Our latest project, Urban Classic Home, was recently honored with both national and local awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago.
On Wednesday, November 20th, we hosted a Mom’s Night Out at Monica + Andy’s Lincoln Park guide shop for the holidays. About 18 moms (and one little one!) came out to decorate custom dollhouses with the help of design expert Amy Kartheiser of Amy Kartheiser Design. We had a great time toasting to the beginning of the holiday season with wine courtesy of Winestyr.
Taryn Lund of BGD&C Custom Homes had a great time speaking with Taylor Bagley from MarketScale at this year’s Chicago Build Expo at McCormick. They discussed how BGD&C works to ensure each one of our homes is the true expression of the owner, what’s hot and what’s not in home trends, and more.
On September 17th, over 40 real estate brokers joined us for a private event, “Prolific Inspiration in Custom Home Building,” hosted at Montauk Sofa’s beautiful showroom. Speakers included Steve Kadlec, Summer Thornton, Taryn Lund, Kara Mann, Frank Mariani, and Donna Mondi.
On Friday, September 20th, Taryn Lund, Senior Project Manager at BGD&C Custom Homes led a presentation at the Chicago Build Expo at McCormick Place on the topic of ‘Building Custom: When Satisfying the Client is Your Only Goal.’
We had a great day exploring the expo and sharing Taryn’s wisdom and experience with everyone who attended.
In April of this year, BGD&C Custom Homes teamed up with children’s clothing company Monica + Andy for a DIY Dollhouse Event in Lincoln Park. Over 20 children and their families came by to create custom dollhouses with the help of interior designer Amy Kartheiser of Amy Kartheiser Design.
If you’ve ever wondered how a custom home built to your family’s unique specifications would perform on the market, should if ever come time to sell, consider this: our Lincoln Park Mediterranean project and our Lincoln Park Venetian residence are the highest resales in single family homes in Lincoln Park in MLS history, demonstrating the lasting quality and value of a custom BGD&C property.
On Wednesday, September 12th, BGD&C hosted a garden party and panel discussion at one of our recently completed properties in Lincoln Park with a group of Chicago’s top Real Estate Agents. Panelists included Rodger Owen, President of BGD&C, Landscape Architect Scott Byron of Scott Byron & Co., and Interior Designer Melissa Benham of Studio Gild. We were fortunate to have the very gracious Jan Parr, of Crain’s Chicago Business moderate the panel for us.
BGD&C’s Senior Project Manager, Taryn Lund, has earned the LEED Green Associate credential placing her among an elite group of leading professionals in the green building industry. As a credentialed professional, Taryn possesses knowledge of green building practices and how to support others working on LEED projects.
BGD&C was excited to attend the 2017 BALA Awards ceremony last week, where they were honored with two prestigious awards for their Lincoln Park Transitional Home project. This 12,000-square-foot, single-family custom home boasts classical, French-style architecture, with a limestone façade, and lavish gardens that fit perfectly into the vernacular of Lincoln Park. BGD&C was proud to receive the Platinum Award for One-of-a-Kind Custom Home over 8,000 sft as well as Best in Region – Midwest for One-of-a-Kind Custom Home over 8,000 sft