Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 2014 Twin Cities Residential Construction Remains Tentative

Posted on September 30, 2014
Residential construction in the region continues to under perform expectations, with total year-to-date planned units permitted dropping behind 2013 for the first time. Planned units were down over eight percent for the year, while single family permits were down by 7.5 percent.
Posted in BATC News, General, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Construction Permits, Shawn Nelson, Parade of Homes

Housing First Fund Releases its First Series of Ads in Governor’s and Minnesota House Races

Posted on September 12, 2014
For Immediate Release Contact: Katie Eldred (651-697-7567) katie@batc.org The Governor’s Race and Five Metro House Races Featured in Digital Ads
Posted in BATC News, General, Advocacy | Tagged BATC, advocacy, Housing First, 2014 Legislative Session, Shawn Nelson, Governor Mark Dayton, Ryan Rutzick, Roz Peterson, Andrea Todd-Harlin, Kirk Stensrud, Stacey Stout

Fall 2014 Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase Opens September 26

Posted on September 9, 2014
In its 27th year, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is proud to present the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase. This fall visitors can tour 61 gorgeous remodeled homes on September 26th from 1:00 to 7:00 pm and September 27-28 from noon to 6:00 pm.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, BATC Foundation, KARE 11 Backyard, Bob Michels Construction

2014 Fall Remodelers Showcase Facts

Posted on September 9, 2014
• The Fall Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase is presented by the professional members of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). • The Remodelers Showcase has been held in the Twin Cities for 27 years.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, BATC Foundation, Bob Michels Construction, Marvin Windows and Doors

Remodelers Showcase Features Remodeling Story of Young Widow

Posted on September 9, 2014
This resilient young woman made the decision to remodel the home she shared with her late husband. Her story is a touching reminder that our homes are a place for love and healing.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, Ohana Construction

Gorgeous Dream Remodeled Home Featured in Fall Remodelers Showcase

Posted on September 9, 2014
Each event, BATC’s charitable arm, the BATC Foundation, selects the most exceptional Parade Homes and Remodelers Showcase remodeled homes as their Dream Homes and Dream Remodeled Homes.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase | Tagged BATC, Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, Bob Michels Construction, Special Spaces Minneapolis

August Hot Sheet

Posted on September 2, 2014
"With interest rates near historically low levels and strengthening job growth, now continues to be a great opportunity to buy a home." Kevin Kelly, NAHB chairman and home builder and developer from Wilmington, Del
Posted in General, Market Information | Tagged August Hot Sheet, Hot Sheet, 2014 Hot Sheet, BATC, Building Industry Data