Demand for smaller homes fuels new trend in central Indiana

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Demand for smaller homes fuels new trend in central Indiana

13 WTHR Indianapolis Demand for smaller homes fuels new trend in central Indiana CARMEL, IN – There is a growing trend and demand for smaller homes. While condominiums have filled a void for empty nesters and first-time home buyers, one north side developer is using a decades-old idea to build neighborhoods, not subdivisions. View the video interview and read the full article...

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Share Common Ground

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AARP Bulletin Share Common Ground Rosemary Fowler calls them “the parade of gawkers.” Every night after dinner, as she sits in the white wicker chaise on her front porch, she sees them stream by to check out her cozy neighborhood-in-the-making.   The Carmel, Ind., nurse, 56, is not surprised that her sunny yellow house, and the seven other two-story cottage-style homes in various stages of completion, are attracting...

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The Newest Cottage Industry

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The Newest Cottage Industry

The Wall Street Journal The Newest Cottage Industry In Indianapolis, developer Casey Land learned of the small home developments in an industry magazine and hired Mr. Chapin for a 21-cottage project. The houses  will range in size from 875 to 1,600 square feet. At first, Mr. Land says, his  bankers were skeptical, especially those living in 3,000-square-foot homes.  “We’re all downsizing,” he says. “It’s tough...

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Cozy pocket neighborhoods have sprawl on the move

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Cozy pocket neighborhoods have sprawl on the move

USA Today Cozy Pocket Neighborhoods Have Sprawl on the Move Developer Casey Land had always worked on large projects, such as shopping centers and multifamily units. Three years ago, partly inspired by Chapin’s cottage industry, Land decided to build the Inglenook Neighborhood in Carmel, a suburb of Indianapolis. Read full...

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