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The Grove is wrapping up, now on to the Park

Summer finds us buttoning up – that is, putting the finishing touches on Grow Community’s second neighborhood, the Grove.

Setting the pace is the Juniper at the north end of the grounds. New residents are now moving in, and the rooftop solar system is online and producing energy to offset the building’s needs. The largest planned solar community in Washington state keeps raising the bar!

The Tsuga now has its roof, with siding following in short order. Before July ends the building will look finished from the outside as work turns inward, with completion and move-in dates set for fall.
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The Woodland Homes at the south end of the Grove are nearing completion and should be finished by August. All of our buyers to date are adding solar, and you could be next – one home remains available, with an expansive 400 sf. outdoor deck among its many fine features and appointments.

And if you’ve not visited the Grove lately, you’ve missed the generous plantings that give this neighborhood its name. Landscape touchup is slated for the end of summer as the swath of young trees and shrubs begin to settle in for the cooler months.

Attention now turns to our third and final neighborhood, the Park. Work has commenced on the Sage and Lilac, where foundations are underway and should be completed by the end of this month – framing to follow, and pre-sales to be announced soon as well.

Intrigued? Why wait! Comfortable and inviting units are still available for purchase throughout the Grove. Three-bedroom homes are available for move-in today, with more 2-bedroom units coming online this fall.

Rentals, too: 2- and 3-bedroom units in the Juniper are ready immediate move-in. Visit Grow Community and see our model home today!

Accessibility, ‘aging in place’ guide Grow Community design

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The most comfortable retirement home is your own home. On this point, older Americans widely agree: three-quarters surveyed say their number one goal is to stay in their own home as long as possible, in the familiar environment of connections, … [Continue reading]

Grow ‘hits the Easy button’ for sustainability

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It takes a lot of work to make sustainability simple. But making the choice of a low-impact lifestyle easy for buyers was the goal at Grow Community from the very start. In an article titled “We Only Have One Planet,” Reserve Magazine explores … [Continue reading]

Construction is apace and sales are brisk at Grow phase 2, the Grove!

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We are excited to report that Salal building solar went live on April 29. It has been a long road to this point, but the building's rooftop is now producing energy. And there's more to come - the first round of Elan owners should be seeing solar … [Continue reading]

French TV Feature – A quest for the greenest residential developments

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French TV came to town last summer looking for the greenest residential developments in the USA, and their quest led them straight to Grow Community. Over the course of four busy days, Echo-Logis program host Anthony DaSilva and his crew … [Continue reading]

A Bee Brigade is born

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Bainbridge Island students are learning to "bee positive" on the environment, thanks to the efforts of local educators and volunteers like Carl Lindbloom. We noted earlier that Grow Community has signed on to the Pollinator Improvement Plan, an … [Continue reading]

What’s the Grove all about?

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As we welcome our newest residents to the Grove neighborhood, we should pause to reflect on what's drawing discerning buyers to the latest homes in our award-winning Grow Community. We promised urban living with nature at every doorstep, and … [Continue reading]

Construction Update: New lights, and other highlights

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Completion of the Salal building has brought some comment about the exterior stair lighting on the north side of the building along Wyatt Way. The present lights are only temporary, put in to allow the building's first residents to move in … [Continue reading]

It’s move-in day!

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The Grove neighborhood has some new faces with the move-in of it's first residents in the Salal building and Elan townhomes. Here’s a big Grow Community welcome to these newest neighbors! We look forward to meeting you all, and sharing the excitement … [Continue reading]

The sun shines on Grow construction

Winter took a short holiday this week and Grow was aglow in the low afternoon sun. The worksite hummed with construction activity as we round out the northernmost buildings in the new Grove neighborhood. Windows were trimmed and sealed at the … [Continue reading]