Membership

HBA Award Nominees Due FRIDAY!

Time is running out to nominate individuals and companies for HBA Awards! The deadline is this Friday (July 11th) to turn in completed nomination forms for Administrative Support Person of the Year, Salesperson of the Year, Foreman of the Year, Manager/Supervisor of the Year and Supplier of the Year. Recognizing the accomplishments of our members…

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Subscribe to All-in-One HBA Daily News E-mail

By Matt Morrow, HBA Executive Officer If you’ve spent any time with me at all in recent weeks, you already know that I’m more than a little stoked about the NEW SpringfieldHBA.com. Honestly, I’m like a kid with a new toy. One of the many new tools I’m looking forward to using is this blog.…

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2008 HBA Bowl*A*Rama Results

The HBA Charitable Foundation would like to thank everyone that participated in last night’s Bowl*A*Rama. All funds raised go to the Charitable Foundation to help support scholarships and other activities. We had our highest turnout ever – 35 teams and lots of cheerleaders. We only give two prizes – “Best Dressed Team” and “Lowest Team…

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Membership Directories at Southern Materials Company

Southern Materials Company is the distribution sponsor for the HBA’s 2008-2009 Membership Directory. Directories are available at Southern Materials’ Showroom beginning in June. The Membership Directory is a coil bound publication listing the HBA’s members and their pertinent contact information, as well as a cross-reference index of members by category of products, services and work-types.…

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HBA Spring Golfers Have NO SHAME!

The 2008 HBA Spring Golf Tournament (AWARD RESULTS CLICK HERE) was held Tuesday, June 3 at Silo Ridge Golf Course in Bolivar, Missouri. Golfers especially enjoyed the “skirt hole.” For $5, they could tee off from the ladies’ tees (100 yard advantage). One catch: Golfers who opted in were required to don a ridiculous pink…

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Take a Sneak Peek at the Dream Home!

John Marion, who built the 2008 St. Jude’s Dream Home for the HBA Charitable Foundation, was kind enough to provide a video tour and walkthru of the dazzling home. You can tour the home and buy your $100 chance at winning it for yourself between now and the end of June. And, this home is…

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HBACF Opens Dream Home with Picnic Celebration

On Thursday, May 20, The Home Builders Association Charitable Foundation hosted its sponsor awards picnic at the clubhouse in Vintage Hills. More than 200 HBA members attended the event, which thanked all those who have contributed to making the 2008 Dream Home a success. HBACF board members were on hand to hand out awards and…

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HBA Launches the NEW Springfieldhba.com

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Today the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield launched the NEW Springfieldhba.com before an audience of about a hundred HBA members at a presentation at the Clarion Hotel in Springfield. The new website offers unprecedented content for the public and HBA members, within a simplified and user-friendly interface. Members-only blogs, podcasts, calendars,…

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KOLR 10: HBA Cuts Ribbon on New Green Digs

KOLR Channel 10 (CBS) and sister station KSFX Channel 27 (FOX) each aired versions of this news story highlighting the grand opening of the new HBA of Greater Springfield headquarters in June 2007. The story covers the ribbon cutting ceremonies and green building elements highlighted by the building project.

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New HBA TV Spots Launch “Focus on Green”

SPRINGFIELD, MO –Today the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield announced it is partnering with City Utilities of Springfield and KY3 to launch a large scale new local public education program designed to promote and define green building practices in the Ozarks. The new partnership, titled “Focus on Green,” is based on the model of…

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HBA’s New Home Draws Green Attention

When the HBA of Greater Springfield cut the ribbon in June 2007 on its new headquarters, the association highlighted cutting edge green building techniques and products as part of the building project. The project, headed by builder Sam Bradley, was used as a demonstration project to highlight common sense green building techniques that have a…

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HBA Comprehensive Local Market Research Campaign Released to Members

The local residential construction market in 2007 was a moving target for builders. In 2008, challenges for local home builders will continue in our shifting market. While considerable national research has been conducted regarding consumer confidence, home buying trends, and home building niches, precious little local research is available. Of course, every local housing market…

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