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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!

Alexandria Housing Authority Gets Major Renovation

Alexandria Housing Authority Gets Major Renovation

Watch KALB Interview Resident and Executive Director of Alexandria Housing Authority ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Willie Thompson gets to enjoy his front porch again. After being relocated for four months, his home at Miracle Plaza, now called Tranquil Estates, in...

2018 RAD Training: Keys to a Successful RAD Conversion

2018 RAD Training: Keys to a Successful RAD Conversion

While attending the 2018 RAD Training: Keys to a Successful RAD Conversion, Holly Knight, CEO, and Lisa Phillips, COO, enjoyed the opportunity to network with and hear from various industry experts, including HUD Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson (pictured above).

Woodcreek Homes and Groundbreaking

Woodcreek Homes and Groundbreaking

By Michael Simmons, Madison County Journal Wednesday, March 28, 2018 6:00 PM Madison County Supervisors Board President Sheila Jones gives remarks on the new housing project CANTON, MS — A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for a new, $12 million housing...

Mayor Rick Allen Address Crowd at Twin Lakes Grand Opening

Mayor Rick Allen Address Crowd at Twin Lakes Grand Opening

By Rickie Smith Posted Mar 24, 2018 at 4:58 PM Mayor Rick Allen address the crowd attending the grand opening for Twin Lakes. Twin Lakes is the new name given to the refurbished homes that are part of the Leesville Housing Authority. A total of 194 units received a...

Allied Orion Tapped to Manage AR Housing Community

Allied Orion Tapped to Manage AR Housing Community

By Jeff Hamann Mountain View Heights in Hot Springs, Ark. Allied Orion Group has been chosen to manage Mountain View Heights, a 365-unit affordable housing community in Hot Springs, Ark. The city’s housing authority, which partially owns the property, has also...