Monthly Archives: April 2012

Twin Cities Residential Construction Continues on Upward Trend in April 2012

Posted on April 27, 2012
New residential construction continues to track upward amid declining inventories and stable pricing for resale housing in the region. April 2012 permit activity was up almost 45 percent in permits and over 68 percent in planned units compared to April 2011.
Posted in Market Information | Tagged Permit Data, Home Builders, Twin Cities, Resident

BATC Foundation Partners with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities

Posted on April 24, 2012
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities Foundation recently announced a new partnership with Rebuilding Together Twin Cities.  Through this partnership, the two non-profit organizations will make repairs to the homes of three North Minneapolis families.  These repairs are provided at no cost
Posted in BATC News, BATC Foundation

MN Green Path Gives Car Away

Posted on April 17, 2012
14 Finalists Tried Keys in the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI from Partner Schmelz Countryside
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes, MN Green Path | Tagged MN Green Path, Green Building, Parade of Homes

2011 Twin Cities' Top 25 Builders

Posted on April 9, 2012
Results from a recent survey by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) show that Lennar - Minneapolis/St. Paul was the region’s top ranked builder once again in 2011. Lennar has held the top spot since 2006.
Posted in Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities, Top 25, Home Builders

Twin Cities Residential Construction Comes on Strong in March

Posted on April 5, 2012
In addition to bringing the region an early spring, March, 2012, signaled an increase in Twin Cities permit activity. Compared to March of 2011, the region had a 51 percent increase in permits, and units were up by 164 percent.
Posted in Market Information | Tagged Residential, Permit Data, Twin Cities, Home Builders

March 2012 Hot Sheet

Posted on April 2, 2012
Builders Association of the Twin Cities March 2012 Hot Sheet leads with stories on the NAHB: Builder Confidence Index & UST: Residential Real Estate Price Report Index - February 2012.
Posted in Market Information | Tagged MN Green Path, NAHB Market Report, Residential, Price Index, Hot Sheet Leads, Twin Cities