Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about living, working and playing at Provenance!
What is the range of the lot prices at Provenance?
$45,000 – $162,000+
What is the general range for home costs (lot included) at Provenance?
Bungalows: $275,000 – $335,000+
Townhomes: $245,000 – $300,000+
Single Family Homes: $345,000 – $1,000,000+
Is there a requirement at Provenance to build within a specified period?
Yes, there is a one-year build-out requirement on town home and cottage lots. The remaining lots have a two-year build-out requirement.
Will medical services be easily accessed by Provenance residents?
Yes, a fire station offering emergency medical services is located within the village of Provenance, so life-saving equipment and expertise can be easily accessed if needed within the neighborhood.
In addition, Shreveport-Bossier’s top medical centers can be reached in just minutes, as Provenance is ideally located with easy access to the area’s major traffic arteries.
Does Provenance have a Home Owners Association (HOA)?
Yes. Annual HOA dues are $1100 – this includes maintenance on common areas, nightly security guard, community events, and pool & clubhouse access. Provenance also has a non-profit Institute that will plan and host cultural events in the neighborhood. Institute dues are $20 annually.
Does Provenance have architectural guidelines?
Yes, Provenance has a detailed design code to ensure the highest quality construction and cohesive aesthetic throughout the neighborhood. Home plans must be reviewed and approved by the Provenance Design Review Board.
Do lot names or areas indicate a certain type of house?
No, the lots are simply divided into categories based on overall square footage of the lot – Bungalow, Cottage, Village, Neighborhood, Large Neighborhood, Manor. The style of each home is determined by the buyer and the home must fit into one of four general architectural type categories: Classical, Colonial, French or Bungalow.
Is Provenance similar to River Ranch in Lafayette?
Yes, Steve Oubre with Architects Southwest is the town planner for River Ranch and Provenance. They share many common features, but each neighborhood has a unique personality and aesthetic appeal. River Ranch is in year eight of a 10-year build-out and has become a tremendously popular and successful community.
Is there commercial development within Provenance?
Provenance is already home to several businesses. Windrush Grill, El Cabo Verde, Edward Jones Investments, Superior Dry Cleaning, Provenance Veterinary Hosptial, and Vintage Construction Group are open in Windrush Village Marketplace. Red River Bank is also open with full service banking, mortgage services, an ATM for your convenience, and United States Postal Service. As the neighborhood continues to grow and the number of residential rooftops increase, the commercial development will expand as well.
Will there be a school in Provenance?
The Montessori School for Shreveport opened in Fall of 2016 and offers classes for children 21 months through Kindergarten. For additional information, please call Carolyn Tanner at (318) 861-6777.
What existing schools are in close proximity to Provenance?
The Provenance community is currently served by a number of excellent public, parochial and private schools at all education levels. Those include The Montessori School for Shreveport at Provenance, South Highlands (currently rated the top elementary school in Louisiana), and Caddo Middle Magnet (Louisiana’s top-rated middle magnet school and a Five Star National School of Academic Excellence). Magnet schools are available at all levels in the area.
Does Provenance have a Builders Guild?
Yes, Provenance has a guild consisting of premium builders. Each of them has participated in a qualification and code review process to ensure that all homes constructed contribute to the development the character and aesthetic appeal unique to Provenance.
Will Provenance be gated?
No, Provenance is not a gated community. The vision for Provenance includes a pedestrian-friendly design that includes front porches, beautiful open spaces and traffic-calming narrow streets that are combined with special events, a neighborhood newsletter and other elements to help encourage positive relations among neighbors in the community. Caring, observant and watchful neighbors are often the best protection from crime. Provenance also has a full-time evening security guard and 24-hour electronic surveillance at all points of ingress and egress.
How can I reserve a home site in Provenance?
Visit our on-site Provenance Sales Office on Bridgewater Avenue or call (318) 683-0399. Lots are available to go under contract.
Do I design my own home or do you have pre-constructed homes to choose from?
The majority of homes at Provenance will be custom built. However, you may also choose designs from several Builder Showcase homes under construction that may be customized with your own color and material selections.
Is Provenance located in the City of Shreveport?
Yes, Provenance offers all city services such as water, sewer, fire and police protection. In fact, Provenance is home to the new Southeast Shreveport Fire Station maximizing accessibility to this service for residents in the community and surrounding area.