COAR's Charitable Giving Committee has two options this year for local non-profits to apply for funds: MLSCO tour donations and/or an annual giving donation. If a non-profit is interested in applying for a donation from the Bend MLS Tour Group collection, the application is due April 15. If they are interested in an annual donation from COAR, the application is due September 15th. Non-profits are more then welcome to apply for both utilizing the same application form. Click here for the application and more information.

Building a Better Central Oregon Awards

October 10, 2018

4:00 PM

Nomination Form Available Here, Due 4/2/18.  BBCO awardees will recieve media coverage, be on the front of The Bulletin's real estate section along with other awardees and have a segment featured on Central Oregon Daily News about their project.

Properties will be judged in the following categories:
Local Economic Impact
Neighborhood Improvement
Community Improvement
Unique Design
Unique Use of Materials

2017 Awardees: 

Hydro Flask Headquarters
Mid Oregon Credit Union-La Pine Branch
Old Masonic Lodge & Loft
Tykeson Hall - OSU Cascades
Redmond City Hall
Residence- 711 NW Georgia
The Bite
The Church-Lavabells Vacation Rentals
Worthy Brewing Company Addition and Observatory

COAR has created a new, animated explainer video that breaks down a November ordinance passed by the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners. The ordinance made some key changes to the legal lot of record verification process. At just over 3 minutes, the video provides a quick and easy way to get up-to-speed on the recent changes. Click here to watch.