DCG’s Steffani Kizziar and her husband, Andrew Dreitcer – Associate Professor of Spirituality and Co-Director of the Claremont School of Theology’s Center for Engaged Compassion – will be participating in a Spirit of Humanity Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland from April 10-12, 2014. The aim of the Spirit of Humanity Forum is to influence effective universal
October 28, 2013 / Published in Faith-Based
Dominic Dutra, Alan Cerro, and Concetta Lewis of Dutra Cerro Graden were recently privileged to attend the Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI) national conference in Anaheim, California. We participated in informative and valuable sessions that deepened our understanding of the issues and challenges facing religious orders today, and we met creative individuals engaged in
Dutra Cerro Graden (DCG) will be exhibiting at booth 212 at the 2013 Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI)  National Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 22-25, 2013. The Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI) is a non-profit corporation providing pertinent financial and legal resources to leadership from Catholic religious institutes and societies of apostolic life,
July 9, 2012 / Published in Faith-Based

Dutra Cerro Graden offers church sales listings.

The Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, in coordination with the Office of Public Engagement, invited DCG President Landis Graden to the White House on July 11 to participate in a forum discussing the importance of faith-based social innovators in addressing social issues. The event will feature
September 28, 2011 / Published in Faith-Based
Dutra-Cerro-Graden (DCG) successfully represented a client in selling a combined church and parsonage in Oakland, CA. The client initially contacted DCG for consultation on options for selling the church, which faced various challenges including a second floor that needed significant repair to be cleared from City of Oakland safety code violations. After a strong marketing
July 11, 2011 / Published in Faith-Based
In July 2011, Dutra-Cerro-Graden closed the sale of a complex 71.6 acre agricultural property in Watsonville on behalf of Salesian Society, a Roman Catholic religious order based in San Francisco. The Dalton Lane property sold for $2.8 million to an institutional agricultural investment group that required a 5% return on the property. The property had
June 20, 2011 / Published in Faith-Based
An article in The Catholic Voice, a publication of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland, looks at how the Sisters of the Holy Family are able to stay true to their beliefs and values when creating a plan for their 15-acre property near Mission San Jose. The article discusses their desire to preserve the six-acre
June 8, 2011 / Published in Faith-Based
On June 5, 2011, Dutra-Cerro-Graden recieved a “Supporters of the Vision” Award of Appreciation by Glad Tidings Church. As part of their 33rd Anniversary Celebration, Bishop J. W. Macklin led the celebration which honored 33 businesses who have provided on-going support of Glad Tidings’ vision and mission. In 1978, Glad Tidings began the long-term commitment
May 6, 2010 / Published in Faith-Based
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Landis Graden Phone: 510.881.2510 Email: [email protected] HAYWARD, Calif. (May 6, 2010) — Dutra-Cerro-Graden, Inc. (DCG), the Bay Area’s leading Church Real Estate Development & Broker, has expanded its services by introducing a church lending division. DCG principals Dominic Dutra, Alan Cerro and Landis Graden recognized that churches need more
January 4, 2010 / Published in Faith-Based
Written by Matthew Artz InsideBayArea.com FREMONT, Calif. (Jan 4, 2010) – Even in a steady downpour, Palmdale Estates is an island of jazz-age splendor in a sea of subdivisions. Near the intersection of Mission and Washington boulevards, and a few steps behind the Sisters of the Holy Family Motherhouse, two ornate 1920s Tudor homes frame
October 12, 2009 / Published in Faith-Based
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Landis Graden Phone: 510.881.2510 Email: [email protected] HAYWARD, Calif. (October 12, 2009) – Roman Catholic Sisters who reside at 159 Washington Blvd. in the Mission San Jose area of Fremont, commonly known as Palmdale, recently decided to seek out proposals for the preservation of approximately 9.16 acres of their 14.82