The Home Depot Foundation announced yesterday a $50 million commitment to partner with HBI to train 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years.
Despite eight decades and a multi-generation divide, prospective home buyers in 1938 expressed preferences for many of the same features and amenities favored by today’s home buyers. MORE STORAGE is key.
The NAHB Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) presented this year’s Spark Award — honoring an LSC member for developing the most cutting-edge product or service that “takes the home building industry to the next level”— to the SharkBite EvoPEX.
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NAHB economists have put a dollar value on selected member benefits and advocacy victories achieved in 2017. Add it up, and you get an average of $7,500 per housing start for a typical home builder.
Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a reading of 71, up 12 points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.
Come join the DeKalb County Building and Development Association for our Annual Holiday Party!
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
5pm – 7pm
2350 Sycamore Rd #A, DeKalb, IL 60115
- Appetizers will be served beginning at 5 pm with cash bar.
- Installation of officers shortly after arrival.
- The party will last till around 7pm that night.
Come network with other area members in a relaxed setting.
Through the last few decades, the building industry has seen immense innovations that have contributed to safer, faster building practices and more energy-efficient homes.
NAHB has been promoting the rewarding job opportunities in the skilled trades for Careers in Construction Month but let’s not forget that the construction manager also offers an exciting career path in the housing industry.
NAHB supports reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program but opposes a proposal to phase out new NFIP policies for newly-constructed homes.
Why do they occur, and how can they be prevented? Best practices and quality materials in flooring will save you time and money.