Category Archives: Color

Summer Painting – Apartment ROI

  It’s time to create a community where people WANT to live! How do you start? Have a community that attracts people and draws them inside. Have a property that doesn’t blend in with all of the other bland vanilla buildings that we drive by daily. Consumers are choosing their...
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Marcus & Millicap -Southern California

CDDGJust last week over 600+ multifamily investors, owners, developers, financiers and other industry principals attended a full-day of premium panels and workshops in Los Angeles for the Marcus & Millichap/IPA Multifamily Forum: Southern California. I was...
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Commercial Multifamily Exterior Color Design

Color Design AZ Ad-3o Color Design Development Group is the premier choice for exterior design for your commercial and multi-family properties. Kimberly Laten, President and Lead Designer, has more than 15 years experience as an accomplished architectural color consultant. She has colorized over 425,000 multi-family...
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Could you earn more by coloring more?

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In my last blog post I asked the question Could you earn more by coloring more? This month I want to give you some real life examples...

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COLOR – An investment not an expense

thumbs_sperry-van-ness-after thumbs_sperry-van-ness-beforeColor impacts learning. Color impacts mood. Color impacts buying decisions. Color impacts life. Color impacts your commercial property’s profitability. There’s good reason to look at exterior color as an investment not...
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2014 NMHC Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, FL – interviewed by BuyApartments.com

Good afternoon,   Welcome to the National Multifamily Housing Council Annual Meeting here at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. I am speaking today with Kimberly Laten, Founder and Managing Partner of Color Design Development Group, LLC ("CDDG"). Kimberly runs a fascinating business that truly benefits every owner and property...
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The Psychology of Color and Exterior Design

It is probably not surprising that I am fascinated by the psychology of color. My company, Color Design Development Group, LLC, is dedicated to the art of choosing great exterior paint color for commercial properties, so my interest is obvious.  But do you know just...
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