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Category: Trends

Trendsetting Infill Projects for Every Buyer

Whether your target market is first-time homebuyers, move-up families or single professionals, there’s a trendy yet timeless infill project for all! Avion at Denver Connection For many buyers, these homes exceeded all expectations within a very attainable price point, leading to a spike in sales. The community offers single family attached or detached product for…

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living room and dining room, open and spacious floor plan with large seamless entrance to backyard
living room and dining room, open and spacious floor plan with large seamless entrance to backyard

Indoor/Outdoor Living Spaces That Impress

The days of unfolding a few lawn chairs on the patio and calling it “outdoor living” are long gone. Today’s outdoor living areas are extensions of the interior that represent a key selling feature for most buyers. Every year, demand for increased connectivity between indoor and outdoor spaces seems to grow. Capitalizing on that demand…

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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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Finding Success with Modern Prairie Elevations

When Midwest builders wanted to introduce an updated look to their portfolios, they found success with the clean, minimalist look of the modern prairie style. Buyers have immediately gravitated to the contemporary feel, which commonly includes low-pitched hip roofs, horizontal window elements, and earth-toned colors and accents. The result is an eye-catching elevation that feels…

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The Benefits of Multigenerational Living

A growing trend in the housing industry is multigenerational living. According to PEW research, 1 in 5 households are multigenerational. These growing numbers are reminiscent of the 1950s when multigenerational households were at 21 percent before the current day lifestyle took over. BSB Design has a solution that makes multigenerational living enjoyable for everyone under…

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Designs that Appeal to Baby Boomers & Millennials

Our last blog post highlighted some of the key differences in the housing preferences of Boomers and Millennials. By understanding these differences, we can create flexible floor plans that will appeal to both generations. DESIGN FEATURES FOR BOTH GENERATIONS SMALLER HOMES Boomers are at the age where they may be ready to downsize, or maybe…

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5 Trends to Ace Student Housing Amenities

“Intentional design should be focused through the belief that space is inextricably tied to use, place, and social custom.” – Mark Mitchell On February 13th and 14th, professionals in the student housing industry came together for NAA’s Campus Connex event covering student housing amenity trends. The event included a panel of four people: Chris Coleman…

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