About Weaver Buildings
Weaver Buildings is a real estate development practice in downtown Austin, Texas. They develop housing with the community, for the community, for accessible and green futures.
Our strategy is based on this principle: it takes a team to make a building. We emphasize an integrated development process; that is, drawing with specialty consultants from the conversation’s origin. When working with contractors and craftsmen, we practice two-way team communication for a correct, timely and cost-efficient execution of the design. The endurance of team communication, with investors, clients, consultants, contractors, brokers, and appraisers from day 1 is the key to a thoughtful and seamless solution. We value laughter and empathy in communication for the expression of vivacious and positive environments.Weaver Buildings is a certified Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) with the City of Austin.
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Jen Weaver, AIA RID LEED AP MRED
Jen Weaver attended The University of Texas School of Architecture where she achieved a Bachelor of Architecture. While studying, Jen learned about technical building practices by interning at a masonry company and lighting design firm. After graduation, Jen worked at a design-build firm in Austin where she learned construction management for three years. In New York City, Jen worked at an architecture firm specializing in mid-rise renovations and restoration with a focus on water infiltration mitigation. Upon returning to Austin, Jen began Weaver Buildings. She then designed, contracted, and developed Haskell Health House, which received local and national publication for being a model of urban infill solution that achieved a high degree of sustainable integration. Jen then achieved a Master of Real Estate Development from the Price School of Public Policy and studied closely with economist Richard Green PhD under whose advisement she wrote a white paper regarding the potential monetization and reallocation for carbon futures in real estate. Jen landed the largest commercial client as the commercial adviser for Incentifind, a national database for incentives, rebates, and tax credits. Jen contributes to thought leadership by writing articles for Texas Architect Magazine, has given a TEDx talk about designing a school in Haiti, and also participates in Austin’s Urban Land Institute Urban Council. Jen currently serves as a Commissioner for the City of Austin Design Commission.
University of Southern California
Price School of Public Policy
Master of Real Estate Development
The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture
Registered Architect, Texas
Registered Interior Designer, Texas
US Green Building Council, Accredited Professional
Urban Land Institute Austin, Urban Council
United States Green Building Council
American Institute of Architect