New Republic: Fast Furniture Is an Environmental Fiasco

“Thanks to mtn hive architect, Emily Arden Wells for this interesting read. It’s hard to believe that the increased desire or need for more mobile lifestyles actually causes more waste and emissions. We understand this problem pervades in Eagle County as well with a highly transient and seasonal workforce. With the mtn hive units and … Continued

Business Insider: Aspen living on Aspen wages: Ski towns across America are battling a workforce housing crisis

“Aspen, a neighboring resort, is experiencing the same problems we are here in Eagle County. Seems like someone should do something about it! **ehem mtn hive ehem**” ~ mtn hive ~ Aspen living on Aspen wages: Ski towns across America are battling a workforce housing crisis   The ski industry’s affordable workforce housing crisis showcases … Continued

Vail Daily: “Home Economics” Part 4: No vacancy: Deed restrictions are the weapon of choice for governments in the fight against vacant homes

“Even for those who qualify for down payment assistance, or who can purchase a home without assistance, finding a place to purchase is a major challenge. A lack of inventory makes “affording” a home only one hurdle facing buyers. More rental inventory can help alleviate this problem and projects like the mtn hive are steps … Continued

Vail Daily: “Home Economics” Part 3: Housing done right: Some employers are meeting Vail Valley’s housing challenges, and most started years ago

“In light of historic workforce housing challenges in the Vail Valley and throughout Eagle County, some employers have taken matters into their own hands for years securing, through purchase or lease, units for current and future employees. This article highlights the benefits those employers see from taking matters into their own hands. Many small businesses … Continued

BBC: For a happier home life, is bigger always better?

“We agree. Size isn’t everything. Quality of life is important and in a valley of gargantuan houses, we want to offer an alternative!” ~ mtn hive ~ For a happier home life, is bigger always better?   Perhaps you think that more space in your family home is always better – but how you feel … Continued

Vail Daily: Help Wanted? Good luck

“It’s true, it is so hard to find good employees in Eagle County because they can’t find good housing options. The mtn hive will not only add inventory to the housing market but a quality alternative between roommates and first-time-homebuyers.” ~mtn hive~ Vail Daily: Help Wanted? Good luck EAGLE COUNTY — If you’re hiring, this … Continued

JSTOR Daily: Co-living, the hot new trend of 1898

“What a cool article! We are learning more and more about the history of coliving and how it has changed over the years. “ ~ mtn hive ~ Co-living, the hot new trend of 1898   The PodShare company offers a new way for young people try out living in expensive cities without long-term commitment. … Continued