Established in 1991, KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, provides comprehensive planning and award-winning architectural design services for residential communities, retail, hospitality, mixed-use and related specialty developments. KTGY delivers innovative solutions that reflect clear understanding of development, marketing and financial performance and takes particular pride in its highly motivated and principal led studios. Serving clients worldwide, KTGY maintains offices in Irvine, Oakland and Santa Monica, and in Denver.
KTGY's Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP and principal will participate as a speaker on the future of the Multifamily sector at the Bisnow Multifamily Annual Conference West on April 11, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Montage Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Construction has begun on Berrellesa Palms, a new high-quality, eco-friendly residential community in Martinez, designed by KTGY and developed by RCD, providing affordable one-bedroom apartments to frail seniors 62 years of age and over, with incomes between 20%-30% of the Area Median Income.
SummerHill Apartment Communities has begun construction on The Lane on the Boulevard, a new 141-unit upscale apartment community in Redwood City, near jobs, restaurants, shopping, public transportation and freeways.
speaker and moderator at the American Planning Association (APA) National Planning Conference, held April 13-17, 2013, in Chicago, IL. Ryan will participate in the session, "Elevating Design Through Public Involvement and Politics: Is It Possible?" on Sunday, April 14, at 5:30 p.m.
AMLI Residential has received City approval for AMLI Uptown Orange, a 334-unit eco-friendly apartment home community in the City of Orange, Calif., and designed by award-winning national architecture and planning firm KTGY Group, Inc.
KTGY received high honors at three award ceremonies at 2013 IBS, demonstrating the firm's wide range of capabilities and innovation in single-family attached, detached and multifamily residential communities. These projects also serve as a preview of design trends home buyers and renters will see over the next few years.
Two KTGY principals, David Senden and Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP, have been invited to speak on the top must haves in apartment project and senior living communities at the 2013 NAHB International Builders' Show held January 22-24 in Las Vegas, NV.
Carmel Loft House, a contemporary, new, mixed-use development designed by KTGY, is under construction in Sunnyvale. Located adjacent to Plaza del Sol, the sustainable, urban infill development will consist of two buildings comprised of up to four stories of residential with 133 loft-style apartment homes and more than 6,000 square feet of ground floor retail space.
KTGY's Principal and knowledge leader Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP, has been invited to speak on innovative cost-effective design strategies at AHF Live! The Affordable Housing Developers' Summit on November 16, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Held at the Fairmont Millennium Park Hotel in Chicago, IL, this is the first time that AHF Live! has included a panel on architectural design.
Angelus Plaza's Senior Activity Center's 7th annual fundraiser, Angelus Plaza City View, will honor Sean L. Spear, Executive Director of the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee on Thursday, November 15th at 5:30 p.m., for his countless contributions to community development and the financing of affordable housing.
KTGY was recognized in several recent national awards programs for its trend-setting residential communities including: Primera Terra in Playa Vista, Calif.; Fusion in Sunnyvale, Calif.; Dana Strand Senior Apartments in Los Angeles, Calif.; and Via in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Residential thought leaders from KTGY, Executive Director Nick Lehnert, and Principal Chris S. Texter, AIA, LEED AP, will participate as speakers, "You Spoke...We Listened...Design Matters," presented at the 12th Annual Southwest Builders Show (SWBS) on October 17, 2012, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
KTGY has earned high honors in the Great American Living Awards (GALA) program, the most prestigious residential design, sales, and marketing competition in the metropolitan Washington, DC market for more than 50 years. KTGY received four Grand Awards and one Award of Merit in the Design and Architecture category.
Two KTGY principals and residential knowledge leaders, Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, and Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP, will be speakers at the 2012 Multifamily Executive Conference on October 9, 2012, at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Both Anand and Gonzalez are frequent speakers at industry events and have contributed to scores of articles on residential design and development.
KTGY announces the grand opening of a new KTGY-designed eco-friendly 332-bed student housing community at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, known as Bison Run Village. The developer is American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC), one of the largest owners, managers and developers of high-quality student housing properties in the U.S.
Heritage Oaks Senior Apartments, a high quality, environmentally-friendly 50-unit apartment community for low income seniors age 55 and older, recently opened in Oakdale, Calif. Designed by KTGY and developed by Central Valley Coalition for Affordable Housing and Adroit Development, Inc., Heritage Oaks Senior Apartments features both one- and two-bedroom floor.
KTGY announces that Utah's first truly affordable solar-powered and geothermal homes, the Solaris Collection at Daybreak in South Jordan, UT, has earned the highly-coveted Gold Nugget Grand Award for the Residential Project of the Year in the detached product category.
KTGY and some of this country's top builders/developers have earned 15 Awards of Merit in the 2012 Gold Nugget Award design and planning competition. The awards honor KTGY's outstanding commitment to research, and knowing and understanding the end-user -- both buyers and renters -- to create successful projects.
Designed by KTGY Group, 2525 El Camino Real Senior Apartments, a development by ROEM Corporation, in collaboration with Pacific Housing, Inc. and the City of Santa Clara, broke ground. 2525 El Camino Real Senior Apartments will offer 48 one-bedroom apartments that are affordable to seniors with annual incomes that are at or below 60% of the Santa Clara County Area Median Income.
KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP has been invited to be a speaker at the PCBC 2012 show, Homebuilding's Premier Tradeshow and Conference, held June 27-28, 2012, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif.
KTGY announces two technology innovations for the retail industry, a Mobile Design Studio and a Site Survey App for the iPad. The app assists with onsite surveys from small tenant improvement projects to large-scale mall renovations. The Mobile Design Studio is essentially a design lab on wheels.
KTGY's Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP, has been invited to speak at the Orange County Chapter's Building Industry Association (BIA) program, "The New Apartment Dream; Placeholder or Lifestyle Choice?" on Monday, June 18, 2012, at 5 pm.
Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP and Principal of KTGY Group has been invited to be MultifamilyBiz.com CEO Series keynote speaker, "Technology Driven Design For The Next Generation Renter," on June 7, at 10 am EDT. This lively, fast-paced 60-minute FREE On-Demand Webcast will bring to focus what you need to know about what high tech features are a must in the next generation of rental communities.
KTGY Principal Rohit Anand, AIA has been invited to be a featured speaker in an upcoming webinar, "Top 12 Must Haves in Your 2012 Apartment Project," presented by NAHB on May 23, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. Anand will share innovative products, technology and unit and amenity layouts that are being used in today's smaller apartments.
The first of eight 3-story buildings at the Arista Uptown Apartments in Broomfield, Colo., designed by KTGY, has been completed. Developed by Smith/Jones Partners LLC, Arista Uptown Apartments is an exciting transit-oriented apartment community designed to fit seamlessly into the pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use nature of the Arista neighborhood.
NAHB Best in American Living Award and 50+ Housing Council's Best of 50+ Housing Awards programs recently honored KTGY Group with a total of eight awards for innovation and home design excellence in the multifamily and 50+ housing markets.
Primera Terra residential community, designed by KTGY Group and built by KB Home, received a Platinum BALA award in the category of Neighborhood Design. Primera Terra is comprised of 52 luxury for-sale condominium homes in Playa Vista, Calif. Primera Terra is 40% more energy efficient than the new home standards set by the state of California and is LEED Platinum certified.
Designed by KTGY, San Luis Obispo welcomes The Village at Broad Street Family Apartments, 42 new sustainable apartment homes affordable to families with annual incomes ranging from 30 percent to 60 percent of the San Luis Obispo County Area Median Income. There is also approximately 7,200 square feet of ground floor retail.
Fusion in Sunnyvale, Calif., designed by KTGY Group and built by O'Brien Homes, received a Silver BALA award in the category of Multifamily Housing up to 5 Stories. Fusion is a 228-unit eco-friendly well-appointed townhome community with a host of outstanding community amenities. Its interiors are smart and feature flexible floor plans with rooms suitable for home offices, guests or roommates.
KTGY-designed Foursquare Senior Living community in Portland, Oregon, received high honors at NAHB 2012 IBS in Orlando, FL, at both the BALA and 50+ Housing Council's Best of 50+ Housing Awards ceremonies. Foursquare Senior Living is a new $29 million pedestrian-oriented 132-unit mixed-use senior housing community situated near downtown Portland.
Designed by KTGY and developed by Urban Housing Communities, the Crossings at New Rancho in Rancho Cordova, Calif., opened on Feb. 9. The Crossings is a high quality, affordable, eco-friendly residential community for 18 families. The builders are pursuing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification for Crossings at New Rancho.
Designed by KTGY and developed by Urban Housing Communities, The Crossings on 29th Street in South Los Angeles opened its doors, a high quality, affordable, eco-friendly residential community for 34 families.
Built by Garbett Homes and designed by KTGY, Terra Sol features solar-powered, geothermal homes built with the newest, most efficient technologies available making it the greenest residential community in the state and a new benchmark for builders.
KTGY principals and thought-leaders, Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP, Michael Ohara, AIA, and Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, have been invited to speak at 2012 IBS in Orlando, Fla., on housing trends and market forecast.
KTGY Principal Rohit Anand, AIA, will participate as a panelist at NMHC Annual Meeting's general session, "Apartment of the Future," on Thursday, January 19. With more than 25 years of professional achievement in leading the design of multifamily residential developments, Anand will discuss the shrinking apartment size, design features and layouts of units.
KTGY announced that it has recently expanded its Retail Studio to accommodate its growth and promoted Retail Studio Director Craig Chinn to associate principal and hired retail design veteran Rick Grandy as director.
Designed by KTGY, San Jose welcomes Brookwood Terrace Family Apartments, 84 new, sustainable apartment homes for low-income families with annual incomes ranging from 30%- 50% of the Santa Clara County Area Median Income. A development by ROEM Corporation and Eden Housing, Inc., in collaboration with the City of San Jose, Brookwood Terrace is designed to LEED Gold specification.
Construction has begun on Bluff Lake Apartment Homes, a new $11.5 million high-quality, eco-friendly residential community in Denver for 92 families earning between 30% - 50% of AMI, slated to open by spring 2012.
Craig T. Chinn of KTGY Group will be a roundtable facilitator on repositioning retail and commercial center at ICSC 2011 CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix, AZ on Dec. 1. The roundtable discussion will help developers know what the cost of repositioning a project from one use to another. There will be multiple scenarios and the costs associated with each type of design element.
KTGY Principals Ken Ryan and Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP have been invited to speak at the BIA Southern California's Building Industry Show (BIS) in Long Beach on November 9, 2011. Ryan will moderate "The New Reality of Master Planned Communities" panel at 10 am; and Gonzalez will speak on the panel, "The Consumer Speaks; Are You Listening?" at 1 pm.
Franklin Street Family Apartments, a development by ROEM Corporation, in partnership with the City of Mountain View, has broken ground. Designed by award-winning KTGY Group, Franklin Street Family Apartments will provide 51 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments affordable to families with annual incomes at or below 50% of the Santa Clara County Area Median Income.
The Crossings at Big Bear Lake celebrated its grand opening yesterday. Designed by KTGY Group, Inc., and developed by Urban Housing Communities LLC (UHC), a leading developer of quality multifamily residential projects, The Crossings at Big Bear Lake is a $17 million, 42-unit high quality affordable housing community for families earning between 30% - 60% of the area median income.
KTGY Principal Ken Ryan has been invited to speak on "Elevating Design Through Public Involvement and Politics: Is It Possible?" at the upcoming 2011 ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles. Ryan has served as leader on projects involving complex regeneration planning, urban infill, large scale master plans, transit-oriented development, resort/recreation studies, and community participation programs.
Valley Brook Neighborhood, a new infill residential development in Breckenridge, Colo., has received 8 awards in the 2011 Summit County Parade of Homes. Designed by KTGY Group to LEEDŽ Silver standards and funded by the Town of Breckenridge and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, Valley Brook is a 41-unit for-sale townhome community.
Designed by KTGY, Los Angeles welcomes Dana Strand Senior Apartments, 100 one-bedroom senior apartments that are affordable to seniors with annual incomes at or below 30% of the LA County Area Median Income. The development, a successful public/private partnership between the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles and ROEM Development Corp., is designed to LEED Silver specification.
Volunteers from Orange County-based KTGY Group, Inc. Architecture + Planning wielded paint brushes, cleaned toys, trimmed hedges and did other assorted tasks this past Saturday at the Blind Children's Learning Center. The volunteer project was undertaken to mark the award-winning firm's 20th anniversary. More than 80 employees and family members participated in the beautification effort.
KTGY's Principal Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, has been invited to participate as a speaker at the 2011 Multifamily Executive Conference, "Welcome to Renter Nation," held from Oct. 3-5, 2011, at the Aria Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. On Monday, October 3, from 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm, Anand will be a speaker at the session, "Size Matters: Inside the Smaller, More Efficient Apartment of the Future."
The Crossings at Escondido recently celebrated its grand opening. Developed by Urban Housing Communities LLC, a leading developer of quality multifamily residential projects, and designed by KTGY, The Crossings at Escondido provides eco-friendly, high-quality workforce housing to families earning between 30% and 60% of the area median income.
The Michaels Development Company and LINC Housing Corporation celebrated the ground breaking of a new mixed-use, transit-oriented affordable housing community in Oakland, Calif. Designed by KTGY Group, Red Star Apartments will offer affordable one- and two-bedroom apartment homes to income-eligible seniors. It is being built on the former site of the Red Star yeast factory.
KTGY's wide range of capabilities, excellence and innovation in addressing complex design/build issues in attached, sustainable communities, mixed-use, transit-oriented developments, and campus housing has been recognized in several recent awards programs.
KTGY announced it is providing architectural design services for a new $29 million pedestrian-oriented 132-unit mixed-use senior housing community situated near downtown Portland, Oregon. Intended for LEED Gold certification and developed by the Foursquare Foundation, the project is slated to commence construction in the spring of 2012 and be completed in approximately 18 months.
Construction has commenced on a new 332-bed student housing community at the University of Wyoming (UW) in Laramie. The new development features 84 apartments, which consist mostly of 4 bedrooms and 3 baths in primarily a townhouse-neighborhood with some flats near the community center, and a 4,000-square-foot community center combined with maintenance facilities.
KTGY Group is providing architectural design services for a new 183,000 sq. ft. mixed-use student housing building to be developed by Irvine-based Hanover Pacific, LLC at the Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) in Pomona, Calif.
KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP, CAASH, will be a featured speaker at NAHB's webinar, "Emerging Trends in 50+ Design & Amenities," on July 6, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT. Gonzalez will discuss current and emerging design trends for 50+ lifestyle communities and the market research that illustrates what design features and community amenities that 50+ consumers prefer and will pay for.
Olson Homes debuts 2 model homes in its newest residential community, Citrus Walk. Located in the heart of downtown Covina, Calif., and within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and MetroLink, Citrus Walk will offer LEED Certified homes that are innovatively designed by KTGY Group to fit active, urban lifestyles and attract first-time homebuyers.
KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP has been invited to be a speaker in the Boral Sustainability Speaker Series at the PCBC The Show, Homebuilding's Premier Tradeshow and Conference, held June 22-24, 2011, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. Gonzalez will speak at the Boral booth #5111 on June 23, at 11:00 a.m. Gonzalez will discuss the latest sustainable design trends.
KTGY's Principal Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP and CAASH has been invited to speak at BIA of Southern California 50+ Housing Council program about his new prototype, ABC (Affordable, Buildable, Certified green) Home, which is designed for net-zero energy use and incorporates Universal Design to accommodate people of all ages and capabilities.
KTGY Group and some of this country's top builders/developers have earned nine Gold Nugget Merit Awards honoring the firm's wide range of capabilities, excellence and innovation in addressing complex design/build issues in attached, detached, sustainable communities, mixed-use, transit-oriented developments, and campus housing.
KTGY's Principal Ken Ryan has been invited to participate in the Orange County Chapter's Building Industry Association (BIA) and Urban Infill Committee and Asset Opportunities Group's program, "Creating a Community within a Community: Neighborhood Spotlight: La Floresta Brea," on Thursday, June 2, 2011. La Floresta is a multi-generational, mixed-use community that offers new housing opportunities
Construction has started on Pottery Court Apartment Homes, a new high-quality, pedestrian-oriented apartment community in Lake Elsinore, Calif., developed by BRIDGE Housing and designed by KTGY Group. The new residential community offers 113 apartment homes ranging in size from one- to three-bedroom units for working families earning between 30 and 50 percent of the area median income.
The Solaris Collection at Daybreak in South Jordan, Utah, designed by the award-winning architecture firm KTGY Group, Inc., was recently featured on the green building tour, during NAHB's National Green Building Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Craig T. Chinn, Studio Director for KTGY's Retail and Commercial Studio, will be a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers' (ICSC) annual RECON, The Global Retail Real Estate Convention held in Las Vegas. Chinn's breakfast roundtable discussion on May 23, at 7:00 a.m., will focus on repositioning retail and commercial centers.
Manny Gonzalez, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CAASH and principal of KTGY Group is the keynote speaker on the Multifamily Conference CEO Series on MultifamilyBiz.com, "Designed For Success: Today's 50+ Apartment Communities," which went live on April 5, 2011. This lively, fast-paced 60-minute FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast brings to focus what you need to know about the growing 50+ market.
Manny Gonzalez, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CAASH and principal of KTGY Group will be the keynote speaker on the Multifamily Conference CEO Series on MultifamilyBiz.com, "Designed For Success: Today's 50+ Apartment Communities," on April 5, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. EST. This lively, fast-paced 60-minute FREE On-Demand Digital Media Webcast will bring to focus what you need to know about the growing 50+ market.
KTGY Group is providing architectural design services for a new 103,255 sq. ft. mixed-use retail and student housing building to be developed by Hanover Pacific, LLC at the University of La Verne (ULV) in La Verne, CA. Located on the site of a former campus parking lot, the new building will add 378 beds and approximately 8,300 sq. ft. of ground floor retail for a new university bookstore.
The Foursquare Foundation broke ground on the new $10 million senior living residential community in one of Los Angeles' most historic neighborhoods, Echo Park. Designed by KTGY Group, this new eco-friendly, pedestrian- and transit-oriented, 1.24-acre urban in-fill redevelopment project replaces some older housing units with 75 affordable senior apartment homes.
KTGY is the architect for Diane's Beachwear's first store in Arizona, which will open at the Scottsdale Quarter in early March 2011. Diane's Beachwear has a large selection of mix and match separates, cover-ups, accessories, and sportswear. Some of Diane's stores now carry "Kid's Beachwear" and "Men's Beachwear" to suit the ultimate beachwear family.
Three KTGY Principals Manny Gonzalez, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CAASH, Rohit Anand, AIA, NCARB, and David Senden have been invited to participate in the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida, the housing industry's largest annual light construction trade show. The event will be held on January 12-15, 2011 in Orlando, Fla.
Construction is complete for Phase III of the $137 million East Campus Student Housing Project at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Designed by KTGY and developed by American Campus Communities, the phase added a total of 1,760 beds to UCI's on-campus inventory plus a seven-level parking garage, bringing KTGY-designed student housing total to nearly 5,000 beds at UCI.
CAX, a Tysons Corner, Virginia-based architectural firm, has merged with California-based KTGY Group. CAX Principal Rohit Anand assumes management responsibility for KTGY's Tysons Corner office. Rohit brings 25 years of professional achievement in residential development to the merger. The merger greatly strengthens KTGY's national presence.
KTGY Principal Ken Ryan Invited to Speak on Sustainable Transportation Solutions, TODs and Community Building at Mobility 21's Ninth Annual Southern California Transportation Summit, held on Friday, October 29, 2010, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. With over 25 years of experience, Ryan is a principal and head of KTGY's Community Planning and Urban Design Studio.
Construction of a new student housing community at Santa Clara University is now underway. Upon completion in fall 2011, this new, eco-friendly residential community, designed by KTGY, will provide 400 beds for the University's junior and senior students.
Urban Housing Communities has commenced construction on Horizons at Morgan Hill, a 49-unit affordable senior housing community in Morgan Hill, Calif., designed by KTGY. This new $21.2 million community will offer healthy, supportive and eco-friendly apartment homes to seniors 55 years and older earning between 30 percent and 50 percent of Santa Clara County median income.
Manuel G. Gonzalez, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, CAASH and Principal of KTGY Group has been invited to speak at several key industry events including the Multifamily Executive Conference, MultifamilyBiz.com Conference Series, Big Builder magazine's virtual program, and two sessions at both the Building Industry Show (BIS) and the International Builders' Show (IBS).
KTGY wins "Best Use of Labels" Award in Orange County's 3rd Annual Canstruction design/build competition at the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, Calif., with its 1.75-ton Cheshire Cat, made entirely of canned food items and grinning from ear to ear. Nearly 6,500 Trader Joe's canned food items were used to design this very colorful, happy, five-foot tall CATstruction.
Developed by Lyon Communities and designed by KTGY, gallery421 recently celebrated its grand opening as Long Beach's newest luxury apartment community and ultimate 24/7 live, work, play environment. Recognized for its modern architecture, sleek and sophisticated urban style and resort living, gallery421 residents can enjoy the premier location and access to all manner of downtown amenities.
KTGY Principals Stan Braden, AIA, principal and chairman and David W. Kent, AIA and principal will speak at BIA Southern California 50+ Housing Council's program, "The Next Generations in Affordable Senior Apartments: Seasons II," on Thursday, September 16, 2010, in Newport Beach, Calif. They will discuss "going green" and the value (in dollars and quality of life) of sustainable senior housing.
Designed by KTGY and developed by UHC, construction has begun on The Crossings at Big Bear Lake, a $17 million, 42-unit affordable housing community, offering a healthy, supportive and eco-friendly lifestyle for working families.
HomeAid Northern California recently dedicated Phase 1 of the Village at Walpert Center in Hayward. This is HomeAid's 1st home for developmentally disabled seniors, and 9th project. Architecture and planning firm, KTGY Group designed these homes. Upon completion in late summer 2010, the development will include five identical six-bedroom homes.
A new residential development will break ground next month in Breckenridge, Colo. at 1100 Airport Road. Designed to LEEDŽ Silver standards by KTGY Group on the site of a former airport runway owned by the town, Valley Brook will provide high-quality, environmentally-friendly, transit-oriented workforce housing for 42 local employees and their families.
NAHB has recognized five KTGY-designed multifamily residential communities among the top trend-setters in the multifamily housing industry, as part of its annual Pillars of the Industry Awards program promoting excellence in apartment design, development, management and marketing.
Mercy Housing is slated to break ground in Jan. 2011 on Bluff Lake Apartment Homes, a new 92-unit, high-quality, eco-friendly residential community designed by KTGY for families earning between 30% and 50% of AMI.
Designed by KTGY Group, the development of The Crossings at Escondido by Urban Housing Communities LLC marks the transformation of a street plagued by deterioration, poverty, gangs, drugs, and overcrowding into a safe, family-friendly community. The Crossings at Escondido will feature 38 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhomes, 15 3-bedroom, 2-bath flats, and 2 4-bedroom 2-bath flats.
KTGY has earned seven Awards of Merit in the 2010 Gold Nugget Award design and planning competition including "Residential Detached Community of the Year" for The Solaris Collection in Utah and "Best Multi-Family Housing Project - 4 to 6 Stories For Sale" for 555 YVR in downtown Walnut Creek. The awards honor KTGY's wide range of capabilities, excellence and innovation.
KTGY's Principal Ken Ryan will speak on "TOD Development: Design Trends, Considerations and Everything Else Mother Never Taught You," at the City of Fresno's Workshop on May 28th. Ryan will highlight TOD examples, review lessons learned from initial ideas to the built environment, and offer insights regarding the challenges and opportunities for addressing the various issues.
The plans for the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) have received the Southern California Association of Governments' (SCAG) 2010 Compass Blueprint Recognition Award for Sustained Leadership. The awardc program honors plans and projects throughout Southern California that coordinate land use and transportation initiatives and work toward improving commmunities.
KTGY's Chris Texter, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP and principal has been invited to speak on Housing Innovation and Sustainability at Orange County Housing Trust's fourth annual summit on May 20, 2010, at UCI. Texter's presentation will focus on new design trends, green products and sustainable technologies that are influencing the housing industry.
Designed by KTGY Group and developed by BRIDGE Housing, Trestle Glen affordable apartments celebrates its Grand Opening adjacent to the Colma BART Station. GreenPoint Rated Trestle Glen provides high-quality, eco- and pedestrian-friendly workforce housing to families earning between 20 percent and 50 percent of the area median income and offers 119 one- to three-bedroom dwellings.
KTGY's Mike Flynn, principal and LEED AP, has been invited to participate as the moderator and panelist at ICSC RECON, The Global Retail Real Estate Convention held from May 23-25, 2010, in Las Vegas, NV. Flynn's panel, which will be presented on Monday, May 24, at 2:30 p.m., will focus on green building and what has and hasn't worked, and where we go from here.
The Crossing, a new luxury, transit-oriented apartment community in Anaheim, CA, celebrates its Grand Opening. Developed by SARES-REGIS Group and designed by KTGY Group, The Crossing provides amenity-rich, pet and eco-friendly living adjacent the Metrolink Anaheim Canyon Station, close to employment, shopping, dining and entertainment, and easy access to 91, 55, 57, 22 and 5 freeways.
Paragon at Old Town celebrated the completion of the mixed-use apartment community with a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 2, 2010, in the historic Old Town district in Monrovia, Calif. Developed by Urban Housing Group and designed by KTGY Group, Paragon at Old Town provides amenity-rich living within walking-distance to services, transportation, boutique shops, restaurants and entertainment.
Designed by KTGY Group, The Arbor at Woodbury Apartment Homes at 300 Regal Avenue in Irvine, Calif. will celebrate its Grand Opening on February 11, 2010. Developed by Jamboree Housing Corporation, The Arbor at Woodbury provides high-quality workforce housing to 90 families earning between 30% and 60% of the area median income.
Two KTGY principals David Senden and Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP have been invited to speak at the International Builders' Show (IBS) held January 19-22, 2010 in Las Vegas. KTGY principals are frequent guest speakers and panelists at the most prestigious industry events including the IBS, PCBC, ULI and NAHB. Senden and Gonzalez will also be available to provide some Architectural Plan Reviews.
KTGY designed and completed Habitat for Humanity of Orange County's first homes built in Yorba Linda, Calif. KTGY has been committed to working with Habitat for Humanity throughout California. Recently, KTGY was called upon to develop the next series of homes for Habitat for Humanity in northern California, which will be going after LEED Platinum status.