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CSU Chancellor Emeritus to speak at Spring General Membership Meeting
May 15, 5:00-8:00pm Aloft - Arista in Broomfiled
Join us for Member Interaction, Product Exhibitors, and Happy Hour followed by Dinner, State of the Industry by HBA President Scott Moberg and our Keynote Speaker, Joe Blake Sr.

Joe Blake is currently Chancellor Emeritus of the Colorado State University system. When he served the CSU System as the first sole chancellor he managed the System’s legislative operations, worked with the Board of Governors to support the presidents of Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CSU-Pueblo and CSU Global Campus and worked to help secure a more sustainable funding commitment for higher education in Colorado.

Prior to servicing the CSU System Joe was President and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce from 1999 to 2009. From 1980 to 1999 Joe was part of the Mission Viejo Company Senior Management team that created and developed the Highlands Ranch community in Douglas County, Colorado. Highlands Ranch is one of Colorado’s premier planned communities and is home today for more than 100,000 residents. During his time with Mission Viejo Company Joe was President of the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver in 1987.... Read more...


Silica Safety Enforcement Ramps Up at Construction Sites
Six months into federal safety regulators enforcing a rule that protects construction workers from breathable silica, compliance is a work in progress, building industry safety professionals said.

Examples of how to reduce silica dust, which can cause a potentially fatal lung disease, are a starting point. But the construction industry continues to look at practical ways to meet the standards and educate workers and supervisors about the requirements.

When silica dust is inhaled, it can scar lung tissues, sometimes leading to the lung disease silicosis, making breathing difficult. In some cases, it can cause death. The rule, issued in March 2016, lowered the allowable exposure level to silica by 80 percent.... Read more...


CENTURY COMMUNITIES TAPS BULLOCH TO HEAD COLORADO DIVISION
Standard Pacific/CAA vet will handle management, operations, development, land acquisition, marketing and sales.
Century Communities, Greenwood Village, Colorado on Tuesday named Dave Bulloch Colorado's new division president.

Bulloch comes to Century Communities with more than 25 years of cross-functional building experience including leadership, operations management, sales and marketing, land acquisition, and land development. "Dave brings years of expertise and knowledge in all aspects of real estate and will prove to be a great asset to our team," said Liesel Cooper, regional president for Century Communities' West Region. "He will be... Read more...


Home Builders Foundation Home Builders Foundation Raises around $150,000 through 25th Anniversary Celebration Event
400 guests gathered at Infinity Park Event Center in Glendale, Colorado on April 12, 2018 to celebrate the Home Builders Foundation’s 25th anniversary. The 25th Anniversary Celebration included a cocktail reception, dinner, fabulous live and silent auctions, and moving stories from past program recipients. Event organizers estimate that the event raised $150,000 in support of the organization’s program to support individuals with disabilities through home modifications. ... Read more...

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2018 HBA Builder Product Expo pics!

 

Photos of the 2018 Builder Product Expo are now available!... Read more...


HBA Intern selected to attend 2018 NAHB Residential Construction Symposium
Megan Fitzpatrick, HBA Intern, University of Denver honors student 
We are excited to announce that our intern, Megan Fitzpatrick, has been selected to attend the 2018 NAHB Residential Construction Symposium in Washington D.C. from June 17th through the 23rd.

Megan has recently joined the HBA Denver team this past March as an intern to Senior Vice President, Chérie Talbert. She is a sophomore at the University of Denver, majoring in Real Estate and the Built Environment with a concentration in Property Development. Megan is an honors student, and also works as a Teaching Assistant for Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint in the Daniels College of Business.

The NAHB Residential Construction Symposium is a one week program “designed to give students exposure to the important aspects of the residential construction industry"... Read more...


NAHB Member Advantage can save members thousands in 2018
Private Offer of up to $1,000 towards the purchase or lease of select new Chevrolet, Buick or GMC vehicles
Cash in on great savings that the NAHB offers from national companies who are just down the street from you. Current offers from Chevy, Buick, GMC, Lowes, Houzz, Capital One Spark Business Credit Card, Dell Computers, FTD Bouquets for Mothers Day, Office Depot, UPS, Tripbeats and more... Read more...


Parker master-planned community sells for $41 million

COURTESY OF CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD
Hess Ranch, a master-planned community in Parker, sold for $41 million to JEN Colorado from Stroh Ranch Development.

JEN Partners is a New York-based property management firm. Located in northern Douglas County, the community spans 1,133 acres.

“The greater Denver market is coming into focus for large master-planned community developments,” said Stew Mosko, Cushman & Wakefield, who represented Stroh Ranch Development on the sale. “The existing stock of housing opportunities is struggling to keep pace with growth, thereby proving ample demand for thoughtful new residential communities.... Read more...


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