2019 Parade of Homes Review: Another Year Illuminates Utah Valley Living

In June, nearly 35,000 bootie-clad people attended the Utah Valley Parade of Homes. On average, each ticket holder visited 11 of the 40 homes. In case you missed it, or didn’t make it to every artfully designed and decorated home, we’ve got you covered with this photo essay. Over the next 40 photos, we share […]

Utah Valley Parade of Homes Review: First Rate Estate

The Utah Valley Parade of Homes laid its foundation in Utah County 41 years ago, and since then the event has become a timeless fixture in the valley. In 2018, a whopping 28,678 people attended the white-bootie parade. Whether you took notes as you hit up every home or missed the June parade all together, […]

Speed of light: Capturing the parade homes for all to enjoy

Before guests trek their way through each Utah Valley Parade of Homes entry, photographer Heather Telford captures them in all their staged-to-perfection glory. Heather has been the official parade photographer for three years. Because most builders need every last second to finish their home, Heather’s job is done the week prior, or sometimes the opening […]

The First Timer: The Parade of Homes from a newbie builder’s perspective

Behind every beautiful parade home is a hardworking builder sweating the small stuff. At Green Tech Construction, that person is Kurt Antonino. Kurt decided to participate in the parade for the first time in 2018 because he felt he finally had enough resources to build a spec home (a home built before a buyer has […]

Utah Valley Parade of Homes review: Great rooms that are grand

The Utah Valley Parade of Homes laid its foundation in Utah County 41 years ago, and since then the event has become a timeless fixture in the valley. In 2018, a whopping 28,678 people attended the white-bootie parade. Whether you took notes as you hit up every home or missed the June parade all together, […]

Long Haul: 20 years sharing stories with Bennett Communications

[pullquote] Bennett Communications Address: 424 West 800 North Suite 201, Orem Phone: (801) 802-0200 Site: UtahValley360.com [/pullquote] Twenty years ago, Jeanette Bennett was a new mom with a love for journalism and a desire to be with her baby boy. She had earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from BYU in journalism/communications, and she had walked away […]

The ‘Designing Women’ of Gatehouse No. 1: Inspiring beauty everyday through great design

Sponsored Story Stephanie Holdaway and the team of professional designers at Gatehouse No. 1 offer the best in custom furniture and interior design. The 10,000-square-foot furniture store and design studio is located in the heart of downtown Orem and has established a strong reputation for interior design by offering innovative, high-quality home décor and furnishings […]

14 features we are still daydreaming about from the Utah Valley Parade of Homes

The 2018 Utah Valley Parade of Homes has officially come to a close, but we’re still daydreaming about the #housegoals we saw during its two-week run. With 33 homes scattered throughout Utah County that cost anywhere from $201,000 to $2 million, there were a variety of home features and designs that had us sketching house […]

Weekend best bets: 6 Utah Valley weekend events

Summer lovin’ happened so fast in Utah County. With just a week into summer vacation, the valley is overflowing with fun-in-the-sun activities. Here are six weekend events to have you a blast: Utah Valley Parade of Homes It’s time once again to gaze upon your housing dreams. This year the Utah Valley Parade of Homes […]

2018 Utah Valley Parade of Homes

[pullquote] If you go… When: June 7–23 from noon – 9 p.m. Where: Across Utah Valley Cost: $15 Site: uvparade.com [/pullquote] Welcome to the 2018 Utah Valley Parade of Homes. This year’s Parade features 33 homes ranging in all different sizes and price points. This annual event provides the perfect opportunity for area builders to showcase their workmanship and […]

The Keithstone – Home #1 – 2018

Home: The Keithstone Address: 1293 South 1080 West City: Payson Bastian Homes, LLC builds custom 55+ homes designed by you and for you. In addition to you selecting your colors and options Byron Bastian (the owner) personally meets with you to customize your floor plan. Bastian Homes mission is to build a quality custom home designed […]

The Silver Leaf – Home #2 – 2018

Home: The Silver Leaf Address: 770 South Nebo Circle City: Woodland Hills With a process both extensive and highly-personalized, Split Rock Fine Homes expedites construction with a keen focus on quality materials, craftsmanship and creating a seamless indoor/outdoor living experience. The Utah-renowned company has built more than 200 premium, custom homes — including 26 homes that were chosen […]

Lake View – Home #3 – 2018

Home: Lake View Address: 925 South Maple Ravine Circle City: Woodland Hills Vuu Homes is an innovative custom home builder located in Utah. We focus on designing and building authentic and timeless architectural styles, from Tuscan/Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, Craftsman to Classic European. Vuu Homes executive team have been building fine quality custom homes for over 16 years. […]

Meraki – Home #4 – 2018

Home: Meraki Address: 1109 South Harvest Ridge Drive City: Salem We have built our reputation on transparency, value and pride. Our clients enjoy autonomy when making their selections throughout the building process and we respect those selections. We value the presence of our clients on-site and work together as a team to build your dream home. Our […]

Classic Empty Nester’s Dream – Home #5 – 2018

Home: Classic Empty Nester’s Dream Address: 553 East Strawberry Road City: Salem Miller Construction Specialists is a construction company founded on basic principles and strong values. Our dedication to helping clients realize their vision is surpassed only by our commitment to integrity in craftsmanship. We understand that building a home is based upon trust between client, builder […]

Scenic Overlook – Home #6 – 2018

Home: Scenic Overlook Address: 1004 East Scenic Drive City: Spanish Fork Jerry Stubbs Construction has been serving Utah since 1990, specializing in custom homes, log homes and recreational homes. Jerry Stubbs has created an impact with his visually striking homes and eye for detail, emphasizing an intimate connection between the home and its owner. Passing these high […]

Vincent Ridge – Home #7 – 2018

Home: Vincent Ridge Address: 2052 South Vincent Ridge Drive City: Spanish Fork With more than 45 years of experience Davies Design Build takes pride in being a true custom builder using our expertise in design and construction to tailor each home to the individual client needs and dreams. Davies specializes in working closely with clients from lot […]

Ivie – Home #8 – 2018

Home: Ivie Address: 712 North 2090 East City: Spanish Fork Building energy efficient and green homes, is what Green Tech Construction is all about. We pride ourselves on implementing the latest technologies in green home building, as well as conventional techniques to build our clients the homes of their dreams. Whether it’s new construction, a remodel or […]

The Providence – Home #9 – Mapleton

Home: The Providence Address: 2853 West Sheridan Street City: Mapleton D.R. Horton builds livable and affordable homes with unmatched efficiencies and uncompromising quality. Creating value every step of the way is the company’s signature focus. More people build their home with D.R. Horton than any other builder. That’s why we’ve been ranked America’s No. 1 Homebuilder by […]

The Bachelor Pad – Home #10 – 2018

Home: The Bachelor Pad Address: 1158 South 980 West City: Mapleton Suited Custom Homes is a custom home builder looking to meet your needs. We look at every situation as an opportunity — from type of loan and style of home to using your skills and connections toward saving you money. Everyone is unique in their own […]

Hollister – Home #11 – 2018

Home: Hollister Address: 415 North 250 East City: Mapleton We specialize in semi-custom and fully custom homes and work hard to ensure your home is the way you want it. Our unique approach to home building allows you to choose one of our floor plans or bring us a plan of your own. When it comes to location, […]

Wolf Point – Home #12 – 2018

Home: Wolf Point Address: 2255 North 1450 East City: Provo Chatwin Homes unique approach to designing, creating, constructing, decorating and landscaping your dream home with low overhead, produces an unbeatable building experience. In today’s world, a value-priced Energy Star-rated home is the future, and Chatwin Homes is happy to be a part of it. “It might be […]

Tiger Oak – Home #13 – 2018

Home: Tiger Oak Address: 3944 North 450 West City: Provo Founded in 1980, Robison Home Builders is, and will continue to be, family owned and operated. We have become a leader among Utah custom home builders, helping a wide number of families realize their dreams by building beautiful, high-quality homes of all styles and sizes. Robison Home […]

Grandview – Home #14 – 2018

Home: Grandview Address: 200 West Vineyard Loop Road City: Vineyard Leisure Villas is recognized as the leading developer for senior living communities of folks 55 and better along Utah’s Wasatch Front. These unique and beautiful communities are all designed to offer you quality, single-story living, with real amenities. Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Total Square Feet: 2,621 Price […]

Pyper – Home #15 – 2018

Home: Pyper Address: 525 North 350 East City: Lindon R.C. Dent Construction has been building exquisite custom homes since 1972. With over 60 years of combined experience, the company’s goal is to make the building process enjoyable and rewarding for our customers. Our professional team assists our clients in design and building in all price ranges and […]

Fox Hollow Farm House – Home #17 – 2018

Home: Fox Hollow Farm House Address: 9616 North 5650 West City: Highland Your home should be a reflection of you, and because you are unique, your home should be, too. We make the process easy, enjoyable and more efficient by offering everything under one roof. From floor plans and financing, to interior design and project management, you […]

The Jordanelle – Home #18 – 2018

Home: The Jordanelle Address: 552 West 1040 North City: American Fork Millhaven Select offers a more simple and convenient approach to building. We offer proven house plans at a fixed price, along with lots of upgrades that are included upfront. Save time, save money, and count on quality! Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 1/2 Total Square Feet: 4,485 […]

Carlisle Prairie – Home #20 – 2018

Home: Carlisle Prairie Address: 6366 North Vernon Drive City: Eagle Mountain Ivory Homes has been Utah’s No. 1 homebuilder for three decades. No other builder in the United States has been the leader in a single market for as long. This incredible record is possible because Ivory has stayed focused on Utah. “We decided years ago that […]

Fullerton – Home #21 – 2018

Home: Fullerton Address: 3405 East Whitewater City: Eagle Mountain Sierra Homes’ reputation for providing tremendous quality and customer service to every client has elevated it as one of the premier home builders in Utah. Recognized for innovative architecture and floorplans, solid warranties and quality building processes, Sierra Homes provides customers with a home building experience that is unparalleled. […]