Downtown Overland Park's New Townhomes Win Awards
Neighbors Construction’s new urban in-fill town home development wins several awards during the Fall Parade of Homes.
LENEXA, Kan. (Oct 12, 2009) – Neighbors Construction Company announced today that the recently completed town home project in historic downtown Overland Park ,The Townhomes at Buckley Court , has won three awards during the recent Kansas City Home Builders, Fall Parade of Homes. The project, developed by Regions LLC, entered two model homes in the parade. Both models won awards. The Parade of Homes, held September 19 - October 4, was sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City
The Home Builders Association played host to building and design professionals from across the country to judge the best of all the homes entered in the Fall Parade of Homes. The experts spent the weekend touring, critiquing and grading the homes entered in this year's Pick of the Parade and Distinctive Plan & Design contests. Each entry is judged on a specific set of building or design criteria developed and refined by a committee of industry professionals.
The Delmar floor plan, which is a two bedroom two bath design, including a ground-floor master suite, won two awards. It received the Grand Prize award for Pick of the Parade, and the First-Place award for the Distinctive Plan and Design contest. The Avalon floor plan is a two bedroom, 2 ˝ bath row home. It was awarded, First Runner-Up in the Pick of the Parade contest.
The Distinctive Plan & Design contest focuses on interior design and architectural elements; judging is based on criteria for floor plan layout, lighting, and best use of space within the home. Homes entered in this contest are complete with fabulous interior design and furnishings.
The Pick of the Parade Awards, recognizes outstanding construction performance, including the quality of materials used, craftsmanship, and the overall finished look.
“Being honored with these awards highlights the attention to detail and quality of construction of these unique Townhomes” said John Foudray, Region’s director of development. “A lot of planning focused on utilizing every square foot of space and providing finishes and features that make the Townhomes useful, efficient, and attractive” said Foudray. Visitors often say “you have thought of everything!”
Ryan Neighbors, project manager for Neighbors Construction Company said” It is rewarding to be recognized for our high quality of work and the extra time we dedicate to getting the details done right”. Neighbors Construction Company, Inc., founded in 1951, is a privately owned general contractor that specializes in building multi-family, hospitality, retail and mixed-use facilities. The company is based in Lenexa, Kan., and has more than 50 employees. For more information, visit www.NeighborsConstruction.com.
Five units have been sold of the 22-unit infill townhome project, located at 78th and Conser St., just two blocks from historic downtown Overland Park. “Sales were strong this summer and we are looking forward to a good autumn, sales traffic has been great” said Foudray.
Buckley Court will provide a vibrant, “walkable” lifestyle. Each Townhome provides high-quality, energy-efficient living for people who want to live close to shops, restaurants, and other services. All homes have received the Energy Star® certification, receiving 5 out of 5 stars for energy efficiency. The homes association takes care of exterior maintenance, lawn care, trash service, and snow removal.
The Buckley Court Townhomes have three different floor plans ranging from 1,850 to 2,300 square feet. Prices range from $219,000 to $300,000.
Buckley Court’s Townhomes are being marketed by Reece & Nichols. To learn more go to; www.BuckleyCourt.com.
Since 1947, the Parade of Homes, sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, has been showcasing Kansas City’s local new-home market. This year’s Parade had 233 new homes on display, featuring more than 110 home builders among more than 150 neighborhoods.