Category: Industry News

  1. Donald Trump addresses NAHB Board of Directors at Mid-Year Meeting

    Republican Presidential Candidate Donald J. Trump addressed the NAHB Board of Directors at the Mid-Year Meeting on Thursday, August 11 at the Miami Fountainbleu Resort. Trump spoke about his father, a home builder in Queens & Brooklyn, N.Y. and his thoughts on the home building industry. You can view Trump’s full speech here: Read what NAHB members had to say about the speech here.


  2. Register now for HBAA Summer Board!

    Register now to attend 2016 Home Builders of Alabama Summer Board meeting! Make plans now to attend the 2016 HBAA Summer Meeting, July 21-23 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in beautiful Destin, Florida. All HBAA members and their families are invited to attend and enjoy a weekend of great education, networking, plenty of food and fun at this beachside resort. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the weekend’s highlights. EDUCATION: Errors and Transgressions: What NOT Read More


  3. Local remodeler wins prestigious “Best in Show” award at state-wide competition

    MONTGOMERY, ALA. – Local remodeler Clint Lovette, Lovette Construction, won the prestigious title of “Best in Show” at the state-wide Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards. Best in Show is the highest honor presented at the AREA Awards. The Best in Show winner was selected from among the top four highest scoring entries in this year’s competition. Lovette won the top honor for its Redmont Historic Preservation project. The Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards, presented by the Home Builders Association of Alabama, were Read More


  4. Birmingham remodelers win at state remodeling awards

    Montgomery, Ala.— Several members of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders were among the honorees at the 2016 Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards Banquet. The banquet took place on April 9 in Montgomery. The Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards, presented by the Home Builders Association of Alabama, were presented to remodelers, contractors, kitchen and bath designers, and other building professionals who exhibited outstanding craftsmanship and attention to detail in projects throughout Alabama. This year’s AREA competition was sponsored by Alagasco, Alabama Read More


  5. Apply for Scholarships!

    The GBAHB Educational Trust Fund is proud to offer annual scholarships to students pursuing construction-industry related fields in Alabama. Applicants must meet the following qualifications: 1) Must be a resident of Alabama 2) Must be enrolling in, or attending, a junior college, trade program or university in Alabama 3) Must be enrolled in a construction-related curriculum 4) Application must be postmarked by April 22, 2016 and sent to: GBAHB, Educational Trust Fund 5000 Grantswood Road, Suite 240 Birmingham, AL 35210 Read More



  6. GBAHB Hosting Economic Summit

    The GBAHB will be hosting an Economic Summit on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the Inverness Country Club. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast and the program wraps up around 12:30 p.m. with lunch. Speakers: Dr. Robert Dietz, NAHB, will share the forecast for the building industry on a national level Dwight Sandlin, Signature Homes, will share his thoughts on the greater Birmingham area market and what he feels we should expect in the near future Clay Hagler, Hagler Read More


  7. Entry forms for the Fall Community Showcase are now available!

    Don’t miss out on the second annual Fall Community Showcase! This event typically held on October 10-11, 17-18 will show the benefits of living in a new-home community, highlighting features from swimming pools and neighborhood parks to clubhouses and golf courses. The Fall Community Showcase will allow builders and developers the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the high-profile marketing campaign of the large-scale event. The Association strives to provide a top-quality advertising campaign, in order to drive as much traffic Read More


  8. IBS Early Pricing Ends December 5

    Early Pricing Ends December 5! What are you waiting for? Time is running out to save with early pricing, but only if you register by December 5! NAHB Members: Expo Pass: Through December 5, NAHB Members may purchase an expo pass for just $50! Price increases to $75 on December 6. Full Registration: Through December 5, NAHB Members receive $50 off the early full registration price. This registration option gives you access to the expo floor plus all of the Read More


  9. NAHB Student Chapters Resume Binder is back!

    Submit Your Resume! Due to popular demand, the NAHB Student Chapters Resume Binder is back! As an NAHB Student Chapter member, you have an opportunity to share your resume with top national recruiters in the residential construction industry. Student resumes will be compiled into a booklet and distributed to recruiters attending the 2015 International Builders’ Show. Submit your resume online at nahb.org/ResumeForm. Deadline: Monday, December 15 *We are only accepting resumes from two-year, four-year, and graduate programs. Student Chapters Career Read More