Industry Articles

Chérie Talbert: The Future of the HBA Keynote

I feel greatly honored to be confirmed as the next Executive Vice Officer and CEO of the HBA of Metro Denver.  It is also a great honor to follow Jeff Whiton in this position. He is a proud homebuilder and a great leader within this industry. And, he has taken this Association from the brink, back…

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Three Builders Honored With 2018 HAP Award

The Associate Member Council of the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver recognized three outstanding Denver area home builders at the HBA’s annual general membership meeting and presented them with the industry’s esteemed 2018 HAP Awards (Homebuilder and Associates in Partnership).  More than 300 HBA members attended the general membership meeting, which was held October…

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2018 CAHB Voter Guide

Dear CAHB members, Election Day 2018 is just about a week away, with mail ballots being sent beginning Monday, October 15. As you know, there’s much at stake for homebuilders during this election. The association through its Executive Committee, Government Affairs Committee and Political Funding Committee have done quite a bit of work interviewing candidates,…

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2018 Metro Housing Coalition Voter Guide

The Metro Housing Coalition (“MHC”) Board of Directors met late last month after the candidate vetting process to decide on contributions and endorsements for counties and municipalities in this 2018 fall election cycle. The municipalities and counties were chosen based on an annual tiering process. Ballots drop 22 days prior to the election. Ballots will…

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Heidi Williams chosen as Director of Government Affairs

Heidi Williams has been hired as the Director of Government Affairs for the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver, starting in November 2018. Williams will be responsible for outreach and interaction for the HBA and its members with the counties and municipalities in the metro area. Williams is the current Mayor of Thornton and is serving the final…

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DENVER HOME BUILDERS’ POINT MAN, INDUSTRY VETERAN JEFF WHITON, TO RETIRE

Credited with piloting the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver through the global financial meltdown of the 2000s, association chief executive and industry veteran Jeff Whiton has announced his retirement effective the end of this year. Join Jeff to Celebrate: October 18, 2018 5:00 – 7:00 Heritage EAgle Bend Golf Club hbadenver.com/jeff The CEO of…

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TRIO Continues Growth Streak with Acquisition of Design Lines, Inc.

Commercial design & visual merchandising firms unite to expand capabilities and national reach. TRIO, one of the fastest-growing design and visual merchandising firms in the nation, today announced the acquisition of Denver-based Design Lines, Inc., an interior design firm specializing in model homes, apartment communities, clubhouses, and sales centers. The move will allow TRIO to…

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920-home residential community breaks ground southeast of Denver

More than 900 single-family residential homes will sprout up in rural Elbert County over the next seven years as part of a new master-planned community. Craft Companies LLC broke ground Thursday on its Independence development in the northwest corner of the county. Tim Craft, principal of the Denver-based real estate firm, said more than $100…

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LAND PREPARATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY AT THE CANYONS BY SHEA HOMES

New Master-Planned Community in Douglas County on Track to Begin Sales in 2019 LONE TREE, Colo. – Aug. 22, 2018 – Shea Homes Colorado, the master developer of Highlands Ranch, BackCountry and Stepping Stone in Douglas County, has begun preparing the land and developing infrastructure at The Canyons, a 1,270-acre master-planned residential community located east…

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