Buzz Lofts

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Location: Dallas, Texas. South of central business district

49 unit sustainable and affordable condo infill project on 29,000 sq feet of land,revival area south of dallas central business district. 21 green elements by USGBC standards including Rainwater capture,xeriscape,LED exterior lighting, Bamboo flooring, Low E glass throughout, Energy Star appliances, transit proximity, minimum parking,more. 6 million project,one yr. construction, complete Feb 07. 560K TIF participation successfully executed with City of Dallas for infrastructure, streetscape, Utility burial and upgrades, more. Full story at 800 square feet of corner retail at street level plus 1000 sq ft moped charging bay - gifting each homeowner with all electric moped from egovehicles to promote zero emission transport into the urban core. We also gift each buyer memberships to nearby Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculture Center,NPR Radio donation for cultural sustainability. best of all - $125,000 to 250,000 condos, 85% sold as of July 07, excellent homeowner satisfaction levels. Cops,City Staff,Doctors to musicians, a great melting pot of community. sits next to 1998 adaptive reuse building we did of 7200 sq feet, used equity form this building in 2005 to buy the adjacent land that development now sits on.

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Transect Zone(s): T5 center.
Status: Complete
Project or Plan's Scale: Building
Features: Bus transit, Green buildings, Live/work, Mixed uses, Sustainable infrastructure, Transit oriented development.
Land area (in acres): 3
Total built area (in sq. ft.): 29000
Total project cost (in local currency):
Retail area (in sq. ft.):
Office area (in sq. ft.): 800
Industrial area (in sq. ft.):
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Number of residential units (include live/work): 49
Parks & green space (in acres):
Residential types: Mid-rise/loft, Live/work.
Project team designers: Kevin Parma, Design Architect
Project team developers: Zad Roumaya, Change Chamber Dev

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