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.
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.
Directors of design & development
Anna Lowder & Harvi Sahota
Harvi Sahota and Anna Lowder are town founders of Hampstead, and lead the planning, design, construction, marketing, and placemaking of the community. With over 13 years of New Urbanist development experience, Hampstead is the culmination of their effort in "Building Community Through Design." They are the principals of Matter Design Co., a multi-disciplinary design firm, and of Mercer Home, Hampstead's largest new home builder.
The Hampstead Architectural Review Committee oversees the design of all new buildings, as well as alterations to existing buildings, landscaping, and community features. Working with the Town Architect and Andrés Duany, the ARC is comprised of architects and practitioners experienced in design and traditional construction methods. The role of the ARC is to continue and protect the design criteria and value of Hampstead.
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.
home builder & general contractor
Mercer Home is a national award-winning firm building industry-leading new 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 first Southern Living Inspired Home and the Hampstead Show House 2019.
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.
For the past ten years, Hampstead Community Realty has been helping people buy and sell homes. With a dynamic team background in real estate, design, and communications, our sales team brings a thorough understanding of the Montgomery, Alabama real estate market. We know what it takes to champion our clients’ needs and help find the perfect home at Hampstead just for you.
Whether you’re relocating to Montgomery or looking for a change locally, we can help you find the ideal Move-In Ready Home at Hampstead, negotiate the deal, sell your Hampstead home, qualify buyers, assist in the financing process, and more.
Colonial Commercial Realty, Inc. is a client-focused real estate asset management company that understands the path is equally as important as the outcome. Professional service delivers timely communications and optimum outcomes. CCR manages leasing for much of the commercial spaces and handles leasing of The Flats at Hampstead.
The Hampstead Institute believes in crafting lasting places where people can live, grow, and learn. A community-based 501(c)3 non-profit founded in 2008, we promote building community through design, education, and wellness for all ages, using Hampstead as a focus for study and innovation. We operate the Hampstead Farm, interact with local schools, charities and non-profits, and organize events to grow community.