The new 2021 coupon booklet is a fantastic way to publicize your business and gain work from other members. For just $25 per space, place a coupon in our 2021 Membership Directory and/or all 2021 new-member packets. You provide the info, we create the coupon.    Hurry! Deadline is Nov. 4   For just $25 […]

The Greater Iowa City Area HBA Legislative Committee announces that it endorses Phil Hemingway and Rod Sullivan among the candidates running for seats on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. All candidates were invited to complete a Q&A about issues critical to the home-building industry, such as regulations, TIF funding, affordable housing and more for […]

The Greater Iowa City Area HBA has entered into advertising partnerships with three area media companies to offer members diversified and broader marketing opportunities at discounted prices. And all partners are HBA members. TOWNSQUARE MEDIA The radio opportunity with Townsquare Media, which owns KHAK, KDAT, KRNA and 107.1, is for the remainder of 2020 and […]

  The leaves are changing color and the summer’s heat wave is behind us — all signs that the fall season has finally arrived. With more time spent at home this year, taking on a few preventative home maintenance projects will not only keep your family living space comfortable; it will help safeguard your home investment. […]

Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 8th annual Design & Construction Week® (DCW) featuring National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) and NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will be a robust, all-virtual event instead of an in-person, on-site event. Design […]

Check out the October issue of our Builders News newsletter. October is Careers in Construction Month, and we share the growth in our area ACE programs. Also learn who won Parade of Homes Builders Excellence Awards and People’s Choice Awards; our new committees structure and more. Click the link below for the digital edition. October […]

Imagine a rewarding career path with plenty of demand, competitive compensation and a chance to contribute to building the American Dream. A job in the residential construction industry checks each of those boxes. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data and analysis by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), there were 373,000 open […]

Despite the toll the pandemic has taken on many industries, housing has been a bright spot for the U.S. economy, particularly for single-family home construction. New single-family home sales, a measure of U.S. home building, increased 13.9 percent in July representing a 13-year high. However, lumber prices have also reached record highs, jeopardizing housing affordability […]

The Greater Iowa City Area HBA Legislative Committee announces that it recommends Barry Bedford for the open Coralville City Council position. The special election is Tuesday, Sept. 29. Bedford was Coralville police chief from 1988 to 2017 and had served on the police force since 1973. The committee sent home-building industry related questions to each […]

Recruit During Our Fall Membership Drive! Sign Up to Win: First 10 members who sign up to participate in the call drive will get their names on the Wheel of Names to win a fabulous prize!  Karyl will spin the wheel Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 4:00pm live on Zoom so sign up TODAY by emailing […]