Over the last 25 years, DAI has been a pioneering force in the growth and development of the Wasatch Front. The founders are passionate about building quality communities, where families and businesses thrive. DAI has developed over 8,000 acres of beautiful communities, which are some of the most sought-after places in Utah.
The management team has also been involved in the development of over 2 million square feet of office, 1000 multi-family rentals, as well as 150,000 square feet of self storage units.
In the spring of 2009, Candlelight Homes was founded by the partners of DAI. With over 2600% growth in revenue over 8 years, Candlelight Homes climbed the ranks to become the 4th largest homebuilder in Utah. In January 2018, Candlelight Homes was acquired by Cal Atlantic Homes/Lennar Homes, the leading homebuilder in the nation.
Even though the demand for additional housing continues to rise, DAI has opted to exceed market expectations by providing upscale townhome communities with uniquely themed amenities and features. Three developments, H2O Lofts in West Valley City, The Orchard in Sandy, and Black Ridge Townhomes in St. George, are well underway, and pre-leasing has begun. These […]
DAI teamed up with Rise Against Hunger, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending global hunger. On April 12, 2023, the two companies hosted a successful Meal Packaging Event at Academy Mortgage’s Draper location. DAI employee volunteers, along with friends and family, worked in tandem to prepare 14,000 meals that will be sent directly to those […]
Last week, DAI delivered 2,453 diapers, 6,300 wipes, and 209.6 ounces of formula to HomeAid Utah’s fourth annual 2022 Diaper Drive. Celebrated as Utah Diaper Bank’s most significant annual donor, HomeAid Utah is expected to surpass last year’s contribution with a final diaper count to exceed 500,000. This amount is estimated to supply nearly 20% of Utah’s yearly diaper needs.