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.

DevelopmentCertificationsYear Completed
Country Trace Apartments, PalmyraLEED Certified2009
Plum Tree Gardens, NoblesvilleLEED Gold2009
Spicewood Garden Apts., SheridanLEED Silver2009
Hawthorn Glen Supported Living I, CharlestownEnergy Star2010
Providence Place V, West Terre HauteEnergy Star2010
Covered Bridge Apartments, WashingtonEnergy Star2011
Ivy Lane Apartments, VincennesEnergy Star2011
Liberty Place & Single-Family Rentals, LintonLEED Silver2011
Millstone Pointe, GreencastleEnergy Star2011
Newbury Pointe II, EdinburghEnergy Star2011
Spicewood Garden Apts. II, SheridanLEED Gold2012
Crawford Apartments, BloomingtonLEED Platinum2013
Prince Street Cottages, PrincetonLEED Silver2014
Warren Village, Terre HauteLEED Silver2014
Main Street Cottages, PrincetonLEED Gold2015
Miller Asbury Apartments, GreencastleLEED Gold2015
Stonecutters Place, BedfordLEED Gold2015
Benet Hall Apartments, FerdinandLEED Gold2016
Crawford Apartments II, BloomingtonLEED Platinum2017
The Mercantile, Alexandria
(New Construction Only)
LEED Certified2017
Aurora View, ValparaisoLEED Gold,
Campaign Quarters, RushvilleNGBS Gold2019
IndyEast Homes, IndianapolisNGBS Gold2019
Warren Village II, Terre HauteNGBS Silver2019
Blue – Mozingo, IndianapolisNGBS Silver2020
Southern Knoll, BloomingtonNGBS Silver2020
The Union, IndianapolisNGBS Bronze2020