Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thank you 2012 MN Green Path Sponsors

Posted on August 31, 2012
MN Green Path has made a lot of progress over the past year.
Posted in Parade of Homes, Remodelers Showcase, MN Green Path | Tagged MN Green Path, Green Building, Energy Efficiency

Twin Cities Residential Construction Continues to Grow (August, 2012)

Posted on August 31, 2012
August permit statistics show another strong month of growth for new construction. Units permitted in August, 2012, more than doubled the rate in August, 2011; and year-to-date, units were up almost 80 percent over this time last year.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Permit Data, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Twin Cities

Parade of Homes is at the State Fair

Posted on August 30, 2012
For the third year in a row, the Parade of Homes has occupied a booth on Carnes near Underwood at the Minnesota State Fair. Fair-goers can stop by to pick up their Parade of Homes and Remodelers Showcase Guidebooks and get a jump on planning their tours.
Posted in Parade of Homes | Tagged Parade of Homes

Fall 2012 Parade of Homes Opens September 8th

Posted on August 22, 2012
ROSEVILLE, MINN. (August 15, 2012) — The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is proud to present the 64th annual Fall Parade of Homes, open from September 8th to the 30th.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes | Tagged Parade of Homes, Fall Showcase 2012, Twin Cities

Thank you to our Sponsor, Wells Fargo

Posted on August 22, 2012
The Parade of Homes thanks Wells Fargo Home Mortgage for their generous sponsorship for the
Posted in Parade of Homes | Tagged Parade of Homes

Real Families Tell their Home Building Experiences

Posted on August 20, 2012
ROSEVILLE, MINN. (August 15, 2012) — Four real Twin Cities families who recently built or bought a new home shared their stories with us. Room to Grow: By Wendy Danks
Posted in Parade of Homes | Tagged Real Families, Fall Showcase 2012, Twin Cities

What's New in the 2012 Fall Parade of Homes?

Posted on August 19, 2012
ROSEVILLE, MINN. (August 20, 2012) — Today’s new home market looks quite a bit different than it did a decade ago. The boom followed by a steep recession meant builders, like most Americans, reexamined their priorities and their processes to be able to meet the new normal.
Posted in Parade of Homes | Tagged What's New, Fall Showcase, 2012, Twin Cities, Trends

Facts About the Fall 2012 Parade of Homes

Posted on August 16, 2012
• This, the 64th annual Fall Parade of Homes, is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) members.
Posted in Parade of Homes | Tagged Fall Showcase 2012, Twin Cities, BATC

The Energy Efficient Home Tour is Included in the 2012 Fall Parade of Homes

Posted on August 16, 2012
ROSEVILLE, MINN. (August 15, 2012) — Once again, the Parade of Homes will include the Energy Efficient Home Tour sponsored by Xcel Energy. This tour within a tour highlights those Parade HomesSM that have independent energy testing.
Posted in Parade of Homes | Tagged Energy Efficiency, Energy Tour, Xcel Energy

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