Mayors’ Political Issue of 2022: Apartment Supply Solves Affordable Housing Issue

Affordable housing has been defined all too well by the political parties during the recent election. With municipal elections coming in 2022, Derek Lobo, CEO of SVN Rock Advisors Inc., believes that it is critical to not waste more time talking about this problem, solutions are needed now and are readily available. Lobo has been … Read more

The National Smart Coalitions Partnership Unites 100+ Governments Across Seven Regional Smart Cities Consortiums

The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance (CSCA), North Texas Innovation Alliance (NTXIA), The Connective, Illinois Smart City & Region Association (ISCRA), KC Digital Drive (KCDD), The Southern Arizona Smart Region, led by the Regional Partnering Center (RPC), and Smart North Florida (SNF) have formalized a new initiative called the National Smart Coalitions Partnership (NSCP). Together, these … Read more

OZFund Now Seeking Community Support on Fundopolis

OZFund, Inc (‘OZFund’), a community-focused Qualified Opportunity Fund (‘QOF’) with a solution to help revitalize working family neighborhoods by acquiring and developing multi-use properties located in the ‘Opportunity Zones’ of Central Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic regions, announced it is now seeking funds through its Reg D, 506(c) offering on Fundopolis.com. Fundopolis Securities LLC is a registered Broker … Read more

Lansing Companies Purchases 1,500 Acres in Reno, NV

The largest land development firm in the western United States has recently closed on the purchase of over 1,500 acres in the very hot market of Reno, Nevada. Lansing Companies has offices in Reno, Nevada; Racine, Wisconsin; and their main corporate office is located in San Diego, California. They are very well-known for their master-planned communities … Read more

The Michaels Organization Set to Break Ground on 3820 Chiles Road

The Michaels Organization, in partnership with Artemis Real Estate Partners, announced today that it has achieved a financial closing and is set to break ground on 3820 Chiles, a new 225 unit market-rate multifamily community to be built along Chiles Road in Davis, California.  “We are very excited about this development opportunity, which will provide … Read more

The Michaels Organization Set to Begin Redevelopment of Ablett Village

The Housing Authority of the City of Camden (HACC), along with its co-applicant, the City of Camden, has been awarded $35 million in Choice Neighborhood Implementation (CNI) funding for the transformation of Ablett Village, an obsolete public housing community located in the historic neighborhood of Cramer Hill. The Michaels Organization is HACC’s private sector housing partner for … Read more

The Well CDC Set to Rehab and Restore 60 Homes in 48 Months, a Year Ahead of Schedule

Blending deep community partnership with intentional strategic initiatives and national philanthropic and placemaking funding support, The Well CDC, located in the heart of the Middlebury community in Akron, OH, has become a beacon for collective redevelopment in the United States, thanks to its largest initiative designed to restore housing. Once a thriving city hub, Middlebury … Read more

City of Aurora’s Late Mayor Steve Hogan Honored During Commemorative Plaque Unveiling Ceremony Hosted by The Aurora Highlands

Representatives from the City of Aurora, Adams County and the Aerotropolis Area Coordinating Metropolitan District gathered at the entrance of The Aurora Highlands to unveil commemorative plaques celebrating the continued progress of the Aerotropolis Regional Transportation Authority (ARTA) and to honor the late Mayor Steve Hogan. Mayor Hogan served Aurora from 1974 until his passing … Read more

The Alabama Rural Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. Receives $10 Million ESG – CV Grant From Gov. Ivey

While the grant was awarded to ARCH, Executive Director, Felicia Jackson is credited with authoring the proposal that secured the 10 million dollar grant for the organization. ARCH is fortunate to serve under her leadership as one of the top executive minority female leaders in our state. Amongst other recipients ARCH received the largest sum … Read more