Dorado, Puerto Rico (2005)
Work Force Housing: Dorado’s housing stock is dominated by both wealthy and upper-middle-class residential developments, and low-income, social interest development. The working middle-class market is under-represented. Since Dorado is desirable for its beaches, golf courses and upscale hospitality venues, housing for workers to support this community is needed, and yet the typical walk-up apartment unit is not a popular option.
This 220 unit mixed-use development of retail, townhouses over flats with yards and courtyards is a new concept for this market. The mix includes studio apartments and one, two and three bedroom units. The types include flats, townhouses, lofts, and studios.