Category Landmark Properties’ plans for development
In an advertisement in the Gazette Times on Sunday, 11/4/12, Landmark Properties wrote their own “myths” – based on our reasoned and researched arguments – and then presented their own arguments as “fact.” Do you believe Landmark Properties’ “fact check”? Landmark’s claim: “As shown in City-approved plans, parking will be provided for every resident plus […]
I’ve said it before: the Retreat at Oak Creek is not the solution for Corvallis’s housing problems. On Sunday, the Gazette Times ran another article in their “Town & Gown” series. While the headline is meant to startle the reader, the content of the article is important and supports some of RDC’s key arguments. Existing […]
What’s happening in Corvallis? It’s what Landmark Properties does. It wasn’t right for Blacksburg, VA, it’s not right for us. Read about it here and here … Spread the word – only a week left to vote NO on the Sather Annexation!
From the beginning, Landmark Properties has been very clear about what they do. They are in the “purpose-built” student housing market. That catchy phrase means, simply, that they build housing specifically designed for college student living. That’s it. In a 10/17/12 Gazette Times article, their public relations representative Clark Worth stated, “Corvallis has a desperate […]
Much is being said about the desperate need for rental housing in Corvallis. It is this need that Landmark Properties — with its Retreat at Oak Creek development — is hoping to cash in on. My question? Why, when we are a town of diverse citizenry, is this need so often described as student housing? An editorial in the […]
The type of student housing that Landmark Properties wants to build on the Sather site doesn’t feel right. These “purpose-built” dormitory-style developments are popping up in college towns all over the country – and right here in Corvallis (Tyler Street Townhomes, Seventh Street Station, to name just two). It is certainly the latest trend in […]