Sumari Barnes
February 3, 2020 / Published in Blog
Meet Sumari Barnes of DCG Strategies, and learn more about her passion for community and learning the commercial real estate business in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Looking for workforce housing solutions? Here’s how school districts in expensive areas can attract and retain talent through workforce housing.
property management by dcg for religious buildings
December 29, 2019 / Published in Company Updates, Faith-Based
Renting out religious buildings increases obligations for your church, but working with a property management firm can reduce the stress. Read more
teacher housing options
December 23, 2019 / Published in Company Updates, Education
In the face of an affordable housing crisis, school districts struggle to attract teachers. Here’s how one district and DCG Strategies stepped in to help.
beautiful church buildings for sale
November 29, 2019 / Published in Faith-Based
For congregations in competitive real estate markets like California, it can be difficult to balance the need for funds to support church operations and programming with the need for administrative and worship space. Right-sizing your church building is possible, and DCG Strategies has helped many religious organizations do just that. Whether you’re looking for larger
commercial real estate companies in san francisco bringing communities together
November 15, 2019 / Published in Company Updates
When Landis Graden started DCG Strategies in 2005, he saw how vital community organizations in San Francisco were struggling with limited revenue and weren’t being served by commercial real estate companies. He wanted DCG Strategies to provide expert real estate management services to community-first organizations such as nonprofits, schools, faith groups and government institutions. By
There are many options when it comes to commercial real estate companies. Check out how these groups have managed to create valuable community resources by revamping surplus real estate to better serve their neighbors.
Do you have a church for sale, or is your church struggling to support itself? You’re not alone. All across the country, churches are fighting to reconcile their changing demographics Today’s churches are learning to adapt by bringing in multiple sources of income, starting with an asset they already own: the church building. Below are
Churches are emerging as integral leaders in the struggle for affordable housing development. They often own more land than they need, and many congregations see themselves as thoughtful stewards of this property with an obligation to use it to help others. By partnering with affordable housing nonprofits, churches can gain the expertise and funding channels
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October 16, 2019 / Published in Education, Company Updates
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 Faith-Based
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 Non-Profit Organizations
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