Blackstone Ponds Debuts in Inver Grove Heights, MN

Ryland and Standard Pacific are now CalAtlantic Homes

Mar 11, 2016, 19:21 ET from CalAtlantic Group, Inc.

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the legacies of Ryland and Standard Pacific, CalAtlantic Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, announced today the Grand Opening of Blackstone Ponds, a new community of luxury two-story townhomes in Inver Grove Heights, MN.  Home shoppers are invited to enjoy refreshments and model and community tours at the Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, March 12th and Sunday, March 13th from 11am to 6pm.

"Situated in Inver Grove Heights, Blackstone Ponds is surrounded by existing wetlands and wooded areas," said Mike DeVoe, Twin Cities Division President for CalAtlantic Homes. "This unparalleled location combined with our thoughtfully designed floorplans creates an ideal opportunity for home shoppers seeking a Twin Cities suburban location."

There are two innovative, two-story townhome designs to choose from. The exterior styles of the homes create an inviting curb appeal with a covered entry, stone accents, a concrete stoop and sidewalks. The interiors of the town homes feature a spacious, open concept with two-story foyers and a large family room that connects to an upscale kitchen equipped with a center island and abundant storage.

The owner's suite includes a private bathroom with double vanities and an oversized walk-in closet. Homeowners will enjoy a convenient, bedroom-level laundry room. The townhomes also feature decks, mudrooms and two-car garages. 

Homes range from 1,719 to 1,774 square feet and offer up to four bedrooms and three baths. Homeowners will have the option to add more livable square footage with a finished basement.   

The Blackstone Ponds community offers an active lifestyle with walking trails that wind through the community. The community also offers the convenience of association-maintained exteriors, lawn care and snow removal. Blackstone Ponds is conveniently located 16 miles from downtown Minneapolis and 15 minutes from downtown St. Paul.

The Blackstone Ponds sales center is located at 6990 Archer Trail, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077. For additional details on the community, call (651) 760-8855 or visit

About CalAtlantic Homes

CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAA), a combination of Standard Pacific Corp. and Ryland Group, Inc., two of the nation's largest and most respected homebuilders, offers well-crafted homes in thoughtfully designed communities that meet the desires of customers across the homebuilding spectrum, from entry level to luxury, in 41 Metropolitan Statistical Areas spanning 17 states. With a trusted reputation for quality craftsmanship, an outstanding customer experience and exceptional architectural design earned over its 50 year history, CalAtlantic Group, Inc. utilizes its over five decades of land acquisition, development and homebuilding expertise to acquire and build desirable communities in locations that meet the high expectations of the company's homebuyers. We invite you to learn more about us by visiting

Contact: Danielle Tocco National Communications Director CalAtlantic Group, Inc. Direct Line: 949.789.1633

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