Censorio Group of Companies

Censorio Group of Companies President and CEO Peter Censorio embodies Italian design.

Censorio Group of Companies President and CEO Peter Censorio embodies Italian design.BUILDING FOR THE Vancouver area, the Censorio Group of Companies brings European style and an attention to detail that separates it from bigger companies.

“Our most important asset is the customer experience. That’s the top priority for our company,” says Troy Steine, director of real estate. “It’s the hands-on, one-on-one experience and care we give to our clients. People take the time to write back to say how thankful they are for the experience and how we helped them.”

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Build Urban

Build Urban makes the most out of a limited amount of land in Seattle by delivering creative developments.

Build Urban makes the most out of a limited amount of land in Seattle by delivering creative developments.AS MANY homebuilders were struggling to survive the Great Recession back in 2009, Ed Gallaudet was busy taking advantage of decreased prices on distressed sites throughout Seattle after launching Build Urban LLC. It wasn’t easy, but by weathering the storm in those lean early years, Gallaudet and his startup homebuilding firm were ready with product for new homebuyers once the economy returned to normal in 2011.

“I formed Build Urban in 2009 to take advantage of the downturn in the market,” Gallaudet says. “Certainly in 2009 and ’10, the biggest challenge was access to capital. Back then, we had a ready supply of land to do small infill sites, but everyone was selling and no one had the capital available to purchase. In 2011 and ’12, we crossed the hurdle with greater access to capital for land acquisition and business started to get going.”

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Briarcliff Development Co.

Briarcliff Development Co. is building The Landing at Briarcliff luxury apartments in Kansas City, Mo.

Briarcliff Development Co. is building The Landing at Briarcliff luxury apartments in Kansas City, Mo.AS MORE PEOPLE GRAVITATE TOWARD urban centers teeming with nightlife, entertainment, dining and shopping options, rental units remain in high demand. With that in mind, Briarcliff Development Co. has focused recently on expanding its luxury apartment offerings in its massive Briarcliff development, located just five miles north of downtown Kansas City, Mo.

“We have noticed a trend towards the luxury apartment living market,” says Ryan Selby, project manager of Briarcliff Development Co. “Young professionals and empty nesters alike are flocking to no-maintenance, service-oriented luxury apartment living with lots of amenities.”

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