Multifamily - Apartments
Velocity in the Gulch Mixed Use Residential Community
Doster Construction Company was selected as general contractor for Velocity in the Gulch, a mixed-use development located in Nashville, Tennessee that includes a residential community with retail and parking. The project consists of 264 high-end residential units, 20,900 square feet of retail with and an "embedded" parking deck to support both uses. In addition, the project includes constructing the Pine Street extension and related sidewalk improvements.
The five story buildings contain one and two bedroom condos that offer Gulch and city views, some with spacious private terraces. The units feature urban contemporary styling, unique flexible space, bathrooms with walk-in showers, walk-in closets, spacious balconies, and 10 and 15 foot ceilings. Amenities include a sky lounge with outdoor cabanas, a fitness studio, a European-style courtyard, a guest suite, and controlled access parking.
Green construction methods and materials include: the site selection being built on a former Brownfield site; a storm water runoff quality management system; drought tolerant landscaping with water efficient irrigation systems; Energy Star appliances and systems; cork flooring; Lon Eco flooring; Terrazzo countertops; natural quartz countertops; low-flow plumbing fixtures and Low-E and CFC-refrigerants.
Nashville’s Gulch has been certified as the first green neighborhood in the South and one of only about a dozen in the country. The Gulch is located in the cusp of Nashville's Central Business District and Music Row, just around the corner from art galleries, fine dining and entertainment venues.
This development was the recipient of a 2009 Associated Builders and Contractors Middle Tennessee ABC Excellence in Construction Award and South Central Construction Best of 2009 Award of Excellence in the Multifamily/Residential category.