Candelas Neighborhood – Paired Homes Development


Candelas Parkway and W. 93rd Drive, Candelas Neighborhood, Arvada, CO


KB Home Colorado


Planning and entitlements completed May, 2020; construction underway (June 2020-2022)

Services Provided:

Site planning & entitlements Landscape & irrigation design 
Open space design

Project Overview:

Em Dub Design was engaged by KB Home Colorado to assist in planning and entitlements for a portion of two blocks within Filing 2 of the Candelas subdivision.  The challenging site was originally planned for a multi-family or townhome development.  Em Dub Design guided the client team through the Arvada planning process to modify the allowed use and reduce density. The goal was to allow for the site to be developed into 98 low-maintenance, single-family attached/paired homes. 

Due to the existing site topography and proximity of existing single family homes, Em Dub Design facilitated and coordinated with adjacent property owners as a required part of the development process. Through close collaboration with the design and ownership team, the resulting development allowed for ample separation from the existing homes, and provided new vehicular circulation and access for the proposed lots.  Em Dub Design facilitated the review and approval of the preliminary and final development plans, and maintained the client’s projected project schedule. The proposed project was approved and is currently under construction, allowing KB Home Colorado to improve the overall diversity of available home styles in the Candelas neighborhood.