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- UshnishOne example may be Centre for Social Innovation, with locations in Toronto and New York.
You can look at their coworking space model for details http://socialinnovation.ca/The surplus revenues from rentals may go into subsidizing cost of space for tenants, services and programs that benefit members such as organized networking.The other type of organization that distributes surplus back to their members are Cooperatives. There are thousands of housing cooperatives that distribute surplus rental revenue back to their members. But the members are typically individuals, not nonprofits. I am working with a fledgling coop of social enterprises distributing surplus revenues back to its members (rental income is one component), but its starting up, so we have no data or insights to share yet.
Also, I have come across a dozens of nonprofit organizations who rent their space on a temporary basis, i.e. for meetings or conferences, but the financial benefit accrues to the single nonprofit that owns the building, and its programs, and not other partner tenants.On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 9:14 AM, Rolfe Larson Rolfe@... [npEnterprise] <npEnterprise@yahoogroups.com> wrote:Here are responses to following question from Glen Newby:"My question is related to social purpose real estate (for example multi-tenant nonprofit facilities in the U.S. and Canada) that are operated by a nonprofit as a social enterprise. There are many facilities owned and operated by a nonprofit, but extremely few (at least that I know of) that do so for the sole purpose of generating a surplus to be granted back to partner tenants that are nonprofit, in order to enhance their mission.
Would really like to connect with anyone with a similar SE project or activity.”(1) From Tina…Catholic Charities Fort Worth runs an apartment complex called Urban Manor. You might be interested in getting in touch with them.[Editor’s note: http://www.catholiccharitiesfortworth.org/urbanmanor ](2) From Paul LambIt is not a social enterprise per se, but you might be interested in checking out My Broker Donates in California, which donates a commission from every real estate sale to charity.