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In Memoriam – John K. Stewart (1934 – 2020)

It is with profound sadness and loss that we share the news that our Founder and Chairman, John Stewart, has passed away after a two-year battle with cancer.  John died at home on September 5th, surrounded by loving family and…

JSCo and the Construction Industry Workforce Initiative (CIWI)

The John Stewart Company (JSCo) is proud to support the Construction Industry Workforce Initiative (CIWI) through both financial support and the sponsorship of interns. JSCo congratulates CIWI on having now served over 100 first generation college-age students of color through…

JSCo’s Commitment to Racial and Social Justice

The senseless and shocking killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many other Black community members, as well as the violent response met by many peaceful protesters as they exercised their constitutional right to protest these deaths, are…

JSCo’s Response to COVID-19

As an “essential business” that is developing and operating affordable housing for low-income people across the state, the John Stewart Company (JSCo) remains open during the pandemic to serve our residents and clients.  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Village East receives Gold Nugget Merit Award!

Known as the “Academy Awards” of the building industry, the Pacific Coast Builders Conference’s (PCBC's) Gold Nugget Awards are presented annually to top innovators in the design, planning and development of real estate projects across the United States and internationally.…

JSCo’s CEO Jack Gardner Inducted into California Housing Hall of Fame

JSCo is pleased to announce that its President, Jack Gardner, has recently been inducted into the California Housing Consortium’s Housing Hall of Fame in recognition of his “private sector leadership” and “profound impact” on California’s housing sector.  According to CHC,…

JSCo Sponsors Mural Project in Richmond

JSCo recently sponsored a very cool community mural project at Pullman Point, a 199-unit affordable apartment complex in Richmond.  One of our VP’s enlisted her family member’s videography firm to make a video of the event and it turned out…

JSCo Acquires 292-unit Affordable Housing Complex in Sacramento

Last year, JSCo acquired Providence Place, a 292-unit affordable tax credit property in Sacramento.  Our lender, Beneficial State Bank (which was GREAT to work with on the acquisition!), even commissioned a short video of our good works at the property. …