Bill Ramsey – How Urban Solutions Are Framing Future Suburbs
2020 International Builders' Show
January 21, 2020
2:30 – 3:30 PM
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
BILL RAMSEY, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, KTGY ARCHITECTURE + PLANNING, DENVER, COLORADO
MOLLIE CARMICHAEL, MEYERS RESEARCH, COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA
GARRETT HINDS, TRUMARK HOMES, SAN RAMON, CALIFORNIA
Location: LVCC – South 221
Registration Type: IBS Full Registration or 1-Day Education Registration
Format: Building Knowledge Session
Level of Content: Intermediate
Who Should Attend: Land Development, Multifamily Builders and Developers, Single Family – All
Track: Design & Community Planning
What It’s About:
The wave of future growth is a blend of suburban and urban living. Today’s buyers crave the walkability and convenience found in urban settings, but the accompanying rents and home prices cut deeply into their income. They also want the schools and amenities that the suburbs provide, but don’t want to give up anything the city has to offer. By combing the two, an environment is created that brings the best of the urban lifestyle to the suburbs. So, how can developers bring high-density, urban-style design to suburban locations at an attainable sales price? Our panel of experts will discuss the design trends that are turning renters into buyers, what they do and don’t want, how they want to live and what you can do to attract them.
What You’ll Learn:
- Discover how architecture, site planning and unit plans drive home sales and entice first-time, move-up and move-down buyers.
- Learn to navigate existing zoning and planning guidelines to generate creative and desirable solutions.
- Apply design that strengthens the connection between people and placescreating a curb appeal that fosters a sense of community and delivers the mix of urban and suburban buyers seek.
- Explore the demographics that are driving this trend.