Developers & Multifamily

Small Builder, Big Advantage. Part 3: Executing a Quality Lifestyle

Meeting the lifestyle needs of a particular demographic when building a community can be a rigorous undertaking. It requires research, anticipation, and creativity to execute the right life style for the right market. Will homebuyers gravitate toward trails and open …

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Small Builder, Big Advantage. Part 2: Providing Market Differential

For prospective home buyers exploring the housing market, the journey can be a crowded and bumpy one. Whether they’re eyeing a new place to grow the family, pursuing a particular lifestyle, or searching for a forever-home, the new-build options can …

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Small Builder, Big Advantage. Part 1: Identifying the Market

It’s no secret that the new-home market is crowded and competitive, especially when it comes to a homebuyer population impacted by the drastically changing conditions—and rapidly shifting priorities—of a global pandemic. And sure, with so much demand, it might seem …

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Adaptive Reuse Design Tips for Residential Developers

With the current volatility in the construction and real estate markets and the new administration’s ambitious commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, now is a good time to revisit adaptive reuse. Not only is adaptive reuse a more sustainable way of building, …

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New Home Community Amenities with Evergreen Appeal

The real estate market across nearly every major metro is booming, and the appeal of suburban areas is expected to continue. A recent survey by the New Home Trends Institute found that 95 percent of master plan developers report demand …

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Living room in a duplex, which is an example of a missing middle housing type

The Missing Middle: Creating More Attainable Housing Options

Denver is experiencing a critical shortage of attainable and affordable housing. Like many major metropolitans across the country, the city faces unsustainable rises in housing prices, putting homeownership out of reach for many. With ever-shrinking inventory levels, the pandemic has …

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10 Design Tips for Urban Infill Architecture

As you can tell from our work, we’re big fans of urban infill development. As architects and builders, we have an opportunity to become stewards of communities and enhance the living experiences of city dwellers. That said, infill projects come …

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Exterior Emphasis: 6 Tips for Creating Authentic Architecture

Authentic architecture creates memorable curb appeal and can distinguish your homes in a competitive market or master-planned community. It’s also what homebuyers want and will help you sell more homes faster. But what’s considered authentic architecture in our postmodern era? …

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Urban infill development site - Berkley Shores, Denver, CO

Choosing a Site for Urban Infill Development – Things to Consider

Many major metropolitan areas across the country face critical housing shortages that cause surging home prices and real concerns about affordability and quality of life. The unsustainability of suburban sprawl, coupled with land supply constraints, causes states and local governments …

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How Will Multifamily Design Trends Shift in Response to COVID-19?

How will design trends change in multifamily communities in response to the effects of COVID-19? Home, in its simplest form, is a place of shelter and safety. In today’s world, that can’t be truer. Renters in apartment communities don’t have …

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Building site for Trailhead Community

Technology Design for Trailhead Community

What role does technology play in creating a safe, independent living environment for adults with developmental disabilities? Our guest blogger, Ken Wilkinson of Layer 10, is here to answer that question. We’re so excited to be working with Layer 10 …

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Single Family Build for Rent Homes – What You Need to Know

Single family build for rent (BFR) communities are quietly catching on across the country. In markets like Texas and Arizona, they’ve been a part of the real estate market for some time. Renters looking for more living space, a yard, …

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