HBA Builder Spotlight – Granite Imports

HBA Builder Spotlight – Granite Imports

Eric Reel / 970-241-1883 eric@graniteimports.net  www.graniteimports.net    How did you get started in the industry? The owner Austin Randell and VP Tracy Rivera hired Eric Reel in 2002 to open and run the Grand Junction location. I (Eric Reel) have extensive construction knowledge from residential builds to commercial applications and a good eye for design and color; it seemed to be a great fit from the start! How has the industry changed since you got started? The industry has changed dramatically since I started in 2002. When I first opened up Granite Imports we only serviced homes in the $500k and […]

HBA Builder’s Spotlight August 4

HBA Builder’s Spotlight August 4

Why we participate in the Parade of Homes – Kelly & Michael Maves Maves Construction has featured twenty-two homes in the Parade of Homes for over sixteen years. Each year it gives us the opportunity for over 2500 people to step foot in a house that we built. It is the best way for people to truly experience all the details that make our homes come to life. The Parade of Homes has brought us many people who turn into valued clients because they walked through one or all of the parade homes. This community event is something that we […]

Interested in owning a new home? Come to the Builder Market Place

Interested in owning a new home? Come to the Builder Market Place

Perhaps you’ve thought that you could never afford a brand new house, perhaps you’ve heard too many horror stories about builders who go way over budget, or couples who need a marriage counselor to get them through the home building process. There are a lot of misconceptions and fears when it comes to building or buying a brand new house, and the Builder Market Place, happening on the first four Thursday nights during the downtown Market on Main in August, is a great opportunity to meet builders, ask questions and learn more about the home building process. “We want to […]

Parade of Homes 2019: Entry & Sponsorships deadline Aug. 22nd!

Parade of Homes 2019: Entry & Sponsorships deadline Aug. 22nd!

ENTER THE PARADE OF HOMES POH Builder Contract 2019 Click here for more information on entering a home into the 2019 Parade of Homes. Deadline to enter a home is August 22, 2019! The dates are October 4-5-6 and 11-12-13, 2019. Friday and Saturday the homes are open from 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 4 pm. The Realtor Tour is October 3rd from 8 am – 3 pm. Realtors will be getting more information towards the end of August, SAVE THE DATE! For questions, email or call Traci Weinbrecht.  traci@hbanwco.com (970) 245-0253 SPONSOR THE PARADE OF HOMES […]

Member Spotlight: DiamondCoat

Member Spotlight: DiamondCoat

      Owner: Levi Comstock Diamond Coat Epoxy 970-628-1846 Diamond Coat Epoxy and Countertop Epoxy are local Grand Junction Colorado companies owned and operated by Levi Comstock. Eight years ago, after working with epoxy garage floors, Levi decided to apply the same installation principles to countertops. After years of experimentation, he developed a variety of resin systems for different applications including countertops, floors, and walls. Our unique epoxy systems are all designed to be installed at 100 mills thickness to increase the durability and the finished appearance. We manufacture a 100 percent solids, zero VOC epoxy that is mixed […]

Member Spotlight: High Noon Solar

Member Spotlight: High Noon Solar

    970.241.0209 www.highnoonsolar.com 589 S. Westgate Drive #2 Grand Junction, CO 81505     How has industry changed since High Noon Solar go started? When High Noon Solar started in 2005, there were minimal federal incentives and no utility rebates in place. All installations were off-grid solar or solar thermal hot water. No one had heard of on-grid photovoltaic (PV) solar installations in Colorado. This was due to the lack of strong net metering laws, utility rebates, and so forth, plus PV solar panels were still a relatively high cost. Since its beginning in 2006, on-grid PV solar panels […]

Osburn Cabinets and Design

Osburn Cabinets and Design

      Address: 682 W Gunnison Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501 Website: https://osburncabinets.com/ Phone: 970.243.5802 Osburn Cabinets and Design was founded in 1974. The Kolonel family has been the principal owner for 25 years. The company employs more than 20 people in the Grand Valley area, most of whom are long service employees. “We believe our longevity in a competitive world has been due to our ability to adapt and change,” said Marty Kolonel, president of Osburn Cabinets and Design. Although Marty has semi-retired to Arizona, he still maintains an active role in the company. Jesse Osburn, executive vice president and one […]

HBA Spotlight – Atlasta Solar

HBA Spotlight – Atlasta Solar

30% Federal Tax Credits Extended to 2021! Call Now for a Free Estimate! Founded in 1979 by Virgil Boggess, Atlasta Solar Center has been serving Mesa County area residents for over thirty-five years. As one of the longest operating solar companies in Colorado, we are dedicated to providing our customers with a quality experience while helping our local communities transition into a new energy-efficient/clean energy lifestyle. Our shared vision with our customers is one of businesses, homes, neighborhoods, and communities, powered by the lower cost, clean, sustainable energy of the sun. With over two thousand clean energy systems installed with […]

HBA Spotlight – What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado?

HBA Spotlight – What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado?

What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado? By now you are likely familiar with two of our largest events: The Home Improvement & Remodeling Expo in the spring and the Parade of Homes in the fall. You may not be familiar with the organization behind them. The Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado (HBA) is a not-for-profit professional trade association that was chartered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in January of 1974. Over the past 45 years, we have been promoting the housing and building industry on the western slope. Our members consist of […]

HBA Spotlight – Mor Storage

HBA Spotlight – Mor Storage

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT MOR STORAGE 970-254-0460               Chad Schneiter Owner / Mor Storage  www.morstorage.com How did you get started in the industry? I have been working construction since I was 14 years old. I graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in architectural engineering and construction science. FCI Constructors hired me out of college and I worked there for seven years. My father-in-law, Larry Mallett, started the company as a side job to earn a little more money while he was a pastor at a local church. He hired homeless guys off of the river and put […]

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