Reports Category: Commercial Property

Corner Market Reality or Myth?

Corner Market Reality or Myth? I love the idea of walking from my front door to pick up a homemade deli sandwich and some local veggies. But the reality is corner markets in older neighborhoods around town offer lottery tickets, cheap alcohol and phone cards. So why does Santa Rosa think higher residential density housing loc...

How long is too long for non conforming uses?

How long is too long for non conforming uses? Losing the ability to operate a business because the operation of that business does not conform to the long-range goals within a General Plan can be a shock. Commercial Real Estate agents understand the importance of finding a tenant quickly for a property owner when the property does not confo...

Can the Gateways Redevelopment Project Deliver?

Can the Gateways Redevelopment Project Deliver? The Santa Rosa Redevelopment Agency, after stumbling out of the starting gate, has taken the steps to start using redevelopment fund for the Gateways Project Area this year. But the question remains, “Can these funds help jumpstart the core business district of Santa Rosa and revitalize the pr...

February 25th, 2010  |  Commercial Property

Santa Rosa’s Downtown Station Area Plan

Santa Rosa's Downtown Station Area PlanHow will the Santa Rosa City Council juggle the vision of the Downtown Station Area Specific Plan with the reality of the struggling economy? The Downtown Station Area Specific Plan was funded by the City of Santa Rosa and the Metropolitan Transit Committee. Santa Rosa's Downtown Station Area Pla...

February 25th, 2010  |  Commercial Property Transportation