2014 NW Natural Street of Dreams Announces Location

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March 11, 2014


2014 NW Natural Street of Dreams Announces Location

Happy Valley, happy 39th host to five stunning, custom-built homes

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — In the picturesque hills of Clackamas County’s Happy Valley sits the Northern Heights subdivision, and the home of the 2014 NW Natural Street of Dreams. The show, running July 26 - August 24, will feature five, unique homes showcasing the latest in home building design and technology, ranging in price from $800,000 to $1.3 million dollars.

“We are thrilled to be partnering so closely with the City of Happy Valley, and look forward to unveiling the stunning homes in the works for our 39th NW Natural Street of Dreams to inspire our visitors,” said Rachel Trice, vice president, marketing, membership services & events, Home Builders Association of Metro Portland. “Last year’s event in West Linn brought in a substantial boost to the local economy. We look forward to having that same type of positive impact in Happy Valley.”

The show location is off SE Northern Heights Drive and overlooks a forested valley with breathtaking views of Mt. Hood. Lots range from 19,000 to 22,000 square feet. 2014 Homebuilders include: BC Custom Homes, Crystal Ridge Development & Restoration, Westlake Development Group and Red Hills Construction. Home designs vary traditional and craftsman to Mediterranean and Asian inspired.

"We are proud how our community has managed its incredible growth over the past 10 years," said Mayor Lori DeRemer, City of Happy Valley. "The Street of Dreams will showcase for its visitors everything Happy Valley has to offer. It's truly a dream come true to have the Street of Dreams in our community."

The Metro Portland Street of Dreams, established in 1976 is the premiere event of the Home Builders Association of Portland Metro and the best attended home showcase in the United States.

About the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland

Since 1942, the HBA has been an indispensable resource for consumers searching for affordable home options. The HBA proudly represents the housing industry to the government, media and the public. The HBA produces and manages many outstanding programs and tours in the Portland area, including: The premier NW Natural Street of Dreams, the Tour of Remodeled Homes, and the Fall and Spring Portland Home and Garden Shows. For more information, please visit hbapdx.org.

About NW Natural

NW Natural (NYSE:NWN) is headquartered in Portland, Ore., and provides natural gas service to about 695,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and Southwest Washington. It is the largest independent natural gas utility in the Pacific Northwest. Additional information is available at www.nwnatural.com.

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