Our Story

Our Story

The Village began in 1996 as a 60 acre new urbanism community in Burns Harbor, Indiana. The focus being affordable housing ranging from $120,000 to $250,000. The purpose of The Village was to recreate the Developer’s childhood home, in Gary, Indiana. This area’s...
The Village History from 1996 through 2011

The Village History from 1996 through 2011

When this project was started in 1996, the Developer took the planners to his childhood home in Gary, Indiana. Everything from house-plans to lot and alley widths were recorded and reproduced. It took 21 variances to the subdivision ordinance to accomplish the feat....
Some Communities Set Standards for Residential Construction

Some Communities Set Standards for Residential Construction

September 12, 2010 12:00 am  •  By Chas Reilly Some municipalities in Northwest Indiana want more variety in new neighborhoods. Design guidelines in the works for new residential developments in Merrillville could prohibit the use of a single design for all homes in a...
New Burns Harbor Apartment Complex Earns Green Certification

New Burns Harbor Apartment Complex Earns Green Certification

BURNS HARBOR | Being green is easy for residents living in In Good Company’s “Traditions” 75-apartment community, the first apartment community in Indiana certified “green” by the National Association of Home Builders. Green housing is “sustainable home building using...