Housing Conference

HBA of Greater Springfield Wins Five National Awards for Association Excellence

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield recently was recognized with five national awards for association excellence from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The 2011 Association Excellence Awards were announced this month, and officially will be presented in New Orleans, Louisiana as a part of the National…

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Housing Conference Takeaway: Positive Signs Ahead, if You’re Driven by Data

The HBA’s third regional Housing Conference was chock full of exclusive information that you wouldn’t be able to get elsewhere – especially not all under one roof in a few hours. Some of the most important “takeaways” from the HBA’s assembled experts are below. Ryan Mooney, Springfield Business Development Corporation Mooney provided an overview of…

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HBA Housing & Construction Conference May 23 – Last Chance to RSVP!

The HBA of Greater Springfield will host its third annual Ozarks Regional Housing and Construction Conference on Wednesday, May 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn in south Springfield. The 2012 conference builds on the success of the 2011 event, while offering a number of substantial improvements for participants in 2012. Highlights of the 2012 Conference include…

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Ozarks Regional Housing & Construction Conference Set for Wednesday, May 25

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 16, 2011 Contact: Matt Morrow, 417.838.7009 Event Brings Lenders, Contractors, Realtors and Public Policy Makers Under One Roof to Share Critical Local Data and Identify Opportunities for the Future SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Ozarks Regional Housing & Construction Conference (ORHCC), sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield, offers…

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Ozarks Regional Housing & Construction Conference Almost Here!

  Oasis Inn & Convention Center CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION & SPEAKER BIOS The housing and construction sectors of the economy are essential for creating jobs and increasing business activity and local economic vitality. The HBA’s Ozarks Regional Housing & Construction Conference provides the private and public sectors with…

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Ozarks Regional Housing & Construction Conference is May 25 – Register Today!

The HBA of Greater Springfield will hold its second annual Ozarks Regional Housing & Construction Conference on Wednesday, May 25, at the Oasis Inn & Convention Center in Springfield. After a successful inaugural event in 2010, the second annual housing and construction conference again will be an all-day affair – complete with insightful and inspiring…

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SBJ, NixaXpress: Housing = Jobs

As part of their year-end coverage and wrapups, both the Springfield Business Journal and the Nixa Xpress highlighted how housing and increasing new home construction will be necessary drivers for any local economic recovery in 2011: ———————– Nixa Xpress: Nixa included in new HBA housing study Saturday, December 4, 2010 By Ryan Bowling, editor The…

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Local News Media: Housing = Jobs

On Tuesday, November 30, National Association of Home Builders Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg met with builders, developers, policymakers, and friends of the residential construction industry to share multiple components of the same basic message: housing equals jobs. Eisenberg discussed the job creation impact of building 100 new single family homes in a community. Job creation…

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NAHB Economist Elliot Eisenberg to Visit Springfield for Events on November 30

On Tuesday, November 30th, NAHB Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., will visit Springfield to preview a local economic impact of housing study as well as providing several important presentations regarding efforts to get housing back on track and advocacy to deal with the local, state and federal regulatory threats to that recovery. Eisenberg’s schedule will…

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Housing Conference Recap – Finding the New Normal

Rusty MacLachlan

The “good old days” of housing are gone for good. If you are waiting for the housing industry to get back to normal, you’re in for a surprise. It’s not going to happen. The old “normal” is gone, a new “normal” is evolving. Springfield’s 1st regional housing conference served as a road map for success…

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