President’s Message

Westerheim Properties Hits the Mark with a Pensacola Energy Comfort Plus Natural Gas American Dream Home

By Jon Pruitt, HBA President

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Home Builders Association (HBA), it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 59th annual Parade of Homes.

Every spring, Northwest Florida builders are working hard and putting the finishing touches on each Parade home. When I drive through a subdivision, it is great to see all the trades working on homes. From electricians and plumbers to framers and roofers, jobs are being created with each home, making a significant economic impact to our region.pon

I encourage you to visit the 49 homes scattered throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. The Parade of Homes is brought to you by the HBA, Westerheim Properties, Huntington Creek, Pensacola Energy, Pensacola News Journal, Pensacola Media Solutions, WEAR TV 3, WFGX My TV 35, COX Communications, NASH 102.7 and Soft Rock 94.1

This year’s Parade is set for May 6 – May 14, with weekend hours from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., and weekdays 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Make sure to visit the Central Site of the beautiful gated community of Huntington Creek located on Mobile Highway just east of Beulah Road and minutes from shopping malls, schools, I-10, and downtown Pensacola.

Surrounded by horse trails and majestic oak trees, Huntington Creek merges luxury living with a country charm. Huntington Creek is the perfect setting for the ever-popular American Dream Home, which is a Pensacola Energy Comfort Plus Natural Gas home. I am truly thankful for the work of Thomas and Jennifer Westerheim of Westerheim Properties. They have done a wonderful job with the coordination and construction of the Dream Home. Also, I appreciate the assistance of the fine professionals at Pensacola Energy. Pensacola Energy Marketing Manager Jill Grove and her team did a remarkable job. In addition, thank you to the many businesses who donated either services or materials to the Dream Home. We could not do this without you. I am thankful for the help of our HBA Legal Counsel Steve Moorhead of McDonald, Fleming, Moorhead, LLP for his guidance during this process.

Special thanks the home builders who have entered homes into the Parade including Aberfeldy Home Construction, Acorn Fine Homes, Adams Homes, Avant-Price Builders Group, Classic Homes of Pensacola, Craftsman Homes, D.R. Horton, DSLD Homes, Flynn Built, Henry Company Homes, Holiday Builders, JW Dunnwright, KW Homes, Mitchell Residential, Paragon Custom Home Group, Ricky Wiggins Builders, Timberland Contractors, WCI Communities and Westerheim Properties.

In closing, there’s never been a better time to buy a home with historically low interest rates. Whether you are a potential home buyer or home builder, the Parade of Homes™ has something for everyone.