Development that Matters
Building Climate-Positive Real Estate Projects in Bend, OR
How we build is more important than ever.
The Northwest is facing a dramatic shortage of available workforce housing. The world is also facing a climate crisis. Operating buildings is a significant contributor to climate change, accounting for 60% of greenhouse gas emissions in Bend, OR.
We can no longer develop housing with outdated energy strategies.
Roost was formed to push the needle towards sustainable building practices. Roost is a development company that is committed to solving environmental and social problems utilizing market-based tools.
The need for more housing continues to be a national issue that is acutely felt in Bend, Or.
A Freddie Mac report released last year reported the nation was short approximately 3.8 million dwelling units in 2020, a significant increase from 2.5 million in 2018. When a big supply problem exists, such as lack of housing, with something necessary for survival, communities and individuals suffer.
We’re also feeling the effects of climate change – and buildings account for more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions in Bend. If we don’t build inventory in a way that is climate positive and resilient, we’re contributing to the climate problem.
This is why ROOST was formed and why we’re so passionate about building energy-efficient, multi-family projects.