SAVE THE DATE – 2019 Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo

SAVE THE DATE – 2019 Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo

HBA SPOTLIGHT: 44th Annual Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo Traci Weinbrecht Executive Officer 970-245-0253 www.hbanwco.com     The Housing & Building Association is already thinking SPRING! Turkey leftovers have been made into soups and casseroles and fall decorations are being replaced with Christmas trees and nativity sets. As fall turns into winter, the Housing & Building Association is already thinking SPRING! Spending more time indoors give us a chance to look around our home and see the areas that need improvements, updates, and repairs. As we create our to-do lists for 2019, make sure you save the date for our 44th […]

Congratulations 2018 Winners!

Congratulations 2018 Winners!

Congratulations to the 2018 Parade of Homes Award Winners! Thank you to each of our builders in this year’s Parade: Alegria Homes, BOA Builders, Copper Creek Builders, G.J. Gardner Homes, GJ Home Builders, Maves Construction (2 Homes), North Peak, Porter Homes (2 Homes), Senergy Builders. Thank you to the 2018 Board of Directors and Parade of Homes House volunteers for your support during the event! Congratulations to: Michael and Kelly Maves, Peoples Choice winner, $551K-$1,000,000 HBA Member Award TIE: Maves Construction – 717 Pacific Drive Grand Junction Senergy Builders – 466 El Jardin Lane, Clifton CO $250K-$350K People’s Choice Award: GJ […]

Parade of Homes 2018 Follow-up

Parade of Homes 2018 Follow-up

The 2018 HBA Parade of Homes is finished, but fortunately for all of the builders in the Parade, they’re still enjoying the results of their hard work. “We got a lot of leads and we had a constant stream of people,” said Darin Carei with Senergy Builders, who had a home at Harrogate, a new neighborhood off 33 Road in Clifton, in the 2018 Parade. “I don’t think you can get that many people to come into your neighborhood in the course of two weekends without having something like that.” Senergy Builders isn’t the only builder having multiple follow-up conversations […]

2018 Parade of Homes

2018 Parade of Homes

October 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14, 2018 Friday and Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm (October 4th is the Realtor Tour) Visit 11 beautiful homes throughout the valley built by local builders. Look for the 2018 Parade of Homes magazine for details on the homes. Click this link to the online Parade of Homes magazine.   Join the Scavenger Hunt Contest and make sure you vote for your favorites! Tickets are available starting October 1st online at www.gjparadeofhomes.com and Safeway stores. Ticket price is $10 to tour 11 homes (1-visit each). Same […]

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 a 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 970-255-7077 OWNER/OPERATOR: Nate Porter 419 Brach Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81507 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 eleven years, the firm has grown from building one or two homes a year, with Nate wearing a tool belt every day, to delivering at least a dozen custom homes in 2017. How has the building industry changed in the last eleven years? When I started the […]

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 […]

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