On March 16th, TightLines staff attended the 9th Annual Urban Design Forum hosted by the NC State University College of Design. The Forum included the Natural Learning Initiative’s Growing IN Place symposium, which featured leading industry experts presenting on a variety of topics including the promotion of livable communities through urban pathway design, parks and open space, and urban ‘wildlands.’
Phase 1 of the City of Raleigh's infill redevelopment project State Street Village is nearing completion, with the 25th and final home expected to close within just a matter of days. Non-profit affordable housing developer Builders of Hope has acted as the builder for the project using an innovative construction model.
by Lindsay Locke, Director of Business Development at TightLines
In its January/February 2012 issue of REALTOR magazine, the National Association of REALTORS identified affordable housing in central city and core suburb areas as real estate's likely 'sweet spot in 2012.'
Space Case, written by Wanda Urbanska for Natural Home & Garden magazine, makes the case for “customizing your spaces to your lifestyle”. She features our principal architect and owner, David Maurer, and a recent Raleigh home renovation case study.
On Saturday, March 19th, David Maurer was invited to make a presentation about TightLines’ work and be a guest reviewer at the USGBC Emerging Professionals North Carolina Sustainable Building Design Competition workshop, in Raleigh, NC.
On November 6, 2010, over 130 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Chatham County (NC) Habitat's 99th and 100th home. These homes are located in the Chatham Oaks neighborhood, a community of 15 homes featuring TightLines Designs.
Virginia's affordable housing conference entitled "Partnerships for the Future, Reinvesting in Communities" was held November 17-19 in Richmond, Va. With over 900 people attending, it was packed with informative sessions, engaging speakers, tours of local projects and developments, and lots of networking opportunities.
We're excited to announce that the Cooke Street Community has been honored as a recipient of the 2010 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Community Appearance. The community is also celebrating their 2nd annual Cooke Street Carnival, dubbed "House Party in the Street", on October 16.
It was great to see our old friends and make new ones at this year's NC Affordable Housing Conference. This year's conference entitled "Housing Works" was a huge success. The annual conference is hosted by the North Carolina Housing Coalition, the Community Investment Corporation of the Carolinas, and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency