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PWB Council Connections Make a Difference

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on September 17, 2021 2 Comments
PWB Council Connections Make a Difference

As NAHB wraps up its celebration of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week 2021, women in the industry share how membership in the PWB Council has influenced their careers.

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Number of Women in Construction Edges Higher

Number of Women in Construction Edges Higher

The number of women employed in the construction industry in the United States grew slightly in 2020, rising to around 1.17 million workers. The number reflects about 10.9% of the construction workforce, up from 10.3% in 2019, a recent analysis of labor force statistics from the Current Population Survey (CPS) showed.

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Motivating the Next Generation of Home Builders

Motivating the Next Generation of Home Builders

Members of the NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council share what they are doing locally to help fill the labor gap, inspiring the next generation of home builders to join the field and conveying the benefits of the industry as a rewarding career and a viable alternative to a college degree and associated student debt.

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Successful Workplaces Prioritize Inclusivity Across Generations

Successful Workplaces Prioritize Inclusivity Across Generations

As we continue to celebrate NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week and the important contributions women in residential construction have on promoting, training, advancing and adding more women to the field, one NAHB member and PWB Council member recently discussed the importance of prioritizing an inclusive work environment that encompasses not only gender, but also generational, diversity.

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How Women Builders Are Shaping Their Own Paths in the Industry

How Women Builders Are Shaping Their Own Paths in the Industry

Women constitute only about 11% of the construction workforce in the United States, yet some female home builders are finding ways to make their mark on the industry in key specialty areas. Three female NAHB members share their stories for NAHB Professional Women in Building Week.

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Get Ready to Celebrate Women in Home Building Sept. 13-17

Get Ready to Celebrate Women in Home Building Sept. 13-17

Sept. 13-17, 2021, is Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week, celebrating women in all facets of residential construction and working to encourage the next generation of women in our industry by raising awareness of the opportunities available in the field.

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Watch Video Highlights from Spring Leadership Council Meeting

Filed in Committees and Councils, Membership by on July 2, 2021 0 Comments
Watch Video Highlights from Spring Leadership Council Meeting

If you were unable to join us virtually for the 2021 Spring Leadership Council Meeting on June 18, you can watch some of the highlights on nahb.org.

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NAHB Leaders Celebrate All-Female Built Home in Utah

NAHB Leaders Celebrate All-Female Built Home in Utah

The Utah chapter of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council welcomed NAHB leadership to a special June 4 ceremony celebrating “The House That SHE Built” during the Utah Valley HBA’s annual Parade of Homes event.

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Single- and Multifamily Permits Post Gains Across the U.S.

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on May 17, 2021 1 Comment
Single- and Multifamily Permits Post Gains Across the U.S.

The total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date nationwide reached 276,110 in March, up 25.3% over the March 2020 level of 220,416, with gains across the nation. In addition, multifamily permits were also robust in March compared to last year, with all four regions of the country showing double digit percentage gains.

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Cutting-Edge Products, Wellness Community in Mexico Win NAHB Global Innovation Awards

Filed in Awards, Technology by on April 22, 2021 0 Comments
Cutting-Edge Products, Wellness Community in Mexico Win NAHB Global Innovation Awards

Cutting-edge, advanced products and services from Boston and Ontario, Canada, and a wellness sanctuary in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, were recently recognized as NAHB’s 2020 Global Innovation Award winners.

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