The Centra Homes Blog

What to Expect When You’re Constructing

May 15th, 2019

Anticipation and excitement should be front and center when building a new home.  By working with a builder focused on communication, you can ensure that confusion and trepidation won’t be “How soon can we move in?” It is a common question fielded by homebuilders, often delivered by buyers even before the ink is dry on […]

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Functional Home Design: Architecture that Supports Your Lifestyle

May 3rd, 2019

Functional Home Design:  Architecture that Supports Your Lifestyle A decades-long partnership with an award-winning architecture firm highlights the role collaboration plays in helping Centra bring the next generation of functional design to Twin Cities homeowners “There is a disconnect in many people’s understanding of architects,” begins Paul Brady, a Principal at the architecture firm Godden […]

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Centra Homes Named a 2019 Homebuyers’ Choice Honoree

April 18th, 2019

Twin Cities-based Centra Homes was the only Midwest builder to be recognized in the top 10 nationally by the Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards– awarded annually based on buyer survey metrics Centra Homes has been recognized as a division leader among medium-sized builders nationally in the category of Design Experience for the 2019 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards. […]

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Reinvigorating Ramsey: Centra Homes Closes on Parkside Village

April 2nd, 2019

Over a decade after initial development efforts ceased at Parkside Village, Centra Homes has purchased the land and will complete the development– adding 65 units in 2019. In early 2005, builders began an ambitious townhome construction project in Ramsey.   Dubbed Parkside Village for its proximity to North Commons Park, the project called for 15 buildings, each housing […]

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Internships with Purpose: Constructing the Future

March 26th, 2019

By taking a unique approach with internships, Centra Homes has built a reputation for developing the next generation of construction management leaders while also creating a pipeline of qualified job candidates to build their business. “This is going to involve a lot of grunt work,” Kodey Johnson remembers thinking.   The year was 2016 and Johnson was […]

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