Monthly Archives: March 2014

Lennar Once Again was Twin Cities’ top-volume Residential builder in 2013

Posted on March 26, 2014
Roseville, MN (March 26, 2014) – 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 2013. Lennar has held the top spot since 2006.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Top 25 Builders List, Lennar, Bill Burgess, Pulte Homes of Minnesota, Ryland Homes, D.R. Horton Inc. - Minnesota, Mattamy Homes

Twin Cities Residential Construction Remains Steady

Posted on March 26, 2014
In contrast to the weather this March, local builders kept the residential housing market on a stable track. The month remained virtually unchanged in single-family permitting, but did see an eight percent drop in total units from March 2012, all from the more volatile multi-family market.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Housing permits, Shawn Nelson

Home Building Industry Day at the Capitol Planned for March 12th

Posted on March 6, 2014
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities, along with the Builders Association of Minnesota and 13 local home builders associations from outstate Minnesota are hosting Builder Day at the Capitol on March 12th.
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Builders Association of Minnesota, Minnesota State Capitol, Home Indoor Sprinkler Mandate, Minnesota Business Taxes, Building Codes, Subcontractor Registration, Metropolitan Council, Metro Growth Policy

February Hot Sheet

Posted on March 3, 2014
"Cold weather clearly put a chill on new home construction last month and this is also reflected in our latest builder confidence survey. Further, builders continue to face other obstacles, including rising materials prices and a lack of buildable lots and labor."
Posted in General, Market Information | Tagged February Hot Sheet, Hot Sheet, Building Industry Hot Sheet