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Industry Insiders’ Top New Year Predictions

01.15.2018 \ Builder Online

It looks like multigenerational living is here to stay. Not since the 1950’s have so many families chosen to live with multiple adult generations under one roof, according to Pew Research, challenging designers and builders to maximize efficiency without...

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3 Things To Know About Smart Tech And The Multigenerational Home

06.12.2017 \ Builder and Developer

Trends come and go, but two—smart technology and multigenerational homes—are unlikely to wane anytime soon. Increasingly, Americans are relying on tech for everything in their homes, be it operating appliances or overseeing HVAC systems. At the same time, they are...

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5 Design Features That Help Sell Multi-generational Housing

07.14.2016 \ The Huffington Post

Can a millennial who has returned home to pay off student debt live in harmony with parents, younger siblings and a grandparent or two—all under the same roof? Or can the elderly live with their adult children without imposing the undue burdens caregiving often...

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