Public Open House: Sunday Feb 26, 2017

Model home (D201) and community tours.  Snacks and beverages provided. 

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE   |  SUNDAY FEB 26, 1-4pm

We still have room for you…
Great opportunities to purchase and rent are still available in the Grove & Park neighborhoods with their mix of single-level homes, townhomes and single-family residences. With beautifully designed, ultra-efficient solar homes, the Grove & Park set a new standard for healthy, sustainable living.

Please stop by our open house in model home #D201 on Sunday Feb 26 or contact our sales & leasing team for more details:  206.452.6755   live@growbainbridge.com

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Learn from leading thinkers and innovators in the ecobuilding community

Passionate about sustainable building? Consider attending the Northwest Green Conference Saturday, Nov 5th.

This is an annual one day conference focused on educational sessions, inspiring keynotes, and networking with wonderful people.

The Northwest Green conference committee has shared a discount code that extends the regular registration cost that we can share with all of you.

Check out the conference details and use this code for a $30 discount: FRIEND

www.northwestgreen.org

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National Pollinator Week – June 20-26

We are celebrating National Pollinator Week – June 20-26. Its a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what we can do to protect them. Learn more about the initiative here:  And here are some things going on locally to bring awareness:

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Brokers Open: Thursday April 21, 2016

Model home and community tours.  Snacks and beverages provided. 

THURSDAY APRIL 21, 10am-1pm

Grow Community’s first neighborhood, the Village, set a new standard for comfortable, sustainable urban living with its cluster of beautifully designed, energy-efficient homes. Now comes the Grove, a new neighborhood of high-quality, sustainable homes around a quiet woodland and orchard of native trees. The garden spaces, solar arrays, and sustainable home features of the Village are here too — this time in a new mix of designs including townhomes and single-level residences for purchase (ONLY 10 HOMES LEFT) or to rent.

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BASE LECTURE: Green Buildings: Achieving Success Through Financing, Entrepreneurship, and Community Engagement.

BASE PRESENTS: Green Buildings: Achieving Success Through Financing, Entrepreneurship, and Community Engagement.
Friday, Dec 12, 5:30pm
Bainbridge Public Library – 1270 Madison Ave N Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

“The buildings in which we live, work and play protect us from nature’s extremes, yet they also affect our health and environment in countless ways. Patterns of development, transportation infrastructure, building location and design have direct and indirect influences on human health, solid waste, water and air quality.

As an alternative, green buildings are gaining momentum as environmentally responsible and resource efficient structures, finding the balance between homebuilding and the sustainable environment. However, successful green building implementation and management depends on the cooperation of engineers, architects, designers, contractors, entrepreneurs, clients, community, and financing agents.

Join us for a conversation with three leading experts in the sector and learn about local and national initiatives, technologies, and market trends.”

Featuring:

 

Click here to sign-up.

 

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Grow presented at Living Future 2015 unConference

logoThe International Living Future Institute is hosting its ninth annual unConference, Living Future 2015, on April 1-3, 2015 at the Sheraton Seattle in downtown Seattle, Washington. Living Future is the forum for leading minds in the green building movement seeking solutions to the most daunting global issues of our time. Out-of-the-ordinary learning and networking formats provide innovative design strategies, cutting-edge technical information and the inspiration needed to achieve significant progress toward a truly Living Future.

DON’T MISS: Grow Community, A Built Environment Sets the Stage for Creation of Community
Thursday, April 2 • 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Click here to REGISTER

Creating a (successful) community is not a certainty; the ultimate success of it depends on the people who choose to live there. How do you create this place where people WANT to live? How the design of the net zero energy Grow Community on Bainbridge Island, Washington, creates the basis for a shared sense of purpose, bring residents together toward common lifestyle goals and creating a strong sense of place and connection within a neighborhood.

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Grow Sales Office Closed for Holidays

Our sales office will be closed this week for the holidays.  Normal office hours will resume on the 29th.  Monday-Friday 12-5 and Sundays 1-4

BASE presents: Sustainability Meets the Real World

BASE presents: Sustainability Meets the Real World
Friday, Dec 5, 8:00pm
IslandWood 4450 Blakely Ave. NE
(Please note this new location and start time! )

This month features three BGI at Pinchot University alumni:

– Betsy Blaisdell, Vice president of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition

– Juliette Delfs, Founder and Owner of Hub and Bespoke

– Jameson Morell, Consultant at CH2MHill

The event will be moderated by our very own Greg Lotakis, Project Manager for Asani/Grow Community.

We’ll discuss creativity and development processes, industry challenges/opportunities, and the influence of BGI at Pinchot University on the speakers’ vision, roles and organizations.

The Bainbridge Graduate Institute at Pinchot brings extraordinary guest faculty and speakers to their IslandWood campus and generously shares their time with our community via the Building a Sustainable Economy (BASE) lecture series.

BASE is co-sponsored by: Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce and Sustainable Bainbridge

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Grow gets Slammed — but it’s cool!

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November 15th, 2014
5-10Pm
UW’s Kane Hall

Ten projects. Ten slides. Ten minutes.

And one goal: to honor the very best in sustainable construction — like Grow Community.

We’re pleased to say that Grow is one of 10 projects asked to present at this year’s prestigious “Green Building Slam” at the University of Washington. Sponsored by the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, the rapid-fire event showcases unique projects and new approaches to environmentally conscious construction.

Featured speaker will be Kathleen O’Brien, a nationally recognized leader in the field of sustainability as a writer, educator, strategic planner and project consultant for nearly 30 years.

The Green Building Slam event will be held from 5-10 p.m. Nov. 15 at UW’s Kane Hall, with presentations beginning at 6:30. Networking and goodies throughout.

We’re honored to be part this great event. We’ll gladly take the Slam!

More information here

October Education Session: Innovations in Net Zero Energy Construction

401859-250When: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 7-9pm
Where: Phinney Neighborhood Association, lower brick building
Link: http://www.ecobuilding.org/events/net-zero-innovations

Please join the Northwest Eco Building Guild Wednesday October 22nd, 2014 for a session focused on the innovations to get us to net zero energy buildings.

Speakers:

Dan Whitmore – built Seattle’s first Passive House. He leads trainings on Passive House building throughout the country and is a designer, builder and consultant.

Greg Lotakis – is the Grow Community Project Manager and Sustainability Expert who has been managing the sophisticated systems and design details that have garnered great praise for Grow Community, the state’s largest solar community.

Graydon Manning – is an energy consultant with the goal to make Net Zero building permitting with DPD a stream lined program with shorter review times & with one on one consulting.