Industry News

Builder Confidence Highest in Nearly 12 Years

Optimism among single-family builders this month is the strongest it has been since 2005. Much of this positive sentiment stems from the widely anticipated reductions of government regulations. A prime… Read More

It’s All In Our Approach

Submitted by Chris Majzun Jr., President For over 70 years, consistency has been an essential part of our approach to building lasting communities.  It’s how the North Coast Building Industry… Read More

Rental Apartment Absorption Flat While Condominium Absorption Jumps

reposted from NAHB  by Carmel Ford The US Census Bureau, in collaboration with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, releases data on completions and absorption rates for multifamily buildings… Read More

The Average Builder Uses 10 Different Green Products and Practices

Reposted from NAHB by Paul Emrath On average, single-family builders use 10.2 different green products or practices, and 22 percent always or almost always have their homes certified to a green… Read More

Consumer Price Index Rose Slightly in February

Reposted from NAHB by Jing Fu on March 15, 2017 The Consumer Price Index (CPI), reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), rose in February. The CPI rose at… Read More

We Have the List for You! Choose a North Coast BIA Member

Submitted by:  Judie Docs, Executive Officer, North Coast BIA, CSP, MCSP, CGP, CMP, MIRM  Consumers often ask why they should choose a member of the North Coast Building Industry Association… Read More

Make Your Home Safe for All Ages

Submitted by Chris S. Majzun Jr., President North Coast Building Industry Association (NCBIA) Your 80-year-old aunt is coming to stay for a few days. You’re looking forward to the visit,… Read More

OHBA Legislative Review #1

HOUSE FINANCE BEGINS HEARINGS ON PROPOSED BUDGET This will be the second week of hearings by the House Finance Committee on the Governor’s proposed budget. As expected, Kasich continues to… Read More

State Rep’s Report – Lumber Alert

Hello All — Maybe you have started to hear that lumber prices are expected to rise dramatically. This is due, I am told, to a number of reasons: 1.    Canada is… Read More

Labor Access Challenges Persist

Labor Access Challenges Persist Home builder confidence remains solid at this early stage of 2017, and it mirrors NAHB’s expectations for continued growth of single-family construction throughout the year. For… Read More