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HOME BUILDERS FOUNDATION BUILDS 20 RAMPS IN THREE DAYS FOR DENVER METRO RESIDENTS IN NEED OF ACCESS TO THEIR OWN HOMES

The Home Builders Foundation (HBF) recently executed the 8th Annual Blitz Build, which brought together over 200 volunteers to build wheelchair ramps for 20 Denver metro residents in just three days. This year’s Blitz Build recipients’ range in age from 8 years old to 87 years old. Projects were completed in Arvada, Aurora, Broomfield, Castle…

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920-home residential community breaks ground southeast of Denver

More than 900 single-family residential homes will sprout up in rural Elbert County over the next seven years as part of a new master-planned community. Craft Companies LLC broke ground Thursday on its Independence development in the northwest corner of the county. Tim Craft, principal of the Denver-based real estate firm, said more than $100…

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LAND PREPARATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY AT THE CANYONS BY SHEA HOMES

New Master-Planned Community in Douglas County on Track to Begin Sales in 2019 LONE TREE, Colo. – Aug. 22, 2018 – Shea Homes Colorado, the master developer of Highlands Ranch, BackCountry and Stepping Stone in Douglas County, has begun preparing the land and developing infrastructure at The Canyons, a 1,270-acre master-planned residential community located east…

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Half of US Homes Built before 1980

The median age of owner-occupied homes is 37 years, according to the latest data from the 2016 American Community Survey. Compared to a median age of 31 years in 2005, the U.S. owner-occupied housing stock is aging gradually. This aging trend is primarily because of modest gains in residential construction over the past decade. This…

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Final approach: Two decades in the making for Stapleton housing

Homes will soon rise in Stapleton’s 12th and final neighborhood, marking the beginning of the end of a two-decade boom for single-family home construction in Denver. Developer Forest City is about to release the first of 1,300 single-family lots just south of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge on land that once hosted the…

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New condo development hits the market in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood

Presales for 41 condos at 155 S. Monaco Parkway has begun, per Peter Kudla and Metropolitan Homes. Starting at $340,000, the condos are part of the Crestmoor Heights Development in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood. The most recent part of that development was 25 townhomes, priced from $600,000 to $750,000, all of which have sold. “There are…

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Is your Jobsite Ready for an OSHA Inspection?

Team up for Safety The JobSite Safety Committee is comprised of an experienced team of professionals dedicated to promoting and developing safe working environments in the home building industry. JobSite Safety Committee members work collectively to facilitate the goal of accident and injury free job sites by providing EDUCATION, TRAINING, SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS, and PEER SUPPORT. Committee members…

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Brookfield and Forest City Announce Acquisition Agreement

Brookfield Fund to Acquire Forest City for $25.35 per share in $11.4 Billion Transaction Portfolio Includes 18,500 Multifamily Units and 10.8 Million Square Feet of Prime Office, Life Science and Retail Space in Major Cities in the U.S. NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (“Brookfield”) (NYSE:BAM) (TSX:BAM.A)…

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Regulated Utilities Committee

What RUC can do for you, What can you do for RUC? The Regulated Utilities Committee (RUC) is a forum for HBA members to discuss land development, home building and utility coordination issues. Committee members work hard to maintain good relationships with local dry utility representatives, including Black Hills Energy, Xcel Energy, IREA, United Power, CenturyLink, Comcast…

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TRI POINTE BRANDS SCORE BIG IN WORKPLACE AWARDS

Company and its divisions take six titles bestowed by regional publications. TRI Pointe Group® (NYSE:TPH) announced today that the company and six of its home building divisions are the recipients of top workplace awards for 2018. Along with TRI Pointe Group, the divisions receiving accolades include: Maracay, Pardee Homes Los Angeles/Ventura, Quadrant Homes, TRI Pointe Homes…

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