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KTGY Architecture + Planning

Founded in 1991, KTGY Architecture + Planning is an international award-winning full-service architecture and planning firm delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple offices and studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to help create developments of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune and Tysons.

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KTGY Designs Landmark Gateway Project for Little Saigon

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning unveiled today the planning and design for a new Experiential Urban Lifestyle development in the City of Westminster, California. Currently called Bolsa Row, the new project will serve as the prominent gateway to “Little Saigon,” the largest Vietnamese community in the U.S., and one of Orange County’s fastest growing treasures. Bolsa Row is being developed by IP Westminster, LLC, led by Joann and Bac Pham, a developer with hotels in Garden Grove and other nearby cities.
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Grand Opening of VITAE, a New Modern Home Community in Costa Mesa

The countdown to the grand opening has begun for VITAE, a collection of 20 detached single-family homes in the heart of Costa Mesa, developed by Newport Beach-based Planet Home Living and designed by international award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning of Irvine. KTGY and Planet Home Living have partnered on many successful small-lot communities around the greater Los Angeles area.
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Brings Modern Design with Stunning Views to The Cliffs Village...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning reports that the firm’s residential designs at two brand new neighborhoods by Toll Brothers in The Cliffs village of Summerlin, Granite Heights and Ironwood, have been selling at a brisk pace. Ironwood opened their models on June 8, 2017, and they have already sold 16 homes. The models at Granite Heights opened a week later, and the team has had 14 sales to date.
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KTGY-designed Elan Menlo Park Targets Silicon Valley’s “Creatives”

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Elan Menlo Park, a 146-unit luxury apartment community in Menlo Park, Calif., is nearly complete and has begun leasing. Developed byCityView and Greystar, Elan Menlo Park is a contemporary-designed apartment community located at 3645 Haven Avenue, near major employers, restaurants, shopping, services, medical, education and transit.
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KTGY Design Transforms City Parking Lot into $135 Million Mixed-Use Destination in Lake Merritt...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning and San Francisco Bay Area office of Trammell Crow Residential (TCR) announce the groundbreaking ceremony on July 19, 2017, celebrating the redevelopment of the parking lot between Webster Street and Valdez Street at 23rd Street into a vibrant mixed-use destination that includes luxury apartment homes, retail, parking, jobs and art.
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Completes Sixth School Year Mentoring High School Students in Los...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today the firm’s Los Angeles office has completed its sixth year of teaching and mentoring students attending Bell High School in the City of Bell, Calif.
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Honored with 3 Gold Nugget Grand Awards + 8 Merit...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs and planning were recognized at the 2017 Gold Nugget Awards ceremony for the firm’s work on nine different developments. The awards honor the firm's wide range of capabilities, excellence and innovation in addressing complex design/build issues in attached, detached, sustainable communities, mixed-use, transit-oriented developments and senior housing
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KTGY Director, Design Soo Im to Speak on Solving the Industry’s Next Great Challenge:...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Soo Im, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB and Director, Design in the firm’s Los Angeles office will be a speaker at the 3rd Annual Interface Seniors Housing Midwest on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Chicago. She will participate in the panel discussion, “Solving the Industry’s Next Great Challenge: Building and Operating Middle Income Seniors Housing.”
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Oakpointe Communities and Presidio Residential Capital Receive City Approval to Develop LakePointe Urban Village,...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Oakpointe Communities and Presidio Residential Capitalhave received unanimous approval from the City of Covington to develop LakePointe Urban Village, a 214-acre master planned
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Strengthens Commitment to Education and Community and Adopts 6th-Grade Class...

Award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today the firm’s Oakland office, working with the Oakland Public Education Fund, has adopted a 6th-grade class at Madison Park Business & Art Academy, which has served the East Oakland community since 1959. “KTGY’s Oakland office has actively served this community for more than 11 years,” said Jill Williams, AIA, chairman of KTGY Architecture + Planning based in the firm’s Oakland office.
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Planet Home Living Nears Completion of New Homes Walking Distance to The Triangle in...

Planet Home Living announces that the first phase of a new limited collection of 20 distinctive, new homes in Costa Mesa is nearing completion. This unique enclave, designed by international award-winning KTGY
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COVO, Design-Forward, ‘Small-Lot’ Homes Open in Silver Lake

Planet Home Living has unveiled COVO, a collection of 10 sleek, small-lot homes in the heart of Silver Lake. The community includes a new, fully-furnished model home set to grand open on Saturday, April 22nd and is open “by appointment only” prior to the grand opening.
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Brookfield Residential Debuts New Distinctive Home Designs by KTGY Architecture + Planning at Kissing...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s new distinctive home designs targeting the needs of today’s discerning active adults were recently unveiled at Kissing Tree in San Marcos, Texas. Kissing Tree is the first baby boomer, master-planned community, for those 55 and better by Brookfield Residential Properties, and the first of its kind in San Marcos. The 3,200-home community is located on 1,332 acres in Central Texas, halfway between San Antonio and Austin in the heart of the Texas Hill Country
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Staff Participates in Build Day for Habitat for Humanity India...

InternationalKTGY Architecture + Planning is known for its award-winning designs. But on Saturday morning, Studio Director Swaroop Agaskar and 11 KTGY employees from KTGY’s Pune office boarded a bus in the early morning hours and traveled 90 kilometers to help Habitat for Humanity India’s construction projects in Saraiwadi situated in the Karjat region.
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Benjamin Kasdan, AIA, Director, Design at KTGY Architecture + Planning, Receives 2017 National AIA...

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced Benjamin Kasdan, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, director, design for KTGY Architecture + Planning’s multifamily studio, is a recipient of the 2017 AIA Young Architects Award. Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age.
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Thought-Leader Manny Gonzalez of KTGY to Speak on Housing Trends of Today and Beyond

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, managing principal of the firm’s Los Angeles office, will serve as keynote speaker for a live webcast scheduled to air on February 22, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. ET on MultifamilyBiz.com, the largest media platform in the multifamily housing industry.
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KTGY-designed Muir Pointe in Hercules Expects to Open Models in Early 2017

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Muir Pointe featuring 144 single-family homes within two neighborhoods, The Cove and The Tides, will be the newest residential community to open at the 106-acre Bayside master-planned community in the city of Hercules, Calif. Built by Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, and designed by KTGY, Muir Pointe’s waterfront location offers easy access to freeways and public transportation and provides a convenient commute to major employment centers in the San Francisco Bay Area. More...
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Solaira at Pavilion Park Honored with National Design Award

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Solaira at Pavilion Park in Irvine has won the Silver Award for the “Best Senior Housing, Multifamily” in the Best In American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB).  In its 33rd year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential industry, including single-family production, custom, rental, affordable, interiors, remodeling, community and international
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KTGY Design Wins Platinum at Best In American Living Awards (BALA) for Best Senior...

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Toll Brothers and KTGY received top honors at the Best In American Living™ Awards (BALA) gala held at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) on January 11, 2017, in Orlando, Florida. The Wakefield plan at Regency at Summerlinin Las Vegas received the highly-coveted Platinum Award for “Best Senior Housing, Single Family.”
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KTGY Designs Win Top Honors at 2017 NAHB Nationals Awards

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s designs were recognized at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala (known as The Nationals?), one of the building industry’s most prestigious events. Hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Sales and Marketing Council, the gala took place on January 10, 2017, in Orlando, Florida, during the 2017 International Builders' Show (IBS). The Nationals? gala celebration draws more than 1,000 attendees who gather for this black-tie event at IBS.

KTGY Designs Win Top Honors at 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY received top honors at the 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards held at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida. The awards, presented by NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council, were announced at the event’s 25th Anniversary Awards ceremony held on January 10, 2017.
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KTGY-Designed Artisan Alley Wins Approval from City Council and Planning Commission

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning announced today that Orange County-based Civic Partners, the developer of Artisan Alley at The Diamond, a unique retail development located in western Riverside County in the City of Lake Elsinore, Calif., designed by KTGY, recently received approval from the city council and planning commission. More...
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KTGY Oakland Participates in Build Day for Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

Award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning’s Oakland office recently assisted in a volunteer clean-up day for Habitat for Humanity’s East Bay/Silicon Valley chapter at 10211 Byron Avenue, located in Oakland.  A longtime supporter of the Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley chapter, KTGY has designed and built several projects over the years. The project is located near the Oakland Zoo and is currently a vacant lot and will be developed into energy-efficient townhouses
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Building Industry Association (BIA) Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter Honors KTGY Principal Manny Gonzalez, FAIA with...

At an awards gala held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on the evening of December 6, 2016, the Building Industry Association (BIA) Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter presented Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP, managing principal of the Los Angeles office of KTGY Architecture + Planning, with its TED Humanitarian Award. This award is bestowed upon a BIA member, public official or an exceptional industry leader who invests their time, energy and resources to help others obtain basic life necessities, food, and/or shelter and for their contributions to the industry.
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KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use Development in Downtown Morgan Hill Receives Approval

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce a new three-story, 10,000-square-foot mixed-use building located in the heart of downtown Morgan Hill, Calif., was unanimously approved by the city’s planning commission. The project, to be named The Edes Building, is being developed by local restaurateur Dan McCranie, owner of Morgan Hill’s popular Ladera Grill.
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Simon Perkowitz, AIA of KTGY Presents “Anchor’s Away – Design Solutions for the Disappearing...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Simon Perkowitz, AIA, PE, a principal in the firm's Retail Studio, has been invited to participate as a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference held from November 29, 2016 – December 2, 2016, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz. More...
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KTGY Director of Planning Michael Tseng Presents “Tenant Coordination – A-Z” at ICSC CenterBuild...

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Michael Tseng, director of planning for the firm's Retail Studio, has been invited to participate as a roundtable facilitator at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference held from November 29, 2016 – December 2, 2016, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz. More...

International Award-Winning KTGY Architecture + Planning Celebrates 25th Anniversary with 25 Acts of Gratitude

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning, one of the nation’s leading full-service architecture and planning firms, is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in business, by highlighting 25 Acts of Gratitude.
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Boomers, The New Hipsters, Fueling Apartment Demand

According to Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP and principal, with international, award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning, National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) research shows that aging boomers will represent a larger share of growth in the apartment market as millennials begin to marry, have children and buy homes.
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KTGY Architecture + Planning Names Dawn Bridges as Director of Information Technology

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning has hired noted industry expert Dawn M. Bridges as director of information technology (IT), it was announced today by Chief Operating Officer of KTGY, John Robison. Bridges brings to KTGY more than 20 years of experience in architecture-engineering-construction and technology management.

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Shadow-Anchored Target Shopping Center in...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm represented the buyer and seller in the sale of Oak Grove Crossing, a 22,577-square-foot shopping center shadow-anchored by Target in Riverside County, Calif. Oak Grove Crossing is located at 18283 &18285 Collier Avenue in the city of Lake Elsinore, Calif. The purchase price was $11,565,200.

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Shadow-Anchored Target Shopping Center in...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm represented the buyer and seller in the sale of Oak Grove Crossing, a 22,577-square-foot shopping center shadow-anchored by Target in Riverside County, Calif. Oak Grove Crossing is located at 18283 &18285 Collier Avenue in the city of Lake Elsinore, Calif. The purchase price was $11,565,200.