Ribbon Cutting Held for Whispering Oaks in Council Bluffs


Ribbon Cutting Held for Whispering Oaks in Council Bluffs

An afternoon ribbon-cutting ceremony was held November 29 for Whispering Oaks, the newest housing development in Council Bluffs; which is exclusively represented by NP Dodge Real Estate.

Matt Walsh, Council Bluffs Mayor; Dan Koenig and Krissy Plunkett, Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce; City Council and Planning Commission; Jerry Torczon and Neil Smith, BHI Development Inc; Dr. Mark Schweer, Lewis Central Community Schools Superintendent; NP Dodge Executive Management, Nate Dodge and Mike Riedmann; NP Dodge Iowa Offices Broker Manager, Dan Van Houten and NP Dodge agents and employees attended the ceremony, then went on to a celebration at the NvP Dodge Council Bluffs Sales office.

Whispering Oaks is located nearly one mile east of Valley View Drive on Greenview Road. The new development is being built in three phases over the next few years. It will feature wooded and walkout lots, walking trails and bike trails, plus 50 acres of woodlands. Phase one is underway and includes 150 custom and semi-custom homes and villas.

This new subdivision is being developed by BHI Development Inc. For over 30 years, BHI President Jerry Torczon has developed residential communities and commercial developments in the Omaha area. Castle Creek, Cimarron Woods, Falcon Ridge, Mission Park, and Shadow Lake are just a few of the BHI developments. Richland Homes, Pine Crest Homes, Pine Crest Villas and Woodland Homes will begin construction soon on 12 model homes and villas in the 180-acre master plan which will include 400 single-family homes when completed. Homes and villas will range from $275,000 to $600,000 and $275,000 to $325,000 respectively.