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We’re Hiring: Administrative & Executive Assistant

We’re Hiring: Administrative & Executive Assistant

ADMINISTRATIVE & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT THE POSITION The Administrative & Executive Assistant position is a rare opportunity for a driven, detail-oriented individual to be a part of an innovative real estate development team. Playing a valuable role across all departments within the Company, the Administrative Assistant, provides hands on assistance to maintain administrative operations running smoothly, … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Administrative & Executive Assistant

We’re Hiring: Accounting Associate

We’re Hiring: Accounting Associate

ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE THE POSITION The Accounting Associate position is a rare opportunity for a detail oriented, experienced bookkeeper to be a part of an innovative real estate development team. Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Accounting Associate plays a key role in the Finance Department. The Accounting Associate is responsible for recording all financial … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Accounting Associate

MLP Funds Funk Zone Public Art Program, Announces Completion of Mural by Local Artist

MLP Funds Funk Zone Public Art Program, Announces Completion of Mural by Local Artist

Mesa Lane Partners and The Arts Fund are excited to announce the completion of a mural in the Funk Zone that is a first of its kind. Located on the Quonset hut of Stand Up Paddle Sports at 121 Santa Barbara St, the new mural titled, Long Days, Short Year, was executed by artist, R. … Continue reading MLP Funds Funk Zone Public Art Program, Announces Completion of Mural by Local Artist

Mesa Lane Partners Announces New AutoCamp Location in San Francisco Bay Area

Mesa Lane Partners Announces New AutoCamp Location in San Francisco Bay Area

Mesa Lane Partners has announced the launch of a new AutoCamp location in the San Francisco Bay Area. Click the link below to read the full press release. [VIEW OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE HERE] For more details and pre-booking at AutoCamp Russian River, please visit our Kickstarter campaign.

MLP Supports Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

MLP Supports Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

As one of our core company values is Respect the Environment, Mesa Lane Partners has made a $5,000 donation to the Community Environmental Council (CEC) to benefit the 2016 Earth Day Festival. Mesa Lane Partners has been a long time supporter of the Community Environmental Council and has contributed to a number of programs and … Continue reading MLP Supports Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

We’re Hiring: Paid Marketing Intern

We’re Hiring: Paid Marketing Intern

Paid Marketing Internship – Exciting Opportunity for Students and Recent Grads! Mesa Lane Partners is a boutique real estate development firm with a focus on creative hospitality projects. The Company is currently hiring a Paid Marketing Intern to contribute to marketing campaigns for its portfolio of creative and hotel projects, including AutoCamp. AutoCamp is a … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Paid Marketing Intern

We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant

We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant – Santa Barbara, CA Job Description The Administrative Assistant is a critical position that provides administrative support to ensure the efficiency of company wide operations. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Operations Manager in our Santa Barbara office. This is a great entry-level position for a motivated person with an interest in real … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Administrative Assistant

We’re Hiring: Associate Project Manager

We’re Hiring: Associate Project Manager

Associate Project Manager – Santa Barbara, CA Mesa Lane Partners is seeking an Associate Project Manager/Urban Planner to join our team in Santa Barbara, CA. The Associate Project Manager position reports to the Senior Project Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with a passion for urban planning and environmentally-responsible development. Job Description … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Associate Project Manager

We’re Hiring: Marketing & Design Associate

We’re Hiring: Marketing & Design Associate

Marketing & Design Associate – San Francisco, CA Mesa Lane Partners is a boutique real estate development firm with a focus on creative hospitality projects. The Company is currently hiring a Marketing & Design Associate to contribute to marketing campaigns for its portfolio of creative and hotel projects, including AutoCamp. AutoCamp is a boutique lodging brand that … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Marketing & Design Associate

SOMO October Project Update

SOMO October Project Update

Dear Friends, We hope you’ve been enjoying the beautiful late summer weather and warm water! Over the last 6 months, we’ve been hard at work fine tuning the details of our proposed project and designs with City Staff. As part of our application requirements, we went to Architectural Board of Review (ABR) earlier this week to … Continue reading SOMO October Project Update

Paseo Ferrelo in California Home + Design

Paseo Ferrelo in California Home + Design

Mesa Lane Partners’ residential project, Paseo Ferrelo has been featured in California Home + Design! This residential feature, originally won in an auction by Mesa Lane Partners, was given a full makeover by local architect Dan Weber. California Home + Design reporter, Abigail Stone, reports the full story on the extensive remodel of the (originally pink) … Continue reading Paseo Ferrelo in California Home + Design

Taking Action to Supporting the Arts

Taking Action to Supporting the Arts

In addition to making significant monetary contributions to nonprofits that support the arts in the Funk Zone, Mesa Lane Partners is making a visual contribution to the art scene in the Funk Zone by participating in the Funk Zone Mural Program.   Last year the Funk Zone Mural Program was approved by the city of … Continue reading Taking Action to Supporting the Arts

Autocamp featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

Autocamp featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

Mesa Lane Partners’ hospitality concept, AutoCamp has been featured in the most recent issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.  In their article, How America Learned to Love the Airstream Again, they examine the timeless popularity of Airstream trailers and mention AutoCamp as one example of how the “silver-bullet” trailers are turning heads in more places than just … Continue reading Autocamp featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

MLP’s 2015 Fiesta Party

MLP’s 2015 Fiesta Party

Thank you to everyone who shared their Fiesta Friday with Mesa Lane Partners!  [CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PHOTOS] We had a great time celebrating with everyone and looking forward to next year already – Viva La! We’ve compiled all the best shots from the night on our Facebook photo album – make sure to tag yourself! [CLICK HERE … Continue reading MLP’s 2015 Fiesta Party

MLP Sponsors Santa Barbara Fiesta Stage

MLP Sponsors Santa Barbara Fiesta Stage

  Old Spanish Days Fiesta is just around the corner – only a few weeks until the streets of Santa Barbara are lined with confetti. We are excited to announce that Mesa Lane Partners is a proud sponsor of the El Paseo flamenco stage at this upcoming Fiesta. The El Paseo stage annually hosts flamenco dancers … Continue reading MLP Sponsors Santa Barbara Fiesta Stage

MLP Announces New Airstream Hotel Location

MLP Announces New Airstream Hotel Location

Originally a special project designed to increase income on an investment project owned by Mesa Lane Partners, Autocamp quickly grew to sensational levels. At the front of the glamorous camping trend, Autocamp was named Best Airstream hotel by Sunset Magazine. We’re very excited to announce our next location for Autocamp will be in the San Francisco Bay … Continue reading MLP Announces New Airstream Hotel Location

MLP Donates $40,000 to Arts Community

MLP Donates $40,000 to Arts Community

  Mesa Lane Partners is wholly committed to supporting the Funk Zone arts community and retaining the authenticity of the neighborhood and the people who make it what it is. We are pleased to announce that have made a number of grants to local arts organizations including The Arts Fund, Explore Ecology, Arts Collaborative,  The Santa Barbara … Continue reading MLP Donates $40,000 to Arts Community

A Look Inside the MLP Office

A Look Inside the MLP Office

  The Mesa Lane Partners headquarters is the ultimate reflection of both our brand and the underpinnings of our success. In our third story open-air office, you won’t find any cubicles or even private offices for that matter. Our office space boasts two large balconies – used for outdoor conference meetings and sunset viewings. In … Continue reading A Look Inside the MLP Office

I Madonnari Chalk Festival

I Madonnari Chalk Festival

Once a year Santa Barbara hosts a festival like no other, the I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival. This past Memorial Day weekend the Santa Barbara Mission was packed full of the most talented artist in town, devoting 3 days in the May sun and heat to paint inspiring and jaw-dropping large scale street art. … Continue reading I Madonnari Chalk Festival

MLP featured in Santa Barbara Magazine

MLP featured in Santa Barbara Magazine

  Mesa Lane Partners’ CEO Neil Dipaola was recently featured in the Spring 2015 Edition of the Santa Barbara Magazine‘s special section ‘One to Watch’, a showcase of the up-and-coming business leaders in the Santa Barbara area. In the article, Neil discusses Mesa Lane Partners’ upcoming redevelopment project in the Funk Zone, “We want to create something … Continue reading MLP featured in Santa Barbara Magazine

Suite B Co-Working

Suite B Co-Working

  Mesa Lane Partners has broken the mold of traditional commercial real estate in Santa Barbara by introducing a high-end co-working office to the Santa Barbara market. If you are not familiar with the concept of a co-working office, a co-working office is an office space shared by a number of entrepreneurs, satellite employees, and … Continue reading Suite B Co-Working

MLP at SXSW

MLP at SXSW

  This will be the second year our CEO, Neil Dipaola has represented the Mesa Lane Partners team at the South By South West Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. South By South West is a two week long technology conference in Austin, Texas. As described on the SXSW website, “the conference offers a unique convergence … Continue reading MLP at SXSW

Design Focus – The Penthouse

Design Focus – The Penthouse

At Mesa Lane Partners, our idea of hospitality is providing guests with a unique experience that allows them to be immersed in authentic culture that is true to their destination. This concept is artfully played out in the design of our newest hospitality endeavor — The Penthouse. The Penthouse provides luxurious accommodations in the heart of … Continue reading Design Focus – The Penthouse

Autocamp Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Autocamp Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

  We are excited to announce that Autocamp Airstream hotel has made an appearance in the Spring edition of Entrepreneur Magazine.  The article discusses the rise of the Airstream resurgence and the iconic lifestyle embodied by the Airstream brand. Autocamp is featured as one of the top Airstream Entrepreneurs in the market. Author Margaret Littmann coins the … Continue reading Autocamp Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Los Angeles Times Features Autocamp Santa Barbara

Los Angeles Times Features Autocamp Santa Barbara

  The Santa Barbara Autocamp was featured in the LA Times’ Home & Design section, showcasing the unique, renovated Airstreams available for short-term rental. While the Airstream’s original interiors, they all have notable luxurious upgrades including bamboo and teak flooring, recycled glass tile and wraparound Corian counter tops, mini-bars, and wall-mounted flat-screen TVs.    

Named Best Airstream Hotel in the West by Sunset Magazine

Named Best Airstream Hotel in the West by Sunset Magazine

  Sunset Magazine paid us a visit in May 2013 and named Autocamp the best Airstream hotel in America! Santa Barbara Autocamp is a boutique Airstream hotel property located in California’s iconic vacation destination of Santa Barbara. Autocamp has raised the bar for experiential boutique hotels. Originally a special project designed to increase income on … Continue reading Named Best Airstream Hotel in the West by Sunset Magazine

Mesa Lane Partners CEO Neil Dipaola selected as up-and-coming business leader

Mesa Lane Partners CEO Neil Dipaola selected as up-and-coming business leader

  Neil Dipaola is featured in the Pacific Coast Business Times’ special section ’40 Under 40′, a showcase of the up-and-coming business leaders under 40 years of age. Dipaola has led by example with recent completion of the LOOP, showing developers how environmentally sensitive projects can be done. Dipaola is involved with nonprofits that help … Continue reading Mesa Lane Partners CEO Neil Dipaola selected as up-and-coming business leader

Governor Awards Mesa Lane Partners Top Economic and Environmental Leadership Award

Governor Awards Mesa Lane Partners Top Economic and Environmental Leadership Award

Mesa Lane Partners received the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for it’s excellence in promoting sustainable communities. “Mesa Lane Partners is a true leader,” said Secretary for Environmental Protection, Matt Rodriquez. “They prove that you can support and promote environmental value without sacrificing your business objectives. They understand that going green can be a successful economic strategy that … Continue reading Governor Awards Mesa Lane Partners Top Economic and Environmental Leadership Award

Mesa Lane Partners Launches $500M fund for urban, green, mixed-use projects

Mesa Lane Partners Launches $500M fund for urban, green, mixed-use projects

Following the completion of the LOOP, Mesa Lane Partners launched a $500M fund toward building similar projects in other locations on the South Coast and in other coastal college towns.  Mesa Lane Partners will use their “magic formula” for funky, urban, green buildings and replicate the success of the LOOP in other college communities.  With … Continue reading Mesa Lane Partners Launches $500M fund for urban, green, mixed-use projects

The LOOP Featured in the Santa Barbara Independent

The LOOP Featured in the Santa Barbara Independent

The LOOP has become a hot topic around Santa Barbara since breaking ground in early July. “We decided to do the greenest development Isla Vista had ever seen,” said MLP CEO Neil Dipaola, a former Isla Vista resident who graduated from UCSB with a degree in environmental science. Dipaola added that Isla Vista’s history as … Continue reading The LOOP Featured in the Santa Barbara Independent

Net-Zero Energy Student Housing Project Breaks Ground at UCSB

Net-Zero Energy Student Housing Project Breaks Ground at UCSB

  Mesa Lane Partners commences construction of The LOOP student housing development in Santa Barbara, CA after securing $11 million in senior financing from Bank of the West and an additional $1.5 million from Santa Barbara County’s Redevelopment Agency. This 44,994 square foot development will introduce 48 residential units, 140 student beds, and 8,000 square … Continue reading Net-Zero Energy Student Housing Project Breaks Ground at UCSB

Mesa Lane Partners CEO Donates to Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

Mesa Lane Partners CEO Donates to Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

  Mesa Lane Partners CEO Neil Dipaola made a generous donation of $50,000 to The Bren School of Environmental Science and Management located at the University of Santa Barbara, California. The Bren School has set out to play a role in bringing increased sustainability to the built environment. Dipaola’s donation will allow Bren School to … Continue reading Mesa Lane Partners CEO Donates to Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

Mesa Lane Partners CEO recognized as Next Generation Philanthropist

Mesa Lane Partners CEO recognized as Next Generation Philanthropist

Mesa Lane Partners CEO Neil Dipaola was recognized by the Santa Barbara Foundation as a Next Generation Philanthropist in the August edition of “The Common Good”.  With a deep commitment to developing and promoting innovation within the community, Neil and his brothers created the Dipaola Foundation in 2007. The goal of the Foundation is to … Continue reading Mesa Lane Partners CEO recognized as Next Generation Philanthropist

Social Venture Partners comes to Santa Barbara

Social Venture Partners comes to Santa Barbara

  Local business leaders in the Santa Barbara community have joined together to create Social Venture Partners, an organization that invests in new local nonprofits and helps them grow. The concept for Social Venture Partners began in Seattle in 1997, and since has become an international organization with 25 organizations and 2,000 partners. Mesa Lane … Continue reading Social Venture Partners comes to Santa Barbara

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