Spring 2014 Parade of Homes(sm) Opens  March 1st

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The Parade of Homes, presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, will open for touring March 1st, 2014. The tour, in its 66th year, once again welcomes area families looking for new homes, but also anyone interested in seeing the latest trends in home building. As the market has improved, builders are excited to offer new neighborhoods and new designs. A complete Press Kit will be sent shortly.

What: Spring Parade of Homes(sm) featuring 390 new homes

When: March 1-30, 2014; Open noon to 6pm Thursdays through Sundays


Free Guidebooks available at Holiday Stationstores; and online at ParadeofHomes.org beginning February 15,2014

All the homes are free to tour with the exception of three Dream Homes which benefit the BATC Foundation. The three Dream Homes are:
~ #361, BohLand Homes, 18425 – 8th Avenue N., Plymouth at $2,200,000
~ #297, Hendel Homes, 17737 Maple Hill Rd., Woodland at $2,249,000
~ #282, TC Homebuilders, Inc., 5213 Dundee Road, Edina at $2,495,000

170 Parade Homes(sm) will also be featured on the Green Path Energy Tour in partnership with by Xcel Energy — with independent energy testing and a MN Green Path Home Performance Report (HPR) that provides easy to understand and compare information (like a new car’s Miles Per Gallon Sticker).

The Spring Parade of Homes is sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.


The Builders Association of the Twin Cities is the leading voice for builders and remodelers. BATC represents 1,100 builders, remodelers, developers and industry suppliers with a mission of helping its members grow their businesses through marketing, advocacy and industry connections. BATC is widely recognized as a powerful force at the state Legislature and with state regulatory agencies. It’s also known for its twice-a-year signature events: The Parade of HomesSM and Remodelers Showcase®. In addition, BATC offers Minnesota’s Green Path, a growing new home and remodeling certification program providing healthy, durable, energy-efficient homes to buyers and homeowners.