• San Diego

    Micro-Pod Hotel Rooms Win Approval in San Diego

    May 16, 2019–– Micro-pods could become the next wave in discount lodging for San Diego after local port district leaders chose a proposal by Los Angeles developers to put affordable hotel rooms near the downtown waterfront. And the trend could catch on across the country. By a 7-0 vote, commissioners...
  • The Office Dublin

    Outdoor Co-Working Space Leads Masterplan’s Park Network

    February 19, 2019– Boulevard – the contemporary, connected community in Dublin, California – has announced an innovative system of 15 pocket parks programmed for diverse uses, including an outdoor co-working space named The Office equipped with technological amenities. Other themed parks include The Kitchen, The Lounge, The Library, The...
  • Co-Dwell

    KTGY’s ‘Co-Dwell’ Expands Shared-Living Concept

    December 11, 2018— The R+D Studio at KTGY Architecture + Planning has expanded the concept of shared living with its Co-Dwell concept, which improves both affordability and quality of life. Distinct from recent co-living enterprises which organize micro-units around larger communal areas, primarily targeting single millennials – KTGY’s Co-Dwell...
  • Quarters Co Living Chicago

    Grand Opening of QUARTERS Co Living Community in Chicago

    The latest Co-Living expansion from German company Medici Living Group arrived recently in Chicago with the Grand Opening of the QUARTERS Co Living community.  A completely new way of community living has arrived to the Fulton Area market. Medici Living Group, the world’s largest co-living provider, has created widely...
  • hudson hotel kissimmee

    Columbia Pacific Advisors Finances Conversion of FL Hotel to Extended Stay Micro Unit Community

    June 28, 2018 — Columbia Pacific Advisors, through its bridge lending platform, CPIF Lending, has provided Hudson Real Estate Holdings of Delray Beach, FL., with a $14.8 million short-term bridge loan for the refinancing and modernization of The Hudson Hotel in Kissimmee, FL. All the existing 403 rooms will...
  • E.R.B Eagle Rock

    The E.R.B.: 45 Small-Lot and ‘Shopkeeper’ Homes in Eagle Rock

    May 18, 2018— KTGY Architecture + Planning has designed The E.R.B., a unique combination of small-lot, single-family homes, plus live-work units above ground-floor retail. Developed by Warmington Residential, The E.R.B. is in the heart of vibrant Eagle Rock, at Eagle Rock and York Boulevards. It is fronted by seven...
  • hope valley resort time homes

    Columbia Pacific Advisors Funds $10.25 Million Loan on Tiny Home Community

    May 2, 2018 – Columbia Pacific Advisors through its bridge lending platform has funded $10.25 million in short-term debt to complete the conversion of a former RV Park into a “tiny home” resort community near Salem, OR. The two-year, interest-only financing is secured by the Hope Valley Resort, a...
  • Quarters Chicago Medici Living Group

    Innovative Co-Living Concept Opening in Chicago

    April 10, 2018 – A completely new community way of living is coming to the Fulton Market area. QUARTERS, a co-living concept in a stunning building, is set to open in May. Medici Living Group, the world’s largest co-living provider, has created widely popular new living experiences in Germany...
  • kasita

    Kasita Micro-Home Goes on Roadshow Tour

    Starting in Culver City, California on March 30th, we’re kicking off our first-ever “Roadshow,” visiting the cities of San Jose, San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Reno and Denver, all of which are affected by the housing crisis. Whether it be a shortage in affordable urban living, overcrowding or a need...
  • urban marketplace uli

    Urban Marketplace 2018 Event Offers Investment & Development Opportunities

    March 22, 2018— Leading experts in urban development will offer ideas and opportunities at the 18th annual Urban Marketplace. The interactive conference and forum by ULI Los Angeles, a District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), is Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 7:30 a.m. to noon, at The MacArthur,...
  • kasita

    Diverging from the Doublewide: How Kasita is Bringing New Levels of Design and Quality to Modular Housing

    There are some products that consumers expect to get better every year: products like smartphones, prosthetic limbs, and automobiles, to name a few. Then there are products that consumers assume will stay as-is: nail clippers, trash cans, and hammers, for example. These latter products are “good enough” in terms...
  • mipim cannes 2019

    Mapping World Urbanity: The Central Theme of MIPIM 2018

    December 11, 2017 – MIPIM, the world’s leading property market, today unveils its central theme for 2018 – ‘Mapping World Urbanity.’ The expansion of urban areas is redrawing the world map, helping to reposition cities – rather than countries – as economic powers. The 29th edition of MIPIM will explore...
  • Rendering by Kilograph

    Micro Units planned for Melrose Ave

    June 15, 2017—-Los Angeles-based developer AddAZero Corp. plans to construct a micro unit apartment building on the northern fringe of Koreatown. The project, which would replace a series of small commercial buildings at 4760 Melrose Avenue, calls for the construction of a five-story edifice featuring 33 studio apartments and...
  • Medici Living Group Launches New Co-Living Brand QUARTERS in Berlin and New York

    April 15, 2017— The new co-living concept QUARTERS is coming to Berlin and New York: The Medici Living Group , Europe’s largest co-living provider, will begin renting its first co-living spaces in two houses under its new QUARTERS brand from March 2017. The concept is intended to provide a...