BATC News

May Hot Sheet

Posted on May 15, 2017
INSIDE THE MAY HOT SHEET “Strong homebuilding activity is a great sign for all of Minnesota, but our builders are still struggling to create entry-level housing, a key part of the housing market. We are working with the MN REALTORS
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged May Hot Sheet, Housing Data Twin Cities, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Building Industry Data, Residential Building Permits

Facts About the 2017 Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes®

Posted on May 3, 2017
The Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). A natural extension of the Parade of Homes brand, the Artisan Home Tour was launched in 2014 and allows high-end builders and remodelers a chance to show their most
Posted in BATC News, General | Tagged BATC Foundation, Artisan Home Tour, Bachman's, Holiday Stationstores, Parade Craze, Artful Living Magazine

Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes® FAQs

Posted on May 3, 2017
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) ticketed, high-end home event, the Artisan Home Tour, will launch its fourth annual tour on June 9th. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through June 25th, the tour features 19 new homes plus two high-end remodels open the final weekend.
Posted in BATC News, General | Tagged Artisans Home Tour, Bachman's, Holiday Stationstores, Parade Craze, BATC Foundation

Artisan Home Tour Supports BATC Foundation — Building Heart in Housing

Posted on May 3, 2017
Visitors to the Artisan Home Tour will help support the BATC Foundation, the charitable arm of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). A portion of proceeds from each Artisan ticket sold will be donated to the Foundation to help continue their good work.
Posted in BATC News, General, BATC Foundation | Tagged Artisan Home Tour, BATC Foundation, Stonewood LLC, Special Spaces Minneapolis, Ispiri LLC, Lennar, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

Technical Fix Removes Sprinklers from Twin Homes

Posted on May 2, 2017
Governor Mark Dayton signed bipartisan housing legislation Tuesday fixing technical language and removing the sprinkler mandate on twin homes. The legislation directs the Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) to modify Minnesota’s Building Code to match the national building code.
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Sprinkler Mandate, Twin Homes, MN Department of Labor and Industry

Hot Spring for Twin Cities Home Builders

Posted on April 26, 2017
Roseville, MN – After five years of relatively flat permit numbers, Twin Cities residential construction is pacing for a year of serious growth. Year to date permits are up 25 percent over 2016, and permitted units are up 62 percent over this time last year.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged April Permit Numbers, Twin Cities Housing Market, Twin Cities Housing Data, New Construction

The April Hot Sheet

Posted on April 20, 2017
INSIDE THE APRIL HOT SHEET “While there is an increasing demand for housing inventory, our builders are facing serious roadblocks trying to construct more entry-level homes. We are working with the MN REALTORS this year at the
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged April Hot Sheet, Twin Cities Market Information, Twin Cities Housing Data, Minnesota Housing Market

In Case You Missed It: Housing Affordability Crisis Illustrated in Sunday Article

Posted on April 17, 2017
Home buyers in the Twin Cities face price challenges that place homeownership out of reach for far too many. According to a Sunday report by the St. Paul Pioneer Press, “Outside coastal states like New York and California, the Twin Cities was No.
Posted in BATC News | Tagged Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Housing Data, Housing Regulation, Twin Cities Home Builders

Media Advisory: 2017 Builders Remodelers Show to Showcase the latest Products and Services of the Homebuilding Industry

Posted on April 11, 2017
Housing industry members from across the Twin Cities will convene at the Minneapolis Convention Center April 11th for the 35th annual Builders and Remodelers Show (BRS), the largest building industry product show in the Upper Midwest.
Posted in BATC News, Builders & Remodelers Show | Tagged BRS 2017, Builders and Remodelers Show, Twin Cities Home Builders, Home Building Industry

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