Building a modern community in Medicine Hat – Invest Medicine Hat

Building a modern community in Medicine Hat

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Brost Developments is breaking ground on a modern new neighbourhood, called The Mill, that focuses on millennials. Invest Medicine Hat caught up with Aaron and Sherry Brost to find out what makes this new area of Medicine Hat unique.

When designing The Mill, Brost Developments scrapped cookie-cutter plans of the past and created a streetscape with a community feel. Multiple plans and exterior designs with customizable colour schemes were created to give the homes character while garages are planned for the rear of the lots. Each home is steps from Medicine Hat’s Heritage Trail System, giving the convenience of an active lifestyle.

“We’ve had great support and encouragement in it,” said Sherry, referencing the new neighbourhood.

Brost researched innovative home designs that appeal to millennials. They said many of their new customers are looking for a home that gives them the flexibility to use it how they envision while taking quality and functionality into account.

Medicine Hat was identified as the most affordable city in Alberta to purchase a home, allowing many millennials to build their dream homes. Depending on customizations, a home in The Mill comes in slightly above Medicine Hat’s average home price, $251, 280 but still significantly lower than the average home price in Calgary, $451, 242.

Each home will be built to Alberta’s new energy efficient building code, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, homes in The Mill will be solar ready  high efficiency appliances are included and utilities and property taxes in Medicine Hat are low compared to other Alberta cities.

Family owned and operated in Medicine Hat since 1995, Brost Developments was named 2017 Builder of the Year by the Canadian Home Builders Association.

Experienced and innovative home builders combined with affordable costs to purchase and maintain houses make Medicine Hat an attractive place to call home.