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  1. Housing Share of GDP

    With the release of the final estimate of fourth quarter 2017 GDP growth (a 2.5% annual growth rate), housing’s share of gross domestic product (GDP) rose slightly to 15.4%. The home building and remodeling component – residential fixed investment – al…

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  2. Strong Employment Growth Across Most States in February 2018

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia, unchanged in Wyoming, and decreased in six states in February 2018 compared to January 2018. Year-over-year, 46 states and the …


  3. From 280 Living: Year in Preview: New developments for Chelsea

    http://280living.com/news/year-in-preview-new-developments-for-chelsea1227/   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


  4. GBAHB President’s Ball/Installation Awards Winner

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB) held its annual President’s Ball/ Installation on Thursday, December 1, 2016.   The ceremony took place at the Florentine in downtown Birmingham, and 190 members attended this prestigious event. The Association awarded several members for their outstanding accomplishments within the GBAHB and community this year. The winners of these awards are listed below.   The Association also inducted its 2017 President, Clint Lovette of Lovette Construction, as well as Read More


  5. 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



  6. 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.


  7. 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


  8. Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders Announces Winners in 60th Annual Parade of Homes

    The 2016 Parade of Homes will open this weekend, April 22- 24 and next weekend, April 29- May 1. All 60 homes will be open this Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Parade of Homes is in its 60th year and is Birmingham’s largest new home tour. The homes were judged by builders from across Alabama on Tuesday, April 19, and were categorized by area of town and price. New to this year is the Read More