[EMS Discuss] Help us find a new home!

Tom Conlin EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri Aug 30 12:58:41 PDT 2013


A useful information would be (updated) access the boards queue
of locations split into new, accepted, pending, passed.

helps to avoid duplicate effort

On 08/30/2013 09:24 AM, Rick Osgood wrote:
> While things may have calmed down around EMS lately since everyone has
> been out enjoying the summer weather, we are still looking for a new
> home to support our growing membership.  Looking at the survey results
> from the member poll, the top three voted locations for EMS would be:
>
> Downtown Eugene followed by East Eugene or West Eugene (pretty much a
> tie on those two)
>
> The top features our members would like to see in a new space are:
>
> 1. Larger shop space (we currently have 1000sqft)
> 2. The ability to subdivide the space to separate activities
> 3. Larger office space for quiet/cleaner activities
> 4. Within walking distance of local community
>
> We could really use help trying to find a space.  Our monthly budget for
> a new space will likely be between $1000 and $1300 per month.  That will
> require us to stretch our wallets when possible to make it happen.  We
> have a really nicely written proposal that includes clauses to ramp up
> the rent and utilities costs over time, which means we might be able to
> get away with something more expensive than this if we can grow our
> member base to match the rent increases.
>
> Keep in mind we may have to compromise on some of the features.  For
> example it will likely cost more to have more space, but it may also
> cost more to be downtown.  We may have to make a trade off on space
> versus location.  If you can find a place that meets some variation of
> these criteria, please email EMAIL HIDDEN
> <mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN> and let us know!  We will get in
> touch with the owners and send them our proposal.  Hopefully having more
> people look for a space means we can find one more quickly.
>
> Thanks for you help!
>
>
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