J. Peterson Homes to open construction design studio in downtown Traverse City
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – J. Peterson Homes of Grand Rapids, a respected and experienced custom home builder and renovations services provider, has announced the opening of a construction design studio here.
Urban living trend seen in rise of demolition/rebuilds in East Grand Rapids
“I have done about a dozen in the past year,” builder and developer Joel Peterson said of the “demolish and rebuild” frenzy in the city.
SPRING 2015 COSMOPOLITAN HOME
Introducing the 2015 Cosmopolitan Home of the Year by J. Peterson Homes, Visbeen Architects and Francesca Owings Interior Design.
Grand Rapids Magazine – Just who is J. Peterson?
WHEN ASKED HOW best to describe himself, Joel Peterson answers confidently and without hesitation. “Creative,” says the father of three and owner of a much talked about East Grand Rapids business. “I’m both creative from a design point of view and in my approach to business.”
Spring Parade of Homes entry designed to fit in with its East Grand Rapids neighbors
Architect Rob Sears says he made sure he really liked the “updated urban farmhouse” he designed for the Greater Grand Rapids 2014 Spring Parade of Homes. “I live across the street,” said Sears, owner of Sears Architects Inc. “I facetiously told the owner this has to be the best project our firm has ever done […]
Fall Parade of Homes features modern home in a traditional neighborhood setting
Ten years ago, home builder Joel Peterson said he would not have shown off a Parade of Homes entry in a 100-year-old neighborhood while building a $589,000 house on speculation across the street. But today’s new home buyers want to live in a walkable neighborhood close to the city, says Peterson. Full Story
Familiar designer and builder of custom homes is back
After a brief sabbatical, Joel Peterson has returned to building customized homes. Sixteen years ago, Peterson was a founding partner of Insignia Homes, a firm known for its custom work across western and northern Michigan. Earlier this year, he sold his Insignia shares to his partners and started a new real estate brokerage company called […]