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 […]

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. […]

Parade of Homes – HBA of Western Colorado

Our 2016 Parade of Homes was a huge success! Read the Parade of Homes Magazine for 2016 or scroll down for information on this year’s builders and winners. To see photos of the homes, visit our Parade of Homes Gallery. This year’s participating builders: Carter Homes Chronos Builders Conquest Construction Copper Creek Builders Davidson Homes GJ Gardner Maves Construction Porter Homes Senergy Builders Zag Built The 2016 Parade of Homes was sponsored by:  And the winners are…Congrats to all our 2016 Parade of Homes winners! Under $350K Final Best Landscaping 1st – Copper Creek Builders – 2490 Josefine Lane Best Floor […]

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