American Homestar Launches ‘Tiny Homes’ Business Out of Fort Worth Facility

Park Cottage Tiny Homes are designed with outdoor enthusiasts in mind, the company said, and are built "larger, safer, and heavier than traditional tiny homes."

American Homestar Corp., a leader in factory-built homes with headquarters outside Houston, has announced a new venture to produce “tiny homes” out of its Oak Creek Homes subsidiary in Fort Worth.

AHC says the Fort Worth facility “underwent significant investment to enhance production capacity and broaden its offerings, now including tiny homes.” 

WIth licensing secured to build tiny homes, Oak Creek Homes will construct the miniature domiciles to ANSI standards as it seeks to meet customers’ “evolving needs,” AHC said.

“We’re excited to introduce tiny homes into our lineup,” COO Dwayne Teeter said in a statement. “It signifies a major milestone in our mission to deliver affordable, high-quality housing solutions that cater to the diverse needs of our customers in today’s ever-changing housing market.”

‘Larger, safer, and heavier’ than traditional tiny homes

American Homestar Corporation’s Park Cottage tiny homes [Rendering: AHC]

Oak Creek’s Park Cottage Tiny Homes are designed with outdoor enthusiasts in mind, the company said, and are  built “larger, safer, and heavier than traditional tiny homes.” Marrying contemporary design with “the tranquility of nature,” they aim to ensure comfort and enjoyment for both campers and “glampers,” whether nestled in the forest or amidst the wilderness.

Known as park model RVs, the tiny homes are actually mini-homes on wheels, but unlike RVs or mobile homes, they are most often used for long-term residency at a chosen location. Oak Creek says their Park Cottage models offer “the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and cozy interior ambiance.”

Oak Creek Homes’ Fort Worth facility is “the sole Texas-based manufacturing plant holding multiple licenses,” offering homes and buildings built to the broadest range of construction codes, according to AHC.

American Homestar was founded in 1971 and says it has been “pioneering innovation” for over 50 years. 

American Homestar Corporation’s Park Cottage tiny homes [Rendering: American Homestar Corporation]

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