Stevens Square Developer Kevin Bunker
When exploring a 55+ Active Adult community, knowing about the developer is critical. In the case of Stevens Square at Baxter Woods that person is Kevin Bunker, founder and principle of Portland, Maine based Developers Collaborative.
Get to Know Kevin
On December 7, 2019, Kevin sat for an interview. On December 11, 2019, he received a prestigious award. As a result this video story came to life:
More Info and More Video
Now that you have watched the video you can read below for more information. And please stay tuned for more new videos about Stevens Square at Baxter Woods featuring Kevin Bunker. He will discuss 55+ Active Living at Stevens Square, smart growth development, the new Stevens Square Community Center, historic preservation, and land conservation.
Meanwhile, you can view some of our past helpful videos here:
As you saw, as of December 7th Kevin had read 91 books of his 100 book goal for the year. On December 28, 2019 he completed #100, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, with three days to spare.
Half Marathon Update
You also saw that he has run half marathons in 22 states so far. His goal is to run one in each of the 50 U.S. states. On February 16th, 2020 he will go for #23 in Texas!
More About the Award
According to PDC Director Greg Mitchell, the Economic Development Achievement Award goes to “a visionary individual, business or organization that has had a significant impact upon strengthening the City’s economy. Consideration may include expanding and/or diversifying the workforce; helping to make Portland a great place to live, work and locate a business; improvements to health and environmental sustainability; and other contributions.”
“Kevin Bunker’s involvement in numerous Portland development projects including smart growth projects and a community-based planning approach are the reasons for the selection,” said Mitchell.
About Kevin Bunker and Developers Collaborative (DC)
DC is a real estate development and management company interested in projects that build community. Kevin Bunker provides consistent direction for core themes like smart growth, environmental sustainability, affordable housing, and innovative design. DC frequently participates in public-private partnerships to achieve public goals
It has redeveloped many historic properties into beneficial uses throughout the city. Examples in Portland include the Nathan Clifford School redeveloped into apartments, and the Motherhouse redeveloped into a mix of affordable and market-rate rental senior housing.
DC also works on real estate solutions for some of Maine’s most iconic businesses, including The Jackson Laboratory and L.L. Bean. Read more about Developers Collaborative here.