Downtown Fresno Housing Market Analysis

  View of Downtown Fresno from a loft in the Pacific Southwest Building. You can see the cars on Fwy 41, driving to and from the suburbs. The new owner plans to renovate three stories into lofts within three years. Strategics Economics (SE) put together a market analysis report of Downtown Fresno. This post serves a summary of  SE’s findings for the housing market in Downtown Fresno and its potential.   CURRENT DEMAND The majority of housing, in... Read More

Downtown Fresno Retail/Entertainment Analysis

  Southeast side of the Chuckchansi Park at the Fulton Mall. The City completed the baseball stadium in 2002 to serve as an anchor for the area and increase economic activity. It does not operate at its economic full potential. Strategics Economics (SE) put together a market analysis report of Downtown Fresno. This post serves a summary of  SE’s findings for the retail market in Downtown Fresno and the market’s future demand.   CURRENT CONDITIONS Downtown... Read More

Dan Martin, Fresno Urban

Dan of stresses the importance of having a blog in Fresno, because “as residents, it is our duty to do Fresno justice.” Dan Martin of Fresno Urban. Meet Dan Martin. He created a local blog called Fresno Urban. The focus of Fresno Urban is to spread support for downtown revitalization, to help people get around downtown and to get Fresnans to use downtown as the hub it was meant to be. While Dan and his partner Mike also share their experience as a gay... Read More

Matt and Gabe, Fresno Chile Festival

Fresno had its first Chile Festival at the Fulton Mall on June 18, 2011. John Martin, the founder of the festival, said to the Fresno Bee that the celebration was “something that Fresno could be proud of.”  Seeing how Gilroy showcases its garlic, he decided that Fresno should celebrate the chili pepper named after it. The Fresno chili pepper is similar to a jalapeno but with a thinner wall, according to the Cook’s Thesaurus, making it a great... Read More