General

Twin Cities Residential Construction Revs Up in July 2014

Posted on July 31, 2014
Residential permitting heated up in July, with permits running higher than during any month since October 2013. Planned units are up almost 30 percent in July 2014 over July 2013, and almost 14 percent over year-to-date.
Posted in BATC News, General, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Construction Permits, Shawn Nelson

June Hot Sheet

Posted on July 2, 2014
“Markets are gradually returning to normal levels of housing and economic activity. When we see more sustainable levels of job growth, this will unleash pent-up demand and bring more buyers into the marketplace.” - NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly Inside:
Posted in General, Market Information | Tagged June 2014 Hot Sheet, Hot Sheet, BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Housing Industry

Multi-Family Permits Boosts Twin Cities Residential Construction for June 2014

Posted on June 30, 2014
Residential construction permitting activity jumped again in June, with several large multi-family buildings leading the way. Permits for the month were down by over 16 percent from June 2013, but units were up by 37 percent.
Posted in BATC News, General, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Shawn Nelson, Residential Construction Permits

Twin Cities Residential Construction Slower in May, 2014

Posted on May 29, 2014
Residential construction permitting activity continued to show signs of slowing for the month of May, primarily in multi-family construction. Permits for the month were down about seven percent over May 2013 while units were down by 33 percent.
Posted in BATC News, General, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Residential Construction Permits, Shawn Nelson

Artisan Home Tour Fact Sheet

Posted on May 16, 2014
• The Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes is presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC). With 66 years of home tour experience, adding the Artisan Home Tour was a natural extension of the Parade of Homes brand.
Posted in BATC News, General, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Artisan Home Tour, Executive Homes, Luxury Homes, Parade Craze, Parade of Homes, Frank Roffers, Mark Nessett, Bruce Knutson, Artful Living Magazine

BATC and KARE 11 Break Ground on the New KARE 11 Backyard

Posted on May 6, 2014
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is pleased to be hosting a News Conference on Monday May 12, 2014 as ground is broken for the much-anticipated remodel of the KARE 11 Backyard.
Posted in BATC News, General | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, KARE 11, KARE 11 Backyard, Belinda Jensen

April Hot Sheet

Posted on May 1, 2014
“We see improving signs of new-home construction as we move into the spring buying season. The strongest recovery is in the Northeast and Midwest, where builders were hampered by severe winter weather earlier in the year.”
Posted in General, Market Information | Tagged April Hot Sheet, Hot Sheet, BATC Hot Sheet, Market News, Building Industry Hot Sheet

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