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03/28/2016

Revised dates unveiled for largest BIA Parade of Homes in more than a decade

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio announced today that the 2016 BIA Parade of Homes will now take place Sept. 3-18, a revision of the Parade's earlier-announced July dates. As the largest Parade of Homes since 2005, this year's event is being held at the new Verona development in Powell and will feature 16 stunning luxury homes crafted by the region's premier builders. With its unmatched location in the Olentangy Local School District, which is listed among the state’s top-ranked school systems, Verona is expected to become one of the most sought-after communities in central Ohio.

“While we've shifted the dates for this year's Parade to September, everyone will want to mark their calendars for the biggest Parade of Homes in years, which promises to be unforgettable for our guests,” said BIA Executive Director Jim Hilz. “The incredible size and intricacy of the homes, coupled with elaborate outdoor living spaces, means our builders needed additional time to complete their homes and landscapes. The result will be an even more extraordinary guest experience."

Hilz added that the Parade's powerhouse team of 16 builders will deliver spectacular homes ranging in price from $700,000 to more than $1 million; each packed with great inspiration and room after room of the very latest ideas in home decor, amenities and trends.

2016 BIA Parade of Homes builders include:

  1. 3 Pillar Homes
  2. Bob Webb Homes
  3. Compass Homes
  4. Coppertree Homes
  5. Dani Homes
  6. M/I Homes
  7. Manor Homes
  8. Memmer Homes
  9. New England Homes
  10. P & D Builders
  11. Pulte Homes
  12. Rockford Homes
  13. Romanelli & Hughes
  14. Sierra Custom Homes
  15. Trinity Homes
  16. Weaver Custom Homes

A 113.5-acre residential development, Verona will ultimately feature 112 single-family homes and 54 patio homes. Developed by revered local builder Vince Romanelli, Verona boasts sprawling green space for active recreation, which offers buyers a beautiful neighborhood with expansive open spaces and an attractive approach from Powell Rd. and Seldom Seen Rd. Verona is just minutes from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and the area's top golf courses, including Muirfield Village. The community is easily accessible to Polaris, one of Central Ohio's major job and development centers.

The Parade is produced by the BIA of Central Ohio and sponsored by America’s Floor Source. Detailed Parade of Homes information is available at BIAparade.com. Additional information on the Building Industry Association of Central Ohio is available at BIAhomeBuilders.com.