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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, ... Read More

KY3: Local Housing Economy Differs from National One

KY3's Abby Wuellner reports that the factors affecting any local housing market will differ from one locality to the next. The notion of a "national housing market" is a misnomer. In this story, Wuellner interviews HBA President Kevin Clingan and Executive Officer to find out more about the local housing market.

KOLR: Copper Thieves Hit Construction Sites

KOLR's Carlos Correa reports on increasing incidences of copper theft on home building jobsites, and what penalties exist. HBA Executive Officer Matt Morrow addresses the impact the thefts can have on new construction.

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.

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 ... Read More

HBA of Greater Springfield Receives 'Choosing Environmental Excellence' Award

April 18, 2008Springfield News-Leader Re-print The annual Springfield-Greene County “Choose Environmental Excellence” Business Award was presented to the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield during a luncheon today at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the chamber recognizes a chamber member whose efforts toward environmental stewardship serve as a model for business and ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More