As an ENERGY STAR® partner, we take tremendous pride in bringing energy efficiency to Lively Lane. Because October 26th is officially ENERGY STAR® Day, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the benefits of ENERGY STAR® certified homes where design and quality control brings comfort and energy savings. All of the townhomes at Lively Lane … Continue reading Celebrating ENERGY STAR ® Day 2021
For the past month, most work at Lively Lane has occurred inside the walls and ceilings of each home, but there is again some visual progress on the outside too as we transition into some beautiful Texas autumn weather. If you pass by today, you’ll notice that some of the balconies and awnings – constructed … Continue reading Construction Update: Balconies on the Balcones
Protecting the environment should be a prime consideration for us all, and if you’ve been reading this blog you know by now that designing for sustainability has been a core tenet throughout the development of Lively Lane. We knew early on that we wanted to provide homeowners at Lively Lane the opportunity to “go solar” from … Continue reading So, what are Solar Shares at Lively Lane?
Having a bit of dedicated green space can enliven one’s home. That is why we’ve made sure each townhome at Lively Lane is equipped with a few opportunities to exercise your green thumb and customize your outdoor surroundings. Read on for some tips on how to optimize your gardening space and choose plants that have … Continue reading Living at Lively: Small Space Gardening Tips
When exploring San Marcos, you will find no shortage of public art, including creative statues and vibrant murals. There is also a bubbling independent art scene where residents and visitors alike can engage with local visual artists. Read on to learn more about some of these projects and organizations championing local culture and arts in … Continue reading Explore the San Marcos Visual Art Scene
As the summer days are heating up, so has the activity over at Lively Lane! The exterior building envelope continues to be prepped for final siding and roof installation, and all units are nearly dried in with windows, patio doors, and protective roofing underlayment in place. Balcony construction has now started (off-site) and awnings will … Continue reading Construction Update: Earning Our Stripes
San Marcos is increasingly known for its growing network of natural areas, many of which follow natural waterways that run through the city. One of the most visited and scenic is the Purgatory Creek Natural Area, which is just a short walk from Lively Lane. This natural area is comprised of three distinct trail heads in … Continue reading Just Around the Corner: Purgatory Creek
If you have ever explored the City of San Marcos, you probably wondered what the deal is with all of these mermaids. Downtown is filled with mermaid artwork and every year the Mermaid Society of San Marcos leads the Mermaid Promenade. Little do many know, San Marcos has a rich history in mermaid culture that … Continue reading San Marcos Mermaid History + Culture
There are some great sustainable options in San Marcos and the surrounding community when shopping for food and various household items. If you are looking to change your purchasing habits for the betterment of the environment and local community, read on the learn about some of our recommendations. Fresh Local Foods Community Supported Agriculture The … Continue reading Community Spots: Local Sustainable Shopping
Although this rainy summer has slowed us down a bit, our teams are continuing to make progress on the exterior building envelope here at Lively Lane. Since our last update, each building’s Zip System® sheathing (which integrates an air and water barrier too) has turned our buildings quite literally green! We’re talking about the color, … Continue reading Construction Update: Literally Green Buildings!