HBA Home Pros News

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Coming to Joplin!

Pre-Planning Well Underway; Weeklong ‘BIG BUILD’ Starts October 19 JOPLIN, MO – Alongside representatives of Joplin city government and the Home Builders Association of Southwest Missouri today, Millstone Custom Homes, LLC officially announced what had been rumored for weeks: ABC’s Emmy-award winning reality TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, will film a weeklong construction project ... Read More

News-Leader: Record-low interest rates intrigue buyers

Springfield News-Leader reporter Wes Johnson reports in today's edition that home buyers beginning to re-enter the local market are finding a pleasant suprise: record low interest rates. While many thought interest rates for mortgages couldn't go any lower than record lows of recent years, even better opportunities exist today for consumers to finance their next ... Read More

An EXTREME-ly Important Announcement in Joplin Wednesday!

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011 CONTACT:    Matt Morrow  (417) 838-7009 / Crystal Harrington  (417) 850-0494   ** MEDIA ADVISORY ** Millstone Custom Homes Making Major Announcement in Joplin Wednesday! BIG BUILD Coming to Joplin in October   JOPLIN, MO– Millstone Custom Homes, LLC will make a major announcement in Joplin ... Read More

Watts Radiant Receives Recognition for Workplace Safety

Department of Labor Bestows Company with Prestigious SHARP Award Springfield, Mo – The Labor Department’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program is pleased to announce that Watts Radiant of Springfield, Mo, has earned the distinction of being named the newest member of the Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for its excellent workplace ... Read More

LCS Kleen Aire Wins NADCA 2009 Safety Award

(Washington, D.C.) – The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association has named LCS Kleen-Aire as a recipient of the 2010 Safety Award.  This honor was awarded because of LCS Kleen-Aire’s dedication to ensuring the safety of its employees and clients. Matt Mongiello, co-chair of National Air Duct Cleaners Association's (NADCA) Education & Safety Committee, said, ... Read More

HBA President Bailey Among SBJ's 2011 40 Under 40 Honorees

The Springfield Business Journal recently announced its 2011 list of "40 Under 40" honorees and Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield President Matt Bailey is among this year's dream team of young professionals in the Ozarks. The Journal's annual 40 Under 40 class recognizes accomplished young professionals throughout southwest Missouri. Nominees are submitted by readers ... Read More

HBA to Donate 400 Smoke Detectors to Springfield Fire Department

Thanks in part to support from sponsors Meek's - The Builder's Choice and Metro Appliances and more, the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield has announced that it will donate 400 new smoke alarms, with working batteries, to the Springfield Fire Department. With the HBA's help, the Fire Department will provide and install the smoke ... Read More

SBJ: Builders Circle pairs HBA, Habitat for Humanity

Full article available at sbj.net By: Sarah Bennett SBJ Contributing Writer 2/28/2011 A land donation from Metropolitan National Bank has paved the way for a new housing development and a partnership between Habitat for Humanity of Springfield and construction related groups such as the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield. Metropolitan donated a cul-de-sac with ... Read More

HBA Home Show Boosts Area Charities

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield's 2011 Home Show drew more than 14,000 people in attendance. That was good news for professionals in the building industry, as it likely bodes well for 2011 as a recovery year. But the HBA also leveraged the show's robust attendance to provided needed support for some of the ... Read More

News-Leader: First Area Home to Receive Green Certification

The Springfield News-Leader's Cory de Vera recently reported on the Ozarks area's first officially certified green home - built to the NAHB National Green Building Standard. The home was featured on the 2010 HBA Parade of Homes and was built by Scott Kisling (Up-Tyte Construction). The article also highlights upcoming green building projects (planned for ... Read More

HBA Home Show Draws Biggest Crowd Since 2006

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield's annual Home Show concluded on Sunday, January 30 with hundreds of exhausted but happy vendors and exhibitors packing up their wares to exit the downtown Springfield Expo Center. Overall attendance topped 14,500 for the show - the largest attendance the show has seen since 2006, when it drew ... Read More

HBA Home Show Local News Coverage Recap

The HBA Home Show was all over the local news. Coverage included print outlets Springfield Business Journal, Springfield News-Leader, and Community Free Press; KTTS radio; and television news coverage on KOLR, KY3, and KSFX. Following is a sampling of some of the media coverage the Home Show received over the course of the week: KY3: ... Read More

New HBA Officers-Board Installed at Christmas Party

In addition to enjoying entertainment from the Skinny Improv, Christmas Party attendees observed the installation of new officers including: President - Matt Bailey, Bailey Company President-Elect - Galin Campbell, Galin Homes Treasurer - Sam Clifton, Millstone Custom Homes Secretary - Shannon Lee, Rock Solid Construction Enjoy a slideshow featuring photos from the Christmas Party. Many ... Read More