February 2018

Small Gain for Custom Building in 2017

NAHB’s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates that with a small gain for the year, 2017 set a post-recession peak for custom home building starts (homes built on an owner’s land, with either the owner or a builder acting as the general contractor)…read more

Jay Carlson Appointed as Chairman of the Florida Building Commission  

via Charlotte-DeSoto BIA On Wednesday, February 21st, the office of Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Jay Carlson as the Chairman of the Florida Building Commission. Jay Carlson, a Port Charlotte resident since 1975 and president of carlson & soforth, comes from a long line of construction professionals. His father, Robert W. Carlson, was …

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It’s Not Too Late to Sponsor the FBA Leadership Summit!

We are ever so close to reaching our goal thanks to our FHBA members! It’s not too late to sponsor the FBA Leadership Summit. With the awesome support of our FHBA Members we are less than $10,000.00 from reaching our budget. The Leadership Summit provides our FBA Students from across the state the opportunity to …

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Recapping FHBA’s Legislative Conference and Reporting Great News from the Florida Building Commission

As President of the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), I want to say thanks for all whom traveled to Tallahassee and advanced the FHBA legislative agenda. We focused on 6 priority issues: Statute of Repose; Impact Fees; State Assumption of 404 Permitting; Affordable Housing Funding; Construction Defects and Condominium Bulk Buyer Protections. To view a …

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