Nebraska Home Builder Signs with Epcon Franchising for New Omaha Community

Legacy Homes adds to their home building portfolio in the Omaha market

COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 26, 2020) – Epcon Franchising will be entering the Nebraska new home market for the first time through another great addition to the Epcon Communities network of Franchise Builders – Legacy Homes of Omaha, Nebraska.

Legacy Homes is comprised of Peter Katt, Steve Champoux and James Thompson. Peter and Steve are principals at Legacy Homes, a large regional builder that builds around 300 homes per year in the Omaha and Lincoln markets. James is the founder of Thompson Home Improvements, which is a major trade partner of Legacy Homes and will serve as the construction arm of their new Epcon franchise.

“Most of Legacy’s current offerings target entry-level and move-up buyers,” says Paul Hanson, president of Epcon Franchising. “This new venture will allow them to add some exciting new product to their homebuilding portfolio. We expect them to grow this new segment of the business quickly as they introduce their markets to the remarkable single-level living experience Epcon communities offer.”

Epcon Franchising offers Franchise Builders like Legacy Homes the ability to tap into the 55+ market by giving them access to resources that have been developed over 30+ years. Legacy Homes will benefit from time-tested home designs, development strategies, marketing, sales and national buying programs as well as a network of Franchise Builders.

About Epcon

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 and Pro Builder Housing Giants 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.