Wonderland Hill Development Company is the largest developer of cohousing communities nationally, with 16 completed communities and 6 more in various stages of development. Based in Boulder, Colorado, it has completed projects in Colorado, Arizona, Washington and California. Firm President James Leach is an engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the design, construction and development fields.
WHDC has specialized in cohousing development for the past 12 years, refining investment systems, community building processes and design solutions that address the unique needs of cohousing communities. By bringing financial strength and credibility, Wonderland can secure financing and lower the necessary upfront investment for local groups.
WHDC is also a pioneer in the use of “green” sustainable building techniques. The company’s work has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the National Council of the Housing Industry, the Urban Land Institute, and the National Center for Renewable Energy.
James Leach was a founding principal of CoHousing Partners and serves as Board Chairman. WHDC provides finance, accounting, and community building services to CoHousing Partners.