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Bigelow Homes building in Kyle's Plum Creek

Chicago-based Bigelow Homes will begin building homes in Kyle's mixed-use, master-planned Plum Creek community this fall. Read more...



New builder at Plum Creek in Kyle

Bigelow Homes enters market in second phase of Kyle's Plum Creek Read more...



San Marcos Ranks in Top 10 of “Best Places to Raise Your Kids” in the United States

San Marcos Ranks in Top 10 of “Best Places to Raise Your Kids” in the United States Read more...



Bigelow Homes Coordinates $1.4 Million in Donations

Patrick Cardinal Hayes, former Archbishop of New York, advised, "And if there be those whom you can help in a material way, do so in a quiet, friendly, neighborly way, as if it were the utmost common and everyday experience for you." Read more...



The World’s First Recession-Proof Homes

Go ahead and do an online search - you'll find no other recession-proof homes on the market…anywhere. Bigelow Homes is the first to offer one – and it's no gimmick. OK – it's kind of a gimmick, but an effective one that makes the decision to own a home an easy one. Every feature is smartly designed to take the guesswork out of buying a home. Read more...



Bigelow Homes, 2005 Builder of the Year

Builder of the Year Special Report – A PB Staff Report, from Professional Builder Magazine 12.2004 Read more...



Program aims to attract more professors to buy homes

City leaders hope a new grant program will encourage Texas State University faculty to buy homes in the city limits instead of surrounding communities. Read more...



Bigelow Homes ahead of its time in energy efficiency, community design

By Linda Schweitzer. Read more...



Pioneer in Green Home Building Comes to San Marcos

As Kermit the Frog lamented, it’s not easy being green. Well – maybe for most home builders that statement is true, but not for Bigelow Homes, who have come to be known as masters in the world of green home building. “We started building green 25 years ago when no one else even knew what it was,” said company president Jamie Bigelow. “We recognized early on that many of the green building techniques we were using were not only good for the planet, but good for the homeowner as well. It’s great to be able to build homes that produce less carbon pollution while at the same time providing someone with a more comfortable home that has lower energy bills.” Read more...



Bigelow Homes Announces Grand Opening

Bigelow Homes, one of the nation's foremost leaders in green, energy-efficient home building, announced the May sales launch of the highly anticipated Blanco River Village in San Marcos. Read more...



National Organization Recognizes Building Performance Pioneers

Minneapolis, MN-OCTOBER 10, 2007- In recognition of the organization’s 25th Anniversary, the Energy & Environmental Building Association (EEBA) awarded 25 Legacy Awards at their annual Excellence in Building Conference, October 10, 2007 in St. Paul, MN. Read more...



Qualified Buyers Win Big at Legacy Square

Qualified buyers can own one of the most energy-efficient, single family homes with the latest amenities at Legacy Square in Park Forest - for the price of a townhome. With today's mortgage market, it pays for buyers to know what "qualified buyer" means so they will be ready when they visit a sales office. Read more...



New Daycare Center a Big Convenience for HomeTown Aurora Parents

What could be more convenient than dropping kids at daycare without first getting in the car? HomeTown Aurora residents now have just such an opportunity since Hometown Child Care opened recently. Read more...



HomeTown Aurora - Get a Single Family Home for the Price of a Townhome in the Same Area.

The area around the Westfield Fox Valley Mall in Aurora is exploding with townhomes and condos. But for the same price or less of one of these townhomes, buyers can enjoy the convenience and privacy of a single family home at award-winning HomeTown Aurora, just three miles away. Read more...



Bigelow Homes Reflect Energy-Saving Focus of Developer

Bigelow Homes' commitment to the environment is every homebuyer's gain. The developer's homes are so energy-efficient that they will actually guarantee heating costs; a pioneering concept that few builders have been able to copy. Read more...



Bigelow Homes Donates to School Art Programs

Knowing how important the arts are to Park Forest, Bigelow Homes recently held a poster contest that rewarded not only the winners, but also art programs at the schools they attend. Read more...



Easter brings out the Best in HomeTown Aurora

Bring the family to HomeTown Aurora on Saturday, April 7 from 11 a.m. until mid-afternoon and look for a new home while enjoying a full schedule of Easter activities. Read more...



HomeTown Buyers Enjoy Award-Winning Parks

The lush, state-of-the-art parks are some of the most inviting surprises new home shoppers experience when they first visit HomeTown Aurora - and prices are another. Read more...



HomeTown Aurora – Not the Average New Community

HomeTown Aurora is the type of development that takes new visitors by surprise. It looks like a quaint Midwestern town, but at the same time, it's obvious that homes include the latest design features. Prices, which begin in the $160,000s, are a nice surprise also. Read more...



Bigelow Homes Coordinates $1 Million in Donations to Neighbors

American author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau said, "If you give money, spend yourself with it." And that's just what Bigelow Homes CEO Perry Bigelow is doing, while enabling Chicago area suppliers and contractors to do the same. Read more...



Advantage of Quality, Energy-Saving Homes in Park Forest

Legacy Square, Bigelow Homes' new downtown Park Forest development offers house hunters the advantage of Bigelow's reputation for affordable quality and their famous heating guarantee. Read more...



HomeTown Aurora Offers Community 'Spirit' on Halloween

People who live at HomeTown Aurora don't need to venture far for fall fun - and parents don't need to worry about their children trick-or-treating in unsafe neighborhoods. Read more...



Park Crowns HomeTown Aurora

Ravine Park, a lush inviting paradise and one of the most stunning parks in the area, is a crown jewel in the smartly planned HomeTown Aurora development. Read more...



HomeTown Aurora Receives Esteemed Award

HomeTown Aurora recently received one of the state's most prestigious landscaping awards for two spectacular parks that go way beyond the typical community recreation areas. Read more...



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