Tag Archives: Sather Annexation

Response to “fact checking”

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 […]

They’re changing their tune

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 […]

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We need your help!

Ballots should arrive in the mail on October 20th and we need to get the word out to as many voters as possible to defeat the Sather Annexation. Can you volunteer a bit (or a lot) of your time to distribute informative flyers in your neighborhood or elsewhere in Corvallis? Please send us an email […]

The Gazette Times agrees with us

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 […]

Three strikes …

Did you know that the Sather Annexation has been on the ballot twice before? Once in 2001, when a Denver-based student housing developer came to town with a similar proposition. It was soundly defeated, but the Sathers came back one year later to try again – same developer, same plan, with a few minor adjustments […]

The fact that everyone is doing it doesn’t make it right

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 […]

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