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included millennials asking for less square footage in their houses.
"We're adjusting our floor plans [for] that clientele," Leslie says.
Retiring baby boomers also are looking for simplicity. "They
want something that's maintenance-free and spacious," he says,
noting that Heritage Homes also is redesigning its floor plans to
accommodate those needs.
But the company also is seeing a rise in demand for multigenerational homes. "There are kids who grew up [who are] coming back
home," Leslie says, "or the parents are moving back in because of
The adults, he explains, do not want to move into assisted liv-
Heritage Homes maintains clear communication with its customers as each
project is built.
Heritage Homes contributes to its communities. "There's
not just one thing we do," President Tyrone Leslie says. "We
do everything from giving to Edith Sanford Breast Cancer
Awareness Program to the Sunshine Kids Golf Tournament," he says.
The company also built three homes for the TV show, "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." "Only a handful of builders
in the world have done that, let alone three," he says.
"We're in the middle of doing another one right now for
The Anne Carlsen Center," he says, noting that the company also has donated its time to Habitat for Humanity
and the United Way.
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