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Tuesday
Jan222019

Affordable Arts Space Now Available

SM Daily Press:  Bergamot Station Arts Center is currently accepting applications for tenants seeking affordable arts space in Santa Monica. This opportunity was developed in collaboration with Worthe Real Estate Group (WREG) and the City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs and Arts Commission, with the goal of ensuring that the arts remain a vibrant part of the City’s ecosystem. The vacancies are for organizations, arts collectives or for-profit arts entities that provide public programming. Applications will be reviewed based on their artistic quality, community benefits and the degree to which they will activate the Bergamot Station arts campus. The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 25, with finalist interviews occurring in late February.  Read more > 

Thursday
Jun152017

Bergamot Plans Move Forward

SM Daily Press:  Plans to redevelop the Bergamot Station arts complex remain track once following approval of a plan at the June 13 Council Meeting.

On Tuesday, the City Council voted to approve a preliminary plan that preserves several existing buildings, protects current tenants and extends an exclusive negotiating agreement with the developer, the Worthe Real Estate Group. A controversial hotel remains part of the project.

The Council’s vote locked in long-term protections for existing art galleries and arts-related tenants by tying rent increases to the Consumer Price Index for the next three years. Read more >

Tuesday
Jan122016

100.3FM The Sound: Spotlight on Buy Local Santa Monica

100.3 FM The Sound:  Listen to our radio interview spotlight on "Tis the Season to Buy Local...and the Buy Local SM campaign.  Interview by Tina Mastramico, KSWD, 100.3 The Sound with Mackenzie Carter of Downtown SM Inc + Jennifer Taylor, City of SM Economic Development. Click here to listen to the MP3.  This aired on Nov. 22nd.