• Passion for affordable housing drives California Assembly speaker

    May 20, 2015

    March 13, 2015 Affordable housing has been a lifelong passion for Toni Atkins. As Assembly speaker, she is pursuing legislation that would fund affordable housing for years to come. Her spouse is a housing advocate, but the legislative counsel’s office says there is no conflict. By Jeremy B. White Those cockroaches have stayed with […]

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  • Warehouse Artist Lofts to launch a public market in May

    Sactown Magazine Apr 22, 2015   09:41 AM -Nicole Yi Images courtesy of WAL Seven vendors are set to open shop inside the Warehouse Artist Lofts’ ground-floor public market in early May. In early May, a group of shops, eateries and juiceries will open at the ground-floor public market inside the Warehouse Artist Lofts (WAL), the […]

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  • It’s official: Warehouse Artist Lofts is ground zero for R Street boom

    Apr 10, 2015, 7:00am PDT Updated Apr 10, 2015, 9:05am PDT Ben van der Meer Sacramento Business Journal After more than literally a lifetime of effort, an old warehouse on the R Street corridor has new life as a mixed-use loft project for artists. Slideshow: Grand opening of Warehouse Artist Lofts  Developers Ali Youssefi and […]

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  • Artist Lofts A Downtown Experiment

     Steve Milne Thursday, April 9, 2015 | Sacramento, CA | Permalink More than 100 artists are now living together in Sacramento’s first artist-focused affordable housing project. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held this afternoon. It’s an experiment intended to bring new life in a once rundown stretch of downtown. The artists live in a renovated […]

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  • Reviving Sacramento’s Historic R Street District

    Thursday, April 9, 2015 | Sacramento, CA Insight With Beth Ruyak Hosted by: Beth Ruyak A daily, in-depth interview program providing context and background to the issues that face our region. Sacramento’s R Street District  Click here to listen Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio Sacramento’s R Street was once a thriving railway corridor lined […]

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  • This Week: Warehouse Artists Lofts gets grand opening Thursday

    April 5, 2015 By Mary Lynne Vellinga  The new Warehouse Artists Lofts in midtown Sacramento will host its grand opening Thursday. Mayor Kevin Johnson and other local dignitaries will be on hand for a 4 p.m. ceremony. The public is invited to tour the development at 1108 R St. and participate in creating a […]

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  • Residents begin to move in at Warehouse Artist Lofts

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:35am PST Ben van der Meer Sacramento Business Journal Artists have begun moving into units at the Warehouse Artist Lofts on R Street, but the ground-floor retail spaces are still a few weeks away. Ali Youssefi of CFY Development said within about two months, all 116 residential units should be filled. “It’s […]

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  • New low-income lofts for artists now available in Midtown

    Artists lined up for hours in Midtown Sacramento on Wednesday to get a spot in the new Warehouse Artists’ Lofts.

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  • DGS Congratulates Sacramento and Capitol Area Development Authority on New Downtown Lofts

    May 7, 2015

    April 10, 2015 On behalf of the state, DGS Acting Director Esteban Almanza (at podium) congratulated the city of Sacramento, Capitol Area Development Authority and CFY Developers on the grand of opening of the R Street Warehouse Artist Lofts in Sacramento. The State of California, through the Department of General Services, is a member of […]

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