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Arive Mailbox: The Interior Design Process

We strive to make every step of the new construction process simple, streamlined and stress-free for our homeowners — but we also want them to have fun! Check out these sweet words that some homeowners had for our interior designer:

Thank you for all of the time you spent with us. It was such a pleasurable experience planning and picking out all of the items for our new house. 

 You had a great way of guiding us through the process and helping to give us confidence in our selections, making it feel like my own.  My husband was dreading it but even he “enjoyed” it.   Although Enjoy might be a little strong, haha.

It was great spending time with you and you never made us feel like we were difficult even though we may have been. 

Thanks again,
The ‘T’ Family 

We have to admit: We love hearing that our homeowners are “enjoying” the journey to their new home. Thanks for the kind words — they’re what makes us want to be the best builder possible.

You can see more of our designs here.


Free Stuff to do in Utah Valley This Weekend

It seems like the 4th of July is kicking off early this year with tons of fun stuff to do this weekend. If you’re looking for a way to get out with your family on the cheap, check out some of the stuff going on in the Valley this weekend:

The Elk Ridge City Celebration

Hey, we might be biased: We love Elk Ridge so much we have several communities there. And you’ll see why when you check out the city celebration this weekend. Kicking off with a parade and hoedown on Friday the 27th, along with a free movie in the park at 9:30 (bring blankets!) you can continue the fun with a huge craft fair, petting zoo and bouncy houses on Saturday.

Click here for more information.

Elk Ridge Car Show

If you’re a car buff, make sure you stop by the Elk Ridge Car Show on Saturday the 28th. Elk Ridge-ians love their classic cars, so you’ll see a ton of a variety and check out out some of the best rides in the city.

Arive Homes Model Grand Opening

As long as you’re in Elk Ridge, stop by and see us at the Model Home Grand Opening. Our Parade home is now open to the public, so feel free to stop by from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday for food, games, prizes and to satisfy your curiosity about our award-winning home.

Click here for more information.

Freedom Festival Kickoff in Provo

It’s Provo’s biggest celebration, so kick things off with the Children’s Parade at 10:30 am on Saturday morning. You can also check out the Stadium of Fire Talent Competition and a party at Riverwoods, starting at 4 pm.

Of course, the real Provo festivities will start next week, with the Freedom Festival and The Stadium of Fire.

Do you have any events to share? Comment or feel free to message us on our Facebook page: We’d love to spread the word!

The 2014 Utah Valley Parade of Homes Draws to a Close

The 2014 Utah Valley Parade of Homes is officially over, and for us, it’s been a complete whirlwind.

From submitting our entry to working feverishly to make sure it was done in time, there were countless hands that pitched in and helped out to ensure that our home was a winner.

We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to everyone who participated, put in extra time and worked as a team to make this project top priority. We really do work with the best designers, contractors and subcontractors in the valley, and are happy to share this honor with them. We think the quality of their work really does speak for itself.

You can also see a complete list of Parade winners here.

Can’t wait to see what’s next!

Arive Homes Virtual Utah Valley Parade of Homes Tour

We know that not everyone can make it out to see our award-winning entry in the 2014 Utah Valley Parade of Homes this week, but don’t worry! The Parade Facebook page has posted an amazing virtual tour with all of the details and pictures.

Click here to see the amazing home (the McKinley, designed by our own Justin Curtis), with showstopping interior design (by our in-house interior designer Kelly Heaps).


While visiting the Parade home a few days ago, we overheard a young couple talking about how they could imagine gathering for a holiday dinner around the table, or getting their kids ready for school in the bright mudroom.

To builders like us, the best compliment isn’t receiving an award for our work – it’s hearing that real families can see themselves living and making memories in our homes.

Take a peek and see if you can see yourself there, too.

Spanish Fork and Pleasant Grove Make “Top 10 Cities in Utah” List

Awesome news alert: This report names Pleasant Grove and Spanish Fork among the top 10 cities in Utah, based on data from the U.S. Bureau quantifying factors like income, chances of being involved in a violent crime, commute time, restaurants and average education.

Good thing we have communities available in both Spanish Fork (ranked 1st) and Pleasant Grove (ranked 7th).  You can check them out here:

Muhlstein in Spanish Fork
Parley’s Place in Pleasant Grove

Of course, we think Salem, Mapleton, Provo, Orem and Payson are all pretty great too.