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Thank You For Your Support!

Thank you to all who came out to support our country's finest at our Celebrate Veterans Event, Friday August 21st! We had a great turnout of over 1,250 people! Flyover by Jim Shotwell Everyone enjoying their hosted lunch by Costco! Chaplain Van Vlack, Lt. Col. Alicia Hamel and Col. David Gibson The man behind it [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:09:53+00:00August 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 2015 Street of Dreams

Here begins another year for the NW Natural Street of Dreams! Stop by the 2015 Street of Dreams located in Lake Oswego for the entire month of August to see what dream homes we have brought to life this year! Here's a sneak peek at the two homes by Westlake featured in this years Street:     Much [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:09:54+00:00August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Construction: How to Build an Eco-Friendly Home

When you decide to build a custom home, you are rewarded with the flexibility to choose products and features that will support and enhance your lifestyle. A knowledgeable builder who takes the time to get to know you can introduce you to green construction options that are more efficient and may even save you money [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:09:54+00:00November 6th, 2014|Green Construction|0 Comments

Custom Home Trend: Open Floor Plans

Open floor plans were a popular design feature seen at the 2014 Street of Dreams and are commonly seen in newly built homes. Open floor plans are an ideal layout for families and entertaining, as they create an open environment where everyone can gather and connect. Open floor plans also allow traffic to flow smoothly [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:09:55+00:00October 28th, 2014|Custom Homes, Trends|0 Comments

Building on a Steep Slope Lot? Read This First

Photo: Wally Gobetz Once you find the perfect lot for your dream home, it’s important to have it reviewed by an expert who can explain the design possibilities as well as the potential obstacles that may come with building on the lot. If your lot happens to be on a steep slope, the builder may [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:10:00+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Steep Slope|1 Comment

A Virtual Tour of the American Spirit | 2014 Street of Dreams

We invite you to take a 720º  virtual tour through the beautiful American Spirit on the 2014 Street of Dreams in Happy Valley, Oregon. Click below to explore the two-story home we at Westlake Development designed. Clicking the blue dots will take you to the welcoming great room, expansive kitchen, plush master bedroom, upstairs rec room, and spacious patio (which [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:10:01+00:00August 12th, 2014|Street of Dreams|0 Comments

Working with Your Home Builder

For many, building a custom home is as exciting as it is scary. It’s a commitment that requires time, money and patience. A common fear for homeowners is that by the end of the process, the home will be more reflective of the builder’s style than their own. The truth is, this can happen! That’s [...]

By |2016-10-21T15:10:02+00:00August 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments