Preserve Coconut Grove! Make It a Local Historic District
If you’re fortunate enough to live or work in the vibrant, charming Village of Coconut Grove, you know it’s special. With verdant paths, lovely architecture, and majestic trees, we want the neighborhood to be around for generations to come. One way to ensure its preservation is to encourage the city of Miami to designate it as a local historic district. This week, there are two opportunities to learn how such a designation will benefit… Continue reading
What Makes a Building Green or Environmentally Friendly?
There are many benefits to building green. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, “LEED-certified buildings have 34 percent lower CO2 emissions, consume 25 percent less energy and 11 percent less water, and have diverted more than 80 million tons of waste from landfills.” There’s also the added bonus that most green buildings live in harmony with their surroundings, are close to urban settings and parks, and can save their owners money over time. But what goes into making… Continue reading
How Grove Properties is Going Green and Preserving the Coconut Grove We Love
Before it was annexed by Miami in 1925, Coconut Grove was its own independent city and a metaphorical oasis for a wave of immigrants who first homesteaded the land. Since then, our beloved Coconut Grove has seen many changes and evolutions as countless people have called this area home. Continue reading
How Well Do You Know Your Builder?
For many people, building a custom home is a major life goal. You work hard, save money, and search for a contractor or builder to help you construct the house of your dreams. Continue reading
LEED Certification Highlights from the Bonita Avenue Construction
The LEED certification process at 4045 Bonita Avenue is making major headway—and we’re eager to share the details. We have several new updates to report that will provide a glimpse into what will make this Oxford Home so eco-friendly and sustainable. Continue reading
How Our Founding Sponsorship with ARC+ Will Help Secure a Greener Future
By Marcelo Fernandes Grove Properties/Oxford Design Build is now a proud founding sponsor of the Architectural Research Collaborative or ARC+, a non-profit organization that harnesses the creative powers of architecture and the arts to drive innovative solutions in support of sustainable-city initiatives, eco-friendly urban planning solutions, and a greener future. Continue reading
South Miami approves five-story office building
6201 Sunset Drive, South Miami, FL – View this project in our Portfolio
BY ALEX BUTLER
Special to the Miami Herald
A five-story mixed-use office building is set for construction at 6201 Sunset Dr. Continue reading
All Oxford Homes Are Now LEED Certified
By Marcelo Fernandes
You may have noticed—we’re pretty passionate about going green here at Grove Properties/Oxford Design Build. Not only is it great for the environment, but making a home more efficient also reduces costs for homeowners over time. We believe that every home should be more efficient and sustainable, which is why all of our Oxford homes are now LEED certified. Continue reading
Grove Properties and Oxford Universal hosted a launch party for Grove Place Townhomes
Grove Properties and Oxford Universal hosted a launch party for their latest creation Grove Place Townhomes at Berries in the Grove.
With Phase 1 already sold out, those in attendance were offered pre-listing prices of between $625,000 and $635,000, while regular pricing will range between $635,000 and $645,000. Continue reading
The 6 Keys to Building a Green Home
Here at Grove Properties/Oxford Design Build, we’re always researching the latest technology to help us build environmentally friendly homes. Each year better and more efficient appliances, fixtures, processes, and ideas hit the market, and we make sure we stay on top of the trends.