TND Tide

By Cati O'Keefe.

Washington

Issaquah Highlands, Issaquah (www.issaquahhighlands.com) Corporate America buys into TND. New home of Microsoft headquarters.

Oregon

Orenco Station, Portland (www.orencostation.com) One of a growing number of transit-oriented communities.

Maryland

Kentlands, Gaithersburg (www.kentlandsusa.com) Well-executed main street with live/work units.

Lakelands, Gaithersburg (www.lakelandsusa.com ) Production builder TND that sold 200-plus units a year during the first three years it was open.

Rhode Island

Wickford Point, Wickford (www.wickfordpoint.com) A 103-home, cluster-style development that mixes home styles from Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Long Island.

Michigan

Cherry Hill Village, Canton (www.cherryhillvillage.com) One of Michigan's first TNDs, this 1,200-unit development was able to push density to keep prices affordable.

North Carolina

Vermillion, Huntsville (www.vermillion-tnd.com) Very urban community with live/work examples.

California

Doe Mill Neighborhood, Chico (www.doemillneighborhood.com; www.180deg.com) Chic, affordable cottages that bring back the cat-slide roof.

South Carolina

I'On, Mount Pleasant (www.ionvillage.com) Southern icon with beautifully executed Charleston vernacular.

Arizona

Civano, Tucson (www.civano.com) Energy-efficient homes built of alternative building materials in a sustainable desert environment.

Colorado

Stapleton, Denver (www.stapletondenver.com) Mega TND at beginning of 15-year build-out; often referred to as the Celebration of the West.

Prospect, Longmont (www.prospectnewtown.com) One of the only modernist TNDs in the nation.

Florida

Rosemary Beach, Walton County (www.rosemarybeach.com) Resort-style TND.

Haile Village Center, Alachua County (www.haileplantation.com) Rosemary Beach quality at a fraction of the cost.

Amelia Park, Fernandia Beach, Amelia Island (www.lendry-homes.com) Tightly designed community with broad spectrum of product.

Celebration, Osceola County

(www.celebrationfl.com) Most publicized--pro and con--TND, which put the movement on the map. Strict interpretation of TND tenets.

Seaside, Walton County

(www.seasidefl.com)

Kentucky

Asbury Park, Louisville 115-unit TND that used special zoning to allow for small lots. Watch for big brother, Norton Commons, a 2,880-unit development, which broke ground this month.

Tennessee

Harbor Town, Memphis (www.tndhomes.com/tour01.html) Southern charmer with well-executed master plan.