"Coined in 2013 in The New York Times, the term “hipsturbia” refers to renewed interest in suburban placemaking and walkable destination development...And while the term hipsturbia is often associated with the younger generation of homebuyers, in practice, these [master-planned] communities host a wide variety of residents of all generations."
The Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in February, did see a slight pull-back in March on gas price concerns, but anecdotal evidence shows us that consumers and home builders are again returning to contracts and closings here in the Triangle New Home purchase market.
At Briar Chapel we would like to take a moment to summarize the many successes and “wins” that we enjoyed as a community in 2011 along with all the great, new shiny things we have to look forward to in 2012.
How fortunate we are to have been introduced to artist, Ellen Giamportone. Admired and befriended by one of our resident's, Ellen is an absolute delight and full of fantastic "layers" of experience, that as you engage in conversation with her are revealed gradually and mysteriously.