Anticipating the Future: Flexible Grid Architecture & Design For Schools

DCG Strategies Blog, Education, Workforce Housing

The one-room schoolhouse was solid and wonderful, but it was the opposite of the flexible grid style schools needed for the future. Demographics often mimic a slow tide, coming in gradually and making incremental and predictable changes. Eventually, everything is different and …

Leasing vs. Buying: Tough Property Decisions for Nonprofit Organizations

DCG Strategies Blog, Non-Profit Organizations

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 …

California School Bonds Plan to Improve Buildings, Programs

DCG Strategies Blog, 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 …

How to Blend Mission and Money in Real Estate

DCG Strategies Blog, Company Updates, Faith-Based

One for-profit business selling property to another is straightforward, as is one nonprofit organization selling a property to another. But what about a husband and wife who want to sell a rental property so that it sustains them in retirement but also …