Sponsors

Consigli Real Estate Holdings, LLC (CREH) is a community-focused real estate investment firm founded to promote quality design, historic preservation, and neighborhood-oriented infill development. CREH partners with proven developers and investors to design and construct high quality buildings, streetscapes, and neighborhoods that significantly enhance the social livability and environmental sustainability of our communities. CREH has invested in, or co-sponsored, walkable and human-scale projects in Sherborn, Reading, Cambridge, Lincoln, Newton, Wellesley, and Worcester.


Sustainable Comfort, Inc. (SCI) is a green building and energy efficiency consulting, construction management, and property management firm with offices in Worcester, MA and Syracuse, NY. SCI specializes in ENERGY Star Homes, LEED for Homes, Enterprise Green Communities, Passive House, HERS Rating, State Incentive Programs, and code compliance.

Development Team

Andrew Consigli

Andrew Consigli is a founding partner of Consigli Real Estate Holdings and the founder of Civico Development, a real estate development and architecture group leveraging progressive urbanism, quality design, and historic preservation to enhance the livability and sustainability of our communities. Andrew has extensive experience managing complex mixed-income, mixed-use development projects locally, nationally, and internationally. He previously worked as a senior designer at Elkus Manfredi Architects and as a Senior Project Manager at Imai Keller Moore Architects, the lead designer for the nationally recognized New Urbanist Community of Mashpee Commons. Andrew is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Albert LaValley

Albert LaValley is the President and founder of Sustainable Comfort, a Worcester-based green building consulting, construction, and property management firm. He has more than 15 years experience in construction and real estate, having provided consulting services for developers, construction managers, and building operations and maintenance professionals in ten US states. Albert began his career in the trades as an electrician before achieving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He joined Comfort Systems USA where he started a consulting practice focused on the development and operation of energy efficient, healthy, and environmentally friendly multifamily housing. Sustainable Comfort was founded in 2014.

Taylor Bearden

Taylor Bearden is the founder and CEO of WalkerThomas, a real estate management, consulting, and brokerage firm located in Worcester. WalkerThomas provides property management, asset management, and development consulting services for real estate investors and owners in central Massachusetts. Taylor has extensive experience in small-scale multifamily development and management, having worked for Worcester’s premier student housing developer after graduating from Clark University, where he studied geography and community development and planning. Taylor’s expertise is in site selection, acquisition, zoning and entitlement, operations, and management.