The GRO Parade of Homes resumes Wednesday in Ridgefield
The Building Industry Association of Clark County made a major announcement during the kickoff event for the 2022 GRO Parade of Homes last week.
Bart Hansen, a Vancouver city council member since 2010, has been named the executive director of the BIA of Clark County.
“I am very excited to be part of such a dynamic organization. This is an opportunity that I could not pass upon,” Hansen said. “I look forward to working with the staff and our membership to promote and protect the building industry, and make Clark County an affordable place to live.”
According to its website, the BIA’s mission is to serve the interests of all businesses involved in land development and construction.
Part of that is the showcasing of the best of new construction and landscaping at events such as the Parade of Homes.
While these homes in the parade are more expensive than the average home, the event gives guests the chance to see the latest in designs and styles. So even if they are not in the market for a new home, they might see something they like at the parade and create something similar in their own homes or backyards.
The GRO Parade of Homes, presented by HomeStreet Bank, opened last week at Zephyr Point in Ridgefield. There was a kickoff event on Thursday for special guests while the public’s opening was Friday. The Parade is off Mondays and Tuesdays but it will reopen Wednesday of this week through Sunday, and again from Sept. 21 through 25. The Parade of Homes is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Off-site parking is located at 2205 S. Hillhurst Road in Ridgefield. There is a golf cart shuttle service to the Parade of Homes, or customers can make the short walk from the parking lot to the homes.
For ticket information, go to: https://clarkcountyparadeofhomes.com/
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