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Breathtaking Salem

At Pringle Creek Community, we believe that living in healthy environment goes hand-in-hand with a strong and thriving community. Our homes are made with healthful materials like sustainably harvested wood and are highly energy efficient. All of these efforts make a healthier community that is driven by innovation. It just makes sense that we would be located in Salem, noted for being of the second healthiest city in the nation.  The least-polluted city in America? Naples, Florida! Laura Layden, USA TODAY NETWORK - Feb. 22, 2017 | View original source Take a big breath, Naples. The city tops realtor.com’s list of the least-polluted cities ... Read more

Why Build an ADU?

At Pringle Creek Community, we see the benefits of being flexible. We have many Pringle Creek design build concepts to choose from, and the best part is, that there's room for modification, or even starting literally from the ground up with a completely new vision of what home should look like. That's why we want to spread the word on our capability of building ADUs (accessory dwelling units) in Salem. Why build an ADU? There are many reasons that lead families to build an ADU along with their primary home. Allowing more room for flexibility is one of them. ... Read more

Think Big Live Small

The buzz about ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) is definitely gaining momentum. From shows like Tiny House, Big Living to Dee Williams' TED Talk about her company, Portland Alternative Dwellings, there are many options as far as dreaming up the right way to design a home that's more efficient and versatile. Think of an ADU as a secondary house or apartment with a separate entrance as well as its own kitchen and living room space that shares the same land of a larger, primary home. What would make a home even more appealing? Let's add fun to the mix. ideabox, right out of ... Read more

Solar-Powered Events

Could you imagine your event being completely powered by solar energy? You can hold an event that is both sustainable, beautiful, and entertaining at Painters Hall. People who have rented Painters Hall think of it as a retreat-like atmosphere with trees, green space, and the creek that runs just outside. It's a versatile space with an area to show slides for a presentation and cute nooks for break-out sessions. The space can also turn into a dance floor with a large front porch to enjoy evening gatherings while the sunsets. We have an area that easily turns into a ... Read more

Sustainable Community

Meet Melinda, Jeff, and baby Elliot. Melinda and Jeff hail from Central Oregon and were looking to live in a more sustainable community. When the offer to move to Salem for a new job happened, they started their search for a place to call home. A place that would be a warm, welcoming, sustainable, and a safe neighborhood for the new bundle of joy they'd soon be welcoming into the world. "Jeff has always wanted to live in a house with green technology." - Melinda When it comes to living sustainably Melinda says, "Jeff has always wanted to live in a ... Read more
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