Be The Change Cooperative
Be The Change Cooperative is a cooperative of project leaders supporting the development of places in their neighborhood that are designed, governed and owned by the local community.
- Commongrounds, Traverse City, Michigan: Commongrounds is a new 4-story, 50,000 s.f. $16 million development cooperatively owned by nearly 600 members, with a food incubator, coffeeshop, distillery, childcare center, cowering space for impact organizations and businesses, performing arts and events space, artist-in-residence space, and 24 workforce rental units. Construction began in Fall 2020, with tenants scheduled to move in by 2023.
- DC Arts + Wellness Co-Creation Hub, Washington DC: The DC Arts + Wellness Co-Creation Hub is arts and wellness real estate cooperative based on arts, wellness, nature and indigenous values hosting community events, plant medicine ceremonies, workshops and creative, educational experiences. It will be located in a DC neighborhood to be determined with a groundbreaking goal of 2022, with a projected ownership of 1000 members.