Monthly Archives: May 2014

Twin Cities Residential Construction Slower in May, 2014

Posted on May 29, 2014
Residential construction permitting activity continued to show signs of slowing for the month of May, primarily in multi-family construction. Permits for the month were down about seven percent over May 2013 while units were down by 33 percent.
Posted in BATC News, General, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Construction Permits, Shawn Nelson

Artisan Home Tour Fact Sheet

Posted on May 16, 2014
• The Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). With 66 years of home tour experience, adding the Artisan Home Tour was a natural extension of the Parade of Homes brand.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Home Tour, Executive Homes, Luxury Homes, Parade Craze, Parade of Homes, Frank Roffers, Mark Nessett, Bruce Knutson, Artful Living Magazine

BATC FOUNDATION BENEFITS FROM ARTISAN HOME TOUR TICKET SALES

Posted on May 16, 2014
Visitors to the new Artisan Home Tour will help support the BATC Foundation, the charitable arm of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) with every ticket they purchase.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes, BATC Foundation | Tagged BATC, BATC Foundation, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Zack Mohs

BATC and Partners Break Ground on the New KARE 11 Backyard

Posted on May 6, 2014
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is pleased to be hosting a News Conference on Monday May 12, 2014 as ground is broken for the much-anticipated remodel of the KARE 11 Backyard.

BATC and KARE 11 Break Ground on the New KARE 11 Backyard

Posted on May 6, 2014
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is pleased to be hosting a News Conference on Monday May 12, 2014 as ground is broken for the much-anticipated remodel of the KARE 11 Backyard.
Posted in BATC News, General | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, KARE 11, KARE 11 Backyard, Belinda Jensen

April Hot Sheet

Posted on May 1, 2014
“We see improving signs of new-home construction as we move into the spring buying season. The strongest recovery is in the Northeast and Midwest, where builders were hampered by severe winter weather earlier in the year.”
Posted in General, Market Information | Tagged April Hot Sheet, Hot Sheet, BATC Hot Sheet, Market News, Building Industry Hot Sheet

April 2014 Twin Cities Residential Construction Activity Continues Relatively Flat

Posted on May 1, 2014
Permitting activity for new residential construction showed a slight drop for the month of April 2014, keeping overall year-to-date activity relatively flat. The month saw single-family permits down about three percent, permits down by six percent and units down by nine percent.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Housing permits, Shawn Nelson, Parade of Homes