Contractors Corner

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Contractors Corner

Contractors Corner: Affordable Housing Solutions for City & State Dwellings

REALIZE the Possibilities. DESIGN Your Reality. INFLUENCE Your Life & Community. We wanted to take this issue of Contractors Corner to discuss affordable housing and highlight JP Architects, Ltd. experience within this specific market. Here are the facts: The Chicago Affordable Housing Ordinance requires residential developments that receive city financial assistance or involve city-owned land to provide a percentage of units at affordable prices. The ordinance applies to residential developments of 10 or more units and requires that developers provide 10 percent of their units at affordable prices.Illinois offers developers
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Contractors Corner

Contractors Corner: Working with Residential Developers & What We Do for Them

Realize the Possibilities. Design Your Reality. Influence Your Life & Community. Are you a residential developer who needs assistance producing accurate construction documents for your housing communities so you can obtain permits from the towns you’re building in? You’ve come to the right place. Welcome to JP Architects, Ltd.’s Contractors Corner – a location where we share our work and experience in an effort to build relationships with large developers. Some background…JP Architects, Ltd. has provided architecture services for the United States first and third largest residential developers’ Illinois communities.
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What JP Architects, Ltd. Really Means When We Say We Want to Influence the Way People Work Through Architectural Design

In previous posts, I have talked about how JP Architects, Ltd. practices work/life balance; however, I have never really highlighted our core principle of influencing the way people work. You see, at JP Architects, Ltd., we have a vision of what the 21st century workplace is – from the way the space is designed to the furniture and amenities.   This vision was developed from my previous experiences with some of the largest architecture firms in Chicago and by researching some of the most innovative companies in today’s market, including