Tag: 75th anniversary

Celebrate Your HBA as Part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary

Filed in Construction Industry, Membership by on November 10, 2017 0 Comments
Celebrate Your HBA as Part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary

Looking for a low-cost, high impact way to celebrate your HBA’s role in your community during the year-long commemoration of NAHB’s 75th anniversary? Learn about an Ohio HBA that did it in style.

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Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on October 19, 2017 1 Comment
Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

NAHB asked two experts who serve on the Design Committee and National Sales and Marketing Council about the kitchen of 2018: What are the common elements of successful kitchen design? What trends seem to be gathering steam?

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‘Building Communities’ with an NAHB T-Shirt

Filed in NAHB Cares by on August 18, 2017 0 Comments
‘Building Communities’ with an NAHB T-Shirt

HBA of Greater Cincinnati EO Dan Dressman wore NAHB 75th Anniversary t-shirts during a late-July mission trip to Chinandega, Nicaragua.

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5 Ways to Get Competitive with CAPS

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on August 8, 2017 0 Comments
5 Ways to Get Competitive with CAPS

The term universal design has been traced back to the late 1970s, when, according to a timeline from Professional Builder magazine, architect Ron Mace coined the term. This 70’s invention turned into an NAHB educational designation focusing on retrofitting existing homes. It’s not exactly a “secret” weapon if more than 3,000 builders and remodelers across the country are […]

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5 Lessons from the Savings and Loan Crisis

Filed in Business Management by on July 24, 2017 3 Comments
5 Lessons from the Savings and Loan Crisis

The financial crises of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and again in the mid-2000s, provide valuable lessons for today’s builders in handling tough times.

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Members of Congress, Dignitaries Laud NAHB’s 75 Years of Service

Filed in Capitol Hill by on June 28, 2017 1 Comment

To honor NAHB’s diamond anniversary, dozens of VIPs shared recorded congratulatory remarks at the 75th Anniversary Gala held earlier this month during the Midyear Board Meeting. The comments from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), actor/philanthropist Gary Sinise, and many more are now available to watch on nahb.org.

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NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 23, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

NAHB members kicked up their heels and celebrated the association’s 75th anniversary with a gala and directors’ reception during its recent Midyear Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Remembering Leon Weiner

Filed in Leadership by on May 30, 2017 3 Comments
Remembering Leon Weiner

In the atrium of the National Housing Center in Washington, D.C., NAHB’s national headquarters, there is a life-size bust of Leon N. Weiner, the Delaware-based builder and developer who served as president of the association in 1967. He’s the only NAHB leader to be so honored. But then again, there is only one Leon Weiner.

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Lifestyle, Curb-Appeal Updates Rejuvenate Mid-Century Split Level

Filed in Design, Remodelers by on May 3, 2017 1 Comment
Lifestyle, Curb-Appeal Updates Rejuvenate Mid-Century Split Level

While rock ’n’ roll revolutionized music and culture in the 1960s, split-level homes were taking the nation’s booming suburbs by storm. The challenge: How to make it more livable for today’s home owner?

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Mid-Century Modern a Magnet for Millennials, Multifamily Market

Filed in Design by on March 8, 2017 1 Comment
Mid-Century Modern a Magnet for Millennials, Multifamily Market

If you’ve ever seen an episode of Mad Men, then you know that drinking policies, smoking habits and gender roles in the office place have evolved significantly throughout the last 50-60 years. You might also realize that some things haven’t changed much at all, or they’ve made a huge comeback—namely, mid-century modern design.

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