Tag: 20 Clubs

Vision of Two NAHB Builders Becoming Reality

Filed in Home Building, Membership by on November 27, 2017 1 Comment
Vision of Two NAHB Builders Becoming Reality

The first design-build collaboration between NAHB members Mark Batson, owner of Tongue & Groove custom home builders in Wilmington, N.C.,  and Phil Kean, owner of Phil Kean Design Group in Winter Park, Fla., is making significant progress.

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Building Rockets Isn’t the Same as Building Homes

Filed in Business Management, Membership by on August 8, 2017 0 Comments
Building Rockets Isn’t the Same as Building Homes

Client communication is critical, but especially if the client is an engineer or technology professional who, naturally, wants to be highly involved in the build process. Builder Mark Rovere shares his insights from working with a long list of “gear head” clients in the Huntsville, Ala. market.

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July’s Remodeler of the Month: Follow Your Instincts

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 25, 2017 0 Comments
July’s Remodeler of the Month: Follow Your Instincts

Resigning from a corporate career and starting your own business can be a difficult and scary proposition. It can also be very rewarding, if you have a quality product and strong work ethic. Just ask the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for July, Sean Beliveau, owner of Slate Creek Builders in Blacksburg, Va.

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Persistence Equals Success for Texas Remodeler

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Remodelers by on April 26, 2017 0 Comments
Persistence Equals Success for Texas Remodeler

Despite a slow start for his remodeling company in 2003, Bryan Smith, the NAHB Remodeler of the Month for April, found his niche and made the right connections that helped teach him how to beef up business.

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Seattle Builder Creates Easy-to-Assemble Homes for the Homeless

Filed in Home Building, NAHB Cares by on March 30, 2017 1 Comment
Seattle Builder Creates Easy-to-Assemble Homes for the Homeless

Seattle builder Mark Huber recently designed and built numerous portable pods that can easily be assembled by just two people in under 30 minutes. The dwellings may be very basic, but their simplistic assembly—and disassembly—is ideal for homeless encampments which must frequently relocate.

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Home of the Week: Potter’s Lodge

Filed in Design by on August 22, 2016 3 Comments
Home of the Week: Potter’s Lodge

The primary residence of a tall, affluent hobbit? Nope. What started as a request for a “garden shed” evolved into a fully customized, fairy-tale-inspired, 900-square-foot cottage where its owners could create and display pottery.

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Floating Home Offers Builder a Taste of Reality TV

Floating Home Offers Builder a Taste of Reality TV

After working with a television series production crew, a home builder in Washington state got the impression that Hollywood wants to make the life of a builder seem more like the life of a Kardashian.

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Mobile Technology in the Field Gets the Job Done Faster

Filed in Councils & Committees, Membership, Technology by on May 20, 2016 1 Comment
Mobile Technology in the Field Gets the Job Done Faster

David Campbell, a custom home builder from New South Wales, Australia, is a member of the NAHB 20 Clubs program, to which he credits much of his success. Since he joined Club 11 three years ago, his annual profits have increased from around $2.5 million in 2013 to a projected $12 million this year. Campbell also gives credence to a couple of mobile apps he created to make jobsite administrative tasks easier, more efficient and less costly.

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20 Club Creates New Opportunity for Two Members

Filed in Design, Membership by on August 21, 2015 2 Comments
20 Club Creates New Opportunity for Two Members

NAHB’s 20 Club program is known for the financial benefits that its membership often provides. In fact, statistics show that most club members double their net profits by their third year of membership. That’s because each club is comprised of members from non-competing markets who meet several times a year to share their wisdom and learn ways to […]

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20 Clubs Sees Significant Growth in its 20th Year

20 Clubs Sees Significant Growth in its 20th Year

In its 20th year, the 20 Clubs – NAHB’s unique business management and networking program – welcomes five new member groups.

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