Category: Consumer News

  1. From 280 Living: Year in Preview: New developments for Chelsea   Year in Preview: New developments for Chelsea by ERICA TECHO December 27, 2016 Map courtesy of Scott Weygand. Chelsea Reserve is off County Road 336 near Pelham and will offer a variety of lot sizes.  The city of Chelsea has seen a growing number of residential areas in the last few years, and that trend is not stopping in the foreseeable future. While Chelsea had 133 building permit requests from 2012 through 2015, the city had already had about Read More

  2. Wrendon Davis Receives CADRE Associate of the Year Award

    We are so proud to announce that Wrendon Davis of Davis Plumbing has received the CADRE Award for Associate of the Year. Along with his numerous accomplishments, Wrendon also co-founded a plumbing educational program. The NAHB Associate of the Year and Society of Honored Associates Awards recognize associate members who have distinguished themselves by their outstanding contributions to the home building industry on the local, state and national levels. A panel of five judges, including a past NAHB president, National Read More

  3. GBAHB Names Clint Lovette 2015 Al Awtrey Builder of the Year

    Clint Lovette of Lovette Construction received the Al Awtrey Builder of the Year Award at the annual President’s Ball at Vestavia Country Club. Lovette was recognized for his many years of support to the GBAHB and the Birmingham home building industry. Lovette grew up in Vestavia Hills, Ala., and attended Vestavia High School before going to the University of Alabama and receiving a degree in Business Management.  Lovette spent 10 years in a corporate business development position while remodeling three of his existing Read More

  4. Jeremy Wright of J. Wright Building Company Selected as Builder of the 2016 Ideal Home

    Local Builder Jeremy Wright of J. Wright Building Company has been selected as the builder of the 2016 Ideal Home, to be built in Altadena Park in Vestavia Hills, Ala. The Ideal Home is the perfect example of the inspiration & creativity of the GBAHB. The Ideal Home serves as the Association’s way to showcase member’s latest products and services, while also demonstrating the benefits of hiring a licensed contractor and active member of the GBAHB. It incorporates top quality Read More

  5. GBAHB wins “Best Public Relations Project” Award

    Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders wins award for “Best Public Relations Project” at the HBAA Annual Convention in Point Clear, AL. GBAHB entered the 2014 Building and Remodeling Expo under this category. For questions about how your company can be involved in the 2015 Building and Remodeling Expo, contact Stephanie at or call 205-912-7000. View Press Release

  6. Award Winners Announced for Fall Community Showcase

    2014 FALL COMMUNITY SHOWCASE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB) will host its inaugural 2014 Fall Community Showcase, Oct. 11-12, and 18-19, throughout the metropolitan area. The communities and GBHAB Showcase Home are open to the public on Saturdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sundays 1-6 p.m. The communities in the Showcase were judged according to their size. The small category has less than 50 houses. The medium category has 50-250 Read More

  7. Now on Houzz!

    We are excited to announce our participation in the Houzz Affiliation Badge Program. Houzz has become the leading online platform for home remodeling and design. With more than 20 million homeowners using Houzz every month, we know that using Houzz can help you build your brand and grow your business. The Badge Program will let you showcase your Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders affiliation right on your profile. Please follow us on Houzz and add the Greater Birmingham Association Read More


     BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB) will host its 2014 Parade of Homes this weekend, April 5-6, and next weekend, April 12-13, throughout the metropolitan area.  The Parade is a great way for home buyers and dreamers alike to sample firsthand the latest construction techniques and new home trends. And, with new home sales on the rise, the Parade provides an opportunity for builders to put their best foot forward as they connect with prospective Read More

  9. Building & Remodeling Expo shatters all past records

    Latest trends in building, remodeling equaled big crowds PELHAM, Ala. — The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders’ (GBAHB) 2014 Building & Remodeling Expo shattered all previous records for the early-March event, welcoming 4,200 consumers. Attendance figures represented a 65 percent increase over past attendance records for the show, which is in its fourth year. Expo organizers attribute the record-breaking success of the event to: 1) outstanding vendors and exhibits, 2) strategic and purposeful changes to the show’s calendar and Read More