INSPIRED COMMUNITIES

Insider Info: Specializes in well appointed townhomes in the downtown, SE Columbia and Lexington areas.

Headquarters: Columbia, SC

Website: http://inspiredcommunities.com/

Founded: 2004

2007 permitted homes: 54

Columbia Rank: 10th largest builder

Number of Neighborhoods: 5

Latest Specials: none known

AWARDS

2008 Regal Award Best Logo Design
– New Inspired Communities brand logo

2008 Best Product Design Detached (Under 1,500 Square Feet)
– The Wilkins at The Battery at Arsenal Hill.

2008 Best Product Design Attached (1,501-1,800 Square Feet)
– The Santee at Saluda Springs

2007 Best Product Design Detached (1801-2200 Square Feet)
– The Porches at Pennington Square

NEIGHBORHOODS BY PRICE

Under $100K

None

$100K – $150K

Hampton Forest Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

Pennington Square Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

Saluda Springs Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

$150K – $200K

Hampton Forest Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

Pennington Square Downtown Columbia  Richland 1 School District

Saluda Springs Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

The Battery at Arsenal Hill Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

$200K – $250K

Pennington Square Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

The Battery at Arsenal Hill Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

$250K – $300K

None

$300K – $350K

None

$350K – $400K

None

$400K – $450K

Arysley Place Downtown Columbia Richland 1 School District

NEIGHBORHOODS BY LOCATION

NE Columbia

None

Kershaw County – Lugoff/Elgin

None

Kershaw County – Camden

None

SE Columbia

None

South of Columbia

None

West Columbia

None

Lexington – South of I-20

None

Lexington – North of I-20

Saluda Springs from the $100’s to $200K Lexington 1 School District

St. Andrews/Irmo

None

Ballentine/Chapin

None

North of Columbia

None

Downtown

Arysley Place from the $400’s to $450’s Richland 1 School District

Hampton Forest from the $100’s to $200K Richland 1 School District

Pennington Square from the $100’s to $250’s Richland 1 School District

The Battery at Arsenal Hill from the $150’s to $250’s Richland 1 School District

Lake Murray

None

 

KB HOMES

Insider Info: National builder with stylishly finished homes.

Headquarters: Los Angeles, CA

Website:http://www.kbhome.com/Map~RegionID~30.aspx

Founded: 2004

2007 permitted homes: 43

Columbia Rank: 13th largest builder

Number of Neighborhoods: 2

Latest Specials: none known

AWARDS

None known

NEIGHBORHOODS BY PRICE

Under $100K

None

$100K – $150K

Millstream Crossing Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

        Move-In Ready Homes

Settler’s Pointe at Lake Murray Lake Murray Lexington 1 School District

        Move-In Ready Homes

$150K – $200K

Millstream Crossing Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

        Move-In Ready Homes

Settler’s Pointe at Lake Murray Lake Murray Lexington 1 School District

        Move-In Ready Homes

$200K – $250K

None

$250K – $300K

None

$300K – $350K

None

$350K – $400K

None

NEIGHBORHOODS BY LOCATION

NE Columbia

None

Kershaw County – Lugoff/Elgin

None

Kershaw County – Camden

None

SE Columbia

None

South of Columbia

None

West Columbia

None

Lexington – South of I-20

None

Lexington – North of I-20

Millstream Crossing from $100’s to $200’s Lexington 1 School District

        Move-In Ready Homes

St. Andrews/Irmo

None

Ballentine/Chapin

None

North of Columbia

None

Lake Murray

Settler’s Pointe at Lake Murray from $100’s to $200’s Lexington 1 School District

        Move-In Ready Homes

 

McGUINN HOMES

Insider Info: Local builder that specializes in low maintenance affordable patio and townhomes in SE Columbia, Irmo and Lexington.

Headquarters: Lexington, SC

Website: http://www.mcguinnhomes.com/

Founded: 1985

2009 permitted homes: 61

Columbia Rank: 8th largest builder

Number of Neighborhoods: 7

Latest Specials: none known

AWARDS

None

NEIGHBORHOODS BY PRICE

Under $100K

None

$100K – $150K

Brookshire Commons Lexington – South of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

Cherokee Crosssing Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

Colonial Commons SE Columbia  Richland 1 School District

Crossbow Townhomes St. Andrews/Irmo Lexington/Richland 5 School District

Murray Cottages St. Andrews/Irmo Lexington/Richland 5 School District

Pleasant Hills Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

$150K – $200K

The Arbors at Twin Oaks SE Columbia  Richland 1 School District

Cherokee Crosssing Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

Pleasant Hills Lexington – North of I-20 Lexington 1 School District

$200K – $250K

None

$250K – $300K

None

$300K – $350K

None

$350K – $400K

None

NEIGHBORHOODS BY LOCATION

NE Columbia

None

Kershaw County – Lugoff/Elgin

None

Kershaw County – Camden

None

SE Columbia

Colonial Commons from $100’s to $150’s Richland 1 School District

The Arbors at Twin Oaks from $150’s to $200’s Richland 1 School District

South of Columbia

None

West Columbia

None

Lexington – South of I-20

Brookshire Commons from $100’s to $150’s Lexington 1 School District

Lexington – North of I-20

Cherokee Crosssing from $100’s to $200’s Lexington 1 School District

Pleasant Hills from $100’s to $200’s Lexington 1 School District

St. Andrews/Irmo

Murray Cottages from $100’s to $150’s Lexington/Richland 5 School District

Crossbow Townhomes from $100’s to $150’s Lexington/Richland 5 School District    

Ballentine/Chapin

None

North of Columbia

None

Lake Murray

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