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NAHB Leaders Tour Puerto Rico Rebuilding Efforts

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NAHB Leaders Tour Puerto Rico Rebuilding Efforts

NAHB Senior Officers Randy Noel and Dean Mon flew to Puerto Rico in late December to get a first-hand look at the devastation wrought by last fall’s hurricanes — and to see how the Federation can help Puerto Rican home builders get back to business faster.

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IHA Meeting Focuses on Housing Affordability

Filed in Construction Industry, Global Housing by on December 15, 2017 0 Comments
IHA Meeting Focuses on Housing Affordability

Housing affordability continues to be a priority for housing experts not just in the United States, but worldwide, said participants at the 2017 Interim Meeting of the International Housing Association held in Tokyo last month.

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Do Business Globally: Learn More at the IBS International Central

Do Business Globally: Learn More at the IBS International Central

Companies that conduct business internationally — or are considering it — will have the opportunity to speak with seasoned professionals who can offer valuable advice during the NAHB International Builders’ Show this January.

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2017 Global Innovation Award Finalists Named

2017 Global Innovation Award Finalists Named

NAHB will announce the winner(s) during the NAHB International Builders’ Show on Wednesday, Jan. 10.

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IHA Spotlights Housing Needs in Developing Countries

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IHA Spotlights Housing Needs in Developing Countries

The International Housing Association (IHA), of which NAHB is a member, this week launched a working group to support the housing needs of developing countries. IHA provides an international forum to address globally significant priority areas identified by member countriesand often publishes Statements of Intent on these priorities, sharing information and solutions related to them through its working groups.

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Dean Mon Speaks at Diversity in Construction Gala

Filed in Awards, Construction Industry, Global Housing, Leadership by on October 24, 2017 0 Comments
Dean Mon Speaks at Diversity in Construction Gala

NAHB Third Vice Chairman Dean Mon recently spoke to attendees of the Diversity in Construction Reception at the National Housing Center, NAHB’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. The association partnered with groups including the Metro D.C. Hispanic Contractors Association for the event.

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Ivory Coast Seeking Builders

Filed in Global Housing, Membership by on July 13, 2017 0 Comments
Ivory Coast Seeking Builders

With more than 20 million citizens, the Ivory Coast is open to new forms of construction that could help accelerate the home building process and alleviate the West African republic’s housing shortage.

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Bringing NAHB Courses to Canada and Beyond

Vince Butler has had the pleasure of teaching NAHB Education classes in Canada since 2011. He has visited five provinces, many of them multiple times, and spoken with dozens of Canadian builders about their businesses, the market and challenges they face every day. The most striking observation is the overwhelming similarity between American businesses and that of our friends north of the border.

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Housing Market in Cuba? Committee to Learn More

Housing Market in Cuba? Committee to Learn More

An attorney whose firm helps its clients open businesses and establish joint ventures in Cuba spoke to members of NAHB’s Building Materials Subcommittee about challenges and opportunities in this market for the residential construction industry.

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Economists Discuss Global Housing Trends

Filed in Global Housing by on January 27, 2017 0 Comments
Economists Discuss Global Housing Trends

Economists and housing industry experts from around the world convened to discuss the global housing industry at the International Housing Association (IHA) Annual Meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the 2017 International Builders’ Show. In early January, the Australia Housing Industry Association, Japan Federation of Housing Organizations and the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, among several […]

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