Moments Matter

DMB Community Life Managing Inspiration Community

November 15, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

November 1, 2019 marked another milestone in the trajectory of DMB Community Life with official notice to the Inspiration community in Aurora, CO that our team has taken on community management. Since March of 2019, our CO team has been leading community management for Hilltop Club at Inspiration, aka Inspiration Community Association, Inspiration’s 55+ community….

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Play. It Matters.

September 20, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

The science is out there. Play is more than just fun (Check out play research pioneer, Dr. Brown’s TED Talk). It’s important for our development as children, and for our longevity as adults. It makes us happier, and smarter. Play inspires you to think out of the box, inviting creativity and collaboration. It helps build…

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Annual Traditions Build Community

September 11, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Traditions. Done right, they bring individuals together to create shared experiences. Done right, they help shape the rhythm and culture of a community. Done right, these highly anticipated annual gatherings create lasting memories Yep, we’re big on annual celebrations that uniquely define a community. The sort of “can’t-be-missed-celebrations” that neighbors not only look forward to,…

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Four Principles for Great Communities

July 29, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Great communities don’t happen by accident. They require a shared vision and purpose, and a defined set of values. Great communities apply proven community-building principles, creating a true sense of place through quality and character that elevates daily life and people want to be. The best, great communities engage their residents to actively help to realize…

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Our 2019 Summer Interns

July 23, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Our team hosted two interns for the summer: Riley Zavala and Izzy Reed knocked it out of the so-called park, helping support our team’s writing, photo, administrative, data collection and entry, compliance, and project coordination tasks. These hands-on internships provided substantial experience and contributed toward fulfilling our summer goals. More about Izzy Born in Columbus,…

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From the AZ Valley to the CO Hilltop

March 1, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

On March 1, 2019, DMB Community Life began leading community management services for Inspiration Community Association, Inc., aka Hilltop Club at Inspiration. Our team is settling right in, collaborating with Hilltop neighbors to shape life in this beautiful and unique 55+ community – part of the all-ages community, Inspiration, in Aurora, Colorado. With parks, open…

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Team Building: One Taco at a Time

February 13, 2019 by Kimberly Crowther Miller Director, Community Engagement

You know the old saying that the cobbler’s kids have no shoes? Well, one of the perils of working in the community building business is that we’re often so focused on facilitating connections on behalf of the communities we serve, we forget to take the time to build relationships among ourselves. Before you know it,…

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Civic Engagement: Builds Community AND Business

January 16, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

DMB Community Life has a rich history – 20+ years – distinguishing the communities we serve. Beginning in 1997, as part of DMB Associates drive to create a unique approach to creating vibrant community life in their real estate development communities, DMB Community Life was realized. Throughout the journey, DMB Community Life has partnered with…

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“Diving In” to Delta Coves

December 18, 2018 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

A California club community for fast-water lovers with a laid back vibe – that’s Delta Coves. Located in Bethel Island, the Delta Coves community features 560 water-front residences with private boat dock and direct access to the Delta’s 1,000 plus miles of waterways. That’s lots of opportunity for our Community Life Team to engage residents…

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2018 Community Lifer of the Year: Ana Feyereisen

November 23, 2018 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

What does it mean to be a Community Lifer? It means that we are purpose driven and passionate about what we do. It means that we subscribe to our values – TRUST, RECIPROCITY, SPIRIT & LEGACY – and we believe in them, deeply. We stand by every word of our newly minted Manifesto and we…

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