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2017

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Highmark Summer 2017 Newsletter

 
  • The Fall 2017 Parade of Homes begins September 9th – October 1st
  • See the Highmark Builders remodel in the Remodelers Showcase, beginning September 29th – October 1st
  • Details on Reverence, Highmark's home community in Lakeville
  • Introducing Lilly Farm, a new home community located in the highly regarded southwest Rochester area.
  • Highmark Companies together as one in our new building in Savage!
  • Featuring Highmark Exteriors, a Highmark Company
  • Featuring Highmark Restoration, a Highmark Company

 

 

View Highmark's Spring 2017 newsletter

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  • The Parade of Homes will be coming March 4th – April 2nd. Featuring 2 houses from Highmark Builders
  • See the Highmark Builders remodel in this years Remodelers Showcase, beginning March 31st – April 2nd
  • New community, Reverence, in Lakeville is a premier location to build your new custom home
  • COMING SOON! Your dream home is awaiting. Check out the shoreline masterpiece on Prior Lake
  • Highmark has once again been selected to be in the Artisan Home Tour. Stay tuned for more details!
  • Featuring Highmark Exteriors, a Highmark Company
  • Featuring Highmark Restoration, a Highmark Company
 

2016

View Highmark's Fall 2016 newsletter

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  • Highmark’s first Artisan Dream Home in Edina
  • Features 5873 sq. ft., 5 bedrooms, 5 baths
  • A chef’s kitchen, state of the art media room, and wine cellar
  • Highmark’s remodeled basement featured in the Remodelers Showcase
  • Stunning new basement with a copper penny round floor
  • Also includes an infrared sauna, workout room, and art wall
  • Highmark won the Houzz Award for Most Collaborative
 



View Highmark's Artisan Home Tour newsletter

HMB News 2016 Artisan

  • Highmark's new custom home on the Artisan Home Tour has a sophisticated charm you need to see in person
  • The home has natural, walnut hardwood floors and a modern, yet traditional style
  • Features 3,904 sq. ft. , 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, and plenty of character
  • The Artisan Home Tour is the newest Parade of Homes event
  • Highmark is one of only 22 homes on the Artisan Home Tour
  • The tour features breathtaking custom and remodeled homes that show superb craftsmanship and design
  • Only a select amount of homes are picked for this tour, as they have to meet very high standards
  • Tour it at 4325 Ewing Ave. S. in Minneapolis the weekends of June 10-12, 17-19, and 24-26.



View Highmark's Spring 2016 newsletter

HMB News 2016 Spring

  • Spacious 5BR, 4 BA Minnetonka home on Spring Parade of Homes
  • For sale: 2012 Meeting Street, Minnetonka - 5-bath custom home near Linner Park on Spring Parade of Homes, winner of the 2015 Reggie Award
  • Remodeled Chanhassen home with 4-season porch and ultimate entertainment basement 
  • Industrial modern farm house will be on Artisan Home Tour in June
  • Highmark offers full service design center, including furniture layout, soft goods and accessories
  • Open House at 15339 Lake Shore Avenue in Minnetonka
  • Jason Long and Dan Lain join as Highmark carpenters
  • New baby Jack Kruckeberg
  • Highmark Gives Back

2015

View Highmark's Fall 2015 newsletter

HMB News 2015 Summer

  • Custom 5,800 sq. ft. Wayzata model home with a cook's kitchen for a growing family on the Fall Parade of Homes Showcase, just steps from Linner Park
  • Remodeled Lakes-area rambler with a main floor master suite, spa-like master bath and white enameled kitchen on the Fall Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • A second look at summer's Luxury Home Tour overlooking the St. Croix River Valley
  • Highmark announces full service design with furniture layouts, furniture, soft goods and accessories
  • Girl's Day Out: Muskie Mania! Fishing with Katie, Kristen, Callie, Melissa K., Melissa D. and Becca
  • Highmark news of baby Hallie Gaulrapp, new employees Brandon Hinrichs and Dalton Victor, and the Shoe Away Hunger Drive
 
  
View Highmark's Summer 2015 newsletter

HMB News 2015 Summer

  • Custom home atop a hill near Afton on Midwest Homes Luxury Home Tour, with expansive great kitchen and soaring stone fireplace
  • On trend: Warm metals
  • Quality is in the details: Kichler Link fan
  • For sale: 2012 Meeting Street, Minnetonka - 5-bath custom home on large lovely lot across from Linner Park, available for viewing on the Fall Parade of Homes in September
  • Highmark's new mobile-friendly web site launches, with 700+ photos
  • Introducing Jack Knutson, son of designer Melissa Knutson
  • Engaged: Interior Designer Callie Valtakis plans wedding to Jordan Brandon
  • Highmark earns two Best of Houzz Awards again in 2015 for Design and Service, making us a winner three years in a row
 View Spring 2015 newsletter

HMB News 2015 Spring

  • New Morningside neighborhood custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Edina, with white enameled shaker cabinetry. View gallery of this home
  • New Prior Lake custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview, with beamed ceilings and rustic reclaimed wood floors
  • Remodeled South Minneapolis kitchen on the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Trend Update on sculptural bath tubs
  • Highmark owner Jim Moras' new adopted son Andrés from Columbia
  • Update on benefit for Zander, son of carpenter Clint Sticha
  • Highmark's two new Houzz awards
  • New babies and wedding announcements

2014

View Fall 2014 newsletter

HMB News 2014 Fall

  • New Hamptons-style custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Edina, with a contemporary floor plan and beamed ceilings in great room. View gallery of this home
  • New Mendota Heights custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview, with gambrel roof and indoor sport court
  • Remodeled South Minneapolis Tudor kitchen on the Remodelers Showcase
  • Trend Update: home sport courts
  • Joel and Ashley Gaulrapp's new daughter Finley
 
 
View Spring 2014 newsletter

HMB News 2014 Spring

  • New contemporary custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Edina, with a wall of floor-to-ceiling window and an open staircase View gallery of this home
  • Remodeled South Minneapolis 1920's Tudor
  • Hot Topic: Mudrooms
  • Highmark wins another Best of Houzz award
  • Celebration of Highmark's 10th anniversary at historic James J. Hill House

 


2013

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HMB News 2013 Fall

  • New custom home rebuilt on an existing lot after admiring a nearby Highmark home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Edina
  • Remodeled Prior Lake kitchen on the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase with built-in breakfast nook
  • In praise of 3-season porches
  • 10-year anniversary of Highmark Builders, 2003-2013
  • Tour of Marvin Windows plant in Warroad, MN
  • New carpenters, including Clint Sticha
 
 
View Summer 2013 newsletter

HMB News 2013 Summer

  • New Inver Grove Heights custom home on the Midwest Home Luxury Home Tour with 10-foot main floor ceilings and rustic hickory floors. View gallery of this home
  • Love your space: why Interior Design works
  • Main-floor and kitchen remodel of a family home in Prior Lake
  • Callie Valtakis joins as Interior Designer
  • Celebrating 10 years: The story behind Highmark's name
 
 
 
View Spring 2013 newsletter

HMB News 2013 Spring

  • New Minneapolis custom home on Parade of Homes Preview with white enameled woodwork, open floor plan and cottage elements with modern ease
  • Highmark donates $1 to MS Walk for every adult who signs in to this home
  • South Minneapolis kitchen remodel on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase with dark-stained birch cabinets
  • Highmark wins a Best of Houzz 2013 award in design for a dual home office
  • Trend Update: Cambria countertops
  • Celebrating 10 years: where Jim and Terry started HMB

2012

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HMB News 2012 Fall

  • New custom family home in Edina on the Parade of Homes Fall Preview, combining traditional and modern elements
  • Remodeled Minneapolis Tudor kitchen on the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase with mudroom and main floor laundry
  • Hot Product: Wallpaper, textured or graphic patterns
  • Joel Victor joins as carpenter
  • Bryon Juliar's new son
  • Highmark gives back: helping Feed My Starving Children
 
 
Summer 2012 newsletter

HMB News 2012 Summer

  • New custom family home in Edina on the Midwest Home Luxury Home Tour, with every usable element donated to Habitat for Humanity
  • Trend Update: Universal Design with Kristen Schammerl
  • Edina model home for sale on Fairfax Avenue in Edina
  • Quality is in the details: contrasting tile
  • Announcing Highmark Restoration for home damage restoration, specializing in fire, water and mold damage
  • New employees
  • Giving Back: Highmark hikes for MS
 
View Spring 2012 newsletter

HMB News 2012 Spring

  • Chanhassen Cottage with a creative use of spaced and geothermal heating on the Parade of Homes Preview. View gallery of this home 
  • A not-so-big house gets a big time makeover in St. Paul's Mac-Groveland neighborhoodon the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Rethinking the galley kitchen in an 1950s rambler with floor-to-ceiling cabinetry on the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Announcing Highmark Restoration, specializing in the repair and clean up of homes damaged by fires, flooding, crime, storms and other disasters
  • Giving back: a Highmark priority
  • Just two Savage 'dream lots' left on a quiet cul-de-sac
  • Matt Eastman, Melissa Kettwig join Highmark Builders
  • Congrats to carpenter Jeremy Gregorich's new baby Hannah

2011

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HMB News 2011 Fall

  • New big little lake house custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Plymouth, with stone fireplace surround and custom-stained hickory flooring
  • Remodeling: Small is beautiful
  • South Minneapolis bump-out for a new kitchen/great room on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Edina 2-story addition on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase with greatroom and mudroom
  • Ice dam damage advice ffor homeowners
  • Charm plus innovation: Minnepolis cottage with architectural detail
  • Two lots in Savage available
 
View Summer 2011 newsletter

HMB News 2011 Summer

 

  • New rustic, modern and European custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Prior Lake, with turret with open helical staircase. View gallery of this home
  • Hot trends in kitchens and baths
  • Quality is in the architectural details
  • Dream lots for your dream home
  • Joel Gaulrapp and Ashley Noble say 'I do'
 
View Spring 2011 newsletter

HMB News 2011 Spring

  • New rustic cottage style custom home on the Parade of Homes Spring Preview Dream Home in Prior Lake, with open airy floor plan and timber-beamed ceilings. View gallery of this home
  • New Plymouth custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview, with spacious main level
  • Excelsior lakeside home on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase with upper level office and revamped kitchen
  • Minneapolis highly-efficient kitchen on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase with granite countertops and custom cabinetry
  • New members of the Highmark family
  • Highmark's Green Tree Parade, giving away pint seelings on the Parade of Homes

2010

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HMB News 2010 Fall

 

  • New Chanhassen custom lakeside home with a warm classic look accented by modern interior design elements and an open floor plan on the Parade of Homes Preview
  • Linden Hills Arts and Crafts bungalow on Parade of Homes Preview
  • Stunning kitchen in a South Minneapolis classic bungalow on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Striking Edina rambler two-room addition with luxurious master suite on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Highmark parters with Landsacpe Reoncations to offer complimentary seedlings on Fall Parade of Homes
  • Kristen Schammel welcomes new daughter Presley

View Spring 2010 newsletter

HMB News 2010 Fall

  • New Arts and Crafts custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Linden Hills, with modern interior elements and warm oak hardwood floors
  • Home Improvement Financing Incentives for remodeling or energy improvements
  • Panoramic views for a cottage-inspired lakefront home
  • New custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview in Chanhassen with warm, classic look
  • New Minneapolis custom home on the Parade of Homes Preview, with custom quarer-sawn oak cabinetry and marble countertops
  • New addition: partner Jim Moras and wife Katie add new son Cody to their family

2009

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  • New Linden Hills Craftsman custom home on Parade of Homes Preview
  • South Minneapolis expansion with an eat-in gallery kitchen and open spaces on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Long Lake cottage-style kitchen remodel on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • New custom home in Inver Grove Heights with a striking Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie-style exterior and modern interior
  • What is green building?
  • Green building incentives and certification programs
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
  • Profile of an accessible living home with sustainable building practices
  • Minnesota GreenStart certification
  • Rob Harder joins Highmark Builders
  • Highmark's connections to Minnesota State University / Mankato

View Spring 2009 newsletter

HMB News WintSpr09

  • Minneapolis Lake Harriet cottage-style custom home on Parade of Homes Preview
  • Orono lakeshore custom home on Parade of Homes Previe
  • Exquisite Minneapolis kitchen remodel on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Comprehensive remodel of a classic St. Paul bungalow remodel on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Protect your real estate investment with Highmark Exteriors for roofing, siding, windows and gutters
  • Stimulus plan benefits for homeownders
  • Green living - Highmark's commitment to energy efficiency with Marvin Windows
  • Save energy and money with Energy Star appliances
  • Highmark Builders wins 2008 Reggie Award of Excellence

2008

View Fall 2008 newsletter

HMB News SumFall08

  • Gracious lakeside living in Orono on rare Lake Minnetonka log
  • Adding 700 sq. ft to a 1915 Arts and Crafts home to accomodate a family
  • Adding a family room and storage to a 1990's salt box home without a basement
  • 3 BR / 3 Bath Craftsman bungalow in St. Louis Park on Parade of Homes Showcase
  • Expanded kitchen and master suite/bath on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • 900 sq. ft. family room expansion in Hopkins on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
View Summer 2008 newsletter

HMB News 2008 Summer 2

  • The art and science of remodeling
  • Remodeling benefit
  • single level living remodeling
  • Two-story addition remodeling
  • Whole-house remodeling
  • Historic renovation project
  • Gracious lakeside living on Lake Minnetonka in Orono on Luxury Home Tour
  • Four square stucco remodel master suite and ktichen on Parade of Home Fall Remodelers Showcase
  • St. Louis Park craftsman bungalow on Parade if Homes Fall Showcase

View Spring 2008 newsletter

HMB News 2008 Spring

  • Historical remodel of the first house in Excelsior, built in 1853
  • Green building: Blending past and present
  • Highmark portfolio
  • Lovely cottage-style gem offers older-home ambiance with modern amenties on Parade of Homes
  • Orono lakeside home on Luxury Home Tour
  • Highmark is 2007 runner-up for BATC Remodeler of the Year
  • Highmark wins 2007 Reggie Award of Excellence 

2007

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HMB News 2007 Fall

  • Extensive renovation of an unfinished lower level to add 2200 sq ft to an exclusive golf course home
  • Shaker cottage style Minneapolis custom home on Parade of Homes Preview
  • Historical Excelsior remodel on Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase
  • Minneapois home remodel with kitchen and main floor bathroom