Tyvek Time Capsule Event | 2017 House that Hope Built

June 29th, 2017 was the DuPont™ Tyvek® Time Capsule Event hosted by Robert Thomas Homes, Tradition Companies, DuPont™ Tyvek®, and Hallmark Building Supplies. We were joined by HopeKids Minnesota volunteers and families, and Spirit of Brandtjen Farm future and current homeowners to celebrate Everyone who attended helped us draw, sign and write messages of HOPE on the […]


Kick-Off Celebration | 2017 House that Hope Built

On June 9th Robert Thomas Homes and Tradition Companies hosted the 2017 House that Hope Built Kick-Off Celebration for HopeKids Minnesota. Here we announced with the generous support of our business partners, suppliers and subcontractors, we will be building a second “Hope House” in the Spirit of Brandtjen Farm community.  The House that Hope Built […]


Parade of Homes Featured Family Story – Spring 2017

Have you seen the cover of the Parade of Homes® magazine? This spring 2017 issues features three brothers and their families who each built with Robert Thomas Homes (RTH)! We invite you to enjoy live music, complimentary hor d’oeuvres, beverages and mingling at our Guidebook Launch Party on Wednesday, March 1st from 5:30pm to 8:30pm […]


New Rambler Floor Plan – Introducing The Aspen

Many homeowners in the Twin Cities are looking to build a home that will age gracefully with them. With this growing popularity for single level living floor plans Robert Thomas Homes is thrilled to introduce its newest rambler plan to its Heritage Collection…the Aspen! This main floor living, open design offers our clients a variety of choices […]


Robert Thomas Homes Wins Best of Houzz 2017 – Customer Service

Robert Thomas Homes has won its third “Best of Houzz” award for Customer Service (check out our 2015 “Best Of Houzz”award for Design and our 2016 “Best of Houzz” – Customer Service award). This accolade was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community, from among more than one million active […]


Shed Some [LED] Light in Your Home!

New home LED lighting has been all the rage! The lighting in a room can really change the look and feel. From unique fixtures to the actual glow a light produces is one way to create an inviting living space. We have partnered with Jenny Holt of LED Wired to explain why this is the way […]


NEW LAKEVILLE LOTS – Just Released

Join us in Spirit of Brandtjen Farm to tour our new Lakeville lots. The newly released 17th addition currently offers 28 developed lots: 17 idyllic homesites for our Heritage Collection and 11 exceptional lots for our Tradition Collection home plans. CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE A TOUR.  Designed with a purpose, these new […]


Lakeville Elementary School is Named

The rumors are true!  A new elementary school is under construction in one of our premiere communities, Spirit of Brandtjen Farm (Lakeville) and now it has a name!  Scheduled to open fall of 2017, the newest school in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan district (ISD 196) will be called…drum roll please…East Lake Elementary. With around 1,000 name […]


Deck the Halls – Holiday Decoration Ideas

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la, la la la la. “ What’s more jolly than festive, winter/holiday decor!? Robert Thomas Homes “decked the halls” of two showcase models located in Spirit of Brandtjen Farm (Lakeville) […]


Decorating with Winter Whites

We all know the best part about the winter months isn’t icy wind, below zero temperatures, or defrosting our cars.  No, it’s when the fresh, fluffy flakes beautifully blanket our trees and yards.  This always seems to soak up our winter woes if but only for a moment.  Some enjoy this more than others, but […]