Builder News Network

Columbia, SC to be “Center of the Boomer Business Universe” with NARA and NAHB 55+ Collaboration
The National Active Retirement Association (NARA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) HBA of Greater Columbia will be collaborating to offer 55+ business classes and educational seminars the entire week of Oct. 18-22 in Columbia, SC.

McGuinn is Newest Certified Master Builder
Wade McGuinn, owner and operator of McGuinn Construction Management in Lexington, SC, is the newest Certified Master Builder.

New Online Marketing Tool for Master Builder Program
The Certified Master Builder of South Carolina program is pleased to announce the release of its new video marketing campaign.

Education: Save Big in November
The NAHB University of Housing is offering discounted prices on their classes during November and many HBAs are passing on the savings to you!

EPA Lead Paint Training in Spartanburg
The HBA of Greater Spartanburg is hosting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lead paint training that is required of all builders, remodelers and subcontractors who disturb paint and dust in all buildings built before 1978 and that house or occupy children and pregnant women.

HBAGC Charitable Foundation to build home for Brian Denny
The Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia through the generosity of its members will build a home for the Denny Family. Brian Denny suffered a serious injury at work on March 15, 2010.

Free Webinar Series to Provide Guidance on Business Operations, Financing, Design and Marketing
As the home building industry steadily improves, builders, remodelers and other industry professionals are rethinking and retooling their business operations from top to bottom so they can be in position to take advantage of the returning market.

Citing Flawed Analysis, Feds Send EPA Storm Water Rules Back to the Drawing Board
In a major victory for affordable housing, sound science and more sensible regulations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been forced to withdraw a key portion of new storm water management regulations for builders and developers and devise new ones based on better research.

Make plans to attend the 21st Century Building Expo & Conference
Registration for the Southeast’s premier home building tradeshow, the 21st Century Building Expo & Conference, is still open.

Ten Ways to Appeal to Women, Who Influence 91% of Home Purchases
In this challenging housing market, builders should not merely strive to be considered the best of the best. After all, how many builders claim to build quality homes?

Member Benefit: The Dell Program Has Been Revised with Deeper Discounts for Members
The Dell Membership Purchase Program (MPP) is back! Dell is now offering discounts on Home AND Office systems as a part of the NAHB Member Advantage program.

Member Spotlight

Hilton Head Area HBA Members
Hilton Head Area HBA members, who participated in the 2010 Membership Drive earlier this year, put their HBA in the national spotlight.

Meetings & Events

September 10
Lakelands HBA Annual BBQ, Greenwood

September 11-12, 18-9
Greater Pee Dee Tour of Homes, Florence

September 13
Greater Spartanburg GMM, Spartanburg

September 13
HBA of Aiken Cook-Off, Aiken

September 14
Anderson GMM, Anderson

September 15
HBASC Executive Committee Meeting, Columbia

September 16
Horry Georgetown GMM, Myrtle Beach

More Events

Education Calendar

September 8-9
Green Building for Building Professionals, Charleston

September 10
Business Management for Building Professionals, Charleston

September 15
Increased Profits Through Effective Builder/Broker Cooperation, Greenville

September 16
Market Focused Residential Design, Greenville

September 17
MultiCultural Sales Techniques and Strategies, Greenville

September 20-21
IRM I: Understanding Housing Markets and Consumers, Columbia

September 23
EPA Lead Paint Training, Spartanburg

More Education Opportunities

Home Builders Association of South Carolina
1419 Pendleton Street, Columbia S.C. 29201