Arbor Knoll is latest Norristown project by Progressive Housing Ventures

NORRISTOWN It’s easy to predict that the third time will be a charm for Progressive Housing Ventures LLC, with the renowned purveyor of innovative urban living having worked its magic twice before in Norristown.

On the heels of Arbor Heights and Arbor Mews, the company’s vision of 34 “stacked” town homes, collectively known as Arbor Knoll, will soon be under construction at 1529 DeKalb St., a site that many may remember as the former home of Ersine Tennis Club, now in the last stages of demolition.

A model home will likely be ready to entice potential homeowners with its easy-living design next spring, noted Sarah Peck, founder and CEO of Malvern-based Progressive Housing Ventures.

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Hayden Model at Danley Townhomes Wins Homebuilders Association Synergy Awards

At their annual Synergy awards ceremony, the Home Builders Associations of the four suburban counties of Philadelphia awarded the 2016 Townhome of the Year in its size category to the Hayden model at the Danley Townhomes, a unique new townhome community in Bryn Mawr.  The Hayden model also received merit recognition for Best Interior Merchandising.   The Hayden’s design, along with Danley’s convenient walkable location one block from the center of Bryn Mawr has spurred its strong success in the market.  The Hayden has attracted downsizing empty nesters as well as professional couples and even families seeking a low maintenance, less expensive lifestyle with the freedom to walk one block to the heart of Bryn Mawr and its commuter train, restaurants, shops, theater, parks and schools.  The interior merchandising appeals perfectly to this diverse target market.  A crisp color palette of classic navy with medium blue hues and white and soft gray accents, along with richly diverse dark woods in the furniture and flooring has created a sophisticated yet comfortable transitional style décor. Hosted by the Home Builders associations of Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, and Delaware Counties and judged by an independent panel of industry experts, the annual Synergy Awards honor excellence in construction, design, sales and marketing by members.

 

Philadelphia Business Journal says Norristown is poised to become the next Conshy

This week’s cover story in the Philadelphia Business Journal by Natalie Kostelni predicts Norristown will become the next Conshohocken. Arbor Mews’ success is mentioned as part of the reason. There are still a few choice homes remaining at ArborMews.com if you want to get in on the ground floor of Norristown’s upward trajectory!  Read the full article here.

Arbor Mews Featured in the Times Herald

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Arbor Mews was recently featured in the Times Herald, a local newspaper in Montgomery County, PA. The article highlighted the excellent townhome design that incorporates the historic roots of the neighborhood while helping reinvigorate the area with young and diverse residents. For the full article, click here.

Arbor Heights Recognized by ULI

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The Urban Land Institute in Philadelphia has named Norristown’s Arbor Heights as an Award for Excellence finalist. The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony on June 17th.

The Willard G. Rouse III Award of Excellence recognizes the region’s top real estate projects completed within the last five years throughout Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

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Bryn Mawr Site Work to Start Soon

Site work for Danley, a community of 28 new townhomes in Bryn Mawr, is slated to begin in June with the demolition of existing structures on the site.   The existing garden apartments and two existing homes will be cleared to make way for an innovative land plan that combines 16 interlocking twins and 12 traditional townhomes that will be situated on the property. The project is located on Old Lancaster Road and South Merion Avenues, just west of the Bryn Mawr Hospital.

Construction of the new homes is slated to begin later this fall, with sales scheduled to begin in October.   New homes are expected to start in high $400,000’s for these 3-bedroom, 2-1/2 bath townhomes with garages and off street driveways.

Click here to see the site plan and preliminary floor plans for the interlocking twins and the townhomes.

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