We are excited to bring our passion for designing equitable, sustainable, and affordable housing to the Twin Cities.
In Fact, We've Been Here for Years
VMWP has been serving Minnesotan neighborhoods since 2007. We have completed several infill urban design studies, responding to the need for mid-size transit-oriented […]
We are excited to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Colma Veterans Village.
Colma Veterans Village is a new affordable community serving low-income veterans, the first Mercy Housing community of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area.The 66-apartment, three story building features a variety […]
On Friday we were honored to celebrate 30 years of work with our VMWP family. Surrounded by former employees, colleagues, collaborators, clients, and partners we are grateful to have had the opportunity to work alongside so many amazing people throughout our thirty years of sustainable […]
Crossing Pointe North meant as first part of multi-generational community
The ultimate goal for Thornton’s new Crossing Pointe North housing development, according to Unison Housing Partners Executive Director Peter Lifari, is to build a multi-generational community.
“Ultimately, the concept for this is inter-generational living,” Lifari said. […]
By Eric Murphy
In the Mission, gentrification and displacement loom over daily life. Stories abound of wealthy newcomers pushing out longtime community members, skyrocketing rents, and local businesses changing to fit the tastes of a new class of neighborhood residents.
But for the people of Valencia Gardens, […]
Creating the HildaHaus: Our Story
An architect has visions of a Net Zero, Carbon Neutral House in the high Rocky Mountains, in one of the coldest areas of the US. His Mexican born wife / an Energy Industry white-collar, has a firm mandate for staying warm…Our […]
Woman, 90, Creates Scale Model for Whistlestop Project in San Rafael
By Kate Fitzimmons
Sally Lewis turned down a request to create a scale model of the proposed Whistlestop building planned for San Rafael. She is no stranger to creating scale models of buildings. She even spent a […]
The Most Fabulous Old Folks Home
By Wendy MacNaughton
House of Elders
It’s hard getting old. It’s even harder for LGBTQ seniors, who are all but invisible both in conversations around aging and within the youth-focused LGBTQ community. For the end of pride month, I visited San Francisco’s […]
This is the 10th year for the highly successful Real Estate Diversity Initiative (REDI), which is a comprehensive real estate development training and mentorship. Throughout the program, participants work in teams with mentors to create a development phasing plan using a pro forma and market […]
Since 2008, Farmscape, the largest urban farming company in the country, has designed and installed over 700 projects with a talented team of landscape architects, contractors and urban farmers. Today the Veteran’s Village team alongside Colma students and residents, helped to plant the trees in […]