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Apposite Approach
An Apposite Approach to Resorts While attempting to define authentic, I came across the word “apposite”.  I believe it uniquely defines the emerging efforts to depict the soul of a resort.  It’s the desire of owners, operators and visitors to experience the resort in a way that is “highly pertinent and/or appropriate” to the environment…
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Water Wise Landscaping
Water-Wise Landscaping For All Regions Water as a scarce resource isn’t news, but we’re hearing about it more of the time and in more places. We’ll continue to. While regions differ (here in Colorado, we’ve had our wettest year in 10 while California, New Mexico, and Texas are still sitting in drought), water conservation has…
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Centerra Lake Club
Centerra Lake Club The residential Master-Planned Community is making a comeback.  But some things have changed since the heyday of past decades as many of today’s buyers are more discerning when evaluating what a master-planned community has to offer – especially when it comes to the amenities that they will be paying for through their…
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Boutique Resorts
Distinguishing the Boutique Resort Experience Resort renovations continue their resurgence as developers and operators respond to pent up demand and desires of today’s vacationers. In the British Virgin Islands, boutique-scale resorts are no exception. Whether a couple seeking a quiet getaway, or multi-generations wanting to relax and vacation together, many desire privacy in a unique…
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Millennial Buyer
What’s OUT is IN In the desire to capture the Millennial buyer, builders are focused on what type of housing will appeal to this demographic.  And rightly so; even larger than the famed Baby Boomer generation Millennials have delayed home purchases and builders are poised to tap into this potentially powerful market.  Architecture is hip…
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Welcome to Expressions
Welcome to Expressions, the newest way for DTJ to share our thoughts about the ever-changing world of design.  DTJ places significant value to engaging the greater realm of our design industry, to further our knowledge and experiences beyond our doors. For over 40 years, Principals and Associates have served on panels and spoken at major…
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