New Construction Coming Back to Greater Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio


New homes are coming back to the market once again. See these statistics on new home starts in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio:

Cincinnati, Ohio
Home-building permits for Southwest Ohio (including Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont Counties) increased 41% for the first quarter of 2013 as compared to the same time in 2012. Read the article by Tom Demeropolis of the Business Couirer here.

Dayton, Ohio
In March 2013, local builders had 167 permits (up from 139 in March 2012). Look at the Dayton Region Residential Building Permits report here.

Interested in a new home or condominium?
See Sibcy Cline’s Builders and Developments here.

Homearama 2013 at Carriage Hill in Liberty Township

The 51st Homearama in Greater Cincinnnati will be located in Carriage Hill in Liberty Township. The home show will take places from July 13-28, 2013, and homes will be priced from $700,000 – $1,200,000 on half-acre homesites. Eight builders have committed to building a home for this show, and two homes have already been sold. Ground was broken in October 2012 and construction has begun.

Carriage Hill is a stunning 400-acre location with breathtaking vistas of lakes, streams and woodlands. It is located is less than one mile from the Butler Regional Highway off SR747. It is convenient to nearby shopping, restaurants and recreation.

Carriage Hill is the private estate of the Terry Family for almost three decades. The Terrys have focused on maintaining the natural beauty of their property while developing long- term master plans for residential communities (with various price points from estate and executive homes to premier patio homes or attached villas). Plans are in place for a future business town center that includes restaurants and retail businesses designed in a charming manner.

Residential Amenities…

  • Walking and biking trails
  • Nine lakes (some stocked)
  • Wooded areas
  • Dog park
  • Fire pit park
  • Pocket parks
  • Wood-lined streams

Carriage Hill Club House…

This historic 1882 Carriage House is a rustic barn built from pine with 5,000 square feet. Its granite cobblestone flooring leads up to a huge fireplace. It was originally designed to store barley for the Windisch-Mulhauser Brewing Company in Cincinnati. The building was relocated to Carriage Hill in 2000 as carriage museum for the Terry family. The landmark structure will now offer Carriage Hill residents a spectacular gathering place with features such as…

  • Park-like setting
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Meeting and gather rooms
  • Tennis courts
  • Playground

Homearama 2012 Site Announced

Homearama 2012 will be held at Willows Bend in Clermont County for 2012. This is the first Homearama to be held in Clermont County and will be the 50th anniversary year for the show.

The home show is set to take place from June 9 -24, 2012. Homes will be priced from $600,000 – $1,000,000+. Three of the seven homes to be built have already been sold. Groundbreaking will take place on November 17, 2011 at the site.

Dan Dressman, executive director of the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati reports that Willows Bend offers a beautiful site with mature, stately trees and grassy meadows.

Two Homeshows To See This Weekend!

There are two homeshows running this week in Cincinnati.

Greenarama 2011

Greenarama (the first ever!) runs June 17 -19 and June 24-26, 2011. The homeshow is located in Columbia Tusculum featuring “green” new homes. Each home is eligible for a 15-year, $500,000 tax abatement. Homes will have green building products and Energy Star appliances. (All homes are pursuing LEED ceritifcation by the US Green Building Council.) Sibcy Cline Realtors is a sponsor of this homeshow and is representing three of the builders: Mann Daly Homes by Osterfield Construction, AndrewJames Builders and Somerset Custom Homes.

Homearama 2011 runs through June 26, 2011. This homeshow features five area home builders who have constructed their homes in Foxborough located in West Chester Township. Three homes have already sold, leaving two available for purchase. Read more about the homes in Homearama here.