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The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre

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Pate- Jones is excited to announce their participation in the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre New Housing Addition. We are honored that they have asked us to be such a large part of this addition. Please see below for the official press release.

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre Announces New Housing Addition to Open in 2019

The Lyceum’s reputation is well regarded by a growing number of professional artists from around the country, and it is thanks to those many artists that the Lyceum’s productions continue to improve year after year. Housing a wide assortment of actors, technicians, directors, stage managers, and designers is an important aspect of the Lyceum’s operation. The Lyceum provides housing for its seasonal employees just outside of the Arrow Rock city limits.  After a devastating fire in 2004, the theatre not only re-built its housing facility but doubled the number of available rooms for future growth. And now, 10 years later, the theatre needs to expand again.

Producing Artistic Director Quin Gresham and Managing Director Steve Bertani have been successful growing the Lyceum’s audience over the past decade and productions have grown as well requiring more personnel.  “During our musical productions we have as many as 40 employees needing housing. Unfortunately our current housing is unable to accommodate that number so, for the past several years, we have found it necessary to locate and rent additional housing for the season,“ says Gresham.  “It is not only costly to rent housing for several months of the year, but it is increasingly difficult to find places available for the short period of time we need them,” says Bertani.

Gresham and Bertani approached the Board of Directors a few years ago about the housing challenge the theatre faces each year.  And with the leadership of the Lyceum’s Building & Grounds Committee, a plan was created to build additional housing adjacent to the current housing facility. This new expansion will be built by Pate-Jones Construction in Columbia. “ Pate-Jones is honored to help the Lyceum Theatre build for the future,” said John Jones, Owner.

“We’re excited to get this long-anticipated project underway to allow The Lyceum to continue attracting the very best caliber performers to our Mid-Missouri theatre” says Dave Griggs, Building and Grounds Chair.

Donna Huston, Capital Campaign Chair, states “More accommodations are needed to improve this outstanding theatre and we appreciate our board of directors and other contributors who have donated to this project. The ground breaking for additional housing is a sign that excellent performances will continue at The Lyceum.  We celebrate this accomplishment.”

“Thanks to the donors, to the Arrow Rock Community, to the Lyceum Board of Directors and staff for their work and support in making this much needed housing project a reality,” says Doug Crews, President of the Lyceum’s Board of Directors.

The additional theatre housing facility will offer eight more rooms and will be open for the 2019 Lyceum season.  

The Lyceum Theatre will open its exciting new 8 show season on June 6 with the Lyceum premiere of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. What follows includes five more Lyceum premieres (All Shook Up, 9 to 5 The Musical, Murder For Two, and Fully Committed, Swingtime Canteen), along with Crimes of the Heart and the sixth annual production of the Lyceum’s unique adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. The Lyceum’s season runs June 6 through December 22, 2019.

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre is a non-profit 501(c)(3), professional theatre located in the unique village of Arrow Rock, Missouri, a 19th century National Historic Landmark. The Lyceum has been entertaining audiences in the heart of Missouri for 58 years producing a variety of musicals, dramas and comedies. Each year, this 416 seat theatre attracts professional talent from across the country to produce an eight show season (June-December). Performers, designers, directors, and technicians take residence in Arrow Rock for five months to bring its patrons Broadway caliber productions throughout the summer. 

The Lyceum Theatre is affiliated with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union for Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.

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Parade of Homes 11.3.18 & 11.4.18

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Join us this Saturday and Sunday from 1 P.M – 5 P.M for Columbia Home Builders Association Parade of Homes!

We will have two homes open for the event, one our new community Ridgemont Park and one in Breckenridge Park.

For a complete listing of all the homes and directions to the homes please visit

Can’t wait to see you there!

Ridgemont Park Ribbon Cutting

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Did you catch us live on Facebook this morning? 

Today we had our ribbon cutting at Ridgemont Park! We are beyond excited to get construction started and homes going up in this new development. Be sure to call us or stop by today to get your name on one of the 24 beautiful centrally located lots in this community!



Ridgemont Park Ribbon Cutting

Special edition! We are live at our new subdivision, Ridgemont Park, for the groundbreaking and ribbon cutting!

Posted by Bev & Co. Realtor – House of Brokers Realty, Inc. on Thursday, March 22, 2018


Ridgemont Park

Introducing Ridgemont Park!

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We are excited to announce our new community, Ridgemont Park! Ridgemont Park is conveniently located off Stadium Boulevard at College Park Drive. There are 24 residential building sites in the heart of our vibrant city to choose from. Ridgemont Park is in a central location, which places you minutes from Mizzou Arena, Faurot Field, University Hospital, Twin Park Recreation Area, shopping, and fine dinning! 


Ridgemont Park

Open House, Sunday March 11th

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Come out and see our beautiful home this Sunday, March 11, 2018, for an open house at 5608 Spicewood Drive from 1:30-2:30! This beautiful spec home is located right across from the subdivision pool and clubhouse! 

Learn more about this home HERE!



Open House, Sunday 11/4

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Join us this Sunday at two different open houses! We will be at 1911 Kenilworth from 2-3 p.m. and at 208 William Smith Place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Both homes are beautifully made and perfect for everyone! 

For more information on 1911 Kenilworth click HERE!

For more information on 208 William Smith Place click HERE!









Open House, Sunday Oct. 29

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Join us this Sunday, October 29, 2017, for an open house at 5608 Spicewood Drive from 2:30-3:30! This beautiful spec home is located right across from the subdivision pool and clubhouse! 

Learn more about this home HERE!


Parade of Homes 10/7 & 10/8

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Join us this weekend, October 7th & 8th, from 1-5 PM each day,  for the Fall 2017 Parade of Homes.

We will be at 5608 Spicewood Drive in Steeplechase Estates. Be sure to come out and see our beautiful new home!


For more information on this beautiful home please click HERE.

For more information on the Parade of Homes event please click HERE.

Get Your Home Ready for Summer

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This upcoming weekend looks like it is going to be a nice one, so be sure to get outside and start in on that Spring cleaning list!  To keep your home in top notch shape here are 5 quick and easy things to do before the hot heat of Summer. 


1. Clean Gutters
  • Grab a pair of gloves and a ladder, and climb up there and scoop as much debris as you can out with your hands. Then grab the garden hose and was the rest of the debris and dirt out. Be sure that your downspout is carrying the water five feet away from your foundation walls.
2. Check your Roof Shingles
  • Now would be the perfect time to climb up and make sure that after the long winter and all of the crazy weather we have been having that all your shingles are still secure. If you find any shingles are cracked, buckled or loose or are missing granules need to be replaced.
3. Check and Wash the Concrete
  • Check to make sure that there are no cracks in the concrete, if there are be sure to fill them in with a concrete crack filler or silicone caulk. If you had to fill any cracks in make sure it drys completely before power washing and resealing your concrete. 
4. Check Outside Faucets
  • Check outside hose faucets for freeze damage. Turn the water on and place your thumb or finger over the opening. If you can stop the flow of water, it is likely the pipe inside the home is damaged and will need to be replaced. While you’re at it, check the garden hose for dry rot.
5. Check Power Equipment
  • Check your gas- and battery-powered lawn equipment to make sure it is ready for summer use. Clean equipment and sharp cutting blades will make yard work easier.

Retire in Columbia

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According to, Columbia was chosen as number 12 on the 25 Best Place to Retire in 2016. Columbia has many great things to offer: strong economy, cost of living 5% below national norm, average home price $171,000, abundant doctors per capita, top ranking on Milken aging list, and is a great bicycle environment. If you’re looking to retire in the Columbia, Missouri area be sure to take a look at our For Sale page or give us a call (573)-441-0440 and we can help you move into your perfect retirement home!