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Successful Partnerships: AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC

Sep 19, 2012

What it takes: “ROEM has an experienced team of professionals in development, design, construction, and asset management which makes it possible to successfully navigate the complicated process of financing, structuring and producing affordable housing.  Not only do these developments provide much needed affordable housing in areas sorely lacking such options, but the quality of housing ROEM produces is second-to-none in the markets it serves.” –Christopher J. Long, Vice President... 
What it takes: “ROEM has an experienced team of professionals in development, design, construction, and asset management which makes it possible to successfully navigate the complicated process of financing, structuring and producing affordable housing.  Not only do these developments provide muc... 

Removing the Old to Make Way for the New

Sep 18, 2012

1st and Rosemary Family  By Scott Buerger, Senior Project Manager, ROEM Builders, Inc. 1st and Rosemary Family Apartments will offer 184 one-, two- and three-bedrooms apartments to low-income families and individuals in San Jose, California. This $58 million project will pursue LEED-H Silver certification, one of the industry’s highest standards for sustainable design and construction.  “San Jose has long been a leader in affordable housing, however even with the great strides we’ve made, there is still a critical need for quality, affordable housing for families and senior adults. Thi... 
1st and Rosemary Family  By Scott Buerger, Senior Project Manager, ROEM Builders, Inc. 1st and Rosemary Family Apartments will offer 184 one-, two- and three-bedrooms apartments to low-income families and individuals in San Jose, California. This $58 million project will pursue LEED-H Silver certif... 

Coordination is the Key to Success

Sep 16, 2012

1st and Rosemary Senior By Steve Connick, Lead Superintendent, ROEM Builders, Inc. While building one of the largest multifamily construction projects in San Jose, California, ROEM Builders, Inc. has relied on its extensive knowledge and construction management expertise to coordinate scheduling, materials and labor used for both the 1st and Rosemary Senior and Family projects. This expertise coupled with strong subcontractor partnerships has kept ROEM on schedule through the 25% completion mark. As with the 1st and Rosemary Family project, the sequencing of construction for this $28 million ... 
1st and Rosemary Senior By Steve Connick, Lead Superintendent, ROEM Builders, Inc. While building one of the largest multifamily construction projects in San Jose, California, ROEM Builders, Inc. has relied on its extensive knowledge and construction management expertise to coordinate scheduling, ma... 

Working Towards a Common Vision

Sep 15, 2012

Camino del Rey Senior Apartments By Alex Jugant, Development Associate, LEED Green Associate, ROEM Corporation Since identifying the El Camino Real Corridor as a focus area for transportation-oriented growth, the City of Santa Clara has been actively working to transition the existing industrial and retail space into more efficient mixed-use and residential developments. ROEM is proud to partner with the City in the development of our new Camino del Rey Senior Apartments, a $15 million community that will offer 48 one-bedroom apartments to low and very-low income seniors in Santa Clara. In wor... 
Camino del Rey Senior Apartments By Alex Jugant, Development Associate, LEED Green Associate, ROEM Corporation Since identifying the El Camino Real Corridor as a focus area for transportation-oriented growth, the City of Santa Clara has been actively working to transition the existing industrial and... 

A Message from the Director of Development: Derek Allen

Feb 21, 2012

ROEM has always believed in providing high quality housing for everyone. This commitment has not only motivated us to build noteworthy developments with unparalleled services for residents and their families, sick but also to expand our geographic reach. Over the past five years, ROEM has made a concerted effort to take its award-winning Bay Area affordable housing model to urban centers in the Central Valley, along the Central Coast, treatment and throughout Southern California. In 2010, we saw the first fruits of this effort with the majority of new projects breaking ground outside the Bay A... 
ROEM has always believed in providing high quality housing for everyone. This commitment has not only motivated us to build noteworthy developments with unparalleled services for residents and their families, sick but also to expand our geographic reach. Over the past five years, ROEM has made a con... 

Dana Strand Grand Opening

Feb 20, 2012

A Joyful Reception Kicks Off the Grand Opening With guests watching just a few feet away in the lushly landscaped courtyard of Dana Strand Senior Apartments, Fransisca Schmidt excitedly received the keys to her new apartment at Dana Strand Senior Apartments. Supporters gathered on October 6, 2011 to join Fransisca in celebrating the grand opening of Dana Strand Senior Apartments, completed within just one year of starting construction. In these difficult economic times, increasing the stock of high-quality, affordable housing, particularly for seniors, is critical to the success of local commu... 
A Joyful Reception Kicks Off the Grand Opening With guests watching just a few feet away in the lushly landscaped courtyard of Dana Strand Senior Apartments, Fransisca Schmidt excitedly received the keys to her new apartment at Dana Strand Senior Apartments. Supporters gathered on October 6, 2011 to... 

Brookwood Terrace Grand Opening

Feb 19, 2012

A Warm Welcome for Affordable Housing on a Chilly Day With a slight chill in the air on Monday, November 28, 2011, Horacio and Maria Figarello were welcomed into their brand new affordable apartment by Robert Emami, President of ROEM Corporation; and, Jonathan Emami, Vice President of ROEM Corporation. The warm reception that followed marked the Grand Opening of Brookwood Terrace, a LEED Gold Certified community in San Jose, California. “As a long-time supporter of affordable housing in San Jose, I am proud of this new, attractive, sustainablecommunity for low-income families in my district,... 
A Warm Welcome for Affordable Housing on a Chilly Day With a slight chill in the air on Monday, November 28, 2011, Horacio and Maria Figarello were welcomed into their brand new affordable apartment by Robert Emami, President of ROEM Corporation; and, Jonathan Emami, Vice President of ROEM Corporati... 

Successful Partnerships: Dana Strand

Feb 18, 2012

What it takes: “Citi Community Capital is honored to be a part of the Dana Strand finance team and for having the opportunity to help close, fund and construct this new 100-unit senior housing facility in the Wilmington Community of the City of Los Angeles. This facility provides much needed affordable housing to the senior community in the area and we’re very pleased to have worked with such a great development team in ROEM Development Corporation, one of the top tier developers and operators of affordable housing in the State of California.” – Jay Abeywardena, Vice President, Citi C... 
What it takes: “Citi Community Capital is honored to be a part of the Dana Strand finance team and for having the opportunity to help close, fund and construct this new 100-unit senior housing facility in the Wilmington Community of the City of Los Angeles. This facility provides much needed affor... 

Google’s Local Investment Provides Large Returns

Feb 16, 2012

On Franklin Street Family Apartments By: Stephen Emami, Project Manager, ROEM Builders, Inc. Investing locally makes good business sense. That is what Google discovered when it decided to become a significant partner in Franklin Street Family Apartments, a new $23.8 million affordable housing development located in Mountain View, CA. Following a recent trend in the company’s  investment strategies geared towards reducing tax liabilities while receiving good returns, Franklin Street is the latest project that Google has incorporated into its portfolio that address the housing needs within th... 
On Franklin Street Family Apartments By: Stephen Emami, Project Manager, ROEM Builders, Inc. Investing locally makes good business sense. That is what Google discovered when it decided to become a significant partner in Franklin Street Family Apartments, a new $23.8 million affordable housing develo... 

Surely Shored: Lotus Garden Affordable Housing Project

Feb 15, 2012

By: Kevin Peterson, Assistant Construction Manager, ROEM Builders, Inc. Twenty-four weeks after breaking ground, Lotus Gardens Apartments, located near downtown Los Angeles, is a ‘site’ to behold.  With its close proximity to adjacent properties and its hilly geography, Lotus Garden has been designed with a complex shoring system that has drawn much attention and awe from passer-byes. To date, ROEM has excavated over 20,000 cubic yards of soil and installed over 50 steel rakers, some of which exceed 50’ in length and 30” in diameter. In the coming weeks, ROEM will begin the construct... 
By: Kevin Peterson, Assistant Construction Manager, ROEM Builders, Inc. Twenty-four weeks after breaking ground, Lotus Gardens Apartments, located near downtown Los Angeles, is a ‘site’ to behold.  With its close proximity to adjacent properties and its hilly geography, Lotus Garden has been d...