Thanks to Our 2018 POH Sponsors

Thanks to Our 2018 POH Sponsors

Title Sponsor: Guild Mortgage | Level 1 Sponsor: Builders FirstSource Level 1 and Awards Appreciation Evening Sponsor: Granite Imports Parade of Homes App Sponsor: Dex YP & Thryv Awards Calculation Provided by: Tonsfeld & Company CPAs, Media Partners, The Daily Sentinel,100.7 The Vault, and KREX News Channel 5 Fox 4. A special thank you to the Grand Junction Safeway stores for being our ticket outlet this year.          

International Builders Show – is it worth attending?

International Builders Show – is it worth attending?

“Is attending the International Builders Show (IBS) really worth it?” That’s a question we know gets asked by many in the building industry. When deciding whether attending the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is worth it, the first thing you (and your boss) probably look at is the expense. While the registration fee for IBS is not terribly expensive, with the addition of hotel, airfare and meal expenses, the cost can add up. The truth is, we know that the return on investment completely… Read more online: http://blog.buildersshow.com/

Want to live close to recreation and agriculture? Head west to Loma and Mack

Want to live close to recreation and agriculture? Head west to Loma and Mack

At Home-ah in Loma By Penny Stine The west end of the Grand Valley is a great place for people who want an agricultural lifestyle or who simply want to be out in the country, away from noise, neighbors, and traffic. Loma and Mack are home to few urban or suburban conveniences, although there was recently a planning hearing for a new 300-foot cell tower north of Loma that could improve telecommunications to residents in the Lower Valley. Loma has a school, a post office, and a general store, while Mack has a liquor store and a post office. Loma […]

New subdivision is the result of many local subcontractors

New subdivision is the result of many local subcontractors

Infrastructure is almost complete at Fox Meadows, home construction should start in about a month. The development is 37-lots on D-1/2 Road, less than a quarter mile from Chatfield Elementary School. Fox Meadows is the result of many local subcontractors By Penny Stine Fox Meadows, a new subdivision off D 1/2 Road west of 32 Road, is almost ready for home construction. Grand Junction Real Estate Investments has developed the 37-lot neighborhood, with the help of several other local subcontractors. “This was truly a joint effort by some of the best subcontractors in the Grand Valley,” said Steve Voytilla with […]

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 […]

All Draft

All Draft

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT ALL DRAFT Gilbert Maynard AllDraft Design Services, LLC www.GoAllDraft.com  (970) 241-6782 All Draft   All Draft knows how important time to market is for professional home builders, that is why we are very proud to offer 3 to 5 business day turn around times. We know how to keep home design and engineering projects on track for rapid construction schedules. About you and your family. I was raised in southern California, where I met my wife. We moved to Grand Junction over 20 years ago to live near family that we have in the area. We have a 14 […]

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 […]

Builder Spotlight: Conquest Construction

Builder Spotlight:  Conquest Construction

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT CONQUEST CONSTRUCTION Darren Caldwell Owner, Conquest Construction 970-243-1242 www.conquestconstruction.com Conquest Construction   What is your background? I was born and raised in a small oil and gas community in Northern British Columbia, and I have spent most of my life involved in every aspect of the home building industry. I started out working with my dad in home construction. Construction, real estate, and land development are the family business. I lived and worked in Arizona and Vancouver before moving to Grand Junction in 1998. I have owned and operated my own construction company for over 30 years. I am fortunate […]

Builder Spotlight: GJ Home Builders

Builder Spotlight:  GJ Home Builders

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT GJ HOME BUILDER Steve Voytilla Owner / GJ Home Builder (970) 234-2000 www.stevevoytila.com GJ Home Builder How did you get started in the industry? I moved back to Grand Junction after graduating from high school in Thermopolis, Wyoming in 1982. My dad was a project engineer with the Colorado Department of Highways, and he helped me obtain my first construction job in Debeque Canyon as an equipment operator. After two years on that job, my brother Scott and I started a construction business building homes in the Ridges. We built approximately 30 homes through the 1990s. During this time I […]

HBA Member Spotlight: Mor Storage

HBA Member Spotlight:  Mor Storage

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT MOR STORAGE Larry Mallett Owner / Mor Storage  970-254-0460 www.morstorage.com Mor Storage How did you get started in the industry? I have been working construction since I was 14 years old. I graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in architectural engineering and construction science. FCI Constructors hired me out of college and I worked there for seven years. My father-in-law, Larry Mallett, started the company as a side job to earn a little more money while he was a pastor at a local church. He hired homeless guys off of the river and put them to work building […]

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