HBA Spotlight – Alta Builders

HBA Spotlight – Alta Builders

How did you get started in the industry? I started my own framing business during a boom in development in the Dallas area. We built many types of homes ranging in size over the eleven years. When we moved to the Grand Valley in 2009, I went back to school at CMU to formally study Construction Technologies and Supervision. I also had the opportunity to work for a large residential company, where I learned the full scope of the building process, from budgeting to completion. In 2015, we had the chance to launch our building company. Having helped found the […]

Redevelopment, remodeling and re-building old spaces

Redevelopment, remodeling and re-building old spaces

City in change Penny Stine Redevelopment is the keyword for the city core of Grand Junction right now. There are dozens of projects in various stages, along with numerous local and out-of-town investors who are hoping to find the right opportunity to contribute to the economic resurgence of the area. In addition to the construction projects on Seventh Street reported recently on the front page of the Daily Sentinel, there are several other downtown construction and renovation projects. The 600 Rood building will most likely be the first downtown renovation that will be complete. The building, which was built in […]

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 […]

Thanks to Our 2018 POH Sponsors

Thanks to Our 2018 POH Sponsors

Title Sponsor: Guild Mortgage | Level 1 Sponsor: Builders FirstSource Level 1 and Awards Appreciation Evening Sponsor: Granite Imports Parade of Homes App Sponsor: Dex YP & Thryv Awards Calculation Provided by: Tonsfeld & Company CPAs, Media Partners, The Daily Sentinel,100.7 The Vault, and KREX News Channel 5 Fox 4. A special thank you to the Grand Junction Safeway stores for being our ticket outlet this year.          

International Builders Show – is it worth attending?

International Builders Show – is it worth attending?

“Is attending the International Builders Show (IBS) really worth it?” That’s a question we know gets asked by many in the building industry. When deciding whether attending the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is worth it, the first thing you (and your boss) probably look at is the expense. While the registration fee for IBS is not terribly expensive, with the addition of hotel, airfare and meal expenses, the cost can add up. The truth is, we know that the return on investment completely… Read more online: http://blog.buildersshow.com/

Want to live close to recreation and agriculture? Head west to Loma and Mack

Want to live close to recreation and agriculture? Head west to Loma and Mack

At Home-ah in Loma By Penny Stine The west end of the Grand Valley is a great place for people who want an agricultural lifestyle or who simply want to be out in the country, away from noise, neighbors, and traffic. Loma and Mack are home to few urban or suburban conveniences, although there was recently a planning hearing for a new 300-foot cell tower north of Loma that could improve telecommunications to residents in the Lower Valley. Loma has a school, a post office, and a general store, while Mack has a liquor store and a post office. Loma […]

New subdivision is the result of many local subcontractors

New subdivision is the result of many local subcontractors

Infrastructure is almost complete at Fox Meadows, home construction should start in about a month. The development is 37-lots on D-1/2 Road, less than a quarter mile from Chatfield Elementary School. Fox Meadows is the result of many local subcontractors By Penny Stine Fox Meadows, a new subdivision off D 1/2 Road west of 32 Road, is almost ready for home construction. Grand Junction Real Estate Investments has developed the 37-lot neighborhood, with the help of several other local subcontractors. “This was truly a joint effort by some of the best subcontractors in the Grand Valley,” said Steve Voytilla with […]

What is the Housing & Building Association of Western Colorado?

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 1974. Over the past 44 years, we have been promoting the housing and building industry on the western slope.  Our members consist of companies […]

All Draft

All Draft

BUILDER SPOTLIGHT ALL DRAFT Gilbert Maynard AllDraft Design Services, LLC www.GoAllDraft.com  (970) 241-6782 All Draft   All Draft knows how important time to market is for professional home builders, that is why we are very proud to offer 3 to 5 business day turn around times. We know how to keep home design and engineering projects on track for rapid construction schedules. About you and your family. I was raised in southern California, where I met my wife. We moved to Grand Junction over 20 years ago to live near family that we have in the area. We have a 14 […]

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