Jason Franklin "Intrinsically, when people think of Texas they think of wide-open spaces," said Jason Franklin, Sales Director at Re/Max Inner Loop, representing Houston's micro-dwelling development near the East Corridor. "This will be the largest micro-dwelling in the United States to date, at 550 units." He's talking about the Ivy Lofts, a mixed-use development housing condos with titles like The Tokyo, The New York, The Paris, The London, The Barcelona -- and, of course, The Houston. The Tokyo, for example, offers a living space of approximately 310 square feet, while The Houston sprawls to 1,001. The Tokyo Micro-dwellings -- and slightly larger Sitting atop the seven-level parking garage, which features six electric car charging stations, is the residential community. A micro-dwelling, by definition, is a living space smaller than 500 square feet; technically, only about 65 percent of Ivy Loft units fit that description. The other units climb from approxim...
- Ivy Lofts offers 65 percent micro-dwellings in 550-unit development.
- Houston B-Cycle and ZipCar will have designated stations on-site.
- Units range from $119,000 to $599,000.
- Re/Max Inner Loop has already sold 21 percent of units.
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