Archive for Northwest Indiana

Best Places to Raise Kids in Illinois and Northwest Indiana

If you’ve been considering purchasing an Illinois or Northwest Indiana new home, then you’ll be pleased to know that several metro locales were named “The Best Place to Raise Kids,” according to Businessweek and Bloomberg News. The Chicago metro locations to make the list were St. John, Ind. and Geneva, Ill. Rankings for the “Best [Read More]

January 31, 2013 | Author: Jessica Thom | Comments: (0) | Categories: Featured, Kane County, Locations, Northwest Indiana

Incentives and Fewer Fees Lure Illinois Builders and Buyers

Since the 2010 census proclaimed Kendall County as the fastest growing county in the nation, optimism has slowly caught the attention of new developers, builders and new residents in the Chicago area. With local governments slashing large building fees for new-home construction and offering as much as $10,000 in cash to buyers, more and more [Read More]

The Windmill at the Gates of St. John is the SSHBA Home of the Month

Phillippe Builders is proud to announce that the Windmill is the SouthWest Suburban Home Builders Association (SSHBA) Home of the Month! This welcoming new home is nestled on a private cul-de-sac that backs up to a picturesque water feature in Wysteria Gate of The Gates of St. John. Perfectly placed between The Gates of St. [Read More]

June 15, 2012 | Author: Phillippe Builders | Comments: (0) | Categories: Awards, Chicago Real Estate News, Featured, New Homes, Northwest Indiana, SSHBA

Save the Date: 40th Annual HBAGC Key & SAMMY Awards

Attention all Chicago area builders and remodelers! Save the date for this year’s Key and SAMMY awards on Saturday, December 1. The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago’s (HBAGC) prestigious Key and SAMMY Awards will celebrate its 40th year in 2012. You will want to make sure to enter so that you can take part [Read More]

Green Community to Host Earth Day Event

Thursday is Earth Day, and who better to throw a celebration than the country’s first green community. Earth Day in the Village is set for April 22 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. in northwest Indiana’s The Village in Burns Harbor. The event will offer free demonstrations, children’s activities, food and green giveaways. Not only can [Read More]

April 17, 2010 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Events, Green Living, Northwest Indiana, Single Family Homes

Northwest Indiana’s Living Green Expo 2009

Come out to Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso, Indiana November 7th and 8th to learn about opportunities in green practices and products.   Hosted by the Porter County Builder’s Association, the Living Green Expo 2009 will feature the Editorial Director of Green Builder Magazine, Ron Jones a designer, builder, author and sustainable building pioneer.   Also [Read More]

October 20, 2009 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (2) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Green Building, Northwest Indiana