Homeowner Financing of Remodeling Projects

Given the spike in remodeling activity, it’s a good idea for contractors to better understand how homeowners pay for these jobs. To help shed some light on financing practices for homeowner remodels, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry research … Continue reading

Construction Job Market Hot in Orlando Area

HBW subscribers know that Orlando is the place to look for hot residential construction job leads. October saw Florida take the leading spot in the number of construction jobs available. The state added 10.4 percent over last year’s employment rates, … Continue reading

Austin Tiny Home Auctioned to Benefit Green Construction Education

For the next 2 days, Austin area tiny house fans will have a chance to bid on a beautiful tiny home built by the Austin Community College and the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. Proceeds will go towards endowing … Continue reading

Five Things Clients Want from a Contractor

Knowing your stuff isn’t the only vital part of a contractor’s job skills. Unless a contractor knows how to sell himself or herself to potential clients and GC’s, they will never reach the level of career success they deserve. To … Continue reading

New Commercial Construction Breaks Ground in Catoosa

November 13, 2014 marked the groundbreaking ceremony for the new office complex of Linde Process Plants. This office complex is an expansion of the existing Linde Proces Plant and manufacturing facility at the Port of Catoosa. The new offices are … Continue reading

New Building Codes Will Change the Face of Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa City officials are preparing for a series of building code changes that will affect all future construction near the University of Alabama. Recently, the Planning and Zoning Commission passed a group of recommendations to improve the standards for exterior … Continue reading

Naples’ Stock Development Has Record October

HBW subscribers in the Florida area seeking residential┬áconstruction job leads need look no further than┬áStock Development. Naples home builder Stock Development announces yet another outstanding month of sales during October. They had 38 sales totaling more than $23.7 million, bringing … Continue reading

Office Construction in Austin Picks Up Steam

With two major office towers already underway in downtown Austin, two of the area’s biggest developers are planning to build two more. Trammell Crow Company and their partners are heading up the Block 23 Green Water Treatment Plant, and Schlosser … Continue reading

Alcahua County Makes Room for Out-of-Town Builders

HBW subscribers seeking residential construction job leads in Alcahua County have been excited about the strong upswing in construction activity in the county. Alcahua County has long been served by the local construction community, but the recession and the housing … Continue reading