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

Lennar Tops the List of Twin Cities Builders for 11th Year in a Row

Posted on March 31, 2017
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 2016. Lennar has held the top spot since 2006.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information

Another Strong Home Building Surge in March

Posted on March 30, 2017
For the fourth month in a row, home building activity continues to break 10-year old permit number records. March total permits are up nearly 30 percent over this month last year, while units are up nearly 50 percent over March 2016.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged March Housing Permits, Permit Data, Twin Cities Housing Market, Housing Data, Residential Building Permits

The March Hot Sheet

Posted on March 22, 2017
INSIDE THE MARCH HOT SHEET “Some pull back in housing production is unsurprising after an overly strong multifamily reading last month. As we move forward in 2017, we can expect the multifamily sector to continue to stabilize and
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged 2017 hot sheet, Twin Cities Housing Market, Housing Economy, Builders Aociation of the Twin Cities

Remodelers Showcase Guidebook Shares Real Remodeling Stories

Posted on March 2, 2017
Having your home remodeled is a great way to remain in the community you love while recreating your home to fit your family better. Hiring a professional remodeler like those that participate in the Remodelers Showcase, will minimize stress and maximize satisfaction.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase | Tagged Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, TJB Homes, PURE Design Environments, Nor-Son, AMEK Custom Builders, Durst and Gans Building Corp., Marvin Windows and Doors

Spring 2017 Features Three BATC Foundation Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes

Posted on March 2, 2017
During each Remodelers Showcase tour, BATC’s charitable arm, the BATC Foundation, selects very special Remodelers Showcase homes as their Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes. The public is invited to help area families in need by visiting these homes, which require a $5.00 donation to enter.
Posted in BATC News, General, Remodelers Showcase, BATC Foundation | Tagged Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, Woodstone Renovation, Otogawa-Anschel Design-Build, Vujovich Design Build, BATC Foundation, Marvin Windows and Doors