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Louisville High-Rise Coming Fall 2020

A new student housing complex was approved and set for an opening date Fall 2020. The Marshall Louisville will sit on a 1.5 acre lot and will have 231 fully furnished units, with 591 beds. The high-rise building will have 10 floors, with attached parking on the first two floors, and a large penthouse spanning…

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BSB Design Wins 3 North State BIA MAME Awards

With the help of BlackPine Communities and The Spanos Company, BSB Design won 3 Awards last weekend in the 43rd Annual North State Building Industry Association – Major Achievements in Marketing and Excellence (MAME) Awards. Click here to view all the winners. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home — Under 2,000 sq. ft. Farmhouse at Willow Creek …

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Townhomes on The Rise

Imagine: The American Dream. What are you picturing: A white picket fence, beautiful large windows with window boxes, corbel detailing, 3-car attached front load garage? Maybe not anymore…Townhomes are on the rise for two specific market segments: younger Baby Boomers and Millennials. At first glance, it’s odd to think Boomers and Millennials could have anything…

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2018 DSM Home Show Trends

If you missed this year’s Des Moines Home Show, don’t fear! We want to share our insight about the latest trends, fads, and fan favorites from the event. We toured each of the six custom-built homes presented at this year’s show and saw things we expected, loved, and were pleasantly surprised by. Here’s a recap of our…

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BSB Design Wins ARC Award

BSB Design won an ARC Award for Best Architectural Design – Modern Home $1 Million to $1.5 Million. To see a list of all 2018 winners, click here. This custom home successfully utilized bold angles of shed rooflines to reinforce the modern theme, along with the use of traditional materials mixed with industrial elements and…

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Smaller, Smarter Designs that Sell

Small homes with great design and functional floor plans can be built and sold for profit at attainable price points. But enticing millions of potential first-time homebuyers to make a purchase requires a new product approach. As price points decrease, design and spec level remain crucial. For many builders, the math just never seems to…

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