R. F. Galli Erects
New Offices for
successful climax to the story of a home builder's
persistence in the face of heavy odds is written,
today, with the announcement of R. F. Galli that
the volume of 1935 business has necessitated expansion
of his one-man organization into a sizable staff,
which will occupy its own building.
structure now being erected at 377
West Portal avenue,
near Fifteenth avenue, will house the Galli homebuilding
concern on its completion, about September 15.
GALLI CARRIED ON.
on the contemplated expansion, yesterday, the builder
who carried on continuously through the depression
months when practically all others abandoned hope
of a revival of interests in new homes, admitted
there were times which tried his faith. But, that
he never stopped is known throughout the industry.
A few of his comments denote the changing conditions
in the home building business, such as:
the face of an obvious shortage of new homes, we
believe in the revival of demand and proceeded accordingly
to erect h i g h - g r a d e dwelling structures.
I am convinced that our present activity largely
resulted from public recognition of our efforts
to keep the business alive."
FORMED BUILDING GROUP.
the financing problem was acute and ordinary sources
of credit were closed, we obtained private loans
for home buyers."
co-operation of subcontractors and material firms
helped us to keep the ball rolling and we now have
virtually a unified group of firms supplying quality
materials and craftsmanship on Galli-built houses."
is building in many locations throughout the western
section of the city and has purchased numerous additional
lots for the selection of prospects in various income
brackets. California veterans have purchased a number
of his houses under their State Home Loan certificates.