Sustainable Design Practices

Milestone Ventures assists clients in making design choices to effectively utilize their available project budget to maximize energy efficiency and sustainable design practices. We stay abreast of changing technology and construction techniques to ensure our clients end up with the best possible product.

Milestone Ventures has developed projects with sustainable environmental site design features including saved trees, native landscapes, rain gardens, and pervious pavement. Other green features have included solar power, hybrid water heating systems, high efficiency insulation and construction techniques, high efficiency lighting, heating, and cooling, and more.

Green Building Certifications

Milestone Ventures is a leader in developing affordable rental housing that achieves green building certifications.  Our developments have received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), NGBS (National Green Building Standard), and Energy Star certifications.

In 2009, we broke new ground serving as the Development Consultant for Country Trace, the first-ever new construction LEED for Homes Certified apartment building in Indiana.

We were also the Development Consultant for Crawford Apartments, which was Indiana's first LEED Platinum Certified affordable multi-family housing community.  Crawford Apartments was the 2013 winner of the Indiana Green Building Council’s Green Building Award for the State of Indiana.

Development Certifications Year
Country Trace, Palmyra LEED Certified 2009
Plum Tree Gardens, Noblesville LEED Gold  2009
Spicewood Garden Apartments I, Sheridan LEED Silver 2009
Hawthorn Glen Supported Living I, Charlestown Energy Star 2010
Providence Place V, West Terre Haute Energy Star 2010
Covered Bridge Apartments, Washington Energy Star 2011
Ivy Lane Apartments, Vincennes Energy Star 2011
Liberty Place, Linton LEED Silver 2011
Millstone Pointe, Greencastle Energy Star 2011
Newbury Pointe II, Edinburgh Energy Star 2011
Spicewood Garden Apartments II, Sheridan LEED Gold  2012
Crawford Apartments, Bloomington LEED Platinum 2013
Prince Street Cottages, Princeton LEED Silver 2014
Warren Village, Terre Haute LEED Silver 2014
Main Street Cottages, Princeton LEED Gold 2015
Miller Asbury Apartments, Greencastle LEED Gold 2015
Stonecutters Place, Bedford LEED Gold 2015
Benet Hall Apartments, Ferdinand LEED Gold 2016
Crawford Apartments II, Bloomington LEED Platinum 2017
The Mercantile, Alexandria (New Construction Only) LEED Certified 2017
Aurora View, Valparaiso LEED Gold, NGBS Gold 2018
Campaign Quarters, Rushville NGBS Gold 2019
IndyEast Homes, Indianapolis NGBS Gold 2019
Warren Village II, Terre Haute NGBS Silver 2019
Blue-Mozingo, Indianapolis NGBS Silver 2020