Epcon Franchising Adds Seven New Franchise Builders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 9, 2020) – Epcon Franchising has announced the addition of seven new Franchise Builders so far this year. The seven new Franchise Builders will build their first Epcon communities in six different states.

The new Franchise Builders are:

  • Cook Bros. Homes, Knoxville, Tennessee: Cook Bros. Homes has specialized in building semi-custom homes for retirees since 2004. Their first Epcon community will be in Lenoir City with 67 homes. It is planned to feature a clubhouse, pool and pickleball court. Cook Bros. Homes is also planning a second Epcon community in Tellico Village.
  • Legacy Homes, Omaha, Nebraska: Legacy Homes is a large regional builder in the Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska markets. They currently target mostly entry-level and move-up buyers and will use their position as an Epcon Franchise Builder to add offerings that are popular with 55+ buyers to their building portfolio.
  • Premium Builders, Kansas City, Kansas: Premium Builders own and manage more than 300 rental properties in Kansas and Missouri under their real estate investment and property management companies. They plan to build their first Epcon community on the Kansas side of the metro area.
  • Destiny Homes, Minneapolis, Minnesota: Destiny Homes has been building custom homes and completing high-end remodeling projects on the western side of Minneapolis since 2005. Their first Epcon community will be in Chaska, Minnesota.
  • Meridian Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota: Meridian Management has completed several multi-family projects, apartment renovations and urban infill developments. They plan to start with two Epcon communities on the eastern side of Minneapolis.
  • Pinnacle Properties, Ames, Iowa: Since 2003, Pinnacle Properties has built more than 100 high-end custom homes, 100 townhomes and condominiums and 600 apartment units, and has sold 200 residential lots to other builders. Pinnacle Properties will start their first Epcon community in Ames this year.
  • M.A. + Associates, Washington, D.C.: M.A. + Associates is a government construction management consulting firm, handling primarily large commercial projects. They plan to break ground in the next year on their first Epcon community in Maryland.

“We are thrilled to welcome these new Franchise Builders into the system,” said Paul Hanson, president of Epcon Franchising. “They bring decades of experience in various parts of real estate, and we are excited to help them introduce the remarkable experience an Epcon community offers to their areas.”

Epcon offers Franchise Builders the ability to tap into the 55+ market by giving them access to resources that have been developed over more than 30 years. Epcon Franchise Builders benefit from proven home designs, development strategies, marketing resources, sales guidance, national buying programs and a network of Franchise Builders.

Article originally published on Franchising.com.

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Epcon is a leading 55+ home building franchise in the United States. For more than 35 years, Epcon has integrated smart, innovative new home designs with the most desirable modern amenities popular with 55+ home buyers. A growing home building business or real estate development company can leverage Epcon Franchising’s proven home designs, technology, marketing and sales resources. Epcon Franchise Builders are given a competitive advantage to build smarter and scale faster in the 55+ home building market. Epcon is ranked on Builder 100 as a top U.S. home builder and the Franchise Times Top 400 list, has ranked on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 and has won multiple product and design awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Learn more about what we offer.