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Mar 11 2013

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Economy Shows an Up-Tick; Time to Build Commercial Plans

Commercial Building Plan 025C-0023With the economy starting to show signs of life and an up-tick in business, now may be the time to invest in a commercial building. There are many pieces of commercial property that have sat vacant and dormant since the economy took a nosedive, but for those who own one of those pieces of property, there may be no better time than now to start developing it into something that will pay off in the long run. Consider building a strip mall or office building that will attract businesses, bring growth to the local job sector and revenue to your city or town. The House Plan Shop offers a variety of commercial building plans designed to satisfy a broad range of business needs including designs for office buildings, strip malls, an auto mechanic’s shop and more. Determine what type of business needs your local community has for commercial properties and choose a commercial building plan that will work for your property.

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Aug 21 2009

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Popular Carriage Houses in a Down Economy

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Garage Plan 007G-0003As tough economic times continue, many families are being forced to combine households due to job loss and/or foreclosure. Children are moving back home to mom’s place with the grandkids in tow. The jobless market means college graduates are moving back home too. Grandparents are moving in with grandchildren. And the list goes on.


Recently, The GaragePlanShop, LLC, a subsidiary of The HousePlanShop, LLC, was featured in the news. With so many changes in living situations for a wide variety of people and uncertain economic conditions, both of these ecommerce companies have witnessed a growing interest in garage apartment plans and carriage house plans respectively. These modest, yet comfortable living quarters are proving to be a positive solution for those who are running out of room in their homes for relatives who need a place to live.


Carriage houses and garage apartments are very accommodating offering comfortable living quarters in an affordable package. Furthermore they are a great addition to any home adding value to the property. Not only will you be providing temporary housing for family members now, but you’ll reap the benefits of having extra garage space to use any way you wish. Consider extra car storage, boat storage or a workshop. When the economy moves in a positive direction and everyone is able to have a place of their own again, you’ll be left with a wonderful finished space with can easily serve as a guest suite, studio, office for a home based business, rental property or whatever you desire. One thing is certain, these popular carriage houses and garage apartments deliver a win-win situation for everyone.

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