Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company

Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (DPZ) is a world leader in the practice and direction of urban planning, having designed over 300 new and existing communities worldwide including Seaside, Kentlands, Rosemary Beach and many more. DPZ is the Town Planner of Hampstead, as well as the architect of many residential plans used in the community. Andrés Duany, as DPZ Project Manager of Hampstead, is guiding our growth with his vision
and experience.

Town Architect

Gary Justiss

Gary Justiss is a principal architect at Hampstead. After designing the signature Town Center buildings, Gary created house plans ranging in size from unique cottages to luxurious custom homes at Hampstead. Nationally known for his work on several New Urbanist projects throughout the United States, South America, and the Caribbean including Hampstead, Alys Beach and Rosemary Beach, Gary is experienced in residential, commercial, and civic
building design.

The Hampstead Institute

The Hampstead Institute (a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit), was founded in 2008 as a community-building organization focused on education, natural and local food production, and conscious living. We oversee the Hampstead Farm, interact with and promote local charities and non-profits, organize community events, and promote education
and learning. 


The Colonial Company

Founded in 1956, The Colonial Company is a private, diversified holding company focused principally on real estate development. Headquartered in Montgomery, The Colonial Company has been a community leader in supporting the city's economic, philanthropic, and cultural growth for over 60 years. For The Colonial Company, Hampstead represents a new focus on traditional planning principles and sustainable development.



Lowder New Homes

Founded over fifty years ago on the principle of providing quality homes to customers, Lowder New Homes is known for its commitment to reliability, outstanding customer service, and experience in creating a range of choices suited to the lifestyles of its customers. Lowder New Homes builds homes in Hampstead and a range of other neighborhoods in the Montgomery area.


town center commercial leasing

Colonial Commercial Realty

Colonial Commercial Realty, Inc. is a client-focused real estate asset management company that understands the path is equally as important as the outcome. Our professional service delivers timely communications and optimum outcomes with our value-add and preventative approach. CCR manages and handles leasing for much of the commercial space at Hampstead.

Directors of design & development

Anna Lowder & Harvi Sahota

Harvi Sahota and Anna Lowder are town founders of Hampstead, and lead the planning, design, marketing, and placemaking of the community. With over 12 years of New Urbanist development experience, Hampstead is the culmination of their effort to Build Community Through Design. The are principals of Matter Design Co., a concept and design firm focused on creating Brands, Environments, and Experiences. Matter sets itself apart from other design firms with its experience and knowledge of creating the exciting, innovative places that make cities engaging. Visit Matter to learn more.

home builder & general contractor

Mercer Home

Mercer Home creates innovative, custom homes for all ages and lifestyles. Mercer Home puts its focus on creating "forever homes" of long-term value in Hampstead.  Utilizing the highest quality materials and best craftsmen, it strives to create homes to be enjoyed for generations including Alabama's 1st Southern Living Inspired Home.