To put the concept of an interactive community as a lifestyle central to all planning, design and building decisions by providing landscape and building improvements that encourage meaningful interactions and a sense of community between people.
To always put the environment first when changing the landscape or building structures in the course of property development.
To relentlessly and vigorously pursue the absolute highest and best level of design in all aspects of every venture.
To, in all cases, preserve natural open space through thoughtful planning and by increasing density.
To support small, locally owned retail businesses with the objective that buying from a local proprietor will enhance one's life experience.
To locate developments in areas that have easy access to public transportation and to encourage alternative methods of transportation such as a ferry or bicycle.
To preserve and restore historical structures whenever possible.
To always respect and honor a community's local history in the course of planning and making real estate improvements.