Author: Cheryl Collins

NAHB Webinar Series: June 8-29 NAHB is hosting a webinar series this month to help members and other industry professionals understand the current challenges with escalating lumber prices and supply chain issues, and learn how to develop strategies to adapt to this rising cost environment. While NAHB continues to work on long-term policy solutions to… Read More

GBA Invitational: May 20

Our Spring GBA Invitational golf tournament was held on May 20 at Bryan Park Players Course. We appreciate all our tournament sponsors and participants for making the tournament a success…along with our golf tournament volunteers. Special thanks to our Tournament Sponsors…the following as well as our sponsored holes noted below: Lunch:  Builders FirstSource Cart & Gift Bag:  The Sherwin… Read More

Builders Bridge: Summer Internships

Builders Bridge…an initiative expanding into the Triad this year…is creating pathways for students (ages 16-23) interested in construction.  Currently there are more than 60 applicants interested in internships this summer. We need companies looking to grow their workforce to consider providing summer internships from June 21 – August 13.  Builders Bridge will provide the coordination… Read More

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