BATC News

BATC Foundation Builds Heart in Housing

Posted on August 15, 2016
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 Artisan Dream Homes, Artisan Dream Remodeled Homes, HomeAid America, HomeAid Minnesota, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities

BATC Young Professionals and SPAAR to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Free Little Library Project in Apple Valley

Posted on August 1, 2016
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities Young Professionals Committee, partnering with Saint Paul Area Association of Realtors Community Engagement Committee, are thrilled to announce a new joint venture that is bringing Free Little Libraries to several area communities.
Posted in BATC News | Tagged BATC YP, Young Professionals, Free Little Library, Apple Valley

Twin Cities Residential Construction Continues to Climb

Posted on July 28, 2016
After a strong June, Twin Cities residential construction activity returned to more measured growth in July. With the help of several large multifamily projects, permitted units for the month were up 25 percent compared to July 2015.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities Housing Data, Housing Market, Residential Building Permits, New Home Construction

The July Hot Sheet

Posted on July 8, 2016
INSIDE THE JULY HOT SHEET “Builder confidence rose this month and single-family housing starts are up roughly 10 percent from a year ago — two indicators that we can expect further growth in housing production this year. However,
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged July Hot Sheet, Housing Data Twin Cities, Market Data, New Construction

Twin Cities Residential Construction Hits 9-Year High

Posted on June 29, 2016
Roseville, MN (June 28, 2016) – With the help of a surge in single-family construction, June saw the most housing permits pulled in a single month since 2007.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities Housing Market, Residential Building Permits, Permit Data, Housing Data Twin Cities, Builders Association of the Twin Cities

BATC Young Professionals and SPAAR to Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Free Little Library Project in Oakdale

Posted on June 29, 2016
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities Young Professionals Committee, partnering with Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS® community engagement committee, are thrilled to announce a new joint venture that is bringing free little libraries to several area communities.
Posted in BATC News | Tagged Builders Association of the Twin Cities, SPAAR, Young Professionals, Free Little Library, Community Engagement

June 2016 Hot Sheet

Posted on June 3, 2016
INSIDE THE JUNE HOT SHEET “Though housing construction data is relatively flat for the beginning of 2016, we anticipate a ramping up of housing production during the rest of the year, given a strengthening job market, low mortgage interest rates and favorable demographics,”
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged 2016 Hot Sheet, Building Industry Market News, Housing Data Twin Cities

Twin Cities Residential Construction Continues Strong Pace

Posted on May 31, 2016
An increase in single-family production in May helped put 2016 on pace to be one of the strongest starts to the year for residential construction since 2007. Month-over-month May permits pulled were up 38 percent compared to 2015 and units were up 60 percent.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged Twin Cities Building Stats, Twin Cities Housing Market, Residential Building Permits, Housing Data Twin Cities, Market Information

Artisan Home Tour Supports BATC Foundation — Building Heart in Housing

Posted on May 13, 2016
Visitors to the 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, General, Parade of Homes, BATC Foundation | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, BATC Foundation, Building Heart in Housing, HomeAid Twin Cities, An Evening of Dreams, Swanson Homes, Artisan Home Tour

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