Entries by bmalecki

Canby Woods Opens in Reseda

Exactly two years after a smashing groundbreaking ceremony, Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine returned to Reseda to unveil Canby Woods, the latest affordable housing wonder developed by Thomas Safran & Associates. Like their previous Del Rey Square, the project includes landscaped gardens and outdoor sitting areas and warmly decorated interiors which, this time, will […]

Meta Housing’s Senior Arts Colony Continues to Impress

We reported on attention Long Beach Senior Arts Colony was getting from PCBC and Affordable Housing Finance last month. This month, Multi-Housing News ran a lengthy feature which details the partnership between the developer, the state, conventional banks, and Century. Congratulations to Meta Housing for all the well-deserved publicity!

Lending Matters in July

Lending activity picked up in July with Century closing two loans within a span of two weeks: —The Core Companies received $8,672,745 in acquisition financing for 236 low income family homes in San José which will become Newbury Park. —Vitus Group’s Meadowbrook Apartments, 448 low-income family units in San Diego, received $1,500,000 in Century predevelopment […]

The Los Angeles Business Journal’s Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship Awards

Last month, The Los Angeles Business Journal announced that Century has been nominated for the 3rd Annual Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship Award.  Century not only creates affordable housing in California, but is a prominent contributor in numerous charitable activities and events.  Some of the organizations that Century has contributed to include YMCA, Midnight Mission, Children’s […]

Century Annual Report Hitting Mailboxes

Look out for the Century’s 2012 Annual Report due to arrive sometime this week. The theme, Lending Matters, explores the tremendous opportunities for investment throughout California with diverse examples of Century’s acquisition, bridge, and construction loan products in action. If you have not joined our mailing list, please add your address here and download the […]

Meta Housing Collecting Accolades for Senior Arts Colony

Meta Housing, one of Southern California’s most experienced developers and a long-time Century client, has been awarded the prestigous PCBC Golden Nugget Award for Best Senior Housing Community. The winning project, named Long Beach Senior Arts Colony, is an expansive 200 unit development located along Long Beach’s light-rail line and housing 200 lucky seniors. The […]

Lending Matters in May

On May 29th, Century attended the Grand Opening of Terra Bella in Bell Gardens, where we received a Letter of Recognition from Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard for our contribution. The 65 unit low-income senior housing project, developed by Abode Communities, was supported by a $3,179,000 Century acquisition loan. Also last month, developer Prakash Chandran received $593,000 […]

See Aaron at the NH&RA Developers Forum

Our Senior Vice President, Aaron Wooler, will be speaking on the “Policy & Programs in Context: How Will Affordable Housing Fare in 2013 and Beyond” panel at the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association’s 2013 Spring Developers Forum held Wednesday, May 8th, in Marina del Rey. Learn about the future of affordable housing finance and speak […]

Del Rey Square Opens to LA Seniors

Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl took the wraps off Del Rey Square, a 124 unit senior housing community in West Los Angeles, on April 12, 2013. Open to formerly homeless  and low-income seniors, the complex includes a computer room, fitness center, and private balconies and patios which complement the spectacular Spanish-style exterior. Century helped […]

Century Loans in April

Century recently closed two loans in Southern California: —Jamboree Housing and WNC Investment Partners are developing Arbor Terrace Apartments in Colton (San Bernardino County) with Century’s $12,350,000 acquisition loan, our first deal financed using the Golden State Acquisition Fund. The project will rehabilitate 129 family apartments, adding improvements such as new bathrooms, kitchens and appliances, and […]