We possess an innate vision to see what isn’t there: the unrealized potential of a community. We use this vision to create equitable, environmentally sustainable, mixed-income communities that provide residents with choice and opportunity. These communities are economically and culturally diverse, and provide a range of housing choices; promote development that is walkable; support green building and energy efficiency in policy and practice; and connect development to jobs and information through transit and wireless networks.

Varying market dynamics create different challenges for communities. Neighborhoods are growing or shrinking, attracting investments or experiencing disinvestment, gaining population or losing residents, experiencing a rise or decline in property values. Our real-estate development and community revitalization efforts are tailored to address these market realities.


project awards

  • 2013 AIA Charlotte Urban Design Merit Award

  • 2013 NC Brick Design Honor Award

  • 2007 AIA North Carolina Honor Award, Unbuilt

  • 2011 Metal Construction Association Chairman’s Award | Institutional Category

  • 2011 NOMA Design Excellence Honor Award

  • 2012 AIA Charlotte Carole Hoefener Carriker Sustainable Design Honor Award

  • 2013 Carolinas Parking Association Parking Awards, Parking Structure – New Design

  • 2014 Center City Vision Awards: Special Achievement Award

  • 2019 Excellence in Preservation Award

  • ENR Southeast’s 2018 Best Projects – Transit Award of Merit