BATC News

More than 600 expected for Housing Day at the Capitol

Posted on February 22, 2017
Media Advisory: Minnesota Home Building Industry and REALTORS Join Forces at the Capitol to Promote Homeownership
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Housing Day at the Capitol, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota Homeownership Initiative

Facts About the Spring 2017 Parade of Homes

Posted on February 10, 2017
The Spring Parade of Homes, in its 69th year, is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). This tour offers 481 new homes to tour, open March 4 through April 2, Thursdays through Sundays from noon to 6:00 pm.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC Foundation, Aspect Design Build, Traditions by Donnay Homes, Sustainable 9 Design+ Build, Pillar Homes Partner, MN Green Path, Holiday Stationstores, Semler Construction, The Tile Shop

Spring 2017 Parade of Homes Cover Features Local Home Buyers

Posted on February 10, 2017
The Parade of Homes Guidebook once again presents the story of a real family’s new home adventure as its cover feature. This Spring, we showcase three brothers and their families who each decided to build with Robert Thomas Homes to be able to live near one another in homes they love.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes | Tagged Robert Thomas Homes, Spirit of BrandtjenFarm, Argenta Hills, The Tile Shop

Parade of Homes’ Green Path Energy Tour Helps Home Buyers Better Understand Home Energy Use

Posted on February 10, 2017
The Spring 2017 Parade of Homes is again featuring a tour-within-a-tour that highlights those homes that have been independently energy tested.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes, MN Green Path | Tagged Minnesota's Green Path, Home Performance Report, Xcel Energy, The Tile Shop

Four Artisan Dream Homes in the Spring Parade of Homes Benefit the BATC Foundation

Posted on February 10, 2017
This Spring, the public has an opportunity to help area families in need when they visit four BATC Foundation Artisan Dream Homes during the Parade of Homes.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes, BATC Foundation | Tagged Artisan Dream Homes, Traditions by Donnay Homes, Aspect Design Build, Sustainable 9 Design+ Build, Pillar Homes Partner

BATC Foundation Builds Heart in Housing

Posted on February 10, 2017
For more than 20 years, the BATC Foundation has tapped the talents and resources of the member builders, remodelers, and suppliers of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities to help families who otherwise might not have the opportunity to have a safe and affordable home.
Posted in BATC News, Parade of Homes, Remodelers Showcase, BATC Foundation | Tagged BATC Foundation, Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, Soderbeck Design & Construction, Bachman's, Florstar Sales, FoalPoint Flooring Cabinets & Design, Lake Country Builders, Lyman Lumber, Showcase Renovations

Twin Cities Residential Construction Starts Strong in 2017

Posted on January 26, 2017
Coming off of a strong 2016, residential construction continued to grow for the first month of the new year.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities Housing Market, Residential Building Permits

The Builders Association of the Twin Cities Names Bob Michels its 2017 BATC President

Posted on January 25, 2017
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) inducted its 2017 President and Board of Directors at its annual dinner meeting held at the St. Paul Hotel Tuesday night.
Posted in BATC News | Tagged Builders Aociation of the Twin Cities, Board Induction, 2017 Board

January 2017 Hot Sheet

Posted on January 18, 2017
INSIDE THE JANUARY HOT SHEET “Residential construction is an integral part of our economy, with the fastest growing in employment in 2016. While we are optimistic, we are still concerned with several factors that are holding housing
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged January Hot Sheet, Twin Cities Market Information, Housing Data, Housing Economy

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