We’re a team of friends going back as far as the mid ’90s in Southeast Portland. We started working together in the summer of 2020, in Erin’s backyard. From day one our focus has been to empower better living for us and our clients and communities.

We treat every project as an important, collaborative exercise in methodical design from the ground up. Meet our team:

Erin Beaty

Design & CEO

Before embarking on her role as home designer and CEO, Erin spent 10 years in global manufacturing & engineering. She is a certified Sustainable Homes Professional through Earth Advantage. Erin was trained in Residential Design and Building Construction Technology at Portland Community College.

Passionate about the daily positive impact a consolidated and organized space brings, Erin lives in a 250 SF converted garage minihouse.

See more of the minihouse here and please consider donating to PCC Foundation.

Leisa Hall

Operations & Style

Leisa’s 15-year background is in consulting, helping folks set better goals to achieve better outcomes in business and at home. She works with homeowners and designers to translate ideas into physical spaces.

Leisa is on a multi-year journey of converting a single-family home into a multi-generational, multi-dwelling compound. See the next phase of the compound here.


2023 Native Business Accelerator cohort member

Jelena Grove


Jelena is a Croatia-based freelance writer who connects the often faraway dots between ideas, spaces, and people.

She has a BA in International Studies, focused on Eastern European affairs. Her Croatian-American upbringing gives her a knack for bridging gaps about topics ranging from cannabis science to mini homes.

At Consolidated Living, she’s helping us create content to educate and inspire readers considering home.