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Celebrating the Grand Opening of Crossing Pointe South

Today we celebrate the Grand Opening of Maiker Housing's Crossing Pointe South, a new affordable family housing community, in Thornton, Colorado. Congratulations to the VMWP Team: Brett Jacques, Jeos Oreamuno, to owners Maiker Housing Partners, Peter LiFari, Steven Kunshier, JHL Constructors, Jason Bergey, Douglas Dreier, Enterprise […]

Crossing Pointe honored with DRCOG 2023 Metro Vision Award for housing

Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) has honored Maiker Housing’s Crossing Pointe North and South with the 2023 Metro Vision Award for housing. The Metro Vision Awards recognize excellence, innovation, collaboration and leadership in problem-solving among communities and their partners. Honorees include the programs, projects and […]

VMWP is proud to be a sponsor of the 2023 Housing Colorado Conference

Van Meter Williams Pollack (VMWP) is proud to be an annual supporting sponsor of the 2023 Housing Colorado Conference. VMWP supports Housing Colorado and shares their mission: "Housing Colorado is to be a unified voice promoting the preservation and production of quality affordable housing for low and moderate income Coloradans through […]

APA MN: Andrew Faulkner Presents Wayzata Urban Design Standards

Andrew Faulkner, Associate Architect | Urban Designer, will be presenting at American Planning Association Minnesota: Urban Design Standards: Theory vs. Practice in the City of Wayzata (1 CM) 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Description The City of Wayzata implemented a set of design standards in 2021 that affect nearly every major […]

Mountain View picks developer to turn safe parking site into dense affordable housing

Source: Mountain View Voice; Author: Emily Margaretten City Council chooses new developer for the site, which could be up to 12 stories tall A rendering of the affordable housing project proposed by Affirmed Housing at 87 E. Evelyn Avenue in Mountain View. Courtesy city of Mountain View. The […]

Healdsburg inks affordable housing deal

Source: Northern California Public Media; Author: Marc Albert Conceptual rendering of plans for 155 Dry Creek Rd.   After a generation in limbo, some affordable housing may be on the way to Healdsburg. The four-story, L-shaped modernist apartment block would rise on a vacant lot between the 101 freeway […]

Affordable Housing For 180 Jones Street, Tenderloin, San Francisco

Source: SF YIMBY By: ANDREW NELSON Construction has topped out with facade installation complete for the nine-story residential infill at 180 Jones Street in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. The development replaced a surface parking lot with 70 units of affordable housing. The Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation is the project sponsor. 180 Jones Street, image by […]

Jamilla Afandi is a Paul W. Welch, Jr. 2023 ARE Scholarship Recipient

AIA California has announced that eight designers pursuing licensure are Paul W. Welch, Jr. 2023 ARE scholarship recipients (Sacramento, California)—The California Architectural Foundation is delighted to announce the eight recipients of this year’s Paul W. Welch, Jr. ARE Scholarship awards. Awarded to designers in pursuit of licensure […]

A+C Festival ’23: Islais Place Affordable Housing in the Excelsior District

Join us for a tour of Islais Place at 4840 Mission Street Part of the 20th Annual Architecture + the City Festival collection AIA San Francisco & The Center for Architecture + Design will tour Islais Place at 4840 Mission Street, will be one of the first major affordable […]

SAP Feature: Energize Denver

By: Chelsea Clark Denver is initiating a new performance driven energy code called Energize Denver starting this October 2023. Energize Denver will require existing buildings, over 25,000 SF, to meet incremental Site Energy Use Intensity (EUI) benchmarks - 2024, 2027, 2030 - then maintain the 2030 […]

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