45-Block Revitalization Program Underway in the City of Greenville

Downtown Greenville Revitalization Area

The City of Greenville Community Development Department has started the next phase of development on its West Greenville 45-Block Revitalization Program in downtown Greenville, North Carolina.

'Community Outreach Residence Completed in South Carolina' by Lindsay Locke

Sandra Bullock at home in the 'Whitney I'

TightLines Designs and the Allen Temple Community Economic Development Corporation (ATCEDC) are pleased to announce that construction is complete on a groundbreaking community outreach residence in the Sterling neighborhood of Greenville, South Carolina.  ATCEDC Family Outreach Coordinator Sandra Bullock has moved in to her new home ‘Whitney I,’ which also serves as an office and meeting space for 48 low-wealth families placed in the area by the 501(c)(3) organization.  Among its many community-oriented services, th

Chatham Habitat for Humanity Partners with TightLines

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Chatham Habitat for Humanity’s Chatham Oak community is in the final stages of construction. Construction is currently underway on two TightLines Design homes: the Warren and Jill. The ground-breaking mixed income community is located in Pittsboro, NC and situated on five acres of land.  Homes are being made available to families earning between 25% and 80% of the local area median income and priced at approximately $160,000. Low-interest loans were made available through the U.S.

9th Annual Urban Design Forum by Lindsay Locke

Urban Reset

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.’

State Street Village Project in Raleigh Entering Phase 2

State Street Village

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.

Urban Affordable Housing 'Sweet Spot' for 2012 by Lindsay Locke

Urban Affordable Housing by Lindsay Locke

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.'

Natural Home & Garden features Owner, David Maurer

Natural Home & Garden Space Case

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.

Dedication of Covenant Place Townhouse

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The Covenant Place Townhouse, built by Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Chattanooga Area using "The Filmore Triplex" design by TightLines is near completion and scheduled for dedication June 25. 

TightLines and Students

TightLines Designs

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. 

Chatham County Habitat's 100th Home!

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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.