property title reports
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August 26, 2019 / Published in Faith-Based
Why Focus on Selling a Church Property? Church communities ebb and flow as their surroundings change, and some even find themselves in the position of selling a church. Matching a church’s need for space with the right building is an ever-evolving challenge. Maybe a young church is growing rapidly and needs to move into a
The opportunity to build a truly large-scale government real estate development in a densely populated, densely built environment happens rarely. When it does, expertise and experience are needed to take advantage of it. DCG Strategies brought both to the table to work with a planner, a developer, and five local and state agencies to develop
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August 20, 2019 / Published in Faith-Based
If your church is struggling to keep its congregants — due to high housing costs in your community or other issues — it might be time to assess whether you’re using your church building efficiently and find new ways to make money with your church property. If not, consider leasing unused spaces to an outside
California has been dealing with a housing shortage for years, but it has reached crisis levels in San Francisco. Teachers can’t afford to live in the same communities they work in. Houses of worship can’t afford rent or a mortgage and are closing their doors. All the while, existing affordable housing is sold, torn down
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