July 8, 2010
-- Bend, OR -- NorthWest Crossing, a Bend, Oregon neighborhood, was featured in the June issue of BUILDER magazine, a national trade publication that provides information to the home building industry. The article, entitled “Tree-Lined Green: NorthWest Crossing in Bend, Ore. Takes sustainability beyond building green”, covered many of the features of the neighborhood such as retention of mature trees, community design and more. Photos of Crossing’s Lewis and Clark Park and a home that displays the Ponderosa pines, were also featured in the article.
The article said, “Still, the overriding design and construction of the master plan, trees and all, is what truly drives the ability of NorthWest Crossing to sustain its success.” A link to the complete article can be found at www.builderonline.com/
BUILDER magazine is a monthly magazine published by Hanley Wood Business Media. It was launched in 1979. It reports on construction industry related technologies, economics, management, business opportunities, architectural design, and sales and marketing. It mainly focuses on builders, contractors and more. www.builderonline.com
About NorthWest Crossing:
NorthWest Crossing is a mixed-use community on Bend’s west side which has won several national awards for its green building practices, as well as being a Finalist in the 2009 Urban Land Institute’s International Awards of Execellence program, receiving the NorthWestPCBC’
s 2008 Gold Nugget Award of Merit for Master-Planned Community of the Year and Cottage Living magazine’s 2008 Top Cottage Neighborhoods. West Bend Property Company LLC, a partnership of Brooks Resources Corporation and Tennant Family Limited Partnership, is developing the community. Both companies, based in Bend, have solid histories of commitment to thoughtful, quality real estate developments in Central Oregon. Their goal of creating a livable and sustainable community at NorthWest Crossing is rooted in their understanding and respect for the true essence of Bend and the Central Oregon lifestyle. www.northwestcrossing.com