AvalonBayAvalonBay keeps complete control of its Newcastle project by building it on its own.

By Alan Dorich

Homebuyers can count on AvalonBay Communities to be efficient when delivering projects, Project Manager Scott Wendlandt says. “What makes us successful is having consistency in our ability to bring product to market faster than anyone in the industry,” he says.

HardenHarden’s experience makes it the ideal firm to develop shopping centers.

By Alan Dorich 

Some developers have basic experience in constructing retail properties, but Harden has an edge over its competition. The firm’s deep experience from operating its own stores gives it special insight into the retail world.

JDL Development(Photo credit: Paul Morgan Studios)

Chicago’s 1000 South Clark will give its tenants good reasons to stay at home.

By Alan Dorich

After seven jobs together, JDL Development LLC and Lendlease Corp. have established a strong working relationship, JDL Executive Vice President Yale Dieckmann says. “They know our preferences and they know what our hot buttons are,” he says. “They can be reliably counted on.”

InteplastContractors gain edge with Inteplast Building Products trim and moulding.

By Lisa Tolson

Engineered trim and prefinished interior moulding play a larger role today for builders who want to transform ordinary projects into extraordinary ones while meeting their customers’ desires for low-maintenance and cost-effective solutions. Contractors need to look no further than Inteplast Building Products as an ideal source for these increasingly indispensable modern materials.

JLS DesignUnderstanding its market has helped JLS Design Construction to become a highly reputable design/build firm in Maryland’s custom homebuilding sector.

By Eric Slack

JLS Design Construction started business in Pennsylvania in 2001 with the intention of offering design/build services at prices that everyone could afford. Founded by President Jason Smucker, the company’s goal was to create beautiful homes in all price brackets, not just offering design/build to the upper portion of home prices.

MacFarlane Partners Venn on Market 2 San Francisco

MacFarlane Partners revitalizes urban markets to deliver success to its investors.

By Stephanie Crets

MacFarlane Partners not only provides real estate investment management services to institutional investors, it is also one of the first companies to bring its investors into the urban, economically challenged marketplace. Since 1987, the company has focused on urban redevelopment, revitalization and sustainability in cities around the Unites States, such as San Francisco, Seattle, New York City, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago. MacFarlane Partners’ goal is to achieve investment success while making a difference in these urban communities.

“We started with urban redevelopment, and it’s what we’ve stuck with,” says Dirk Hallemeier, managing director and president of development at MacFarlane Partners. “We thrive in places and projects with more challenging development environments, whether it be the regulatory approval process, political, planning and design challenges or existing site challenges.”

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