Gene Myers of Thrive Home Builders named HBA Home Builder of the Year
Gene Myers Accepts 2016
Home Builder of the Year Award
December 08, 2016
Announced Wednesday evening at the 2016 Installation & Recognition Reception, the recipient of the HBA’s 2016 Builder of the Year Award has served the Denver housing industry for over 30 years. It can be truly said that this is a lifetime achievement award for a truly innovative home builder. As a long standing HBA member and past HBA Director, he has served the industry with countless hours of volunteering his expertise.
Gene Myers is owner and CEO of Thrive Home Builders. By virtue of its unprecedented four-in-a-row Grand Awards for Innovation from the United States Department of Energy, Thrive is among the nation’s foremost builders of high performance homes.
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2017 Board of Directors to be Installed December 7th
Karl Knapp and Craig Campbell
November 29, 2016
Join Craig Campbell (2016 President) and Karl Knapp (incoming 2017 President) at the Installation & Recognition Reception on December 7th!
The new HBA Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2017 will be inducted during this annual ceremony and celebration of the Home Building Industry.
Be present to congratulate the recipients of the Home Builder, Associate, and Volunteer of the Year awards which will also be announced.
Get your tickets today - even with this new venue, we are likely to sell out!... Read more...
Award Winning Efforts!
November 29, 2016
The members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), have recognized the HBA of Metro Denver JobSite Safety Committee members as the 2016 NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award For Excellence (SAFE) first place winners in the following categories:
NAHB-Affiliated Association Safety Program of the Year - HBA of Metro Denver, JobSite Safety Committee
Safety Professional of the Year - Jeff Palumbo, Shea Homes
Federal and State Plan OSHA Official of the Year - Chad Vivian - DOL/OSHA, Englewood Area Office
Being recognized as a first place winner means that NAHB acknowledges the leadership and commitment to improve construction safety. Congratulations! Thank you for your award winning efforts to ensure that home builders, trade contractors, and workers in the residential construction industry return home to their families and friends each day.... Read more...
Become NAHB's Remodeler of the Month
November 29, 2016
The NAHB Remodeler of the Month award recognizes active NAHB Remodeler members who stand out among their peers. It focuses on recent work, customer service, community involvement and dedication to improving the industry. The winner receives a full-page profile in Qualified Remodeler magazine and is featured on the NAHBNow blog. If selected, becoming NAHB's Remodeler of the Month is an excellent way to promote yourself and your business.... Read more...
Metro Denver Custom Builder & Remodeler Council to be awarded NAHB Remodelers Small Council Membership Contest
November 28, 2016
Congratulations! Home Builders Association of Metro Denver Remodelers Council/CBRC is the recipient of the NAHB Remodelers Small Council Membership Contest award for 2016. The council has made tremendous strides in growing its Remodeler Council membership over this year. Remodeler Council members have grown from the highest level of 41 members in 2015 to 67 members in 2016. ... Read more...
Thought Leader: Buz Koelbel leads developer interest in affordable housing
November 25, 2016
Koelbel & Co. CEO Buz Koelbel said his three sons joined the family firm because of ... Read more...
Building together: Women in construction look to each other for support
November 22, 2016
Construction Dive: Woman have long been a minority in construction, struggling to gain acceptance in a male-dominated field. Today, women make up about 9% of the building industry, compared to 47% of the overall U.S. workforce. To survive — and get ahead — they’ve looked to each other for mentoring, access to education and other support. One result of that collaboration has been the recent rise in professional organizations for women, by women at the local, state and national levels.... Read more...