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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

David Siegel

CR E AT I V E SE RV I CE S DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & CREATIVE

Dawnita Parmely

EDITOR & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Laura Burt

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Hannah Swan

ADVERTISING & SPONSORSHIP FULFILLMENT COORDINATOR

Laurie Spartz

2018 B ATC-HOU S ING F IR S T MINN E S OTA EXECUTIVE BOARD ::

BOARD OF DIRECTORS ::

PRESIDENT

ADVOCACY CHAIR

BUILDER VICE PRESIDENT

AMBASSADOR CHAIR

Tom Wiener Cardinal Homebuilders, Inc. John Rask M/I Homes

TREASURER

Gary Kraemer John Kraemer & Sons, Inc. ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT

Dennis Galligan In-Focus Systems

PAST ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT

Charlie Bradburn ABC – Millwork Division SECRETARY

Carla Warner Warners’ Stellian Appliance

Bill Burgess Lennar

Pattie Martin Twin City Fireplace & Stone Company, Inc.

ARTISAN HOME TOUR CHAIR

Scott Busyn Great Neighborhood Homes, Inc.

LARGE VOLUME BUILDERS CHAIR

Jim Slaikeu D.R. Horton, Inc.Minnesota PARADE OF HOMES CHAIR

Tim Fohr M/I Homes

DIGITAL/GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Adora Vang

CREATIVE SERVICES & TECH COORDINATOR

Casey Scozzari

PAST PRESIDENTS ADVISORY COUNCIL CHAIR

Rich Riemersma Zawadski Homes, Inc. REMODELERS COMMITTEE CHAIR

James Julkowski Julkowski, Inc. SMALL VOLUME BUILDERS CHAIR

Art Pratt Pratt Homes

MEMBER AT LARGE

Todd Stutz Robert Thomas Homes, Inc.

MEMBER AT LARGE

Ron Smith Shaw/Stewart Lumber Co.

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Bob Michels Michels Homes

A DVO CACY DIRECTOR OF ADVOCACY

F I NA NCE , ME MB E R SHIP & A D MI NI ST R AT I ON

James Vagle

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & DEVELOPMENT

POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Janice Meyer

Mark Foster

Tammi Hall

REGULATORY AFFAIRS MANAGER

MEMBERSHIP MANAGER

Heather Griffis

Nick Erickson

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Mary Schweich

Katie Elfstrom ADVOCACY COORDINATOR

Kate Wigley

B ATC- H O U SI NG F I R ST MI NNE SOTA F O U NDAT I ON

ME E T I NG & E V E NT S

FOUNDATION MANAGER

MEETING & EVENT MANAGER

Donnie Brown

MEETING & EVENT COORDINATOR

Shelly Barrett

FOUNDATION COORDINATOR

Nicole Coon

Emily Petermann A DV E RT I SI NG & SA L ES

ADVERTISING DIRECTORY ::

E D U CAT I ON

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Arrow Building Center.............inside front cover

In-Focus Systems...................... inside back cover

Bell Bank Mortgage............................................... 31

James Hardie Building Products..........................5

Black Hawk Garage Door...................................... 61 Brock White Company......................................... 55 Brush Masters....................................................... 35 Builders FirstSource............................................. 13 CenterPoint Energy......................................... 11, 69 Central Marble Products, Inc.............................. 71 Christian Brothers Cabinets............................... 63 Cityscape Painting Contractors, Inc................. 55 Corporate 4 Insurance Agency, Inc.................... 17 Cosentino Center-Minneapolis......................... 53 DSG & Aspire Design Showroom Gallery.......... 61 Elevations................................................................. 9 Erosion Works........................................................ 77

Lampert Lumber.................................................... 27 Lyman Lumber Co.................................................. 17

EDUCATION & SPECIAL PROGRAMS MANAGER

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INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

Kori Meewes Brad Meewes

EDUCATION & SPECIAL PROGRAMS ASSISTANT

Trisha Johnson

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Ferguson Enterprises........................................... 25

Synergy Products............................ 69, back cover

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14 :: Letter from the Director of Advocacy

38 :: Calendar of Events

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ADVOCACY

6 :: Letter from the Executive Director 8 :: Letter from the President 10 :: BATC.org Redesign 10 :: Find the Nail 12 :: Elite Sponsors

16 :: Legislative Advocacy 20 :: Regulatory Advocacy 22 :: Legal Advocacy 24 :: Issue & Local Advocacy

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MARKETING & EVENTS 40 :: Upcoming Events: The BIG Night

Green Path Building Conference Member Buck Auction The Launch Party Builders & Remodelers Show

50 :: Parade of Homes

30 :: Hot Sheet

51 :: Artisan Home Tour

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EDUCATION 32 :: Contractor University 34 :: Ask the Building Inspector 36 :: Resultants for Business: Can You Keep Joe?

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28 :: Electoral Advocacy

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ON THE COVER :: Golfers making their way to the next hole at the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Golf Open

HAPPY HOUR :: Industry partners gather for a refreshing beverage at Excelsior Brewing for BATC-Housing First Minnesota’s new Happy Hour series! More on page 62

BATCHOUSING FIRST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION 66 :: MACV Project Update

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MEMBERSHIP

52 :: Responding to Social Media Attacks

68 :: Letter from the Ambassadors

54 :: Photo Galleries:

69 :: Endorsed Programs

Member Bash

70 :: New Members

Golf Open Housing Day at the Fair Kickstart Happy Hours: West & East Side

64 :: BATC-Housing First Minnesota in the Media

72 :: Member News 74 :: Update Your Directory 75 :: Directory of Members

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LETTER FROM THE ED DAVID SIEGEL :: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BATC-HOUSING FIRST MINNESOTA

Making Valuable Connections My goodness, what a change I’ve seen in the mood of our industry. People are once again feeling positive about their business and are eager to network with their peers. That’s why we’ve added four regional happy hours across the Twin Cities to our calendar. We’re presenting our members the all-important opportunity to build and strengthen connections.

So why add these casual member mixers? It helps us meet our mission. As the leading voice for builders and remodelers, we help our members build their businesses through marketing, advocacy and industry connections. Events such as these are important. We are the glue that brings together this industry, and unites us as a powerhouse in so many ways.

We add these four regional get-togethers to an already full calendar. Just to remind us all of our networking opportunities, we have Member Kickstart every other month; BRS, our Foundation Gala, Contractor University, and Housing Day at the Capitol in the spring; the Member Bash in June; Golf in August and September; the Clay Shoot, Green Path Conference and the BIG Night in October; the Member Buck Auction in the November; and the Launch Party in December. And let’s not forget that these are interspersed among the Spring and Fall Parade of Homes and Remodelers Showcase and the Artisan Home Tour in June.

But as the saying goes, you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. In other words, these events are only as successful as you make them. It’s frustrating when I talk to a member who says they got no value from the association, but when pressed, admits that they didn’t attend anything or participate in any way. So as we arrive at the fourth quarter of this year, make it a priority to engage in your association. All of our events are on the BATC-Housing First Minnesota calendar on our website. Visit the site (BATC.org) and mark your calendars for this fall and the coming year.

We’ve already planned out the entirety of 2019, and when you lay all of our activities out on a calendar, it’s impressive (and a bit overwhelming).

Join us at our regional happy hours and our other events. We want to see you and take joy in providing you the opportunity to grow your business.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR :: See a list of upcoming events on page 38

FIND MORE AT BATC.ORG :: Visit our website for event details and registration.

DAVID SIEGEL :: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BATC-HOUSING FIRST MINNESOTA

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Collaboration Yields Strong Results As I began my year as your president, I stressed to our board of directors and our staff my goal of collaboration. I put great value on productive partnerships in my own business, and I’ve seen the positive results. That same philosophy of partnership has served me well in my leadership roles with organizations, and I emphasized the power of working together with our board and staff this year. So as we enter the last quarter of this year and my term as your president comes to a close, I thought I’d reflect on the partnerships and collaboration we’ve strengthened during this past year.

TOM WIENER :: PRESIDENT BATC-HOUSING FIRST MINNESOTA

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PROJECT BUILD MINNESOTA Nearly three years ago, BATC-Housing First Minnesota brought together a wide array of construction-related associations to address the workforce challenge. That effort ultimately led to a working group under The Builders Group, which spawned the creation of Project Build Minnesota. We officially incorporated Project Build Minnesota this year, kicking off the new enterprise in January. It is a tremendous collaborative effort with BATC-Housing First Minnesota, Minnesota Builders Exchange, The Builders Group and Associated Building Contractors as its founders. If you haven’t yet seen the website, take a look at ProjectBuildMN.org. You’ll be impressed. Then let our staff team know if you are interested in serving on a speakers bureau (contact education and special programs assistant, Trisha Johnson, at Trisha@BATC.org). Project Build Minnesota is a powerful example of collaboration. PARTNERSHIP WITH THE REALTORS® Our partnership and collaboration with the Minnesota, Minneapolis and St. Paul associations of REALTORS has continued to strengthen. What a powerful advocacy voice we create regarding the value of homeownership. Our second Housing Day at the Capitol was a great success, and we enjoyed our continued partnership as we advanced our Housing Affordability Act, which seeks to address the regulatory challenges home building faces. And we had another great Housing Day at the Fair this year. FOUNDATION PROJECTS POSSIBLE WITH COLLABORATION Our BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation provides another great model of collaboration. For example, we completely redid eight housing units in an

old Minneapolis building for Avivo, which serves women in recovery who are housed with their children. Three different build partners were engaged (Crystal Kitchen, Soderberg Apartment Services and The Kingdom Builders), dozens of trade partners and Avivo contributed as well. Similarly, the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation and Lennar constructed a home for homeless veterans in partnership with Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans. More than 90 trade partners were engaged. Talk about collaboration. ELECTORAL ADVOCACY We’ve been deeply engaged with our partner business associations and chambers in the 2018 elections. These include the Minnesota Association of Auto Dealers, AgriGrowth Minnesota, the Minnesota Grocers Association, Hospitality Minnesota, Minnesota Association of REALTORS, the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Business Partnership. All of us seek to bring business-friendly candidates into office and we find those can be most effective if we do so collaboratively. It’s been a year of collaboration and partnership on behalf of our association, our industry and our members. We’ve also had great collaboration on our board of directors and I want to thank our engaged leaders. And an association can only be successful with a powerful collaboration between the volunteer leadership and our staff. We enjoy a wonderful staff here at the association that is tremendously passionate about our industry. Our staff-volunteer collaboration is yet another key to our successes this year. I want to thank my family and my coworkers at Cardinal for giving me the support I’ve needed to serve as your president this year. It has been a great experience. Onward.

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local HVAC company, as well as volunteering with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday mornings. Now in his mid30s, he hopes that his push to further his education later in life will encourage others to do the same.

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Q3

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Governor’s task force recommendation

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it’s been a busy third quarter! The homeownership and housing affordability debate is entering a new phase, and BATCHousing First Minnesota is driving the discussion. Our role as the leading voice has never been more important, as local, regional, and state policymakers wrestle with the housing challenges facing our state. We do this with a modern, comprehensive advocacy program

In the Q3 update you will see highlights from all areas of advocacy program, please visit our social media channels for breaking news as it happens. As always, we welcome your feedback and participation to join the movement as the homebuilding and remodeling industry’s leading voice. Onward,

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LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY BATC-Housing First Minnesota seeks to share the impact of current and proposed legislation with elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. We work to influence the process to ensure that our builders and remodelers can continue to build safe, durable homes at a price families can afford. Through data, testimony, one-on-one conversations, grassroots engagement, position statements and by providing background materials, we gain elected officials’ support for legislation that promotes housing, homeownership, homebuilding and remodeling.

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Gov. Mark Dayton’s Housing Task Force Since January, a task force established by Gov. Mark Dayton has been examining the high cost of housing in Minnesota. Staff has been present at all Task Force meetings and meetings of its Homeownership Work Group. This summer, BATC-Housing First Minnesota sent a letter to the Task Force, saying its initial recommendations did little to address the lack of inventory and the inability to build at lower price points in the state. BATC-Housing First Minnesota heard from Task Force members that our outreach helped to change the direction of the final report.

The Task Force’s Final Report The Governor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability released its report titled “More Places to Call Home: Investing in Minnesota’s Future” on Aug. 21. Among the recommendations included in the report is a call to build 300,000 new homes by 2030, the creation of a regulatory review panel and addressing the industry-wide labor crisis.

Throughout the Task Force process, BATC-Housing First Minnesota advocated for solving our housing supply challenges by increasing affordability across the housing market. We are pleased to see the Task Force embrace the core of this approach, which begins with evaluating regulations and land policies to directly address affordability.

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Gearing up for Session As we look toward the 2019 legislative session we expect this report to have an impact on the housing affordability discussion. BATC-Housing First Minnesota worked during the past legislative biennium to advance the Minnesota Homeownership Initiative, a collection of common sense proposals aimed at increasing homeownership and housing affordability for all Minnesotans. We look forward to continuing our work with local, regional and state policy makers. The hard work of addressing the cost drivers impacting housing affordability now enters a new phase. As the leading voice for homebuilding and remodeling, BATC-Housing First Minnesota is pleased to see other stakeholders ready to join us in addressing this critical challenge facing all Minnesotans.

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More Places to Call Home: Investing in Minnesota’s Future

Goals and Recommendations

COMMIT TO HOMES AS A PRIORITY Create a broader and stronger public commitment to the urgent need for more homes that are more affordable to more Minnesotans. Like roads and bridges, homes are building blocks—assets that will be around for decades. By investing in our homes, we improve outcomes in education, health, and economic opportunity. Homes are our starting place.

PRESERVE THE HOMES WE HAVE

BUILD MORE HOMES

INCREASE HOME STABILITY

LINK HOMES AND SERVICES

Keep the homes we already have, especially those that are most affordable.

Build 300,000 new homes by 2030, across all types, prices, and locations to stabilize prices and meet demand.

Assist twice as many people at risk of losing their homes because of rent increases, evictions, and heavy cost burdens.

Build stronger links between where we live and the services we may need to live stable lives.

Let’s begin by securing our existing assets. The most cost-effective way to provide homes that are affordable for Minnesotans is to maintain and preserve the homes and apartments we already have.

Minnesota has built a reputation of livability and opportunity, with homes people can afford as a key ingredient. To ensure our neighborhoods and communities remain strong and healthy, we need to use all the tools and innovation at our disposal to enable the private sector to build to meet the demand.

1.1 Launch a public-private partnership to forecast demand, set goals and measure progress.

2.1 Expand and streamline existing rental rehabilitation programs to preserve critical rental assets.

3.1 Position Minnesota as a national leader in the advancement of housing innovation and technology.

1.2 Create dedicated, permanent funding sources for affordable homes in addition to current funding sources.

2.2 Incentivize private-market owners to keep rental units affordable to low-wage families by using targeted support from local and state government.

3.2 Grow the pool of talent in Minnesota’s building trades to enable the sector to meet current and future demand.

1.3 Invite all Minnesotans to recognize homes as a central and critical part of the economic and social well-being of all residents and communities in Minnesota.

2.3 Support and expand existing homerehabilitation tools and programs at the state and local levels to serve more homeowners who need to make improvements. 2.4 Substantially increase support for rehabilitation of public housing, much of which is experiencing notable deterioration.

3.3 Increase the capacity of local leaders to implement tools and solutions to address the home-affordability needs of their communities. 3.4 Expand the range of housing types across Minnesota communities. 3.5 Create a statewide review panel to evaluate regulations related to building standards, land use, and environmental stewardship for their impact on housing affordability.

When you lose your home, you lose your community—and the consequences of this major life disruption can last for decades. By doubling our investment in rental assistance, promoting voucher acceptance, preventing displacement, and improving protections for renters, we can reverse this trend, so kids learn, parents earn, and communities grow stronger. 4.1 Enhance and expand state and local rental assistance programs to complement federal programs that are too small to meet the need. 4.2 Define and crack down on predatory rental practices, including excessive evictions and poor condition of rental units. 4.3 Strengthen protections for renters in the private market. 4.4 Increase the speed and flexibility of emergency resources to prevent people from losing their homes. 4.5 Expand and enhance programs that help people navigate the systems to find homes and vital housing resources. 4.6 Incentivize the acceptance of rental assistance vouchers by the private market. 4.7 Prioritize investments needed to achieve the goals in Heading Home Together: Minnesota’s Action Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

At some point in our lives, most of us will need a helping hand. Many of us will be seniors who require assistance to stay in the place we’ve long called home. Other Minnesotans have experienced trauma or need health services. We can achieve better outcomes in a more cost-effective way when we coordinate services to meet people where they live. 5.1 Provide a dependable stream of funding for social services that help households maintain stable homes. 5.2 Provide access to a full range of services for families and individuals transitioning into stable homes before, during, and after the transition. 5.3 Improve health outcomes and reduce costs for tenants by developing better partnerships between health care and housing providers. 5.4 Advance the Housing Supports program for residents with disabilities by identifying gaps and potential program enhancements to ensure statewide coverage. 5.5 Expand programs and providers who assist individuals in finding, securing, and retaining affordable rental homes.

SUPPORT & STRENGTHEN HOMEOWNERSHIP Create pathways to sustainable homeownership, with a focus on removing barriers for households of color. Our wealth and our retirement savings are concentrated in our homes. Most Minnesotans want to own a home, and everyone who can sustain homeownership should be offered the tools, coaching, and access to financing they need to make this investment in their own future and in our communities.

6.1 Focus on increasing access to homeownership resources for the large number of income-ready households of color who want to buy. 6.2 Promote alternative models of building wealth through homeownership, such as community land trusts, cooperatively owned housing and manufactured home parks. 6.3 Encourage employers and foundations to support home purchases. 6.4 Increase funding for financial education and counseling programs that expand the capacity of households to pursue homeownership. 6.5 Expand mortgage products and provide extra support to local community banks to expand financing options. 6.6 Expand available down-payment assistance programs.

BUILD MORE HOMES

Build 300,000 new homes by 2030, across all types, prices, and locations to stabilize prices and meet demand.

Minnesota has built a reputation of livability and opportunity, with homes people can afford as a key ingredient. To ensure our neighborhoods and communities remain strong and healthy, we need to use all the tools and innovation at our disposal to enable the private sector to build to meet the demand. •

Position Minnesota as a national leader in the advancement of housing innovation and technology.

Grow the pool of talent in Minnesota’s building trades to enable the sector to meet current and future demand.

Increase the capacity of local leaders to implement tools and solutions to address the home-affordability needs of their communities.

Expand the range of housing types accross Minnesota communities.

Create a statewide review panel to evaluate regulations related to building standards, land use, and environmental stewardship for their impact on housing affordability.

EXERPT FROM: MORE PLACES TO CALL HOME: INVESTING IN MINNESOTA’S FUTURE

BATC-Housing First Minnesota has been leading the discussion on housing affordability, the need to address the labor crisis and the regulatory burden newhomebuyers face. With the call to add 300,000 new homes by 2030, the affordability challenges and the need for more youth to choose construction careers must be addressed. As leaders in the housing affordability discussion, our involvement in Project Build Minnesota, the work of the Housing Affordability Institute and our advocacy program will continue to take on greater visibility.

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REGULATORY ADVOCACY BATC-Housing First Minnesota strives to communicate the cumulative effect of regulations on homebuilding and remodeling. This involves working with government agencies to ensure that regulations applied to our industry are common sense, necessary and based on sound science.

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Advocating For Affordability In The New Building Codes A report on the initial building code recommendations from the Construction Codes Advi­ sory Council (CCAC) of the Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) features comments made by BATC-Housing First Minnesota earlier this year. Following the June 26 meeting of the CCAC, the Department of Labor & Industry released a report that included comments and concerns voiced by the CCAC members regarding the initial review of model code changes earlier this year. The report also included comments submitted by organizations following the release of the Technical Advisory Group reports in mid-May. Of the 10 organizations either submitting comments or co-

signing letters, our comments stood out for several reasons. In a memo submitted by Nick Erickson, BATC-Housing First Minnesota’s regulatory affairs manager, the organization outlined its longtime goal of housing affordability being given equal consideration to energy efficiency, safety and durability. The memo also noted that homes built in Minnesota today already exceed the energy code and that further regulation threatens housing affordability. BATC-Housing First Minnesota was the only group to submit comments on multiple TAG reports and to recommend not adopting the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code for residential construction.

BATC-Housing First Minnesota Feedback Leads To Improved 2018 Construction Stormwater Permit The 2018 Construction Storm­water Permit, in effect since Aug. 1, features significant input from BATC-Housing First Minnesota. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released the initial draft permit in April 2018. We outlined several changes our members want­ed changed in the final permit, all of which were accepted. According to the MPCA, while there

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was a consensus that the repair time frame should increase, concern over the term “next anticipated rain event” caused the improved repair time frame to be excluded from the final draft. Our executive director, David Siegel, in a letter to the MPCA sent on July 31, asked the agency to increase the repair time frame should the MPCA modify the new permit.

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LEGAL ADVOCACY When an unfavorable or abusive law or rule must be challenged in court, BATC-Housing First Minnesota steps up via our Housing Affordability Institute. Legal advocacy is often the last line of defense for the industry.

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LEGAL ADVOCACY

Harstad v. Woodbury Victory BATC-Housing First Minnesota member Marty Harstad secured a major win from the Minnesota Supreme Court on Aug. 15, which ruled against a Woodbury traffic impact fee The ruling upholds BATC-Housing First Minnesota’s longheld belief that developers should not be coerced into paying otherwise unauthorized city fees through a city threatening to withhold the approval of a development.

Next Steps Immediately after the ruling was announced, we sent a letter to the state’s 25 fastest growing cities seeking information about their current traffic fee practices. By the time of printing, several cities had already responded, saying they no longer charge unauthorized fees or had never engaged in the practice. The Housing Affordability Institute, formerly the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Legal Defense Fund, is currently in the field with research that will include an examination of local fees and regulations, including the fees at issue in this case.

BATC-Housing First Minnesota played an essential role in the Harstad v. Woodbury case. Along with member Frank Kottschade and the National Association of Home Builders, we filed an amicus brief in support of Harstad. BATC-Housing First Minnesota provided additional support to Harstad in his multiyear battle, resulting in this landmark victory for our industry.

What The Harstad v. Woodbury Ruling Means HOUSING AFFORDABILITY Like the Eagan v. Country Joe ruling from 20 years ago, the Minnesota Supreme Court said in Harstad v. Woodbury that cities cannot charge unauthorized fees. The court’s opinion, written by Justice G. Barry Anderson, went further than the Country Joe case. Not only can cities not charge fees not authorized under

I N S T I law, T U cities T E also cannot Minnesota use development agreements to force unauthorized fees upon developers. The court also ruled that a development agreement does not open the door for negotiations of otherwise unauthorized fees, unless the developer is willing to pay these fees.

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ISSUE & LOCAL ADVOCACY The advent of social media, digital marketing and the internet have substantially elevated the opportunities for issue advocacy. Issue advocacy refers to social media, digital and traditional advertising on broad political issues. The goal is to engage and persuade the public to support our advocacy agenda. Additional outreach and events with elected officials and the public help to share the good work of the housing industry.

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Outreach Follows Harstad v. Woodbury Landmark Ruling Immediately following the Minnesota Supreme Court’s decision in the Harstad v. Woodbury case, BATC-Housing First Minnesota sent a letter to 25 cities across Minnesota seeking information on how each city plans to comply with Court’s ruling. In the weeks since the Aug. 15 ruling, BATC-Housing First Minnesota has heard from more than half of the top 25 cities for new home construction, with both Lakeville and Savage saying they no longer charge unauthorized fees. With the exception of one city, Dayton, Minn., all have indicated they do not, never have or will now stop seeking these fees. The City of Dayton is looking to enact a one-year development moratorium as it reviews its fee structure. Our staff and members affected by the mortarium will be engaging in conversations with Dayton.

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Moving Forward With Cities On Sept. 11, BATC-Housing First Minnesota staff met with representatives from the League of Minnesota Cities and Metro Cities regarding the Harstad decision and discussed how we would like to see housing affordability given equal consideration to other priorities as local governments make policies that affect the housing industry struck down in Harstad v. Woodbury.

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ELECTORAL ADVOCACY Electoral Advocacy is critical to the success of our comprehensive advocacy program. It is essential to participate in the electoral process to help elect housing-friendly individuals to public office.

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ELECTORAL ADVOCACY

Elections Matter Elections have a major impact on the housing industry. That’s why BATCHousing First Minnesota is engaged in electoral advocacy. Throughout the year, BATC-Housing First Minnesota leaders have met with gubernatorial, legislative and local candidates. “Our primary objective in the discussions is to ensure that our emphasis on housing affordability and homeownership are a meaningful part of Minnesota’s 2018 election conversation,” said David Siegel, executive director of BATC-Housing First Minnesota. Through the efforts of the Housing First Political Action Committee and the Housing First Fund, your association is supporting leaders who will help us build safe, durable and affordable housing in beautiful communities. For a full list of legislative endorsements visit our social and blog.

“Our primary objective in the discussions is to ensure that our emphasis on housing affordability and homeownership are a meaningful part of Minnesota’s 2018 election conversation.” David Siegel, Executive Director, BATC-Housing First Minnesota

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BIG Night Early Bird Pricing Ends October 11, 2018 A PRODUCT AND SERVICE EXPO

BRS Early Bird Booth Pricing Ends Minneapolis Convention Center 2:00-7:00 PM

MAR 29-31

Spring Parade of Homes Thurs.-Sun. | 12:00-6:00 PM

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October 31, 2018

Spring Parade of Homes & Remodelers Showcase Entry Deadline November 13, 2018

Give to the Max Day November 15, 2018

St. Paul, MN 11:30 AM-6:30 PM

Spring Remodelers Showcase Fri.-Sun. | 12:00-6:00 PM

Hearts in Housing Gala J.W. Marriott, Mall of America Bloomington, MN | 5:30-11:30 PM

Deadline to Update Member Directory Details November 30, 2018 (see page 74)

Register for Events & Find Details at BATC.org/Events

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BIG NIGHT

BIG Night

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OCTOBER 25, 2018

The biggest industry event of the year, the BIG Night, is at the new Mystic Lake Center. With a dedicated event entrance and private event valet, you’ll be wowed from the minute you pull up. Enjoy the social time with phenomenal networking, libation stations and a culinary experience to delight your senses. We’ll be in the showroom once again to celebrate you and our amazing, awardwinning projects, individuals and companies with an epic send-off back to the social area. Celebrate the night at the after social with cocktails, coffee and an interactive dessert display that you’ll have to see to believe! If you need a hotel room, plan ahead. The room block expires Oct. 4, but they still may be able to get you in — see event page online for details.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:30 p.m. Social 7:00 p.m. Awards Presentation 9:00 p.m. After Social

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NEW! Mystic Lake Center 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd. NW Prior Lake, MN 55372

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BATC.org 651-697-1954 Reception@BATC.org $135 Regular Rate $110 Through 10/11/18

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Featuring Special Guest & Emcee Jason DeRusha Rising Star Award Building BATC-Housing First Minnesota Award MN Green Path Leadership Award Advocate and Legislator of the Year Robert L. Hanson Lifetime Achievement Award Housing Industry Leader of the Year Award ReggieSM, ROMASM , TrilliumSM and Bennie Awards Builder, Remodeler & Associate of the Year Awards

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Green Path Building Conference NOV EM B ER 1 3 , 2 018

Learn about the latest green building techniques, how to work with cities to achieve greater energy efficiency, and what leading Twin Cities businesses see in the future for sustainability. Come to learn and connect. Leave invigorated and inspired!

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November 13, 2018 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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MNGreenPath.org $59 includes breakfast and free parking

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13½ Months Until 2020: Where Are We Headed? CURRENT BEST PRACTICES | FUTURE CODE IMPACTS | NEW HOMES 2025

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A graduate of UW Stout, Gary is LEED certified for New Construction, Operations and Maintenance, and Performance Path ARC (state-of-the-art platform designed to help improve sustainability performance). 3

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Dale Stroud has been involved in the building products industry, from both an end-product standpoint and as a raw material supplier. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Kettering University and a Master of Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic University. Dale is a founding member of Uponor’s Sustainability Team.

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EVENTS

Launch Party DECEMEBER 18, 2018

A new month and a new format — the Launch Party will be exactly what you’re looking for.

2019 LAUNCH PARTY

We’ll start the event celebrating the 2019 board of directors for both BATC-Housing First Minnesota and the Foundation, swearing in our Foundation President, and extending our thanks to the outgoing board members. After the annual meeting, we’ll enjoy a social hour with prime networking before we move into the evening’s program. This year’s program will include enhanced networking before the oath of office is given to the incoming BATC-Housing First President. Finally, nationally acclaimed economist and speaker Elliot Eisenberg will tell us what we can expect in 2019. During online registration please select if you’ll be attending the entire event or just a portion.

WHEN ::

REGISTER ::

December 18, 2018 4:30 p.m. Annual Meeting 5:00 p.m. Social 6:00 p.m. Dinner & Program

WHERE ::

Metropolitan Ballroom & Clubroom 5418 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN 55416

BATC.org 651-697-1954 reception@batc.org Kindly register by December 11, 2018 $54, Free to attend the annual meeting portion only

A GRE AT E VE N I N G RE C OGN I ZI N G TH OSE WHO DEDICAT E TH E I R L E A DE RSH I P AND TI ME TO M A KI N G B ATC - H OU SI N G FIRST MINNES OTA A N E F F E E C TI V E ORGANI Z ATION. A N D, E L L I OT T E ISE NB ERG’S PRE SE N TATI ON … WH O KNE W E CONOM I C S C OU L D B E B OTH INFORMATIVE A N D E N TE RTA I N I N G? ERIC W. FLOM, INTERSOURCE, INC.

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2019 Builders & Remodelers Show

FEBRUA RY 13, 2019

A PRODUCT AND SERVICE EXPO

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The award-winning Builders & Remodelers Show continues to make enhancements so it’s relevant to you, our attendees. Some exciting changes for 2019 include a student carpentry competition, a special interactive activity supporting the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation, and free food is back for all! Enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres at stations throughout the show (4-7 p.m.) in the exhibit hall as you visit with exhibitors (no sit-down dinner).

BACK TO FEBRUARY! Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2-7 p.m. Exhibit Hall open 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Educational Session (7 Hours CES)

WHERE ::

Minneapolis Convention Center, Hall C 1301 2nd Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55403

LEARN MORE ::

For more information, visit BATCBRS.com Registration Opens November 1

W E T R AV EL ED FRO M T HE FA RG O M O OR HEA D A R EA . A LWAY S LOV E TO S TAY ON TOP OF T HE NEW P RODUC T OFFER I NG S A ND EDUC AT I ONA L OP P ORT UNI T I ES TO PA S S ON TO O UR C L I ENT S . W HAT A FUN A ND EXC I T I NG G RO UP OF P EOP L E/ V ENDOR S ! W E W I L L B E C O M I NG B AC K NEX T Y EA R ! LISA SPRIGGS, M & J CONSTRUCTION

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Associates Book Your Booth Today! EA RLY BIRD RATES EXPIRE OCT. 31, 2018.

Connect with Builders, Remodelers, Registered Contractors, Interior Designers and Architects! EDUCATION ::

8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exhibitors are invited to attend the accredited educational offerings. (Please note the 90-minute overlap of education with exhibit hall hours and plan your booth staffing appropriately.)

EXHIBIT :: 2-7 p.m.

Exhibit hall opens. Join more than 210 exhibit booths to reconnect with current customers and tell your story to prospective customers. New this year: free food for exhibitors. BRS will be featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres stations in lieu of a sit-down dinner. Due to this enhancement, booth staffing limitations will be enforced. Badges for additional exhibit staff may be purchased for $30/ each and will include access to the food stations. Badges are required to be worn at all times during exhibit hours ANY COMPAN Y TH AT PROV I DE S P ROD UCTS OR SE RV I C E S TO MINNESOTA’S RE SI DE N TI A L CONSTRUCTI ON I N D U STRY WILL FIND B RS OF VA LU E .

BOOK YOUR BOOTH :: Easy online booth booking. For questions or bulk discounts, contact booth sales consultant, Emily Petermann, at Emily@batc.org or 651-697-7570.

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Enter Your Home! It was another fantastic fall tour with 427 new homes and 55 remodeled homes on display! Hundreds of builders and remodelers participate in the tours every year to connect with consumers and showcase their best work. Don’t miss your chance to enter in this spring’s tours.

ENTRY DEADLINE

ENTER AT MEMBERS.BATC.ORG

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STARTING OCTOBER 2018

Questions? Contact Casey Scozzari at Casey@BATC.org or 651-697-7569

Save the Date

MARCH 2-31

SPRING PARADE OF HOMES

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Artisan Home Tour Success! RECORD-BREAKING NUMBERS

Five years in, the Artisan Home Tour has solidified its place as the premier high-end home tour. This year’s tour was an outstanding event that brought qualified buyers to homes from BATC-Housing First Minnesota builders and remodelers throughout the Twin Cities. The Artisan Home Tour grew in attendance by 10 percent, with a new single-day record of 9,671 visits on the final day.

ARTISAN TOUR TRAFFIC Overall traffic in 2018 was up 10% over 2017 New single-day record: 9,671 combined visits on Sunday, June 24

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The Artisan Home Tour proudly supports the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation. These contributions help our foundation build and remodel homes for veterans and area families transitioning from homelessness. Over the past five years nearly $100,000 has been raised for the Foundation.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

BUI L DER S U N DER FIRE

RESPONDING TO SOCIAL MEDIA ATTACKS

PROACTIVE MEASURES

by Stephen Yoch, Felhaber Larson

Harm posed by an attack is greater if the victim company has no detection or response plans in place. There are steps a company can take to limit the harm caused by an attack.

Businesses increasingly rely on the internet and social media to attract and retain customers. Responding to online attacks is critical to maintain a strong online reputation. Even one incident can ruin a company’s reputation and cause customers to go elsewhere.

MANAGE AND MONITOR. A company should invest in continuously monitoring its online presence. COMPLAINT PROCEDURE. A company should create clear procedures with a designated team to investigate and respond to posts containing damaging rumors or misleading information. The faster a company responds to complaints, the more likely any single attack will be contained.

Gone are the days when complaints were spread through word of mouth. Attacking a company online is easier and more effective. Anyone can post a bad Yelp review or damaging Twitter post. More sophisticated attackers can impersonate a company online, hack accounts, and reach millions of users often before a company ever notices.

COMBATTING AN ATTACK DO NOT ACT IMPULSIVELY OR RETALIATE. The initial reaction to a social media attack is to strike back. A vengeful response, without fully understanding the attack, can do more harm than good. Instead, take a deep breath, consider options, and make a proper response.

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IDENTIFY THE NATURE, SOURCE, AND EXTENT OF THE ATTACK. It is crucial (but not always easy) to identify the attackers. Anonymous posting is very common. If the attacker(s) cannot be identified, a company should at least identify the type of attacker, who may be an angry or dissatisfied:

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Reaching Out to Unknown Attacker. By posting a polite message asking the attacker to contact the company directly, a company may cure the underlying problem that triggered the online attack, and will show other viewers that the company is attentive to its customers.

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Contact Media Platform. Contact the platform provider directly or utilize the provider’s reporting mechanisms. For example, Yelp allows reporting and removal of fake or defamatory reviews, and Twitter and Facebook allow reporting and blocking of harmful or abusive users. If the damage can be contained using these procedures, this should be the first option.

CONCLUSION Time and money are well spent monitoring social media and having a team in place to respond quickly to an attack. Rapid and effective action can mean the difference between a minor annoyance and a major PR disaster.

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LEGAL ACTION. A final option is to pursue legal action, including hiring an attorney to send a cease and desist letter, or file a defamation claim. While defamation claims are notoriously difficult to prove, some organizations have been successful against blatant and unfair attackers. STEP

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ST E P HE N YO C H, FE LHABE R LA R S ON Stephen Yoch is a partner at Felhaber Larson and has been representing builders and developers for over 20 years. Over the last decade, he has developed an expertise in cyber security, focusing on construction companies. He received a cyber security certificate from Mitchell Hamline Law School in 2016. syoch@felhaber.com

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1. Karen Filloon (Southview Design), Rachel Julkowski (Julkowski, Inc.) & Jason Myrlie (JCarsten) :: 2. Lauren St. Martin & Jen Lindahl (Creative Homes, Inc.) :: 3. Pattie Martin (Twin City Fireplace & Stone Company, Inc.) :: 4. Caroline Moynihan (Twin Cities Closet Company) :: 5. Members enjoying some food, drinks and good conversation :: 6. Brooke Volkert (All American Title)

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Golf Open AUGUST 2, 2018 The annual Golf Open at Majestic Oaks Golf Club was a day filled with prizes, delicious food and beautiful weather. Thank you to all our golfers and sponsors who made it a great day on the course!

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1. Todd Polifka (Custom One Homes), Jason Fabio (Ispiri, LLC) and Pat O’Brion (Ferguson Enterprises) :: 2. Kate O’Hara and Katy Baar (Martha O’Hara Interiors) :: 3. Tom Streff and Chad Smith (The Energy Network Worldwide) and Greg Kuperus (LDK Builders) :: 4. Patrick Jacobson (Lake Country Builders, Ltd.) :: 5. Kevin Morel (James Hardie Building Products) :: 6. The carts are aligned for a golf-filled day at Majestic Oaks :: 7. After a day on the green, golfers enjoyed dinner together :: 8. Pat Greig (Warners’ Stellian Appliance) ::

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Warners’ Stellian Appliance

STA FFED G A ME SP ON SORS (A L L DAY ) ABC Supply Co., Inc.

Arrow Building Center

Black Hawk Garage Door Brush Masters

CenterPoint Energy

Christian Brothers Cabinets FocalPoint Flooring Cabinets & Design

IDC-Automatic Garage Door James Hardie Building Products Lampert Lumber Lyman Lumber Co. Martha O’Hara Interiors Marketplace Home Mortgage, LLC MJ’s Contract Appliance, Inc.

STA FFED G A ME SP ON SORS (N A ME ON LY ) Andersen Windows DSG & Aspire Showroom Gallery Comcast

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Pillar Title Services

Schwieters Companies, Inc.

Sherwin Willliams Company Water Doctors Water Treatment Co.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

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All American Title All, Inc. Bayer Built Woodworks, Inc. Excelsior Capital Fireside Hearth & Home Heating & Cooling Two, Inc. LP Building Products Marvin Windows and Doors

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9. The golf committee lines up to hand out some fabulous prizes :: 10. Pam Leier, Randy Jundt, Danielle Hanson and Janice Christian (Lampert Lumber) :: 11. Jesse Bethke and Tyler Lego (Installed Building Solutions II), Chris Haefner and Michelle Rakos (M/I Homes) :: 12. Jake Wille (Denali Custom Homes, Inc.), Jason Kmetz and Willy Enz (Syngery Products) and Andy Miller (Denali Custom Homes, Inc.) :: 13. Marla Abstetar (Kohler Co.), Sepia Edwards (Warners’ Stellian Appliance) and Elena Toninato (Manomin Resawn Timbers) :: 14. Brett Remme (In-Focus Systems) ::

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PRES ENTED BY

Housing Day at the Fair AUGUST 28, 2018 S PONS ORED BY

Hundreds of housing industry members gathered at the Minnesota State Fair for Housing Day at the Fair. Members of BATC-Housing First Minnesota, The Minnesota REALTORS®, the St. Paul Area Association of REALTORS® and the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® spent the day discussing the importance of homeownership and networking with their peers.

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1. Welcome new members! :: 2. Dave Welsch (Edge Home Finance Corporation) learning more about engagement at the association :: 3. Scott Pairolero and Amanda Williams (Quarrix Building Products) and David Siegel (BATC-Housing First Minnesota staff) :: 4. New members introduce themselves :: 5. Alex Maeckelbergh (AMEC-The Executive Mortgage Group) and Laura Burt (BATC-Housing First Minnesota staff) :: 6. Mary Jo Quay (Remax Results) and Angela Warner (Warners’ Stellian Appliance) :: 7. Soaking it all in and taking notes

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1. What a great turnout! :: 2. Ryan Kinsella, Troy Ackerman and Eric Talsma (Pella Windows & Doors) :: 3. Atrion Faiola (CitizensOne Home Lending Solutions), Jon Coty (AVID Audio Visual Installation & Design) and Jerry Decker (Brush Masters) :: 4. Charlie Bradburn (Automated Building Comp.-Millwork Division) and Mark Foster (BATC-Housing First Minnesota) :: 5. PIZZA! :: 6. First drink is on us! :: 7. Scott Loehrer (GreenWood), Nate Moline and Peter Smith (Stewart Title)

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IN THE MEDIA

BATC-HO USI N G F IR S T MINN E S OTA

In The Media NEWS COVERAGE ::

From the Artisan Home Tour to the latest housing market updates and more, BATC-Housing First Minnesota is making headlines. Check out some of the places we’ve recently been covered in the news.

STAR TRIBUNE

SOUTHWEST JOURNAL

WCCO

BUSINESS JOURNAL

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IN THE MEDIA

SOCIAL MEDIA :: We want to see those BATC-Housing First Minnesota moments! Accepting an award at the BIG Night? Taking a huge haul home from the Member Buck Auction? Share your photos on social media and tag us when you’re working on anything related to BATC-Housing First Minnesota. We’ll share a few of our favorites in the next Digest!

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FOUNDATION

Twin

Cities

Progress on the New Home for Homeless Women Veterans The BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation/HomeAid Twin Cities and build partner Lennar are hard at work on the construction of a second home to be donated to Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV). This five-bedroom home will be used by MACV to house homeless women veterans, a population of the community that MACV says is in growing need of services. The Maplewood lot for this home was donated by the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR) Foundation.

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

As we go to print with this Digest, plans are in place for a reveal event at the new home with organization leaders and elected officials, as well as a week-long exhibit called “I Am Not Invisible” that will be free and open to the public. This exhibit is an awareness campaign designed to honor women veterans. Watch for more details on the reveal of the home and the exhibit in our next Digest. Thank you to Lennar, MAAR Foundation, Bank of America and all the trade partners that gave time, in-kind donations and funds to build this home.

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BATCF OUNDAT ION.ORG

BATC-HOUSING FIRST MINNESOTA FOUNDATION


MARK YOUR CALENDARS :: Give to the Max Day is a statewide collaborative effort between Minnesota organizations committed to helping make our state a better place. Mark your calendars and support your BATC-Housing First Minnesota Foundation by making a donation on Nov. 15.

Log on to GiveMN.org/Organization/BATC and donate to our next build project!

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LETTER FROM THE AMBASSADORS

am·bas·sa·dor /am'bas d r/ e e

noun; a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity.

We would like to introduce ourselves as

building industry in our communities.

Visit batc.org/committees to learn more

your 2018-2019 Ambassador Committee

Oftentimes, we are asked what the must-

about the many opportunities that exist,

Chair Pattie Martin (Twin City Fireplace

attend events are for members to make

and find one that matches with your skill

& Stone Company) and Vice Chair Marla

the most out of their membership. If time

set and time commitment.

Abstetar (Kohler Co.). We are excited to

only allows you to attend a handful of

be the liaisons between BATC-Housing

events, we would recommend these three

First Minnesota and its many members,

REFER A NEW MEMBER

as your top priority. They offer wonderful

As the Ambassador Committee leaders,

as membership is truly the heartbeat of

networking opportunities with builders

we welcome referrals for new members

the association. We greatly appreciate all

and associate members:

that are interested in joining the

the members and the efforts that each of

The BIG Night

association, and would be happy to

(Oct. 25, 2018)

talk to them about the many benefits of being involved in BATC-Housing First

the Ambassador Committee is to assure

The Builders and Remodelers Show (Feb. 13, 2019)

that all members of BATC-Housing First

Housing Day at the Capitol

any referrals, and we’ll send you $100

you offer to drive the association forward. Our goal as the chair and vice chair of

Minnesota make the most out of their membership. This includes helping

(March 4, 2019)

Minnesota. Please feel free to send us Member Bucks (which can be used to take home some incredible prizes at the

new members get involved in events

JOIN A COMMITTEE OR TASK FORCE

and committees, encouraging current

One of the best ways to get involved in

members to attend events, and re-

BATC-Housing First Minnesota is to join

engaging existing members who want to

a committee or task force that best aligns

get more out of their membership.

with your interests. The partnerships

We are open to feedback from each

and relationships that each of us have

of you on how we can better engage

ATTEND THE EVENTS

created with both associates and builders

members throughout the association.

Being involved in the association is key to

have made an impact on our businesses,

Please feel free to contact us with any

make the most out of your membership,

and many began with relationships built

ideas you have to further engage our

and is also essential to promote the

through these committees.

members.

PATTIE MARTIN :: AMBASSADOR COMMITEE CHAIR, TWIN CITY FIREPLACE & STONE COMPANY, INC.

Member Buck Auction in November) when the company joins with you listed as the referral.

MARLA ABSTETAR :: AMBASSADOR COMMITEE VICE CHAIR, KOHLER CO.

REGISTER FOR EVENTS & FIND DETAILS AT BATC.ORG/EVENTS

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Save 22% off monthly cell service or 18% off personal cell service for companies performing a significant amount of physical construction services, as well as architects, engineers, and surveyors. Contact NPP at 800-810-3909 CustomerService@MyNPP.com

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HOLIDAY STATIONSTORES ::

Save 5 cents on every gallon of gas from Holiday Stationstores. Special promotion for BATC-Housing First Minnesota members who are new applicants — 10 cents off the first 90 days. Don Keis: 952-830-8889 Don.Keis@HolidayCompanies.com

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HOMESPHERE ::

HomeSphere works on behalf of builders to establish rebate programs with leading building product manufacturers. Our community is over 2,400 builders strong and we’ve made it easy to submit and process rebates in minutes. Best of all, it’s free for BATC-Housing First Minnesota members to join and start earning rebates right away.

MEMBERSHIP

SUPERAMERICA® ::

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NEW MEMBERS

BATC-HO USI N G F IR S T MINN E S OTA

New Members

MAY-JULY 2018

A. Maas Construction, Inc. Alan Maas 952-892-5469

Hutton Homes, LLC Matt Hutton 715-531-0295

Refined Remodeling, Inc. Alexandra Schoenberger 612-865-8993

AMEC - American Mortgage & Equity Consultants, Inc. Reyna Rousseau 763-496-1638 reynarousseauamecinc.com

Joshua/Markum Builders, Inc. Markum Olson 612-998-7818 joshuamarkum.com

Resultants for Business Jerry Olson 651-301-1251 theresultants.com

Bob Swanick Bob Swanick 952-270-8993 BSB Design KC Gerlitz 515-273-3218 bsbdesign.com

Leak Patrol Greg Wachowiak 612-872-1900 theleakpatrol.com Magnolia Design Center Nick Hufford 651-264-3181 magnoliaav.com

Clear Channel Outdoor Advertising Roy Schroeder 612-605-5100

Moderno Companies, LLC Matt Simones 612-328-0900

Edge Home Finance Corporation Chris Hacker 763-219-8484 edgehomefinance.com

Pacific Kitchen and Home Jason Slater 651-746-1841 pacificsales.com

Endres Custom Homes, Inc. Dustin Endres 612-221-2215

Pillar Title Services Clyde Wagner 612-281-3351

H Window Company Scott Wiese 763-249-5797 hwindow.com

Quarrix Building Products Amanda Williams 800-438-2920 quarrix.com

Ron Brenner Architects Ron Brenner 651-342-1278 ronbrennerarchitects.com Sellers Edge Home Team Isabella Dangelo 612-900-4147 Stewart Title Andy Granberg 612-240-6671 stewart.com/minneapolis Straightline Painting, LLC Matt Emerson 612-490-3990 Timbercrest, LLC Tom Wolter 952-292-0046 Tradition Development Corp. Patrick Wrase 952-322-8704

NEW MEMBER RECRUITERS MAY-JULY 2018

Thanks to these members who have helped grow our BATC-Housing First Minnesota community by recruiting new companies to join our association.

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Eric Nelson REFINED LLC

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Steve Bohl BohLand Homes

HAVE A HOT PROSPECT? Contact Heather Griffis Heather@BATC.org

University of Minnesota - BBE Patrick Huelman 612-624-1286

start You’re a Member, Now What? Join us for happy hour and learn how to kick-start your BATC-Housing First Minnesota membership. Members new and old are welcome!

OCTOBER 11

DECEMBER 12

9-10:30AM

3:30-5PM

All events are held at BATC-Housing First Minnesota Register on our Calendar of Events on BATC.org Questions? Call us at 651-697-1954

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MEMBER NEWS

Staying Connected Welcome to Member News, the place to learn about what’s happening in the lives of BATC-Housing First Minnesota members. We feature awards, marriages, condolences, promotions and all sorts of other milestones. REMEMBER TO SEND ALL YOUR IMPORTANT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS TO LAURA@BATC.ORG

NEW STAFF :: T I M H AU B R IC H JOINS IN - F O C U S S Y S T E MS AT S E N IOR S A L E S DIR E C TOR

DON N IE BROWN JOIN S

In-Focus Systems is pleased to

BATC-Housing First Minnesota

announce Tim Haubrich has joined

welcomes Donnie Brown to our staff as

their team as a senior sales director

the manager of the Foundation. Donnie

focusing on their residential

brings many years of philanthropic and

sector. With over two decades

association management experience

of sales, sales management and customer service experience, Tim has established close relationships with many regional homebuilders, remodelers, general contractors and to include close ties with many architects, designers and industry supporting trades. There’s a good chance you’ll run into Tim often as he stays highly involved and enjoys attending the many BATC-Housing

THE BATC- HOU S IN G F IRST M IN N E S OTA F OU N DATION

A S F OU N DATION M A N AGER

and a passion for community-related causes to the association. She believes stable housing can drastically change the circumstances for a person in need. She looks forward to connecting with members and trade partners while increasing the visibility and operations of the BATCHousing First Minnesota Foundation, and her first-build project.

First Minnesota and Builders Club events. They invite you to

Donnie enjoys traveling and exploring different cultures.

welcome Tim by calling him directly at 612-209-8571 or the

She has served as a missionary volunteer in Africa. She lives

In-Focus Systems office at 952-929-0000.

in Richfield with her husband, Tunde. Welcome, Donnie!

NEWS :: NOR B OR D’S “ T H A NK A F R A ME R "

CA M PAI GN R EL E A S E S N E W V IDE O Member organization Norbord Inc. launched its second video to kick off “Thank a Framer” month this September. This video follows the process of manufacturing oriented strand board (OSB) from the forest to the construction site, paying homage to workers in the supply chain along the way. It aims to highlight the vital role framers play and supports Norbord’s efforts to ease the construction labor shortage. Visit ThankAFramer.com to watch the video and join Norbord in their mission to create awareness and encourage young people to enter the trades.

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MEMBER NEWS

AWARDS :: J OHN K R AEM ER & SON S N AM ED EDIN A M AGAZ I NE ’S BE ST B UI L DER A N D RE M ODEL ER

DAV ID CHA R LE Z DE S IG N S N A M E D 2 01 8 BE S T IN WOR KIN G DRAWIN G S

Congratulations to John

Design Awards (ARDA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kraemer & Sons, Inc. for

David Charlez Designs was awarded the ARDA trophy

being named Best Builder

in the Working Drawings category. The winning entry

and Remodeler by Edina

chosen from 144 finished and proposed projects

Magazine for the seventh

submitted by 41 design firms from 18 states and the

consecutive year.

District of Columbia.

The America Institute of Building Design (AIBD) named David Charlez Designs of Lakeville as one of its top designers in the 11th annual American Residential

The winning entry, Kenwood Estate, was designed for a sports-oriented family who enjoys togetherness. The inspiration was to design an estate home which would

NIC OL E CO ON WIN S EM P I AWA R D

be welcoming and a destination to bring the family home as it expands over the years with weddings and

Three cheers for Nicole Coon,

grandchildren. Congratulations to the entire team at

BATC-Housing First Minnesota’s

David Charlez Designs!

meeting and event manager, on winning the Outstanding Planner Member 2017-2018 award from the Meeting Professional International, Minnesota Chapter.

CONGRATULATIONS :: W E LC O ME , DE V Y NN JA E !

WE LCOM E ,

Congratulations to Heather

Best wishes to

Griffis, membership

Samantha Grose,

manager at BATC-Housing First Minnesota, on welcoming her new little girl, Devynn Jae! Heather,

R E M I!

principal designer at JP&Co., and her husband, Kande, on

her husband, Aaron, and

welcoming their new

their daughter Kaylynn

baby, Remi, into the

welcomed their bundle of

world on Aug. 23.

joy on Aug. 20.

Congratulations!

REMEMBER TO SEND ALL YOUR IMPORTANT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS TO LAURA@BATC.ORG

MEMBERSHIP

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UPDATE YOUR

Member Directory

HOW TO EDIT YOUR COMPANY INFORMATION

1

INFORMATION

Log in at BATC.org using your company’s main contact username and password. (If you don’t know the login credentials for the main contact … CALL US!)

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Click on EDIT MEMBER DIRECTORY PROFILE.

The countdown is on to publish the 2019 BATC-Housing First Minnesota Membership Directory. Make sure your company information is right at the fingertips of BATC-Housing First Minnesota members and consumers by updating your profile for our print and online membership directory!

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Verify your company details are correct under COMPANY DETAILS. If you have changes to your company details, use the EDIT button to make updates. Then click SAVE CHANGES at the bottom of the page.

4

Return to your profile by clicking on MANAGE PROFILE (upper right) and then clicking EDIT MEMBER DIRECTORY PROFILE.

It’s up to you to make sure your details are correct. For the printed directory, all information must be updated by Nov. 30, 2018.

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Click on BATC PROFILES on the left, then choose the member type that best describes your business: BUILDER, REMODELER, DEVELOPER or ASSOCIATE.

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options by clicking the UPGRADE PROFILE button on the bottom right of the page. Add customer testimonials, a company description, videos and so much more!)

Advertising

DO BUSINESS v A MEMBER

We are excited to offer advertising options for both our printed and online directory. Want to get your business in front of members as they’re actively looking for members to do business with and consumers too? Contact Kori (Kori@BATC.org) or Brad (Brad@BATC.org) to find out which advertising options are right for you!

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A. BUILDER, REMODELER, DEVELOPER: Add an image for your company. (See the upgrade

B. ASSOCIATES: Select your categories. (3 FREE – See the upgrade options by clicking the UPGRADE ASSOCIATE PROFILE button on the bottom right of the page to add more categories.)

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Once you’ve made your changes and added any upgrades, click SAVE on the bottom left of the page.

MEMBERSHIP


MEMBER DIRECTORY

Do Business with a Member MEMBER SEARCH

Doing business with a member is an important part of the culture here at BATC-Housing First Minnesota. That’s why we’ve added this quick look of our membership listings to the Digest. Take a look. Find your next industry partner. And do business with a member!

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1st Choice Builders, LLC..............................651-342-0973 A-Key Building & Remodeling, LLC............612-940-7717 A. Maas Construction, Inc..........................952-892-5469 Accent Homes, Inc........................................763-784-6013 Acme General Contracting.........................952-938-2041 Addilay Homes & Remodeling, LLC...........612-386-4165 Adriatic Construction, LLC........................952-240-5036 Advanced Home, Inc.....................................763-498-1535 Al Hirsch & Sons, Inc..................................... 612-759-8235 Alan Chazin Homes, Inc..............................952-546-3385 Allrounder Remodeling Inc.......................... 651-497-7715 Alma Homes, LLC..........................................612-470-2562 Amaris Homes, LLC...................................... 651-426-0584 AMEK, Inc........................................................952-888-1200 Anchor Builders, LLC................................... 952-285-9373 Andrus Built, LLC..............................................651-777-0111 Apex Construction Management, LLC.... 651-653-6300 Arbor Haus, LLC..............................................952-917-9130 Arcon Land, LLC............................................ 952-898-2266 Aspect Design Build, LLC........................... 612-300-0025 Aulik & Associates, Inc................................. 952-591-1500 Authentic Construction Co., Inc.................651-228-9102 Avid Builders, Inc........................................... 952-513-7375 Awad & Koontz Architects Builders, Inc... 612-243-0540 Bald Eagle Builders, Inc...............................651-407-6979 Barton Construction Services, Inc........... 651-334-9530 Baton Homes................................................ 612-990-0368 BayCliff Homes, LLC.................................... 952-401-8830 BDM Construction, Inc................................. 612-751-0170 Beautiful Chaos Renovations..................... 612-810-2942 Becker Building and Remodeling, Inc...... 612-363-0493 Bella Custom Homes, LLC........................... 612-282-0247 Ben Quie & Sons........................................... 651-645-5429 Benzinger Homes.........................................763-424-8593 Berger Built Construction Co., Inc............ 612-865-5726 Bergeron Homes & Development, Inc..... 763-557-7066 Berglund Builders, Inc.................................. 763-427-1560 Black Dog Homes Co................................... 763-228-8555 Black Label Services, LLC............................. 952-563-0111 Bluejack Builders..........................................651-248-0252 BlueStar Homes............................................ 763-464-1919 BML Builders, Inc.........................................763-428-8027 BohLand Development...............................952-473-2089 BohLand Homes...........................................952-473-2089 Boulder Contracting, LLC............................ 612-369-2746 Boyer Building Corp.................................... 952-475-2097 Braden Construction, Inc.............................651-779-6819 Brandl Anderson Homes, Inc.....................952-898-0230 Brickner Builders, Inc................................... 763-574-9871 Brolsma Design Build, Inc...........................952-851-9547 Brookside Construction, Inc........................ 612-919-4812 Bruce Lenzen Design Build, LLC.................715-760-0122 Building Arts Sustainable Architecture + Construction, LLC..................................... 651-222-8750 Burdick Builders, Inc..................................... 952-210-3975 C.L.A. Construction, Inc..............................952-447-5854 C&E Wurzer Builders, LLC...........................715-839-8806 Caliber Homes, Inc....................................... 763-323-7933 Capstone Homes, Inc..................................763-427-3090 Cardinal Homebuilders, Inc........................651-739-8033

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Cardinal Remodeling, Inc............................651-739-8033 Carl M. Hansen Companies........................952-912-9895 Carrington Homes, LLC............................. 763-444-4566 Carroll’s Exterior Remodeling, Inc.............952-356-3131 Castle Gate Construction, Inc................... 952-949-2222 Cates Fine Homes, LLC............................... 651-439-2844 CBS Construction Services, Inc............... 763-569-4020 CCR Homes, Inc..............................................612-998-6817 Century Building Team, LLC......................651-466-0609 Chamberlain Fine Custom Homes...........952-649-7653 Changing Images Design, LLC...................612-709-0756 Charles Cudd Co., LLC..................................612-333-8020 Charles Merritt Homes, Inc........................ 651-463-1990 Chaska Investment, Ltd. Part.......................952-835-4111 Christian Builders & Remodelers............. 763-428-8323 Cinergy Homes & Remodeling LLC..........763-400-0777 City Cottages, LLC.........................................612-559-2991 City Homes, LLC...........................................952-486-0567 CityLine Homes, Inc.....................................763-300-5750 College City Design/Build, Inc................. 952-469-6900 construction2style....................................... 562-335-0293 Copper Creek, LLC.......................................952-250-8869 Cornerstone Homes, LLC............................ 612-598-5255 Country Club Builders, Inc......................... 952-925-2642 Country Joe Homes.................................... 952-469-4066 Craft Homes, LLC...........................................651-592-9012 Craftsman Custom Homes, Inc.................. 612-267-6858 Creative Homes, Inc.................................... 651-289-6800 Creek Hill Custom Homes, Inc.................. 763-553-0325 CRJ Construction, LLC................................ 763-972-8528 Croix View Construction & Remodeling, Inc.................... ...................................................................... 715-760-0401 Crystal Kitchen Center, Inc....................... 763-544-5950 CT Construction, LLC................................... 612-327-7843 Cuddigan Custom Builders, LLC................. 952-469-1611 Custom Contracting, LLC.............................651-698-5371 Custom One Homes......................................651-459-1972 Cyclone Construction..................................651-398-3622 D.B. Raskob Construction, LLC..................763-479-1393 D.R. Horton, Inc. - Minnesota.....................952-985-7272 D.T. Carlson Co................................................. 612-414-1195 Da Vinci Custom Homes.............................952-250-7500 Dailey Homes, Inc..........................................763-784-3910 Danberry Building Corp..............................952-474-5990 David Weekley Homes.................................612-260-2303 DDK Construction, Inc.................................952-233-2728 Dean Johnson Homes..................................763-479-4820 Denali Custom Homes, Inc......................... 952-476-2679 Derrick Custom Homes, LLC...................... 715-246-2320 Destiny Homes, Inc...................................... 952-479-7653 Detail Homes, Inc......................................... 651-336-8089 DeWitt Bros. Homes, Inc............................... 651-653-1011 Diedrich Builders, Inc.................................. 952-432-2292 Dingman Custom Homes.............................763-323-1727 Distinctive Design Build, LLC.................... 952-500-1088 Divine Custom Homes, LLC........................ 715-760-2298 DLM Construction, LLC.............................. 612-250-9400 Donnay Homes, Inc........................................763-531-0714 Dosco Design Build, Inc............................... 651-423-4801 Doug Dzurik Construction, Inc.....................612-221-2431

Doug Speedling Builders, Inc.....................651-437-3658 Drake Construction, Inc............................. 763-428-4903 Dreammaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide..................... ......................................................................952-417-9999 Dreamstructure DesignBuild......................612-282-0951 DryTech Co., LLC.......................................... 651-429-8444 EdgeWork Design Build.............................. 952-401-3900 Elevate Builders, Inc.................................... 651-245-4809 Elevation Homes......................................... 952-449-9448 Ellis Builders, Inc.............................................612-388-1168 Emerald Homes.............................................952-985-7272 Endres Custom Homes, Inc........................... 612-221-2215 Enerjac Construction, Inc............................651-436-8517 Erotas Custom Building Company...........952-401-4300 Eternity Homes, LLC....................................651-460-3043 Exceptional Homes and Remodeling, Inc....612-221-5994 Express Homes..............................................952-985-7272 F & B Construction Co., Inc....................... 952-445-6604 Fair and Square Remodeling...................... 612-568-2472 Feehan Design and Build, Inc.................... 612-670-8486 Fieldstone Family Homes, Inc.................. 952-469-8800 Finished Basement Company................... 651-224-7000 Fitzke Construction, LLC.............................612-424-2569 Flynn Construction, Inc...............................952-294-9562 Fred Nordahl Construction........................ 952-926-6705 Freedom Homes........................................... 952-985-7839 Fresh Start Builders......................................651-216-8356 Frontier Structures, LLC............................... 612-616-2252 G. Thomas Construction Co....................... 651-436-6599 GBI Homes, Inc..............................................952-448-5522 Gerold Bros. Construction, Inc.................. 952-758-2842 Gestach & Paulson Construction, Inc......952-448-3332 Glenwood Homes............................................651-261-7931 Gonyea Homes, Inc..................................... 763-432-4500 Gonyea Transformations........................... 763-432-4500 Gordon James Construction, Inc................763-479-3117 Gorham Communities, LLC.......................... 763-755-1717 Gorham Custom Homes, LLC...................... 763-755-1717 GP & Son Remodeling Co.............................651-426-1252 Graphic Homes, Inc....................................... 651-674-0410 Great Buy Homes, Inc.................................. 763-753-2998 Great Neighborhood Homes, Inc.............. 952-807-8765 Great Northern Builders, LLC......................651-455-9371 Greatland Homes........................................ 952-300-6400 Green Homes of MN, LLC............................ 763-227-8163 GreenWood Design Build, LLC.................... 952-217-4156 Greg Anderson Construction, Inc............... 651-426-5311 Ground Development.................................. 763-546-2625 Guidance Homes, Inc.....................................612-221-1596 GW Land Development of MN, LLC......... 763-546-2727 Habitat Custom Home Builders................952-693-8949 Hage Homes....................................................763-498-7611 Hagstrom Builder, Inc.................................. 651-777-8563 Hampton Companies, LLC......................... 651-200-4365 Hans Hagen Homes.....................................763-586-7200 Hansen Hometech, Inc............................... 952-934-0854 Hanson Builders, Inc.....................................763-421-5435 Harstad Homes, Inc...................................... 651-636-9991 Hartman Communities, LLC......................952-368-4545 Hartman Homes, Inc.......................................715-377-1555

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BUILDERS, REMODELERS & DEVELOPERS :: HBRE - Home Building and Remodeling Experts............ ..................................................................... 763-337-3585 Healthy Exposure Construction, Inc..........612-216-2453 Hedberg Homes, Inc.................................... 763-242-8087 Heinen Homes, Inc........................................763-370-1458 Hendel Homes............................................. 952-404-7204 Highmark Builders, Inc................................952-882-8904 Hoagland Homes, Inc.....................................952-292-9111 Home Restoration Services, Inc................ 612-827-5767 Homes By Design Images, Inc................... 763-754-0229 Homes by JAMES, Inc....................................763-767-2712 Homes by Tradition, LLC............................ 612-363-6034 Homes by Worth, Inc....................................763-498-7815 Homes of Xcellence......................................952-292-6107 Homes Plus Designers/Builders, Inc........763-428-8200 House Lift Remodeler...................................612-821-9296 Houston Homes, Inc.................................... 320-420-4213 Hoxie Homes & Remodeling, LLC............. 952-457-4275 Husnik Homes, Inc........................................ 651-426-7462 Hutton Homes, LLC.......................................715-531-0295 Icon Homes, LLC........................................... 763-639-9632 Imperial Homes, Inc..................................... 651-490-9792 Inspiration Design Center............................ 952-767-1818 Inspire Homes, LLC......................................952-484-9542 Ispiri, LLC.........................................................651-578-0122 Iverson Homes, Inc....................................... 763-591-6094 J & D Builders, Inc........................................ 651-699-6863 J & J Remodelers, LLC..................................651-304-0810 J Brothers Home Improvements, Inc........ 763-732-8731 J-Mar Builders and Remodelers, LLC....... 651-275-3872 J. Rohs Homes, Inc....................................... 952-591-0864 J. Scotty Builders, Inc.....................................612-701-6315 J.B. Hoffman Homes, Inc.............................763-569-5648 J.L. Wageman Homes, Inc............................ 952-200-4114 James Barton Design-Build, Inc..................952-431-1670 JCarsten.......................................................... 651-592-7877 JDA Builders, LLC........................................ 320-983-5940 Jigsaw Builders, Inc.......................................763-314-0878 Jkath Design Build + Reinvent....................612-730-3299 JMS Custom Homes, LLC.......................... 952-949-3630 JN Built, LLC....................................................612-321-8350 John Arthur Homes.......................................612-804-5742 John Kraemer & Sons, Inc..............................612-910-2791 Johnson Homes of WI, LLC..........................715-760-2230 Johnson Reiland Builders & Remodelers, Inc.................. ...................................................................... 507-366-1288 Jonathan Homes of MN, LLC..................... 763-200-1969 Jorgenson Homes, Inc.................................763-856-0348 Joshua/Markum Builders, Inc......................612-998-7818 JP & CO............................................................ 612-567-8895 JP Brooks, Inc................................................763-645-5980 JPC Custom Homes, Inc..............................763-498-8607 Judge Homes, Inc..........................................651-239-9855 Julkowski, Inc....................................................651-633-9211 Jyland Construction Management Co.....612-850-4001 K. Michael Homes, LLC............................... 952-292-3808 K.A. Witt Construction, Inc......................... 952-758-2108 KDR Homes.................................................... 320-235-7440 Kerber Family Homes, LLC.........................952-443-2740 Kertz Builders, LLC....................................... 612-360-7015 KEY LAND HOMES......................................952-440-9400 Klein Design & Build.................................... 651-633-0009 Knight Construction Design, Inc.............. 952-361-4949 Knoblauch Builders, LLC............................. 952-474-5662 Konen Homes, Inc........................................952-949-2485 Kootenia Homes.............................................651-731-2345 Kroiss Development, Inc............................. 612-590-8099 Kuhl Design & Build.....................................952-935-9469 Kyle Hunt & Partners, Incorporated.........952-476-5999 L. Cramer Builders + Remodelers.............952-935-8482 Lake Country Builders, Ltd.......................... 952-474-7121 Laketown Builders, LLC............................... 952-715-2926 Landmark Building Contractors, LLC........612-817-5483 Landmark, Inc................................................. 651-770-9100 Landsted, LLC................................................ 715-386-5555 Lang Builders, Inc........................................ 763-780-9090 Larry Olson Custom Homes...................... 763-476-0005 Larson Design/Build, Inc.............................. 952-922-2142

LDK Builders, Inc.......................................... 612-685-9066 Lecy Bros. Homes & Remodeling............ 952-944-9499 Lee Homes, Inc............................................. 651-407-0065 Lee Lyn Construction, LLC.......................... 952-955-3219 Legacy Restoration, LLC.............................763-354-7660 Lennar............................................................ 952-249-3000 Lewis Custom Homes, Inc............................612-867-9581 LGI Homes - Minnesota, LLC...................... 612-979-5725 Lindstrom Cleaning & Construction, Inc....763-544-8761 Locale Design Build......................................612-554-3930 Lucid Builders................................................ 612-207-8265 M & M Home Contractors, Inc...................952-797-3720 M. Griffith Design, LLC................................ 612-823-3227 M. Kozulla Corp. Remodelers & Builders.... 612-418-4477 M.R. Hebert & Associates, Inc.................... 952-461-4195 M/I Homes.....................................................763-586-7200 MA Peterson Designbuild, Inc.................. 952-925-9455 mackmiller design+build, inc.................... 952-949-8600 Maetzold Homes, Inc................................... 952-657-2139 Mahowald Builders, Inc............................... 952-447-2788 Main Street Builders, LLC...........................651-208-9775 Majestic Builders, Inc...................................763-786-0113 MAPLE Develop + Design + Build................612-501-5224 Maplewood Dev. & Construction, Inc...... 612-746-4046 Mark D. Williams Custom Homes, Inc.......612-251-9750 Mark Elliot Homes....................................... 952-392-9227 Mark of Excellence Homes, Inc................. 612-490-0558 Mason Construction Services...................612-280-4000 Masterpiece Homes, Inc............................ 651-484-3244 MC Custom Homes, LLC............................ 763-350-5897 McCallum Construction, Inc...................... 763-783-8244 McCormack Classic Construction, LLC......715-760-2211 McDonald Construction, Inc......................952-432-7601 McDonald Remodeling, Inc..........................651-554-1234 McGowan Design Build, Inc.........................952-212-1966 McNulty Construction Company...............612-339-0674 McWilliams & Associates, Inc...................952-898-4663 MDS Remodeling, LLC.................................. 612-716-2585 Meadow Creek Builders, Inc.......................763-559-3166 Meadow Creek Developers, LLC.................612-867-9581 Meadowcroft Homes, LLC.........................952-892-5469 Medalist Homes, Inc.................................... 612-490-9286 Melby Homes, LLC........................................651-277-6000 MetroPlains, LLC.............................................651-523-1241 Metropolis Custom Homes, LLC.................. 612-816-1511 Michael Lee, Inc.............................................651-731-2345 Michael Paul Design + Build........................ 651-785-7719 Michels Homes............................................... 651-653-1210 Mike DeNomme Construction, Inc..........952-955-3008 Minnesota Design & Construction, Inc.... 763-229-3632 Minnesota Premier Builders, LLC........... 763-203-3400 Minnetonka Custom Homes, Inc.............. 612-386-4494 Mittelstaedt Homes, LLC...........................952-447-2300 Moderno Companies, LLC......................... 612-328-0900 Morning Sun Homes, Inc............................ 763-424-4222 Murphy Bros. Design | Build | Remodel... 763-780-3262 MyHomeSource Construction.................. 612-455-0700 Narr Construction, Inc.................................952-938-8781 NC Contracting, Inc..................................... 763-286-6935 New Spaces...................................................952-898-5300 Newmark Homes, Inc....................................612-599-5376 Nicolette Design Remodel.......................... 612-716-4471 Niemela Construction, Inc........................ 763-428-4484 NIH Homes, LLC............................................. 763-753-1750 Nor-Son Custom Builders............................ 612-216-1800 Norcutt Homes, Inc.......................................651-458-8822 North American Realty, Inc........................507-287-0909 North Oaks Company, LLC.......................... 651-484-3361 Northrup Remodeling.................................. 612-825-3353 Norton Homes, LLC......................................763-559-2991 Novak-Fleck, Inc...........................................763-424-4955 Novare Renovation & Design, LLC........... 651-230-4059 NR Properties, Inc..........................................651-283-1305 NTC Homes, Inc............................................952-445-8524 OA Design + Build.........................................612-789-7070 Oakcroft One, LLC...................................... 952-947-3000 Oevering Homes, LLC.................................. 715-243-0001 Ohana Home & Design...................................651-274-3116

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One Ten Ten Homes, LLC........................... 952-953-4000 Orfield Design & Construction, Inc..........952-920-6543 Paragon Homes Corporation.................... 952-484-6800 Parent Builders, Inc.......................................763-274-1222 Parent Custom Homes, LLC........................763-421-5559 Parkland Village, LLC.....................................612-371-0874 Paul Emmerich Construction, Inc............. 763-753-0720 Paul Hanzel Homes, Inc................................952-758-6180 Paulson Construction, Inc.......................... 763-786-0272 PCS Residential............................................ 651-994-2028 Pebble Creek Custom Homes...................612-405-4060 Pietsch Builders, Inc................................... 952-898-3044 Pillar Homes Partner, Inc.............................763-475-1700 Plekkenpol Builders, Inc............................. 952-888-2225 Posch Builders, LLC.......................................651-269-2021 PRA Construction Services, Inc................. 612-282-2269 Pratt Homes...................................................651-429-8032 Precision Builders, LLC................................612-889-7766 Preferred Builders, Inc.................................651-342-2979 Premium Construction, LLC....................... 612-760-9461 Price Custom Homes.................................... 612-564-7474 Prima Construction......................................612-888-5959 Prima Land, Inc............................................. 612-328-4444 Professio, Inc..................................................612-396-6856 Progressive Builders, Inc.............................763-263-2227 Pulte Homes of Minnesota, LLC............... 952-229-0725 Puustelli USA................................................. 612-205-0485 Quality Home Transformations, Inc......... 952-881-6444 Quartersawn.................................................... 612-208-1727 Quest Development, Inc...............................763-595-9511 R & R Construction of Minneapolis, Inc.... 612-272-8472 R Home, LLC...................................................612-524-5760 R W Builders, Inc............................................ 763-389-1873 R. W. Lind Builders, Inc................................. 612-282-5358 Rachel Development................................... 763-424-1500 Ramsay Properties, LLC............................... 763-712-5325 Ratzlaff Homes, Inc...................................... 952-985-5959 RCA Builders, Inc..........................................763-856-5660 Red Pine Builders.......................................... 651-332-6744 Redebu............................................................612-298-4302 Redstone Builders, LLC.............................. 651-454-4297 REFINED LLC.................................................. 612-991-9454 Refined Remodeling, Inc.............................612-865-8993 Regal Custom Homes...................................952-992-9315 Regency Homes, Inc....................................763-422-9900 Regenscheid Custom Homes.....................763-498-3241 Renaissance Builders, Inc........................... 763-425-8292 Replacement Housing Services Consortium, LLC.......... ..................................................................... 952-836-2665 Retreat...........................................................763-443-8324 Revision, LLC.................................................612-462-4000 Revolution Design and Build.....................952-594-5037 RG Construction & Consulting, LLC.......... 651-319-6968 Rice Creek Building & Remodeling, Inc... 612-751-4646 Ridge Construction, LLC............................. 612-730-2270 River West Homes, Inc................................763-424-4663 RK Homes, LLC.............................................. 763-237-3695 Robert Engstrom Companies..................... 952-893-1001 Robert McNearney Custom Homes, Inc....952-985-0965 Robert Thomas Homes, Inc........................ 952-322-8700 Roberts Residential Remodeling, Inc...... 952-224-3680 Robey Construction, LLC.............................612-275-4441 Rohan Lund, Inc..............................................612-751-2006 Ron Clark Construction............................. 952-947-3000 Ronel Builders, LLC...................................... 952-895-1900 Rongitsch Construction, Inc...................... 952-898-9537 Roof Time, Inc............................................... 952-447-7663 Rossbach Construction, Inc.........................651-779-0218 Rusciano Group............................................952-956-2808 Russell Room Remodelers.......................... 651-735-8367 S.J. Henjum Design Build, LLC...................651-456-9559 Sandau Construction Co., Inc.................... 952-403-9100 Sandcon Remodeling, Inc..............................763-551-1917 Santanni Custom Homes...............................651-407-1571 Sawhorse, Inc................................................ 763-533-0352 SBH, LLC.......................................................... 952-922-2216 Schiller Squared Ent., Inc............................ 651-207-8674 Schrader & Companies............................... 952-465-3582

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Schwarz Builders, Inc...................................952-476-6768 SD Custom Homes....................................... 651-248-8494 Semler Construction, Inc........................... 763-754-5578 Shade Tree Construction, Inc....................763-434-7962 Shamrock Development, Inc...................... 763-421-3500 Sharper Homes, Inc..................................... 763-783-1000 Sherco Construction, Inc...............................651-462-1817 Showcase Renovations, Inc.........................763-389-9613 Sicora Design Build.....................................952-929-0098 Siewert Construction Company, Inc......... 651-437-5335 Signature Homes, LLC................................. 715-225-3477 Simmer Brothers Homes, Inc.................... 763-753-3760 Smith Partners, Inc........................................612-590-1766 Soderbeck Design & Construction, Inc.... 651-483-8596 Soderberg Apartments Specialist.......... 952-444-2089 Sondergaard Forcier Builders, LLC.......... 952-443-3491 Source Land Development......................... 763-551-0100 Southwind Builders, Inc............................... 651-773-8780 SpaceMakers Remodeling, LLC...................651-735-1188 Speer-Bast Land & Construction, LLC.......651-324-1147 Spence Developments, LLP....................... 320-515-0870 Stay At Home, Inc........................................... 952-474-7121 Steiner & Koppelman, LLC......................... 952-473-5435 Stephan Home Construction, Inc...............612-382-4199 Stephen Longman Builders, Inc................ 952-943-8226 Steven Horne Homes, LLC......................... 952-270-5579 Stone Cottage Construction, Inc...............952-388-1301 Stone Creek Homes, Inc...............................612-718-7566 Stone River Homes........................................612-328-8918 Stonebay Builders, LLC...............................763-479-6926 Stonegate Builders...................................... 763-452-6245 Stonehearth Remodeling, Inc................... 763-427-7330 Stonewood, LLC...........................................612-462-4000 Streeter & Associates, Inc........................ 952-449-9448 Structural Dimensions, Inc...........................952-224-0111

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Suburban Dream Homes, LLC................... 952-491-4020 SuiteHaus, LLC.............................................952-892-5469 Summergate Development, LLC...............952-898-3461 Summit Design-Build, LLC.......................... 651-431-8890 Summit Management, LLC.........................651-689-2202 Sunrise Design and Construction, LLC.....651-303-9000 Sustainable 9 Design + Build...................... 612-234-4194 SW Wold Construction, Inc........................ 763-323-7704 Swanson Homes...........................................763-478-0320 Synergy Land Company, LLC....................... 612-590-0811 T C Construction, Inc....................................952-461-3985 T.A. Brunn Construction, Inc........................612-328-3921 T.H. Construction of Anoka, Inc................763-422-8809 TC Homebuilders, Inc.................................. 952-926-6100 TC Homes, Inc.................................................612-221-2704 Ted Glasrud Associates MN, LLC................ 651-361-8941 Test Builder.....................................................651-222-2222 Test Developer...............................................651-697-1954 The Construction Coordinators, LLC.........612-481-3338 The Excelsior Group, LLC........................... 952-525-3200 The House Dressing Company, Inc............952-920-8301 The Landschute Group, Inc.........................952-470-7416 The Pemtom Land Company....................... 952-937-0716 Thomas Bren Homes, Inc............................ 952-475-6777 Thompson Construction, LLC...................952-393-5349 Thorson Homes, Inc.....................................651-454-0644 Tilsenbilt Homes, LLC...................................651-552-7120 TimberCraft Remodeling............................. 651-633-8611 Timbercrest, LLC..........................................952-292-0046 TJB Homes, Inc..............................................763-780-2944 Toll Brothers, Inc........................................... 651-365-0601 Tollberg Homes, LLC................................... 763-205-2037 Tomco Company, Inc....................................763-434-1522 Tradition Development Corp..................... 952-322-8704 Traditions by Donnay Homes, Inc...............763-531-0714

Treasured Spaces, Inc...................................612-221-0965 Trend Construction, Inc.............................952-440-4440 Trestle Homes, LLC..........................................612-782-7111 Trilogy Custom Homes, LLC....................... 763-753-5173 Trinity Construction Services, LLC..........952-297-5000 TriStar Homes, LLC....................................... 763-464-1919 TruBuild Construction, LLC.........................612-499-2456 Trumpy Home Builders, LLC........................612-615-5995 Twin Cities Builders & Maintenance....... 612-278-0000 Twin Cities Habitat For Humanity..............651-207-1700 Uber Built, Inc...............................................952-380-9988 Vanek Construction, LLC............................. 651-252-4014 Verhasselt Construction, Inc...................... 715-755-2947 Vine Hill Partners, LLC................................. 612-801-9055 Vujovich Design Build, Inc..........................612-338-2020 w.b. builders...................................................612-965-2655 Warren Home Restorations, Inc................ 952-474-6798 Water Street Homes, LLC.......................... 612-850-4002 Wensmann Custom Homes........................ 952-953-9892 West Bay Homes...........................................612-770-6433 White Crane Construction, LLC.................612-827-3800 Wilderness Builders, Inc.............................. 612-366-1508 Wooddale Builders, Inc...............................952-345-0543 Wooden Dreams, Inc....................................651-636-7645 Woodland, O’Brien & Scott........................651-450-0098 Woodstone Renovation, LLC..................... 952-697-5075 Worth Construction, Inc..............................763-498-7815 Wuensch Construction, Inc........................952-322-0508 Xpand, Inc.......................................................952-292-6107 Xtra Mile Construction, Inc.......................763-286-5900 Yorway Custom Home Builders, Inc.........952-226-3434 Zawadski Homes, Inc.................................... 651-483-0518 Zehnder Homes, Inc...................................... 763-204-8114 Ziegler Custom Homes, Inc.........................763-441-2153

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ASSOCIATES :: 101 Mobility Twin Cities................................763-222-0101 BMO Harris Bank International Association.................... ................................................................... 602-650-3848 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty...................... 763-202-3638 43rd Street Lighting, Inc............................ 763-424-3736 Bob’s Wood Specialties/Credit River Granite................. ................................................................... 952-890-4700 A Clean Look..................................................651-248-7669 Aaronwood Finish Carpentry, Inc............. 612-490-6098 Boise Cascade............................................. 952-469-5900 ABC Supply Co., Inc...................................... 651-224-3675 Bollig & Sons, Inc...........................................952-938-4133 Absolute Distribution, Inc........................... 612-630-5010 Boulder Creek Stone.................................... 763-786-7138 Action Overhead Garage Door, LLC.........952-447-4487 Bowman and Brooke, LLP............................612-656-4037 Acuity Insurance...........................................800-242-7666 Bremer Bank, National Association..........651-726-6034 Admit One, Inc.............................................. 952-240-6262 Breuer Choice Realty Group - Keller Williams Classic Realty........................................................ 763-441-0500 Advanced Construction Services..............952-562-8100 Advantage Foam Insulators.........................651-458-1755 Bria Hammel Interiors.................................... 651-688-1121 Aggregate Industries.................................. 651-683-0600 Brock White Company..................................651-289-1260 Air Mechanical, Inc...................................... 763-434-7747 Brocks Flooring............................................. 952-736-9124 Alden Pearson, P.A....................................... 651-224-9000 Brush Masters.............................................. 763-478-3232 Alerus...............................................................612-305-4227 BSB Design..................................................... 952-529-7218 Alexander Design Group, Inc..................... 952-473-8777 Build A Stone.................................................651-246-2669 All About Erosion Control, Inc....................952-447-1299 Builders Club................................................... 612-359-1130 All American Title..........................................763-235-1800 Builders FirstSource.................................. 952-469-3466 All Seasons Garage Door.............................763-755-0210 Builders Insurance Group, Inc...................763-862-7800 All Sons’ Exteriors, Inc.................................952-469-5221 Builders Insurance Services (Div. of RJR Ins.).................. .................................................................... 952-253-4375 All, Inc............................................................... 651-227-6331 Alliance Bank.................................................. 651-228-2366 Builders Resource.........................................952-239-8108 Allied Building Products............................... 651-227-8731 Builders Resource Group.............................715-698-4781 Allstar Construction....................................763-479-8700 Building Materials Outlet MW, Inc.............. 651-365-1141 Allura................................................................281-742-7044 Burnsville Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc...................... ................................................................... 952-894-0005 Alpha EMC............................................. 877-9-ALPHAEMC C & D Granite, LLC....................................... 320-597-2398 Alpine Hardwood............................................612-619-6352 C&J Stoneworks, Inc.....................................651-325-5186 Alside Supply Center.................................. 952-888-4000 Cabela’s Corporate Outfitters...................800-753-3219 Amazing EZ Screen Porch Windows......... 612-359-5800 California Closets.......................................952-844-0004 Ambiance At Home.....................................952-440-6757 CAMBRIA....................................................... 952-944-1676 AMEC - American Mortgage & Equity Consultants, Inc. CAP Carpet & Flooring.................................651-636-2617 .....................................................................763-496-1638 Cardinal Financial...........................................612-237-9611 American Building Contractors, Inc......... 952-707-6959 Cardinal Glass Industries........................... 952-229-2603 American Land & Capital, LLC................... 651-289-6400 Carlson Asset Management........................651-287-2160 American Mortgage & Equity Consultants, Inc.............. Carmack Real Estate Group........................763-291-8083 .................................................................... 612-670-4230 Carpentry Contractors Co........................ 763-658-4000 American Stucco Enterprises, LLC...........651-674-8700 CBIZ MHM, LLC.............................................. 612-376-1255 Anchor Roofing & Exteriors........................ 612-363-7443 Cedar Siding, Inc.......................................... 763-427-0755 and more by Kori............................................612-801-9874 CenterPoint Energy..................................... 763-785-5432 Andersen Windows.......................................651-336-2856 Central Marble Products, Inc....................320-393-2085 AndersonPalmer............................................. 602-515-8101 Central States Insulation Wholesale, Inc.......................... Applied Energy Innovations........................612-532-0384 ....................................................................763-786-2900 Aquarius Water Conditioning, Inc.............651-777-0448 Central States MFG.................................... 605-528-8800 Arrow Building Center................................. 651-439-3138 CertainTeed Corp........................................ 952-445-6450 Arrow Lift....................................................... 763-786-2780 CertainTeed Siding.......................................612-323-7344 Artful Living Magazine................................952-230-3133 Chandler Companies, Inc............................ 651-388-9415 aspectLED.......................................................888-503-1317 Charlie & Co. Design, Ltd............................ 612-333-2246 Associa Minnesota...................................... 763-225-6498 Christian Brothers Cabinets....................... 507-451-8160 Associated Bank...........................................763-694-2803 Chuck Hartell, The Hartell Group..............763-295-0912 Astonia Co..................................................... 763-428-0186 Cities Management...................................... 612-381-8606 Audrey Friedman - Edina Realty................ 612-720-9262 Cityscape Painting Contractors, Inc........ 952-469-5901 Auer Steel & Heating Supply Co...............763-450-9248 Clear Channel Outdoor Advertising......... 612-605-5100 Automated Building Comp.-Cabinetry Division............. Clear View Surface Solutions, Inc...............612-369-1631 ........................................................................952-474-1111 Closet Factory............................................... 763-551-9100 Automated Building Comp.-Millwork Division............... Coldwell Banker Burnet............................... 612-387-8885 ....................................................................952-937-9060 Coldwell Banker Burnet - Wayzata........... 952-239-4652 Automated Building Comp.-Truss Division...................... Collins Electrical Construction Co............651-249-0243 .....................................................................715-924-4867 Comcast......................................................... 651-493-5429 AutoMotorPlex..............................................612-802-4892 Commers The Water Company................. 763-252-7704 AVID Audio Visual Installation & Design.. 612-876-8220 CompanyCam............................................... 402-764-0002 BAC Construction Services.........................612-721-5500 Concrete & Coatings, LLC........................... 651-230-0781 Bachman’s Floral Gift & Garden.................612-861-9227 Condor Fireplace and Stone....................... 763-786-2341 Bayer Built Woodworks, Inc........................320-254-3651 Connexus Energy......................................... 763-323-2650 Bayer Interior Woods..................................763-670-2490 Construction Pro Tips..................................952-994-2212 Behr Drafting & Design, Inc....................... 952-746-7702 Contract Interiors, Inc.................................. 651-224-7728 Bell Bank Mortgage.......................................952-591-1880 Conversion-omics Creative Sales Solutions.................... Bellacor Professional...................................651-294-2547 ..................................................................... 612-803-4512 Bergerson-Caswell, Inc.................................763-479-3121 Corner Home Medical................................. 763-535-5335 Bespoke Doorworks, LLC..............................612-281-7668 Cornerstone Auto.........................................763-241-2300 Best Siding Co., Inc...................................... 763-413-0500 Cornerstone Custom Construction, Inc.... 763-754-3939 Better Business Bureau................................651-695-2451 Corporate 4 Insurance Agency, Inc...........952-893-9218 Better Futures Minnesota...........................612-455-6133 Cosentino Center-Minneapolis................763-546-8456 Biffs, Inc............................................................952-403-1221 Country Lumber, Inc................................... 763-262-4444 Black Hawk Garage Door.............................715-688-3200 Crawford Door Sales Co................................651-455-1221 BlueLinx.......................................................... 320-491-5055 Creative Color Solutions, LLC.....................612-963-5714

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Creative Lighting, Inc..................................... 651-647-0111 Cris Young Homes with Edina Realty........ 612-558-7887 Croix Design & Drafting, Inc.......................763-757-5997 CrossCountry Mortgage...............................612-202-1731 Crown Rental Co., Inc..................................952-894-7368 Culligan Water............................................... 952-912-7357 Cundy, Santine & Associates, Architects, LLC................ .................................................................... 651-490-5454 Custom Door Sales, Inc..............................763-535-0042 Custom Home Builders Title, LLC............763-489-3240 Custom Millwork, Inc.................................... 651-770-2356 Custom One Painting, Inc............................612-787-1040 CUTCO Client Gifts....................................... 218-838-7471 D & G Homes, Inc......................................... 763-458-8044 Dakota County Lumber Co.........................651-460-6646 Dakota Electric Association........................651-463-6212 Daltile Showroom......................................... 763-656-6324 Dan Borowicz, Edina Realty Commercial.......................... .................................................................... 952-200-7672 Dart Portable Storage....................................651-683-1219 David Charlez Designs................................952-428-8200 DCA Title........................................................952-432-5600 Demolition Services, LLC............................ 507-381-8798 DEsigned Glass, Inc......................................952-895-1095 DesignerStone Panels.................................. 651-235-5517 DFP Planning & Design.............................. 763-780-8004 Dirt Devils Services......................................612-366-4876 Distinctive Drywall & Painting...................763-785-7875 Distinctive Elements Tile & Design, LLC...763-234-9924 Diversified Distributors, Inc..................... 952-808-9646 Diversified Wall Systems, LLC...................763-478-8507 Dodge of Burnsville...................................... 612-300-1447 Don Stodola’s Well Drilling Co., Inc..........952-446-9355 Dorado Surfaces............................................ 651-401-8393 Dorglass, Inc..................................................952-253-0097 DPIS Builder Services................................... 651-393-5255 Dreamscapes Landscape & Design............651-415-1000 DSG & Aspire Design Showroom Gallery... 952-988-5576 Dunwoody College of Technology.............612-374-5800 Dura Supreme Cabinetry............................ 320-543-3872 Dynamic Homes............................................. 785-817-1376 Eagle Home Mortgage................................ 651-242-8333 Eagle Window Distributing Co. of Minnesota................. .................................................................... 763-428-2883 EDCO Products, Inc.....................................952-945-2680 Edge Home Finance Corporation............. 763-219-8484 Edina Realty..................................................952-476-5300 Edina Realty, Inc............................................952-928-5710 Edward Jones............................................... 952-469-2606 Edwards Sales Corporation.......................952-929-6794 Electrolux Major Appliance........................ 651-245-2959 Elements, Inc.................................................. 763-210-7747 Elevations..........................................................952-474-1111 Eminent Interior Design................................ 612-767-1241 Empire Door & Glass....................................612-729-4003 Emser Tile........................................................763-251-1670 Energy Panel Structures............................. 612-499-0756 Engel & Völkers Minneapolis.....................612-338-3836 Engstrom Wood Products..........................763-494-8855 Erosion Works............................................... 763-262-7458 Expert Construction, Inc............................ 952-467-2622 Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp......952-851-8962 Felhaber Larson..............................................612-339-6321 Ferguson Enterprises...................................763-591-5700 Fidelity Bank................................................. 952-830-7239 Fieldstone Architecture & Engineering.... 612-607-0115 Finance For LLC..............................................612-709-5168 Finishing Touch Painters, Inc.......................763-427-0161 Fireside Hearth & Home...............................651-633-2561 First State Bank and Trust.......................... 651-439-5195 Flashing By Design...................................... 651-462-4700 Floor Technologies, Inc...............................763-478-9620 FocalPoint Flooring Cabinets & Design....763-497-4407 Foley & Mansfield, PLLP..............................612-338-8788 Forest Specialties........................................763-235-2050 Forever Barnwood...........................................651-324-1147 FORT Group.................................................... 952-314-5229

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Fredrikson & Byron, P.A................................612-492-7168 GAF................................................................... 651-357-2287 Garage Floor Coating of MN.com............ 763-559-8732 Garry Insurancenter...................................... 651-777-8361 Gateway Mechanical, Inc............................. 651-636-7222 Gateway Mortgage Group.......................... 612-396-0501 GE Appliances.................................................. 612-810-5116 Genco Builders, Inc....................................... 763-717-9608 Generations Hardwood Flooring.............. 651-653-9900 Gerhards....................................................... 952-544-0458 GlassArt Design.............................................612-870-0247 Glenbrook Building Supply..........................651-770-9071 Global Closing & Title Services................ 952-895-8400 Glowing Hearth & Home............................. 952-492-9276 GoliathTech MN, LLC....................................612-605-3233 Goodin Company............................................. 612-287-1179 Gopher State Concrete, LLC.....................952-888-9330 Gordy’s Custom Cabinets, Inc....................763-434-7071 Grace Hill.......................................................952-476-2406 Granite-Tops, LLC....................................... 866-685-3005 Grazzini Brothers & Co................................ 651-994-4142 Great Garage Door Co................................763-767-3000 Great Northern Granite.............................. 952-456-2224 Great Plains Millwork....................................651-773-9919 Great River Energy....................................... 763-445-5728 Green Code Knowledge, LLC..................... 763-205-9293 Greenscape Companies, Inc........................ 763-441-2141 GreenStar Insulation & Waterproofing, Inc...................... ..................................................................... 763-315-3676 Guaranteed Rate...........................................651-796-3586 Gulfeagle Supply...........................................612-374-3444 H G & K, LTD................................................... 952-979-1140 H Window Company..................................... 763-249-5797 Haferman Water Conditioning, Inc./Kinetico.................. ................................................................... 952-894-4040 Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc............... 800-642-2246 Hamill Concrete...........................................952-894-9078 Hansen London Group................................. 612-366-0051 Hanson Building Materials, Inc................... 763-421-1010 Harkraft, Inc.................................................. 763-544-4478 Hayfield Window & Door Co., Inc...............507-477-3224 Hays Companies of Minnesota.................. 612-518-6007 Heating & Cooling Two, Inc........................ 763-428-3677 HeatMyFloors.com...................................... 763-477-3665 Hedberg Supply........................................... 763-545-4400 Heins Nursery, Inc.........................................651-769-2663 Highmark Exteriors, LLC............................. 952-641-6086 Highmark Restorations, Inc.........................952-641-3519 Hipp Cabinetry & Construction................. 763-267-1784 Hirshfield’s, Inc................................................612-282-1149 Holiday Kitchens........................................... 715-736-9209 Holiday Stationstores...................................952-832-8511 HOM Furniture & Flooring..........................763-767-3623 Home Electronic Systems, Inc...................715-386-7034 Home Illustrations & Graphics................... 651-747-6558 Home Key Realty..........................................952-440-4100 Home Media Innovations, Inc.....................715-377-0606 Home Options, Inc.........................................763-536-1351 HomeSphere...................................................331-431-7433 Horizon Electric Services, LLC..................952-985-8088 Huber Engineered Woods............................612-219-0279 ICF/High Efficiency New Homes Program... 612-253-9982 Icynene Corp....................................................612-501-5137 IDC-Automatic Garage Door.....................763-786-4730 iGreen Designs, Inc.......................................952-826-2222 In-Focus Systems........................................ 952-929-0000 Incor Installation, LLC.................................. 651-437-1004 Innovative Basement Systems................. 320-204-0302 Innovative Concrete, Inc............................. 952-292-2937 Innovative Surfaces, Inc............................... 651-437-1004 Installed Building Solutions II, LLC...........651-463-9333 Insurance Brokers of MN, Inc....................763-323-3000 INTERSOURCE, Inc........................................612-377-0499 J & W Asphalt, Inc.........................................952-894-9078 J. Becher & Associates................................763-428-8630 J. Fletch Real Estate Group........................ 651-502-2972 J.G. Hause Construction, Inc...................... 651-439-0189

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J.J. Orion........................................................... 651-641-1376 James Hardie Building Products............... 612-323-6358 Jerry’s Floor Store....................................... 763-786-7570 Jim Erickson Construction Services, Inc.... 612-250-3759 JJJ Specialty Company.................................612-788-9688 JL Schwieters Bldg. Supply/Const., Inc...... 651-762-1110 Johns Manville............................................... 507-298-1979 JTR Roofing, Inc............................................. 651-777-7394 Kaas Construction, Inc................................... 612-701-8110 Kariel Staging................................................. 612-605-9119 Kate-Lo Tile & Stone...................................763-545-5455 Keenan & Sveiven, Inc.................................. 952-475-1229 Kel’s Custom Cabinets, LLC......................... 952-955-1321 Keller Williams Classic Realty....................763-746-4944 Keller Williams Classic Realty NW............763-463-7500 Keller Williams Classic Realty NW...........763-464-4040 Keller Williams Premier Realty.................... 651-328-1292 Keller Williams Premier Realty - Sarah Marrinan............ .................................................................... 651-964-0289 Kendrick Electric, LLC.................................952-432-5036 Kerry & Co........................................................612-817-4089 Kinzler Construction Services................. 952-999-7000 Klein Bank.......................................................952-361-3862 Kohler Co.......................................................... 612-231-7731 Kolbe Gallery Twin Cities...........................866-460-4403 Kolbe Windows & Doors..............................715-842-5666 Krause Electric, Inc......................................952-442-2484 Krech Exteriors..............................................651-688-6368 Kris Lindahl Team.........................................763-244-2060 Kurt Building Materials...............................763-572-1500 Lake Area Mortgage.................................... 651-482-9400 Lake Elmo Bank..............................................651-773-4718 Lakes Gas Co................................................. 651-464-3345 Lakeside Cabinets and Woodworking..... 763-753-2628 Lampert Lumber........................................... 651-695-3600 Land Home Financial Services...................786-252-1406 Landform Professional Services.................612-638-0261 Landmark Photography & Design.............. 612-827-0022 Lappin Lighting............................................. 612-339-5555 Larkin Hoffman.............................................952-835-3800 Leak Patrol.......................................................612-872-1900 Legatt Decorating, Inc................................ 763-541-0554 Lelch Audio Video.........................................612-353-5087 Lennox Industries...........................................651-269-9421 Liberty Title, Inc.......................................... 763-494-0340 Lindus Construction / Midwest LeafGuard...................... ..................................................................... 800-873-1451 Lionheart Home Staging, Inc..................... 651-216-9508 Loucks.............................................................763-424-5505 LP Building Products......................................612-718-3182 Lucid Integrated Systems...........................612-308-2486 Luther Brookdale Chevrolet Buick GMC...651-755-7130 Lyman Lumber Co....................................... 952-470-4800 Lyman Roofing & Siding.............................. 612-430-7201 M C Squared Construction.........................763-862-3318 M.J. Lorenz Concrete..................................651-408-8600 Maas Companies.......................................... 507-285-1444 Macaco Distributing.....................................651-356-2631 Magnolia Design Center.............................. 651-264-3181 Manomin Resawn Timbers........................... 651-464-1771 Manor Concrete Construction, Inc..........763-497-5420 Marketplace Home Mortgage, LLC......... 952-278-3457 MarketShare Masters Advertising...........612-799-9997 Marshall & Koopman REAL ESTATE.........952-405-6667 Martha O’Hara Interiors............................. 952-908-3150 Marvin Windows and Doors.........................651-216-5058 Masonite........................................................ 612-570-0430 Masonry Technology.................................. 800-879-3348 Massmann Geothermal & Mechanical, LLC..................... ....................................................................763-389-0376 Maxfield Research & Consulting, LLC...... 612-338-0012 Mayer Lumber Co., Inc................................. 952-657-2291 McAlpin Marketing........................................612-810-3074 McCarron’s Building Center...................... 651-464-5427 MCI Paint & Drywall..................................... 952-985-7778 Merchants Bank............................................952-841-4268 Meridian Management, Inc.........................651-289-1552

Merlin Goble Masonry, Inc...........................651-653-9175 Metro Home Insulation & Waterproofing, Fireplaces & Garage Doors, LLC...................................763-441-2313 Metro Siding, Inc.......................................... 763-557-1808 Metrostudy.....................................................773-824-2455 Meyers Research, LLC.................................. 612-500-1390 MidCountry Mortgage, a division of MidCountry Bank .................................................................... 651-766-7000 Midwest Home Magazine............................612-371-5847 Midwest Interiors, LLP................................ 952-835-2252 Midwest Roofing Supply............................ 612-378-6006 Midwest Shou Sugi Ban.............................. 612-850-4432 Midwest Specialty Products..................... 952-470-0403 Midwest Tile, Marble and Granite............ 651-405-0707 MidWestOne Bank........................................612-767-5600 Millz House/Snapsports MN.....................952-446-5858 Mingle.............................................................. 763-717-8551 Minneapolis Glass Co.................................763-559-0635 Minnesota Air, Inc........................................ 952-918-8000 Minnesota Bank & Trust.............................. 952-841-9341 Minnesota Construction Law Services, PLLC.................. ..................................................................... 651-484-4412 Minnesota Energy Resources Corp..........651-322-8907 Minnesota Exteriors, Inc............................. 763-391-5575 Minnesota Homeowners Alliance.............651-262-5970 Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association........... ...................................................................... 651-646-2121 Minnesota Rusco, Inc..................................952-935-9669 Minnesota Tile & Stone..............................952-345-9425 Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative...952-492-2313 Minnesota Valley Millwork, Inc................952-440-9404 Minnesota Vinyl & Aluminum, Inc........... 952-403-0805 Mitch Spargur Group..................................763-463-7568 Mitek USA, Inc.......................................... 1-800-328-5934 MJ’s Contract Appliance, Inc....................... 651-777-8915 ML Baxley Painting and Decorating, Inc.... 651-786-0489 MN Brick and Tile......................................... 952-888-9292 Modern Design Cabinetry........................ 952-466-4766 Modern Press................................................ 651-633-4000 Molin Concrete Products Company......... 651-786-7722 Mondale & Associates.................................952-888-1770 Mountain Real Estate Capital, LLC.......... 952-873-7024 Mpls. St. Paul Magazine..............................612-336-9209 MRL Company................................................. 612-331-2457 Muska Lighting.............................................952-934-6730 Musolf’s Wood Flooring............................. 651-484-3020 NAC Mechanical & Electrical Services.... 651-490-9868 Natures Stone................................................612-840-7724 Nesbit Agencies, Inc.....................................952-746-4311 New Age Technology, Inc............................ 952-204-7222 New Homes of MN Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate|All Seasons.................................952-484-4722 Newland Real Estate Group........................651-998-0226 Norbord, Inc...................................................952-412-6658 Nordic Insulation.......................................... 763-784-7893 Norse Realty................................................... 612-876-5226 North American Framing, Inc........................ 612-991-4111 North Central Sales, Inc.............................. 952-941-4464 North Country Distributors, Inc................. 763-391-5583 North House Residential Design................612-327-7582 North Star Chapter of the Appraisal Institute................ ..................................................................... 651-925-5528 Northern Heating & Air Conditioning......763-427-1000 Northland Cabinets, Inc.............................. 763-424-2775 Northland Woodworks................................ 763-786-4783 Northstar Associates................................... 612-889-1650 Northstar Insulation, Inc...............................651-272-5140 Northwestern Lumber Association..........763-544-6822 Nuheat.............................................................. 612-751-9801 Oakwood Insurance Agency....................... 763-441-8405 On Site Companies........................................651-429-3781 Osseo Vacuum..............................................763-425-9666 Outdoor Spaces Design & Build Co., LLC.... 651-235-1100 OX Industries................................................. 612-220-0140 Pacific Kitchen and Home.............................651-746-1841 Pahl’s Designer Showrooms....................... 715-386-2338 Painterati.........................................................612-492-1888

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ASSOCIATES :: Painting by Jerry Wind, Inc.......................... 651-699-6140 Paltrin.............................................................. 612-568-7253 Paramount Granite Company, Inc............763-428-4075 Parsons Construction, Inc...........................651-426-9726 PAXMAR.......................................................... 763-753-6176 Pella Windows & Doors................................ 763-745-1407 Penguin Insulation, Inc.................................651-439-8822 Peters Billiards..............................................612-866-8433 Phantom Screens.........................................763-425-4280 Piling Systems...............................................952-367-6733 Pillar Title Services.........................................612-281-3351 Pin Foundations, Inc.................................... 612-309-2640 Pioneer Engineering, P.A............................... 651-681-1914 Porchwerx, LLC..............................................612-669-9339 PPG Paints.......................................................952-917-9104 Premier Surfaces (formerly Princess Marble)................. ....................................................................952-895-0202 Prescription Builders Roofing..................... 651-500-9811 Prestige Pools................................................ 651-490-1399 Principles Building & Remodeling, LLC... 651-340-5057 Pro Tech Restoration, Inc............................ 651-776-8324 ProEd................................................................ 651-301-2107 Professional Warranty Service Corporation (PWSC)..... ...................................................................... 317-877-6187 ProSource Wholesale Floorcoverings.... 763-390-9700 Quaale Enterprises, Inc............................... 612-685-9149 Quality Edge..................................................888-784-0878 Quarrix Building Products......................... 800-438-2920 Queblo..............................................................952-210-4331 Radco Truck Accessories / Accessory Pro Warehouse.. .....................................................................612-309-7506 RBC Tile & Stone........................................... 763-559-5531 Re/Max Advantage Plus............................. 763-433-0850 Real Estate Agent Magazine...................... 952-873-9162 Refined Lending.............................................651-283-1305 Regal Wood Cabinets, LLC........................ 952-890-3500 Remax Results............................................... 612-384-1360 REMAX Results - The PRO Team............... 612-723-2823 Residential Warranty Company, LLC...800-247-1812 x2171 ResTech Systems..........................................763-710-5700 Restoral........................................................... 612-874-2602 Resultants for Business................................. 651-301-1251 Reynolds & Reynolds, Inc.............................. 515-557-1215 Rick Harrison Site Design Studio.............763-595-0055 River City Creative Glass............................952-224-9030 River City Tile & Underlayment.................. 612-290-4100 Riverwood Cabinets, Inc............................. 763-972-2444 RJA Cabinetry&Design................................612-490-3232 RMC Solutions, LLC.......................................952-681-2391 RNR Realty International............................ 952-922-8582 Roberts-Hamilton Company...................... 763-315-0100 Robinson Lighting....................................... 763-476-9555 Roessler Public Relations, LLC.................. 612-200-6800 Ron Brenner Architects................................651-342-1278 Ron Kassa Construction, Inc........................952-461-3715 Roth Distributing Co...................................952-933-4428 Royal Building Products.............................. 612-849-1983 Roycroft Design, LLC.................................. 651-338-4349 Rubble Tile..................................................... 952-938-2599 Ryan Real Estate......................................... 952-953-4000 Ryan Sales, Inc.................................................507-412-9511 S&S Tree and Horticultural Specialists, Inc..................... ..................................................................... 651-451-8907 Sabre Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.......... .................................................................... 763-473-2267 Safe and Sound............................................ 763-634-1094 Sambatek....................................................... 763-259-6014 Sathre-Bergquist, Inc................................. 952-476-6000 Satoree Cabinets..........................................612-823-0022 Scandia Custom Cabinets..........................763-535-3680

Scherer Bros. Lumber Co............................ 763-531-7448 Schlomka’s Portable Restrooms & Mobile Pressure Washing, LLC........................................... 651-332-4200 Schluter Systems..........................................612-930-6333 Schwieters Cabinetry.................................... 651-407-1618 Schwieters Companies, Inc.......................... 651-407-1618 Select Exteriors, LLC................................... 763-767-6086 Select Surfaces..............................................651-483-1576 Sellers Edge Home Team............................ 612-900-4147 Sensation Design Group, LLC................... 952-472-8487 SES Foam........................................................ 651-413-0766 Set To Show..................................................... 952-224-2131 Seven Corners Printing................................ 651-247-4828 Shaughnessy Flooring................................ 763-450-5300 Shaw/Stewart Lumber Co.............................612-378-1520 Sheridan Sheet Metal Co........................... 763-537-3686 Sherwin Williams Company.........................952-451-2584 Shimota Project Management, LLC......... 651-387-3297 Sierra Pacific Windows................. 1-800-433-4873 x1687 Signature Bank.............................................952-936-7800 Simpson Strong-Tie...................................... 612-799-0150 SKD Architects, Inc.........................................763-591-6115 SLH Home Systems A Sure-Lock-Homes Company....... ....................................................................952-224-5450 Soby-Kruse Real Estate.............................. 651-900-3599 Solar Midwest, Inc./Solatube.....................763-557-5702 Solid....................................................................612-715-1341 Southern Lights............................................952-890-8977 Southview Design........................................ 651-203-3000 Spacecrafting Photography & Video........612-353-4073 SpeckTacular Companies, Inc..................... 651-755-4282 Spring Lake Park Lumber...........................763-784-3062 SPS Kitchen & Bath Showrooms............... 952-928-7248 Squeegee Squad........................................... 952-835-0011 St. Amant Design, LLC................................952-693-8475 St. Paul Pioneer Press..................................651-228-5334 Stantec............................................................651-967-4652 Star Bank........................................................ 952-358-7808 Star Supply.................................................... 651-644-3668 Star Tribune.....................................................612-219-3296 Stein Insurance Agency................................651-257-1042 Stephen Donnelly Company, Inc............... 952-884-1848 Steve Hauer Insurance Agency - Creating Solutions..... .................................................................... 763-227-6958 Stevens Insulation, LLC................................763-231-2166 Stewart Title....................................................612-240-6671 Stockness Construction, Inc...................... 651-484-1286 Stone Design Associates.......................... 952-380-8099 Stonecrafters Midwest, LLC...................... 763-425-6233 Straightline Painting, LLC.......................... 612-490-3990 Structural Design Concepts, Inc................952-442-1835 Studio M Interiors........................................763-717-8500 Summit Mortgage - Dan Hughes............. 763-390-7222 Sun Control of Minnesota..........................651-490-1060 Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions MN..................... ................................................................... 952-942-6008 SuperAmerica................................................ 210-626-7108 Superior Framing Corporation / Patriot Builders, Inc... .....................................................................763-434-1702 Surface Specialists Metro, MN LLC......... 763-753-2807 Swan Studios................................................763-478-3946 Synergy Products......................................... 952-224-2202 T. Scherber Demolition & Excavating......952-300-5876 T.S. Construction, Inc.................................... 612-282-1734 Tabor Group Landscape...............................952-220-5180 Tamko Building Products.........................1-800-641-4691 Test Affiliate....................................................651-697-1954 Test Associate................................................651-697-1954 The AZEK Company..................................... 952-500-1029 The Bancor Group, Inc.................................763-398-0320 The Builders Group....................................... 651-389-1043 The Coleman Law Firm...................................612-877-8411

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The Connected Home..................................612-424-8483 The Energy Network Worldwide, LLC....... 612-913-4250 The Excelsior Group, LLC........................... 952-525-3200 The Kingdom Builders.................................. 612-900-9166 The Sitting Room........................................ 952-473-4440 The Tile Shop................................................ 763-852-2964 Thermo-Tech Windows, Inc......................... 877-565-0159 Think Mutual Bank........................................651-288-7680 Topo................................................................. 612-210-4626 Town and Country Granite..........................651-463-7885 Trade Direct (a Division of Carpet King, Inc.).................. .....................................................................763-231-0256 Trademark Wood Products, LLC................952-403-9852 Tradition Capital Bank............................... 952-806-6600 Tradition Mortgage, LLC............................ 952-920-5100 Tremco Barrier Solutions.............................952-221-6010 Trimpac, Inc...................................................888-202-3244 Trish Williams - Keller Williams Integrity Lakes.............. ..................................................................... 612-834-6134 Triton Commerce, LLC..................................651-321-0578 True North Consulting................................ 612-963-4049 TS Building Supply, LLC............................... 763-515-3255 Tstud™ - Patriot North America, LLC....... 612-290-6199 Turn-Key Signs...............................................651-276-0356 Twin Cities Closet Company.......................612-623-0987 Twin City Brick and Stone.......................... 952-890-1909 Twin City Discount Granite........................763-862-0888 Twin City Fireplace & Stone Company, Inc....952-941-2685 Twin City Garage Door Company.............. 763-533-3838 Twin City Homes.............................................651-423-1223 Twisted Elements, Inc................................. 612-305-0456 Unit Preparation Painting.......................... 651-340-2794 University of Minnesota - BBE....................612-624-1286 University of St. Thomas.............................612-978-3204 Uponor............................................................ 952-891-2000 US Bank Home Mortgage...........................952-876-5495 Veit Companies............................................ 763-428-2242 VELUX Skylights.......................................... 800-888-3589 Verizon Wireless........................................... 763-595-2570 Vetter Stone Company...............................507-345-4568 Viking Automatic Sprinkler....................... 651-558-3300 Viking Trophies Awards & Recognition... 763-537-3422 Village Floor & Wall, Inc.............................. 763-210-3000 Villaume Industries, Inc............................... 651-454-3610 Warners’ Stellian Appliance........................651-726-1642 Water Doctors Water Treatment Co.........763-535-1800 Waterproofing, Inc.........................................651-789-6261 Waterstone Mortgage Corp. MN.............763-447-2900 Wausau Supply...............................................800-236-1528 WEBCO............................................................763-767-7229 Weld and Sons Plumbing............................763-475-0296 Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.................... 651-430-9930 Wells Fargo Home Mortgage - Bloomington................... .......................................................................612-316-1992 Wells Fargo Home Mortgage - Lakeville..612-667-3147 Wells Fargo Home Mortgage - Minneapolis.................... ..................................................................... 612-667-3332 WestAIR Heating & Cooling....................... 763-498-8071 Western Window Systems......................... 602-304-2858 Westwood Professional Services, Inc....... 952-937-5150 Weyerhaeuser................................................ 651-775-5794 WH Security...................................................763-477-3000 White Bear Glass...........................................651-426-3289 Wilkerson & Hegna, PLLP............................ 952-897-1707 Wings Financial Credit Union....................952-997-8000 Xcel Energy, MN Gas Business Dev.......... 218-825-2305 Yardscapes, Inc............................................. 952-887-2794 ZOTA Professional Training.......................763-444-5323

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The Digest | October-December 2018  

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BATC-Housing First Minnesota's Quarterly Member Publication