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Fig & Fifty Walk Community Spotlight

October 17th, 2017

Conveniently located in the trendy Highland Park area of northeast Los Angeles, Fig & Fifty Walk offers a new level of everyday luxury and sophistication to its residents. As part of the famous Figueroa Corridor, Fig & Fifty Walk offers a range of unique coffee shops, eclectic boutiques, and diverse eateries minutes from your front door. It’s easy to see why the townhomes at Fig & Fifty Walk are so highly sought after.

Fig & Fifty Walk is a vibrant and diverse community with a small town feel. This iconic community is perfect for people from all walks of life, and each home can be personalized to suit your individual lifestyle. With many floor plan options to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the home of your dreams here. Homeowners with growing families will enjoy living in a modern townhome with up to 2,111 square feet of living space, including up to three bathrooms and three bedrooms. What’s more, the homes at Fig & Fifty Walk come equipped with energy-efficient features such as water efficient faucets and toilets, tankless water heaters and Energy Star appliances, among others.

The community of Highland Park offers many stylish shops, artistic galleries and fine dining restaurants nearby. While in the neighborhood, step out to discover all the many wonders along Figueroa Street, York Boulevard, and the connecting streets, including the popular Donut Friend donut shop, Civil Coffee and Cafe De Leche coffee shops, and the majestic Highland Theater. Other community favorites include Highland Brewery, Highland Bowl and an assortment of boutiques.

Fig & Fifty Walk is the latest addition to the ever-growing, more highly sought after real estate in Highland Park. Residents will enjoy being just a few miles from downtown Los Angeles, and within very close proximity to Pasadena. Homeowners at Fig & Fifty Walk also have easy access to the famed Metrolink Gold Line.

Fig & Fifty Walk offers a modern day, urban lifestyle for growing families, couples and career-minded individuals. This community’s unique personality and close proximity to so many local attractions make Fig & Fifty Walk a great place to call home. Give us a call at (562) 370-9502 to setup an appointment to stop by our welcome center or so that we can answer any questions you may have. We look forward to speaking and visiting with you soon! http://figandfiftywalk.com/

 

The Olson Company Partners with County of Los Angeles to Provide Unique Affordable Housing Solution

October 5th, 2017

On Monday October 2nd The Olson Company broke ground on Magnolia Walk, the most recent addition to our community pipeline. The ceremony celebrated yet another example of Olson partnering with municipal adjacencies to enhance communities and provide solutions for fighting blight and providing affordable homeownership. Magnolia walk will provide 94 new single family detached homes, 30 of which will be Affordable units for qualified households earning incomes at low and moderate levels. The Olson Company is honored to have been selected as LA County’s partner in supplying this kind of new homeownership product at a time when it is so desperately needed in Los Angeles County.

Magnolia Walk will be constructed on the currently vacant 9.5 acre former redevelopment agency site located at the corner of Salinas and 131st Avenue in the unincorporated South Los Angeles Willowbrook neighborhood. The Los Angeles County Community Development Commission and the office of County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas selected Olson to purchase and develop the site approximately 2 years ago. Since then, Olson and the County have worked tirelessly to transform this blighted vacant lot into a beautiful new community. This groundbreaking marks the latest exciting milestone as that vision moves closer to full realization.

The dream of homeownership has become increasingly challenging in Los Angeles County, but with the start of Magnolia Walk that dream, unattainable to most, will now be within grasp for dozens of low income households. While the majority of current affordable housing supply in the Los Angeles area is made of rental units, Magnolia Walk offers a rare affordable for-sale option. As opposed to rental units, the single family detached homes at Magnolia Walk will provide affordable home ownership opportunities in a walk-able neighborhood and will serve to provide homeowners a direct investment in their community, leading to vested interest in its future success.

In addition to affordability, Magnolia Walk is also set to spark economic stimulus in the area through the Local Worker Hiring Program. The Olson Company and Supervisor Thomas hope to utilize local residents for the construction of the project. Local contractors and construction professionals are encouraged to apply for the Local Worker Hiring Program at www.pvjobs.org.

Aside from Magnolia Walk’s homes themselves, the location is also sure to be a defining element to the community’s success. Located conveniently to the 110 and 105 freeways and LA Metro, the community will benefit from direct access to regional employment centers including Downtown Los Angeles, South Bay and beyond. The adjacent enterprise park puts 10 acres of paths, open space and recreation facilities, a wide array of children’s recreation programs within direct reach of community residents. All of which will be accessible to community members and the greater neighborhood via an entry pathway installed through the Magnolia Walk community. In addition, a proposed $45 million Renovation of the Earvin “Magic” Johnson Park, just one block north of Magnolia Walk, is set to begin in 2018.

The Olson Company has a long and successful track record of partnering with local governments to provide residents with quality homes in desirable locations, and Olson stands with its communities for the years to come. Earlier this year Olson was honored for the second year in a row by the Eliant Homebuyer’s Choice Awards as the top ranked homebuilder for “The Overall Purchase and Ownership Experience.” Magnolia Walk will be another opportunity for The Olson Company to not only deliver at its high standards, but to also help in the fight against one of the region’s greatest challenges, housing affordability.

Rockit Fest 2017

September 28th, 2017

Where can you satisfy a craving for gourmet food, top-quality craft brews, and the latest advancements in the tech industry? This Saturday, the 2017 Rockit Fest is coming to the Pasadena Rose Bowl, a truly unique beer and tech fest perfect for anyone with an appreciation for good beer and innovative technologies.

The Rockit Fest is a weekend event you don’t want to miss, starting at noon on Saturday, September 30 (or 11am for those with early access), and lasting until 6pm. General Admission start at only $10 per person, with Rockit Admission, which includes unlimited beer and a free mini Rockit Fest mug, costing only $35 more. An extra $10 will get you a V.I.P. pass, which guarantees you early admission, access to VIP seating areas, and a tech and food voucher for up to 5 vendors, among other perks. Serious Rockit Fest attendees can pay $85 for even more perks, including a 10 vendor voucher!

Alongside the best food from all around Pasadena and LA, you will find technology vendors with cutting edge work on display in areas such as Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality, emerging fields that any techy will appreciate diving into head-first.

Discover the future of technology and top culinary and craft beer creations at the Rockit Fest this Saturday: https://rockitfest.com/.

Looking to live in the heart of innovation? Pasadena is the city for you. In addition to strong local culture allowing for the growth of unique business models and a connection to California’s vast, ever-growing tech scene, Pasadena’s creative and welcoming culture encourages growth and expansion into new fields, making it the perfect city for anyone looking to live a truly modern life.

If you’re looking to move to Pasadena in the near future, Blossom Walk is the community for you. A collection of modern, versatile townhomes in a setting that melds down home comforts with urban opportunities, Blossom Walk is the community to be in. Explore Blossom Walk today: http://blossomwalkhomes.com/.

Blossom Walk Community Spotlight

September 26th, 2017

The Olson Company is pleased to present Temple City’s Blossom Walk, a new collection of modern urban townhomes situated in the western San Gabriel Valley region of Greater Los Angeles. The townhomes of Blossom Walk give you the best of everything, blending classic traditional architecture with modern elegant design to create the ultimate dream home for today’s fast paced yet comfortable upscale lifestyle. At Blossom Walk, each home is unique, with several floorplan options available. Many features can be personalized to match your new home to your own individual lifestyle preferences. Carriage units, traditional townhomes, and single-family detached homes are now available at Blossom Walk.

Blossom Walk, located in Temple City, is a wonderful developing town within a short drive of all of the San Gabriel Valley. With easy access to the local freeways 10, 210, and 605, Blossom Walk is the ideal community for anyone seeking a respite from the busy working day to be able to relax in a serene environment while still having close access to many great dining, shopping, and recreational opportunities. Shoppers will love the many unique and eclectic venues nearby, such as the Westfield Santa Anita Mall and Paseo Colorado. The Live Oak Park Community Center and Temple City Park are just two of the many parks and recreation spots near Blossom Walk. Some of the highly rated restaurants in Temple City, which feature a wide variety of cuisines, include Mama Petrillo’s, Golden Deli, The Hat, and El Ruizeñor Grill, among many others.

At Blossom Walk, every home is designed to cultivate a warm and friendly vibe for you, your family, and the many guests you will no doubt be entertaining at your new home. When people enter your home, they will be wowed by the sparkling family room which features tiled floors, modern ceilings, sliding doors, and exquisitely recessed lighting which provides a very natural style look and feel.

Safety and efficiency are hallmarks of every Olson Home. Pre-installed with automatic fire sprinklers, carbon monoxide detectors, water-efficient faucets, high-efficiency toilets, and energy-star appliances, every home at Blossom Walk is equipped to ensure state of the art energy usage and protection.

Blossom Walk genuinely provides the new homeowner with all of the best amenities of the San Gabriel Valley and all of SoCal. You will experience a warm and welcoming community along with quick access to thriving urban locales for the ultimate in employment and recreation opportunities. Check out Blossom Walk today: http://blossomwalkhomes.com/.

Mount Washington Made

September 21st, 2017

This Saturday, September 23, is the annual Mount Washington Made Craft Fair, a chance to explore local East Los Angeles talent, grab items for your closet and home, and show your support for the Mount Washington School District! This is one craft fair you don’t want to miss.

If you’re just moving to the Northeast LA area, planning a move in the near future, or simply looking to spice up the decor you already have, Mount Washington Made is the perfect opportunity to bring unique pieces of decor into your home while getting to know the area, supporting local artists, and knowing you’ll have a positive effect on the community.

In addition to fashion pieces for both adults and children, at Mount Washington Made, you will find a variety of handmade household products to spark intrigue in your decor. Find gorgeous paintings, ceramics and pottery, and eye-catching accessories such as jewelry and handbags. You can even pick up high-quality handmade furniture from Ply by Mount Washington Elementary parents Poonam Sharma and Ali Jeevanjee.

With the diverse range of crafts you will find at this fair, there is one thread which ties all of these artisans together: claiming home in Mount Washington, and a desire to give back to their community. More information on Mount Washington Made is available at: http://www.mtwashingtonmade.com/.

The community of Mount Washington is a wonderful example of why so many people love living in Northeast Los Angeles. Communities like Mount Washington offer residents a diverse range of experiences while maintaining a unified, small town feel that lets you take advantage of all of LA’s urban luxuries without feeling the lonely anonymity that urban life often brings. While you’re in Mount Washington for the craft fair, why not stop by Fig & Fifty Walk in neighboring Highland Park, a modern townhome community that serves as a gateway to urban living? Explore Fig & Fifty Walk today and you just might find the community of your dreams: http://figandfiftywalk.com/.

Fig & Fifty Walk Community Spotlight

September 19th, 2017

The Olson Company is proud to present a new community of contemporary upscale homes in Highland Park, Fig & Fifty Walk. Located within the Figueroa Corridor, this area in northeast LA is quickly becoming one of the trendiest neighborhoods in all of SoCal.

The Streetscape project of the Figueroa Corridor, which has been funded by a California Proposition 1C grant, has resulted in city led efforts which have beautified and improved the area on and around Figueroa Boulevard by providing many new amenities which are very friendly for pedestrians. This aligns perfectly with our mission at The Olson Company to offer communities made up of modern townhomes in urban settings that are very walkable, which is why we name our communities of homes “walks.” Recently, the Figueroa Corridor Partnership, through their administration of the Streetscape project, has created many new jobs, performed several exterior property checks, spent many hours patrolling the district with safety ambassadors to assist local law enforcement, removed millions of pounds of trash, trimmed trees, pressure washed sidewalks, and put in numerous hours cleaning the area, among many other accomplishments, making Highland Park a very desirable neighborhood in which to live.

Homeowners at Fig & Fifty Walk will instantly fall in love here, in part due to the lush green space, several walking, biking, and jogging trails, along with so many additional local amenities. This community will find appeal for career minded singles, young couples, and growing families alike. Highland Park has many great schools, along with endless eclectic shopping and dining venues that are perfect for all tastes and personal styles.

Highland Park is very unique to greater Los Angeles with so much history and individual personality, as it maintains a distinct culture which we have incorporated into the landscape and architectural design at Fig & Fifty Walk. In its own way, Highland Park is reminiscent of a small community with an urban flair, as there are many local coffee shops, stylish boutiques, and local restaurants just minutes from your door when you own a townhome at Fig & Fifty Walk.

A variety of floorplans are available at the three story homes of Fig & Fifty Walk. These include two to three bedrooms and between 1,008 and 2,110 square feet, allowing for spacious floor plans which are very versatile, so that your new home will adapt to your ever changing lifestyle.

Give us a call at (562) 370-9502 to schedule an appointment today to tour the construction site and to meet with us to discover why the home of your dreams may be at Fig & Fifty Walk, or visit our website for full details on floorplans, availability, stylings, and amenities. http://figandfiftywalk.com/

Ventana Walk Community Spotlight

September 14th, 2017

Ventana Walk, one of the newest offerings of modern upscale townhomes by the Olson Company, is rapidly becoming well-known among Santa Ana home buyers. A contemporary community of environmentally friendly townhomes which are close to all of the best that Santa Ana and the surrounding area has to offer, Ventana Walk is the community of choice for anyone seeking all of the amenities and conveniences of a modern lifestyle without sacrificing any of the traditional comforts of home within a close-knit and serene neighborhood.

Santa Ana is one of the most historically rich and culturally diverse cities in all of Southern California. Incorporated as a city in 1886 with a history that traces back to the mid-eighteenth century, Santa Ana maintains a deep connection to its historical roots while growing and developing into a modern city with endless opportunities. Featuring a wide range of employment opportunities as well as entertainment, shopping, and dining choices, Santa Ana is among Orange County’s finest cities, and as the county seat it is the center of administrative activity.

Beautiful traditional Spanish architecture is blended with contemporary design elements at Ventana Walk, which allows for the homeowner to enjoy the best of modern amenities while maintaining a strong tie to the history of Santa Ana. The townhomes at Ventana Walk are more than just aesthetically pleasing; with energy savings that meet and exceed the requirements of California’s Title 24 legislation, these are healthy and eco-friendly homes which will help to reduce your environmental footprint. The interior paints at Ventana Walk are low voc, air-conditioning is easily programmable to save on energy costs, and recessed compact fluorescent flush lights are used to limit excessive energy use while still providing excellent lighting.

A new townhome at Ventana Walk allows access to all of the many advantages of living in Santa Ana while maintaining affordability and a sense of community that we at The Olson Company have made it to be our mission to bring to many urban areas in Southern California. Following the recent Grand Opening of Ventana Walk, homes are now available to meet a wide range of personal lifestyles. If you are considering relocating to Santa Ana, you may find that a new townhome at Ventana Walk will become your own personal dream home. To read more about Ventana Walk, check out our site today for more details about available floorplans, nearby attractions, or to schedule a tour of our model home: http://www.ventanawalk.com/.

Orange County Sales & Professional Career Fair & Job Fair

September 11th, 2017

Looking to take your career to the next level? Whether you’re actively looking for a new Orange County Job or simply wanting to keep up-to-date on what the job market looks like, the Orange County Sales & Professional Career Fair & Job Fair, coming to Santa Ana tomorrow, September 12, is the event for you.

Free to all candidates, the Orange County Sales & Professional Career Fair & Job Fair is the place to network with potential employers in the Orange County area, including Fortune 500 companies. Dress professionally and be sure to have plenty of resumes on hand: with the number of great opportunities available at this career fair, you’ll be surprised at how quickly they fly out of your hands.

Industries represented at the Orange County Sales & Professional Career Fair & Job Fair include Sales (Inside, Outside, B2B and Security Sales), Telecommunications, Management and Logistics, as well as Customer Service, Healthcare and more! Packages offered by the employers you will meet on Saturday include benefits such as complete corporate training and college tuition reimbursement for those just breaking into the industry, as well as benefits anyone can take advantage of such as full medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a company car or car allowance and paid holidays. Whether you’re looking for your first salaried position or looking for the opportunity to advance your current career, this is the fair for you.

Read more about the Orange County Sales & Professional Career Fair & Job Fair and take the plunge today into establishing your career with an established Orange County based business today. Reserve your spot for free at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/orange-county-sales-professional-career-fair-and-job-fair-september-12-2017-tickets-29195687086?aff=es2.

Santa Ana is the perfect location for anyone looking to focus on establishing and advancing a career in business. With endless opportunities at robust Fortune 500 businesses, as well as a healthy economy for smaller businesses to flourish in, it’s no wonder homes in Santa Ana are sought after so highly. If you’re looking for a home in Santa Ana built to modern standards, Ventana Walk just might be your dream come true. With a variety of versatile, spacious townhomes to choose from, Ventana Walk allows you to experience all of the opportunities Santa Ana offers while enjoying the benefits of living in a tight-knit neighborhood that truly feels like home. Read more about Ventana Walk today at: http://www.ventanawalk.com/.

Grand Opening Celebration This Saturday at Union Walk in El Monte!

September 10th, 2017

The Union Walk’s Model Grand Opening is happening this Saturday, September 16th! Come out to tour the beautiful new model homes and learn all about this exceptional new community in El Monte!

Stop by between 11:00 am & 2:00 pm to enjoy food from Los Lobos Truck, ice cream from Front Porch Pops and music.

Union Walk will offer up to 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and up to approximately 2,291 square feet.

For more information on Union Walk please call 562-370-9515.

ASBO Family Miniature Golf Challenge

September 7th, 2017

Are you looking for a way to get the family together this weekend at a fun community event? Look no further than the ASBO Family Miniature Golf Challenge, a family friendly half-day spent at Camelot Golfland in Anaheim, hosted by the Anaheim Small Business Organization and the Anaheim Lions Club, followed by a luncheon, silent auction, and golfer awards!

Tickets are $50 per person, or $180 for a group of four. The event is open to all, and you’re encouraged to bring family, friends, or business colleagues. Be out by 9:30am for the Shotgun Start, and plan to stay for the included sit-down lunch, awards, and silent auction at the Embassy Suites on Frontera Street.

Though Anaheim is a sprawling urban area, at its heart are small, tight-knit communities fostered by neighborhoods and organizations such as these. In particular, as you will see at the ASBO Miniature Golf Challenge, Anaheim has a robust small business culture, making it not only a wonderful place for small business owners to set up shop, but also a great place for a small business owner to live, with organizations such as ASBO making connecting to other small business owners easy and fun.

For more information on this Saturday’s ASBO Miniature Golf Challenge, check out the event’s listing and get your tickets today at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asbo-family-miniature-golfing-tickets-36643313136?aff=es2.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur in the making, a professional looking for a network of businesses and employment opportunities, or a young family wanting a comfortable home with the right mix of urban amenities and a comfortable community atmosphere, Anaheim just might be the city for you. With endless entertainment opportunities including Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center, gourmet dining experiences you won’t find elsewhere, and plentiful employment opportunities, Anaheim has everything you could need to live, work, and play in.

If you’re looking to make the move to Anaheim, check out Tapestry Walk, a welcoming community of modern townhomes waiting for you in the heart of South Anaheim. Make Tapestry Walk your home and you’ll have access to everything that Anaheim has to offer, all while living in a comfortable, neighborhood setting: http://www.tapestrywalk.com/.