STARS Awards & Galaxy Awards Winners Announced

The North Carolina Home Builders Association presented nearly 50 prestigious STARS awards at the annual STARS Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Omni Charlotte Hotel. The STARS Awards program honors the achievements of home building industry professionals from across North Carolina.

View photos from the event.

Winners receive recognition in areas such as marketing and advertising, web design, sales/information center, landscape design, interior merchandising, architecture/floor plan, remodeling/renovation and special projects. Awards are also given to local home builders associations.

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Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Fund

Hurricane Florence left a wide path of destruction throughout the entire state and especially in central and eastern North Carolina.

In light of this disaster, the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Home Builders Educational & Charitable Foundation, Inc. (NCHBECF) announced the establishment of the “Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Fund” to aid members of the North Carolina Home Builders Association (NCHBA) in recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence.

You can donate online with a credit card or send a check addressed to:

Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Fund
PO Box 99090
Raleigh, NC 27624

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NCHBA In The Audience As President Trump Signs Executive Order

(L-R): NCHBA Legislative Lobbyist Steven Webb, NCHBA Executive Vice President Mike Carpenter, NAHB Director of Government Affairs Jeff Tobin, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard, NCHBA President-Elect Phil Warrick, NCHBA President Alan Banks, NCHBA First Vice President Mark Martin, NCHBA Director of Government Affairs Tim Minton.

NCHBA senior officers and government affairs staff were in the audience Friday afternoon in Charlotte when President Trump signed an executive order called “Strengthening Retirement Security in America” that’s designed to expand access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers.

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High Country HBA, Building Inspectors Engage In Dialogue To Work Together

(L-R) NCHBA President-Elect Phil Warrick, HCHBA board members Brandon Austin, Kate Payne, Randy Blake (president), John Kidda, Jesse Miller and NCHBA President Alan Banks.

The High Country HBA recently held a meeting with local building inspectors at Grandfather Vineyard & Winery in Banner Elk, NC.

The meeting provided a unique opportunity for builders and inspectors to share a dialogue and learn how to better work together.