[EMS Discuss] Help us find a new home!

Fri Aug 30 15:18:14 PDT 2013

Ok here it is complete with a short list of new possibilities! :-)


anyone on the wiki can edit it. feel free to sign up.


Rick Osgood wrote:
> That's a good idea.  Maybe we can use the wiki for this purpose.
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 12:58 PM, Tom Conlin<EMAIL HIDDEN>  wrote:
>> 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:board@**eugenemakerspace.com<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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