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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

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

Book Optional Book Club

Neighbors have started up a resident Book Optional Book Club! You may be thinking, "How come the books are optional in this book club?" Well, some of the neighbors admitted that they just don't get around to reading the book when they've attended book clubs in the past. So, why should anyone feel bad about not reading the book? There are plenty of ways to enjoy a book, and one is sometimes hearing another person talk about what they've found out from reading the book. Others like a preview of sorts, and are okay with hearing spoilers before they ... Read more

Meet Steve and Karen

Meet Steve and Karen. They've lived in Salem for over 30 years, and were drawn to Pringle Creek Community right from the start. The couple wanted to downsize and were already environmentally conscious. They found it appealing that there was not much yard work, but they could also live in an ecologically friendly place. Steve thought the LEED Certification was a great feature, especially with his background in energy conservation. The feel of being in nature, but also living in an urban environment was also a draw. In fact, living here, reminds Steve of Black Butte, in Central Oregon. ... Read more
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