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Building for Generations

grow-grandpaThe neighborhoods at Grow have intergenerational living at their heart – because a true community should be “as welcoming to a 73-year-old as it is to a 3-year-old.”

In our new neighborhoods, the Grove and the Park, sixty percent of the homes offer single-level living with elevator access to front entries, and the community spaces invite interaction and sharing between generations year-round.

And accessibility extends beyond the neighborhood. You’re just 5 minutes from downtown amenities like shops, restaurants and theaters – even ice cream.

 

Grow is a Solar Builder Magazine finalist!

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Grow Community is one of six finalists for Solar Builder magazines’s prestigious 2014 Project of the Year award. Grow was nominated in the Roof-Mount installation category. The annual contest honors innovative applications of solar technology in … [Continue reading]

ULI Tour: Cultivating a Sustainable Local Economy

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Grow Community held center stage when the Urban Land Institute visited Bainbridge Island yesterday. ULI members looked at Bainbridge as a prototype for “Cultivating a Sustainable Local Economy” — encouraging responsible growth, resource … [Continue reading]

Grow Community Tree Honoring Ceremony

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We came together on one of the cooler nights we had seen in a while, a Wednesday. It was calm and comfortable. The type of quiet summer evening you spend walking/reflecting. So we did. Five of us met at the Welcome Garden in the Village at Grow … [Continue reading]

Grow Community solar program highlighted in Kitsap Business Journal

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Grow Community’s groundbreaking solar program got some great press this week in a Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal feature. Read it here. The KPBJ gives a comprehensive look at the incentives that make Washington solar such a great deal, using … [Continue reading]

One Planet Lunch for Construction Team

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Contractors in the Grow Community PHC Construction team were treated to a locally grown luncheon on the job site last week. All food for the noontime repast was grown on Bainbridge and North Kitsap farms. Local agriculture, sustainability and health … [Continue reading]

How Does Our Garden Grow?

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Very nicely, thanks! And it's only going to get better. The shared gardens at Grow Community promise a bounty for the table and a close-knit neighborhood to share its goodness. Community gardens and "edible landscaping" -- everything from … [Continue reading]

Grow Community earns Built Green Hammer award for PHC Construction

We already knew Grow Community sets a new standard for sustainable construction. Earning a Green Hammer award just pounds that message home. Our builder PHC Construction is being honored with a 2014 Built Green Hammer award by the Master Builders … [Continue reading]

Seattle Magazine highlights Grow Community

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Grow Community gets a great mention in Seattle Magazine this month! Grow made the magazine’s Real Estate Essentials column for “Best Laid Plans,” celebrating the cream of local planned communities. “From revitalizing urban neighborhoods to … [Continue reading]

What does Washington’s largest planned solar community look like from the air?

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Here’s a bird’s-eye view of Grow Community phase 1, the Village, and its remarkable concentration of energy-producing rooftops. Grow Community homes are now producing 85-105 percent of their energy needs, eliminating residents' power bills and … [Continue reading]