February 16, 2017 / Published in Company Updates, Education
Recognizing the critical connection of teacher quality and satisfaction with academic success, CAAASA will be presenting a special session on the California Teacher Crisis at its Annual Professional Development Summit on March 8, 2017. Over the past few decades, there has been a steady and alarming increase in high-quality teacher shortages across the state. Not
DCG is honored to have been selected as a roundtable facilitator for CASH’s Annual Conference on March 22, 2017 where we will be discussing challenges, opportunities and obstacles to shoring up the financial health and sustainability for school districts across the state. As attendees consider the financial forecast for their districts, they will learn about
December 8, 2016 / Published in Education, News & Events
CASBO Annual Conference & School Business Expo Booth #804 April 12-15 Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, CA  
December 8, 2016 / Published in Education
For more info go to: Focus on Results Symposium January 27-29, 2017 Intercontinental Clement Hotel Monterey, CA Focus on Results
As reported by SF Gate and other media outlets, Governor Brown has signed Senate Bill 1413, allowing school districts in high-priced cities to build teacher-only affordable housing on district property. According to Redfin, a national real estate brokerage, of California’s 31 most-populous counties, only 17 percent of homes for sale in those counties were affordable on the state’s
July 21, 2016 / Published in Education
… Just when you thought you knew the lay of the land… As many were gearing up for Independence Day celebrations, the California Education Code provision regarding charter schools and public school district surplus property quietly expired on June 30 with little to no fanfare. There are important implications for both parties. As a refresher,
A recent San Francisco Chronicle article highlights the degree to which teachers all over San Francisco are struggling. A December survey of 920 teachers and classroom staff conducted by the United Educators of San Francisco union found that 77 percent had a difficult time finding suitable housing. Fifty-nine percent said they were concerned the city’s
“Teacher housing is an additional tool to recruit people,” said Dominic Dutra, a Bay Area real estate developer who helps school districts plan and build teacher housing. “School districts have all of this underutilized land, and here’s a policy that helps them be competitive.”
May 3, 2016 / Published in Education
Being engaged with school districts across California, we have the honor and privilege of working alongside many educators and teachers – and during Teacher Appreciation Week, want to extend our warmest and most genuine THANK YOU for all you do. For your commitment to our children, their learning and growth For your creativity and inspiration when resources and interest are low
SF Gate reports on a recent survey released by the Bay Area Council, having polled 1,000 residents across the 9-counties surrounding San Francisco Bay. The focus? Housing. Or more specifically what to do about the lack thereof.
October 14, 2015 / Published in Education, Faith-Based
The In Trust Center for Theological Schools recently interviewed Steffani Kizziar, president of faith-based services at DCG Real Estate, for its in-depth article on addressing deferred maintenance at theological schools. Due to tight budgets and a number of competing priorities, building maintenance at theological schools across the country has been put on the back burner,
September 10, 2015 / Published in Education
When it comes to choosing the right location for your new school development project, it’s not all about location. While it’s true that location is the biggest influencing factor on the success of school district real estate, there’s more to the process than simply picking the best plot of land. Real estate development for schools