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Multi-Family Design Development

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Multi-Family design development comprises approximately twenty-five percent of our practice at present. Although my previous experience includes apartment complexes, condominium projects and townhomes, we are currently focusing primarily on duplexes in urban residential settings and fee-simple townhomes that encourage resident interaction, ease of living and comfort, energy-efficiency and high-quality of living.



Fee-simple townhomes are a popular choice for busy professionals, retired couples, disabled singles, single parents with small children and many others. Townhomes offer the advantages of home ownership without the headaches of property maintenance. Placed alongside other townhomes of similar design, usually in convenient urban neighborhoods, they are usually close to schools, shopping, medical facilities, entertainment and employment centers.

Townhomes are superior to condominium living because you don't own just an apartment, you own the land on which your dwelling sits. You don't have to worry about who is living above or below you. Maintenance is usually handled by a property manager through a homeowner's association, allowing for more care-free living. Individual garages for each dwelling means that you have private, secure parking, not an open, insecure parking lot.

With construction and energy costs on the rise, it seems more and more difficult to find a home you can afford, especially in good, family friendly, secure urban neighborhoods. In many such areas, traditional single-family homes are just too far out of reach for many families. Townhomes and duplexes are helping many families afford the kind of lifestyle they expect in urban settings.

Could a townhome or duplex be the right choice for your family? Click on any of the photos on this page and learn more about this up-and-coming alternative to conventional single-family home living.

Duplexes offer the convenience and privacy of single-family living with a smaller yard to maintain. Living costs can be kept lower by placing two dwelling units on one lot where zoning laws permit. Keeping residential living affordable takes ingenuity in design in order to keep homes from looking attached, even though they are. Higher density in residential areas can be accomplished by placing dwelling units appropriately on the lot to maximize living area, without compromising interior space and outdoor living. Feeling cramped is not what people want in twenty-first century living. This definitely isn't your grandfather's duplex. Today's duplex living is more spacious, more convenient, more energy-efficient. If you haven't experienced today's duplex lifestyle, come see what you've been missing! You won't believe your eyes.

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For more information on townhome or duplex living, please contact us at:
Post Office Box 541566
Orlando, Florida 32854-1566
940 North Highland Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32803
Phone: 407-425-1301