2nd Annual Builder Market Place

2nd Annual Builder Market Place

HBA Presents the 2nd Annual Builder Market Place  HBA of Northwest Colorado presents the second annual Builder Market Place event on August 9th, 16th, and 23rd, 2018. The location will be at the United Country Real Estate office on 428 Main Street in Grand Junction. Presenting each evening from 5:30-7pm will be 2 builders and their associated realtors. Each builder with give a presentation and talk about their projects. There will be time for questions from the audience. This event is great for people who want to build a custom home and get more home building information about process, design, materials, costs and […]

What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado?

What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado?

What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado? By now you are likely familiar with two of our largest events:  The Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo in the spring, and the Parade of Homes in the fall.  You may not be familiar with the organization behind them. The Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado (HBA) is a not-for-profit professional trade-association that was chartered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in January 1974. Over the past 44 years, we have been promoting the housing and building industry on the western slope.  Our members consist of companies […]

Builder Spotlight: Copper Creek Homes

Builder Spotlight:  Copper Creek Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT COPPER CREEK HOMES Silas Colman and Chris Colman Owner / Copper Creek Homes  970-256-7355 www.CopperCreekLife.com Copper Creek Homes       How did you get started in this business? 
(By: Chris) I started working in construction as a heavy equipment operator and framer nearly 40 years ago while going to Bible College to be a minister. I later went into ministry full-time and was the lead pastor at quickly growing Christian church for 25 years. When my son, Silas, was attending College, he really wanted me to go into the real estate business with him after graduation. In addition to attending […]

Builder Spotlight: Porter Homes

Builder Spotlight:  Porter Homes

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT PORTER HOMES Nate Porter Owner / Porter Homes 970-255-7077 www.gjporterhomes.com Porter Homes             CMU graduate Nate Porter started his custom homebuilding firm over 10 years ago just as the pain of the economic downturn really began to impact the construction industry. In the past 10 years the firm has grown from building one or two homes a year, with Nate wearing a tool belt every day, to delivering 17 custom homes in 2016. How has the building industry changed in the last 10 years? When I started the company, a builder had many sub-contractor options on […]

Builder Spotlight: GJ Gardner Construction

Builder Spotlight:  GJ Gardner Construction

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT GJ GARDNER CONSTRUCTION Lawrence Balerio Owner / GJ Gardner Construction  970-245-7542  www.gjgardner.com GJ Gardner Construction Where did you grow up? I was born and raised here in Grand Junction. How did you get started in the building industry? In high school I started out as a framer’s helper during the summer months. After finishing school I went to work as an equipment operator and eventually worked my way up to foreman. At the age of 20, I went to work for Unocal as an underground miner in the oil shale industry. After Unocal closed its door I started my own […]

2018 Grand Junction Home Improvement Expo

2018 Grand Junction Home Improvement Expo

Grand Junction Home Improvement Expo March 2-4, 2018 Friday and Saturday: 10am – 6pm  Sunday: 10am – 4pm Admission: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for Seniors (55+ – please ask for your discount!), $3.00 for kids 13-18; kids 12 and under are free! Download our CUSTOM HOME TOUR information here.  The 2018 Grand Junction Home Improvement Expo is quickly approaching!  We’ve filled up all our booths and are excited for YOU to come and visit us at Two Rivers Convention Center! You’ll find great seminars on Home Building and lots of vendors ready to answer all of your questions related to […]

2017 Parade of Homes

2017 Parade of Homes

Come tour homes in Fruita, Grand Junction, and Palisade! The 2017 Parade of Homes is just around the corner, happening this year the first two weekends in October: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8 Friday, October 13 – Sunday, October 15 Fri and Saturday hours are 10-6 and Sunday 10-4 Tickets are $10 and are available at City Market locations in GJ and Fruita. Read our 2017 Parade of Homes magazine online, or pick up a copy of the October 6th Daily Sentinel and find it inserted there as well.  Download a small map of the home tour here. […]

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