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Housing Starts Finish 2019 Strong

Filed in Economics by on January 17, 2020 0 Comments
Housing Starts Finish 2019 Strong

Total housing starts increased 16.9% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.61 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. This is a 13-year high for housing starts.

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Builder Confidence Begins Year Strong as Single-Family Growth Continues

Filed in Economics by on January 16, 2020 9 Comments
Builder Confidence Begins Year Strong as Single-Family Growth Continues

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged one point lower to 75 in January, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The last two monthly readings mark the highest sentiment levels since July 1999.

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A Note from Alicia Huey, Candidate for Third Vice Chairman of NAHB

Filed in Leadership by on January 13, 2020 0 Comments
A Note from Alicia Huey, Candidate for Third Vice Chairman of NAHB

This year has been a very exciting year for me as I have met numerous members nationwide while campaigning for NAHB’s Third Vice Chair. My husband, Don and I enjoyed visiting associations all over the country.

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NAHB Unveils All-New Website

Filed in Home Building, Membership by on January 13, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Unveils All-New Website

To better serve the needs of our members, industry partners and other key stakeholders, NAHB recently unveiled the all-new nahb.org. The site not only features a much more modern look, but also greatly improved search performance, enhanced content functionalities and an improved navigation for an even better user experience.

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Find Out What it Takes to Be a Future NAHB Leader

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on January 9, 2020 1 Comment
Find Out What it Takes to Be a Future NAHB Leader

During the 2020 International Builders’ Show, we invite you to join Randy Noel, chair of the Nominations Committee and Immediate Past Chairman of the Board, for an informational session to learn about the process to run for Third Vice Chairman of the Board.

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‘Best of IBS’ Award Finalists Announced

Filed in Awards, International Builders' Show by on January 8, 2020 0 Comments
‘Best of IBS’ Award Finalists Announced

NAHB today announced the finalists for its eighth annual Best of IBS™ Awards for the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. Over 350 product entries in nine categories were judged by 28 industry and media representatives. Finalists were evaluated on criteria such as innovation, functionality and design.

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Finalists Announced for the 2019 Global Innovation Awards

Filed in Awards by on January 7, 2020 0 Comments
Finalists Announced for the 2019 Global Innovation Awards

NAHB has announced the finalists for the 2019 Global Innovation Awards sponsored by 84 Lumber, Especificar and Renovation Contractor. The awards recognize cutting-edge, advanced and original products or marketing strategies by global or domestic NAHB member developers, builders, subcontractors, remodelers and lenders that offer products or services to consumers.

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Sneak Peek at Luxury Kitchen Trends in 2020

Filed in Sponsored Content by on January 6, 2020 1 Comment
Sneak Peek at Luxury Kitchen Trends in 2020

NAHB connected with Zach Elkin, general manager for Signature Kitchen Suite, ahead of the 7th annual Design and Construction Week® in Las Vegas, for a preview of 2020.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of James Fischer, Jr.

Filed in Leadership by on January 3, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Mourns Passing of James Fischer, Jr.

Tennessee builder James “Jim” Mitchell Fischer, Jr. , who served as NAHB president in 1987, has died at the age of 89.

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NAHB Chairman Wraps Up 2019 in Farewell Address

Filed in Chairman's Update, Membership by on January 3, 2020 12 Comments
NAHB Chairman Wraps Up 2019 in Farewell Address

In the year’s first Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde gives a re-cap of 2019, from legislative wins to events on national stages.

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