Residential Markets My career has been spent largely in commercial architecture. However, I find myself increasingly involved with our firm’s original specialty as sdg Architecture / Shorelines Design Group continues to expand our legendary residential home market. We are designing new houses for customers in the Tampa Bay area and well beyond. Our market includes […]

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Residential Market View by Rod Collman – Architect

In recent years, the real estate market has undergone significant changes, with increased interest rates and soaring construction costs reshaping the housing landscape. As a result, many homeowners are reconsidering their options and choosing to stay in their current homes while remodeling instead of pursuing new construction projects. This blog explores the reasons behind this […]

Remodeling on the Rise: How Increased Interest Rates & Construction Costs Are Encouraging People to Stay Put


In today’s fast-paced world, the way we design and experience our homes has evolved significantly. Modern home trends combine style, functionality, and sustainability, creating spaces that are both aesthetically pleasing and highly efficient. Whether you’re considering a renovation or simply seeking inspiration, this blog post will introduce you to some of the most exciting modern […]

Designing in a Modern World



At SDG Architecture, we believe that the spaces we create have a significant impact on our lives, whether it’s a cozy family home or a modern, innovative office space. That’s why we take pride in our commitment to creating personalized designs that cater to our clients’ unique needs, forging lasting relationships with our clients in […]

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Good things to know before investing! Short-term vacation rentals (STR’s), while once exclusive to the beach neighborhoods of Florida, are now thriving in many tourists’ coveted cities throughout the state.  Successful marketing & user-friendly platforms such as Airbnb & VRBO and increased property management companies are the biggest reasons for the STR boom. Many landlords […]

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Short-Term Vacation Rentals


What a Year! This was a growing year for SDG Architecture. We hired two talented designers, Steve Collins & Chris Graham, adding 40+ years of architectural design experience to the group. We also added an administrative assistant, Suzie Lopes who brings digital marketing and photography experience to the team. SDG is now a crew of […]

2022 Year in Review



I am excited to introduce Jerry Angel as our spotlight employee this month. He started with us in 2017 and has been Rich Badders (President) right hand man ever since. Jerry has worked his way up and proven his professionalism and dedication to our company. He has been a sponge to our processes and techniques […]

SDG Employee Spotlight – Jerry Angel

Tim Gilpin, Partner and Senior Building Designer When it comes to custom home design many homeowners can feel overwhelmed with the truly daunting list of decisions to be made and in which order actions should be taken. One of the most important decisions to make when designing/building a new home is the construction method. Should […]

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