Floor Plans: Crismon Peaks — A Luxury Home Repurposed
Crismon Peaks — The Bridge Home
Structural Technology Custom Homes
What do you do when you’ve already built the first three of seven planned four-bedroom, 6,100 square-foot luxury homes on 7.5 acres in a gated community — and your potential buyers cannot find mortgage money or are cautiously waiting for the market to hit bottom?
Joe Rubanow, CEO and president of Structural Technology Custom Homes, an eco-friendly custom home builder based in Mesa, Ariz., decided to think outside the floor plan.
Rubanow discussed options with several people, including his sister, Meryl Schmitz, who has 25 years of corporate marketing experience, and her husband, Matthew, a physical therapist who has specialized in geriatrics care for 33 years.
The solution they decided upon was to transform the luxury homes into the Crismon Peaks, a high-end assisted and independent living community that includes a facility for people with Alzheimer’s. ...