Global Housing

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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Three Innovative Products Honored at IBS

Three Innovative Products Honored at IBS

NAHB has named three creative new products as the Global Innovation Award winners for 2016. The winners are an educational course series by Wellness Within Your Walls, an exterior-wall insulation technology by Timber Block, and an electric fireplace replacement product by Dimplex.

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Around the World at IBS

Around the World at IBS

With just under eight weeks to go until the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show, home building industry professionals representing 55 different countries from around the world have already registered to attend. Two of the biggest draws for U.S. visitors is the International Central—a convenient and comfortable meeting place at the show where members can rest, relax, mingle or conduct […]

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Global Housing Event Echoes NAHB’s Housing Agenda

Filed in Global Housing, Housing Trends by on October 25, 2016 2 Comments
Global Housing Event Echoes NAHB’s Housing Agenda

NAHB representatives have just returned from Ecuador, where they share the association’s housing agenda and learned more about housing issues around the globe at Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. The meeting, which drew thousands of people from around the world, took place Oct. 17-20 in Quito. Held every […]

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Spotlight Your Business with NAHB’s Global Innovation Award

The NAHB Global Innovation Award recognizes the most advanced and innovative products and services from NAHB Global Members as well as U.S. members who offer their products internationally.

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NAHB in the World: Engineers Without Borders

Filed in Environmental, Global Housing, NAHB Cares by on August 18, 2016 1 Comment
NAHB in the World: Engineers Without Borders

When I practiced civil engineering and private consulting, it was the projects that sought a greener, healthier alternative over standard practice that I enjoyed the most. Over time, it has become the focus of my career — and why I am part of Engineers Without Borders.

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