2021 Design & Construction Week Converts to All-Virtual Event

Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) have regretfully announced that the 8th annual Design & Construction Week® (DCW) featuring NAHB’s International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and NKBA’s Kitchen … Read more

NAHB Projects 25-Point Drop in Interest Rates

At the end of July, the U.S. Federal Reserve cut its short-term funds rate by 25 basis points to a rate of 2.25 percent, according to a report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Although the housing market is facing affordability issues from prospective homebuyers, the new rate … Read more

Design & Construction Week Draws 85,000 Attendees

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and the International Builders’ Show (IBS) were held January 9 to 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. This year’s shows brought one of the highest turnouts in recent history. Design & Construction Week, as the combined events are known, drew … Read more

Design & Construction Week Draws 85,000 Attendees

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and the International Builders’ Show (IBS) were held January 9 to 11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. This year’s shows brought one of the highest turnouts in recent history. Design & Construction Week, as the combined events are known, drew … Read more

NAHB Names Michael Menn 2016 Remodeler of the Year

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers honored Michael Menn, CAPS, CGP, CGR, a remodeler and architect from Northbrook, Ill., with its highest annual remodeling achievement award, the 2016 NAHB Remodeler of the Year. The award, which recognizes superior business management, exemplary NAHB involvement at all levels and outstanding … Read more

NAHB Names Michael Menn 2016 Remodeler of the Year

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers honored Michael Menn, CAPS, CGP, CGR, a remodeler and architect from Northbrook, Ill., with its highest annual remodeling achievement award, the 2016 NAHB Remodeler of the Year. The award, which recognizes superior business management, exemplary NAHB involvement at all levels and outstanding … Read more

NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe Retires

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)  announced that Chief Economist Dr. David Crowe retires on March 18. NAHB Vice President for Tax and Market Analysis, Dr. Robert D. Dietz, succeeds Crowe. Crowe has been responsible for NAHB’s forecasts of housing and economic trends, survey research and analysis of the home … Read more

NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe Retires

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)  announced that Chief Economist Dr. David Crowe retires on March 18. NAHB Vice President for Tax and Market Analysis, Dr. Robert D. Dietz, succeeds Crowe. Crowe has been responsible for NAHB’s forecasts of housing and economic trends, survey research and analysis of the home … Read more

OSHA Finalizes New Silica Rule Amid Concern

On March 24, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized the revised federal rule for limiting the exposure of workers to crystalline silica, which is known to cause an array of medical conditions, including silicosis, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). OSHA believes the new rule will … Read more

OSHA Finalizes New Silica Rule Amid Concern

On March 24, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized the revised federal rule for limiting the exposure of workers to crystalline silica, which is known to cause an array of medical conditions, including silicosis, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). OSHA believes the new rule will … Read more