Author: Cheryl Collins

2020 Annual Awards

Join us in congratulating our 2020 Annual Awards recipients who were recognized virtually at our annual meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2021 for their contributions to our Association, industry and community. Eugene Gulledge Award The Eugene Gulledge Award for Distinguished Service is the highest honor given by the Builders Association.  It is named in honor… Read More

When COVID-19 struck…our national, state and local association staff worked with elected and regulatory officials to make sure our members were deemed “essential” and were able to continue to work. In addition, they worked with state and local building inspection officials to guarantee that inspection departments continued to provide their needed services in a safe manner. Several… Read More

Record-High Lumber Prices Add $24K to Price of New Homes

NAHB Update: February 22, 2021 Lumber prices have skyrocketed more than 180% since last spring, and this price spike has caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by $24,386 since April 17, 2020, according to NAHB standard estimates of lumber used to build the average home. Similarly, the market value of… Read More

2021 GBA Board of Directors

Congratulations to our newly elected 2021 Board of Directors. We would also like to thank our outgoing 2020 Board of Directors for their leadership this past year. We encourage you to talk with any Board member about ways you can become involved in Association activities.  We hope to have in-person gatherings as soon as it… Read More

Jobsite Safety Stand Down: Jan 11-15

NAHB encourages members and all other residential construction companies to halt work for at least 10 minutes the week of Jan. 11-15, 2021, for a COVID-19 Jobsite Safety Stand Down to remind workers what they should do to keep themselves safe from coronavirus and to help reduce its spread. Three Steps to Hold Your Own Stand Down Prepare.… Read More

Builder Inventory Tax Exemption

Builder Members: Update from NCHBA Don’t leave your money on the table! Apply for this exemption by January 31.  If you are holding in inventory for sale a single-family or duplex house or land which you have improved for residential or commercial purposes, you are eligible to have the value of these improvements exempted from local… Read More