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Author: Brian K. Miller WALNUT CREEK, CA- The first residents of downtown Walnut Creek’s newest condominium residences are moving in. Called 555YVR, the $45-million, 87-unit project was entitled and financed in 2006 and broke ground in 2007. Then Lehman Brothers...
Walnut Creek Condominium 25 Percent Sold; Occupancy Beginning this Fall By Erika Schnitzer, Associate Editor Walnut Creek, Calif.—555YVR, Downtown Walnut Creek’s first live-work-shop-play residences, are nearly completed. Developed by Thompson | Dorfman Partners and designed by KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture...
Co-founder and Principal, Thompson Dorfman Partners LLC Background: Thompson joined Trammell Crow Residential as a partner overseeing Northern California. He founded his own firm, Thompson Residential Company, in 1996 and then sold the company to Irvine Apartment Communities, which hired him...
By Elisabeth Nardi Developers of Walnut Creek’s newest luxury condominiums are confident their units, the city’s first real live/work housing, will beat the odds in today’s turbulent housing market. Industry experts are still trying to gauge whether the market has...
by Katherine Conrad   Santa Clara Unified School District’s experiment in retaining young teachers by offering them affordable housing has proven successful as the second phase of the 30-unit Casa del Maestro is already full. And 31 more teachers are...
Via: California Construction The Santa Clara Unified School District reports that the second phase of Casa del Maestro, the District’s award-winning workforce housing community, has been completed. Phase II of Casa del Maestro, Spanish for “house of the teacher,” adds...
Date: 09.26.2008 Publication: San Jose Bizjournal Author: Sharon Simonson Developer Bruce Dorfman says his Mill Valley company, Thompson/Dorfman Partners LLC, hasn’t made money building affordable apartments for the Santa Clara Unified School District in the past eight years. The apartments...
Publication: KGO-TV SAN FRANCISCO, CA Author: Lisa Amin Two hours after the last school bell rang, dozens of Santa Clara Unified School teachers gathered to take part in a lottery. It’s not money they want, but a chance to save...
Getting Schooled Date: 07.18.2008 Publication: RE Business Online Author: Cara Aliek In 2001, Thompson | Dorfman completed Phase I of Casa del Maestro, the first faculty housing community built for a public school district in California. Santa Clara Unified School...
Publication: GlobeSt.com Author: Brian K. Miller SANTA CLARA, CA- The Santa Clara Unified School District says it will develop additional affordable housing for teachers this year after finding that its first project — the first faculty housing community built for...