Entries by MJS Studio

Staff Announcements

October ended on a joyous note with the birth of baby Aria to Jonathan and Kelly and the Engagement of Bradyn and Kristi. Congratulations to all of you and we wish you much happiness and health.


MJS Design Group believes in giving back and supporting those who try to make this a better world. Recent MJS support includes: City of Hope Spirit of Life Gala –  to support the lifesaving work and cancer research of City of Hope The Painted Turtle 10th Anniversary Hoedown – support  innovative, camp-based programs for children […]

Matsu has been published!

  DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – Space Invaders means a lot to video game enthusiasts who grew up in the 1970s and ’80s. It rarely, however, has much sway with housing developers.   Yet, as unlikely as it sounds, Space Invaders figures into Ava Little Tokyo, the $100 million apartment complex that opened its first 104-unit phase […]

MJS Team enjoys a night of Clipper action

It was another enjoyable evening with the MJS Team at the Clipper vs. Warrior basketball game.  Arena food & beverages were consumed and an spirited pre-season game for the re-born Clippers was entertaining.  Thank you Nick Straabe for facilitating the tickets and hosting the get together. Looking forward to many more Clipper games this season.

MJS is a proud sponsor of the Turtle Camp Anniversary Hoedown BBQ

The Painted Turtle seeks to reach beyond illness, to inspire children with life-threatening diseases to become their greater selves. It is their mission to provide a year-round, life-changing environment for these children and their families – one that allows children to participate in an authentic camp experience by supporting their medical needs and offers their […]

2014 Award of Merit

MJS is pleased to learn that the following projects have been awarded the 2014 Award of Merit as part of the Gold Nugget Awards at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference in San Francisco on June 25 & 26 where the Gold Nugget winners will be announced.   Affordable Project under 30 du/ac. Birch Hills, Brea […]

MJS bikes to work

The Staff celebrated Bike To Work Month with a spirited bike ride along the Boardwalk in Newport Beach. Hats off to Nick and Brittany for several 20 mile rides to work from Fullerton as well as Jonathan and Dan from their residences in Costa Mesa. It was unanimous that the Bike to Lunch event should […]

AMLI Spanish Hills Apartment Community

Construction is progressing on the 384-unit AMLI Spanish Hills Apartment community in Camarillo.

California Installed More Rooftop Solar In 2013 Than Previous 30 Years Combined

EcoHome Magazine reports that California installed more rooftop solar panels in 2013 than the previous 30 years combined.

MJS Celebrates the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Cabrillo Family Apartments in Torrance

Mark Schattinger and Project Manager Tolalf Larson attended the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Cabrillo Family Apartments in Torrance and are proud to part of the Meta Housing Design and Development Team to provide additional affordable housing to the South Bay region.  In attendance was the  Mayor and entire Torrance City Council as a testament to the […]

As featured in OC Register Metro supplement

Three MJS affordable housing projects with our valued client AMCAL Multi-Housing  Inc. were recently featured in the OC Register.  In partnership with A Community of Friends the Grand Opening of the Vista del Rio Apartments in Santa Ana provides for 41 apartments for persons with special needs.  Earlier this year Avenida Villas in Anaheim had […]

MJS Attends the Ribbon Cutting for Birch Hills Affordable Apartment Homes

MJS congratulates Jamboree Housing Corp. and their community Partners on the Grand Opening of the Birch Hills Affordable Apartment Homes in Brea.  Adjacent to the Birch Hills Golf Course, the 115 garden-style apartment homes are within the new La Floresta master-planned Community.  The new property encompasses eight three-story buildings, and one recreation building, arranged around […]