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Globe St.: Women of Influence 2020

Globe St.: Women of Influence 2020

Globe St. has acknowledged BGC Advantage's very own Holly Knight as a Women of Influence in Development for her dedication to affordable housing development and her tireless commitment to her residents. Welcome to our 2020 edition of Women of Influence. As we have...

Clarion Ledger – $57.6M in affordable housing, renovations coming to Jackson, other areas

Clarion Ledger – $57.6M in affordable housing, renovations coming to Jackson, other areas

A $57.6 million development and home renovation project involving six counties will bring affordable housing for low-income and elderly residents and provide renovations to hundreds of homes, officials say.
The local branch of the Mississippi Regional Housing Authority made the announcement Thursday at a groundbreaking where officials described plans to build a 100-unit affordable living complex called Hickman Heights in south Jackson.

Alexandria Housing Authority Completes Another RAD Project with BGC

Alexandria Housing Authority Completes Another RAD Project with BGC

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday for Harmony Village in Alexandria. Harmony Village is one of three sites the Alexandria Housing Authority is transforming from public housing to affordable housing using HUD’s Rental Assistance...

BGC Advantage Chooses Christianne Brunini for Business Development

BGC Advantage Chooses Christianne Brunini for Business Development

As VP of Business Development, Christianne Brunini will be responsible for fostering business success for the organization, including company growth, market share, and brand recognition within affordable housing development industry. She will be assisting with...

Woodcreek in Canton, MS breaks ground

Woodcreek in Canton, MS breaks ground

CANTON, MS — A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for a new, $12 million housing project that will provide homes for 60 families. The Woodcreek Homes project is located at the intersection of Welch Street and Frey Lane and involves 36 new homes, and 24...

Woodcreek Homes Ribbon Cutting

Woodcreek Homes Ribbon Cutting

Thank you to those who joined us for the recent Woodcreek Homes Ribbon Cutting! It was a great day to celebrate this new development. Click here to download information and photos from our day!

BGC Advantage – July 4th Tribute

BGC Advantage – July 4th Tribute

This Fourth of July we would like to honor our team members over seas and loved ones of our team members whom have served in our military. Thank you for protecting our right to celebrate our freedom.

The New Bogalusa Housing Development is a Big Deal!

The New Bogalusa Housing Development is a Big Deal!

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday (January 15, 2019) hosted by BGC Advantage and the Bogalusa Housing Authority. The subsidized affordable development of Pine Trace Homes I and II will be at five separate sites in Bogalusa, Louisiana: 1015 Union Avenue, 600...

Home improvement: Pine Trace housing developments to get upgrades

Home improvement: Pine Trace housing developments to get upgrades

Ground was officially broken Tuesday morning for upgrades and renovations at Pine Trace Homes I and II, public housing developments under the jurisdiction of the Bogalusa Housing Authority (BHA). Pine Trace Homes I and II is a subsidized affordable development located...

Royal Cambridge Ground Breaking

Royal Cambridge Ground Breaking

Royal Cambridge Groundbreaking Event Details: Please join theAlexandria Housing Authority Thursday, November 29, 201810:30 am2555 Loblolly Lane, Alexandria, LA Royal Cambridge(Rendering) Project...

RAD and Leveraged Finance Training

RAD and Leveraged Finance Training

RAD and Leveraged Finance Training Event Details: Memphis Housing Authority invites you to aRAD and Leveraged-Finance TrainingPresented by BGC Advantage, LLCOctober 17, 2018 – 8:30 am – 4:30 pmOctober 18, 2018 – 8:30 am – 12 pmHoliday Inn and...

Stop by and visit BGC Advantage at the 2018 NAHRO National Conference!

Stop by and visit BGC Advantage at the 2018 NAHRO National Conference!

BGC Advantage’s Katie Anderson (Director of Public Housing Development) and Lisa Phillips (Chief Operating Officer) will be at the 2018 NAHRO National Conference which takes place in Atlanta, GA on October 25-27. Stop by Booth #342 and say hi! At the 2018 NAHRO...

BGC Texas Housing Association Conference

BGC Texas Housing Association Conference

Holly Knight and Lisa Phillips (pictured above) met with several entities contemplating rad or small PHA Section 18 disposition during the Texas Housing Association Conference in Galveston. Holly Knight was part of the RAD 201 Lessons Learned session where Robby Crow...

BGC Advantage recognized by Coats Rose and Leesville Housing Authority

BGC Advantage recognized by Coats Rose and Leesville Housing Authority

From the Coats Rose website: (Full article here) NEW ORLEANS – August 7, 2018 – Coats Rose attorneys Kelly Longwell and Alysse Hollis advised the Leesville Housing Authority (LHA) on the recently completed RAD conversion of the Twin Lakes of Leesville, a four-site...

BGC Advantage Team Retreat

BGC Advantage Team Retreat

The growing BGC Advantage team took a retreat to focus on the importance of teamwork.  Our focus was on listening and anticipating needs.  We are always looking for better ways to work together for the good of our clients and partners.  Thank you for letting us serve...

78th Annual Southwest NAHRO

78th Annual Southwest NAHRO

CEO Holly Knight joined 4 panels at Southwest NAHRO June 24-26, 2018. Topics included learning to navigate the obstacles and opportunities of RAD program implementation as well as financing and funding resources for rehab that are RAD alternatives. Rounding out the expertise of each panel, Knight shared the stage with other seasoned industry professionals from Coats Rose, Highlands Commercial Mortgage, 2RW Consultants, CREA, and many more.

We had a HAWG WILD time a the conference. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the BGC Advantage Booth, especially Shanta Baro, Special Projects Manager, North Little Rock Housing Authority (aka The Boot Lady). You rock Shanta!