A Micro Overview of the 55+ Market with Mike Rinner and John Covert
October 07, 2015
The 55+ Housing Industry Councilis proud to present the second event in our 3-part demographic series: Understanding the 55+ Market - A Micro Overview with Mike Rinner and John Covert. October 16th: Breakfast at 8:00am, Program 8:30-10:00am.... Read more...
Professional Women in Building Council Membership Drive
October 07, 2015
Have you thought about joining the Professional Women in Building Council? The PWB is dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and supporting home building and women within the industry. As a member you have access to numerous networking events as well as professional development and mentoring programs. Join during the month of October and new members will pay a special rate of $50 for an annual membership – this is reduced from the normal $75 rate! This is your opportunity to be a part of the fastest growing PWB in the country. Sign up and enjoy the benefits of membership today!... Read more...
Education Opportunity - Customer Service
October 06, 2015
Registration is now open for the upcoming education course - Customer Service - This course is valuable for any industry personnel providing resources to homebuyers; Closers, Sales Assistants, Customer Care representatives and especially on-site representatives providing pre-construction or pre-closing walk throughs. ... Read more...
October 01, 2015
The 2015 HAP Award Voting has been extended to October 9th. Don't wait! Vote Today!
The HBA will once again present the HAP (Homebuilder and Associates in Partnership) Awards at the General Membership Meeting on October 27th, 2015, and we need the help of the associate members to do it! These awards were designed to encourage and honor the values of trust, communication, loyalty and ethics with the HBA builder members in their business dealings with HBA associate members. This award recognizes the top builder in each of the three categories, Best National Production Builder, Best Local Production Builder, and Best Custom Homebuilder who exemplifies this vitally important partnership.... Read more...
Meet Peter Benson | MHC Board Member in the Spotlight
September 29, 2015
Congratulations to Peter Benson, Senior Vice President at Koelbel and Company. Peter serves on the Board of the Metro Housing Coalition (MHC), the political arm of the HBA of Metro Denver. Peter has been involved with the MHC for one year. One of his strongest contributions is his ability to relate development issues to political candidates.
“Spotlight On” is our opportunity to introduce and acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions HBA members make in support of the HBA mission to promote, enhance and support home building within the industry. Thanks, Peter for all that you do!... Read more...
Corps Sheds Light on Plant List
September 28, 2015
In response to NAHB members’ repeated requests, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published the National Wetland Plant List in the Federal Register on Sept. 14 for notice and comment.
The Plant List is a Corps document that guides professionals who assist developers and builders in identifying wetlands at potential building sites. Importantly, where there are wetlands, there are often federal, state, or local regulations and permits.... Read more...
Safety Consultant Finds Rewarding Work in Keeping Others Safe
September 26, 2015
Dan Johnson believes in empowering workers to save lives and works daily to encourage other builders to do the same. A certified safety professional with over 20 years of experience in safety, Johnson, who serves as managing partner of SFI Compliance, a safety consulting firm based in Parker, Colo., works hand in hand with thousands of builders across the country to ensure safe job sites. Last year, NAHB recognized him as the 2014 Safety Professional of the Year for the role he played in creating a safety program designed to empower workers to “have a voice for safety.”... Read more...
Metro Housing Coalition Fall Election Recommendations
September 25, 2015
The Metro Housing Coalition (MHC) is the political committee of the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver (HBA). Led by a Board of Directors composed of 18-20 HBA Builder and Associate Members, the MHC works to educate local officials at the municipal and county levels about HBA issues through the election process, individual meetings, forums and events.
The MHC interviews and supports political candidates based on permit activity and issues within our territory covering thirty-four municipalities and eight counties in the metro Denver region. *Those who elect to interview with the MHC and those who support a vibrant and affordable housing market are those who receive an endorsement and/or a contribution from the Metro Housing Coalition... Read more...