Category: Inside the GBAHB


  1. Builder Appreciation Night 2016

    Builders- we appreciate you! Our industry would not exist without you! To show our appreciation, let’s get together for a night of dinner, drinks and fun! You’ll get a chance to see the Showcase before it opens to the general public on Friday morning! Event Details: Thursday, March 17, 2016 5:00 p.m. Pelham Civic Center (500 Amphitheater Road, Pelham, AL, 35124) Builders, your admission (+1) guest is FREE! (All other guests $25) DOOR PRIZES will be given away for builders! Read More



  2. Clint Lovette Wins NAHB Membership Recruiting Award

    Clint Lovette, Lovette Construction, won a trip to the International Builders Show in January in Last Vegas, Nevada. For every new Builder and Associate member recruited (after the first recruit), members are automatically entered into the drawing. The 2016 NAHB IBS package included a four-night stay, economy airfare (up to $1,000) and full IBS registration. Click here to see the full story


  3. GBAHB Names Kelly Watson 2015 Remodeler of the Year

    Kelly Watson of Bluestone Building received the Remodeler of the Year Award at the annual President’s Ball at Vestavia Country Club. Watson was recognized for his many years of support to the GBAHB and the Birmingham home building industry. Watson, an Auburn University graduate in Finance has been building homes since 1985.  In 1991 Watson expanded his focus to larger remodeling and renovation projects and currently builds a mix of both new construction and remodeling.  His credentials include the US Green Building Council, USGBC, Read More


  4. 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


  5. 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


  6. 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


  7. GBAHB Announces 2016 Board of Directors

    The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB) installed its 2016 officers at the annual President’s Ball on Friday, December 12, 2015, at the Vestavia Country Club. The following were installed as 2016 GBAHB Senior Officers: President- Kyle Murphy, Murphy Home Builders 1st Vice President- Clint Lovette, Lovette Construction 2nd Vice President/Treasurer- Marshall Newport, Newport Builders 3rd Vice President/Secretary- Colt Byrom, Byrom Building Corporation Associate Vice President- Mary Steadman, Land Title of Alabama Past President- Jeremy Wright, J. Wright Building Read More


  8. GBAHB Offering Certified Sales Professional Class

    The GBAHB will be offering a Certified Sales Professional (CSP) Course January 27-29, 2016, from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. daily In the CSP course offered through NAHB’s Continuing Education, real estate agents will learn how to tap in to the psychology of the customer, understand their decision-making processes, and learn how to work with different personality types and communication styles. Real estate agents will gain a comprehensive understanding of the skill sets a new-home sales professional must possess, including time management, knowing the Read More