If you’re in the market for a new home, congratulations! Buying or building a new home can be an exciting adventure and one of the most significant purchases you will make in your lifetime.
The bathroom oasis is trending. In recent years, the trend of creating spa-like bathrooms in residential homes has gained significant popularity, and for good reason. People are increasingly seeking...
Larry Mellott was recently awarded the 2023 Mack Smith Award from the York Builders Association.
Consumers in York County, along with industry professionals from across Pennsylvania, have spoken, and the York Builders Association is pleased to announce the 2023 PEAK Achievement Award winners.
Owner of Todd Fisher Construction, Todd Fisher, was recently recognized for his long-term service & commitment to the home building industry as a life director.
PA Department of Labor & Industry Awards Grant to York County Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Schools-to-Work Program recently awarded a $250,000 grant to partner host organizations YBA Workforce NOW® Foundation and the York County Alliance for Learning (YCAL) for their Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program.
Latest NAHB News
- Growing Job Openings Leading to Higher Interest Ratesby Robert Dietz on October 3, 2023
Financial conditions continue to tighten, as the 10-year Treasury rate increased to above 4.75%. Among the factors leading to higher rates (more debt issuance, higher-for-longer monetary policy expectations, long-term fiscal deficit conditions, and strong current GDP growth forecasts) was a […]
- August Gains for Private Residential Construction Spendingby Na Zhao on October 2, 2023
NAHB analysis of Census Construction Spending data shows that private residential construction spending rose 0.6% in August. It is the fourth consecutive increase since May 2023, standing at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of $879.9 billion. However, total private residential construction […]
- Property Tax Revenue Climbs as Income Tax Receipts Decline Sharplyby David Logan on September 29, 2023
NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly state and local tax data shows that $132 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the second quarter of 2023 (not seasonally adjusted). In the four quarters ending Q2 2023, state and local governments collected $727 billion of property tax […]
- Number of 5,000+ Square Foot Homes Down in 2022by Ashok Chaluvadi on September 28, 2023
According to the annual data from the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC), a total of 29,000 5,000+ square-foot homes were started in 2022, down from 33,000 in 2021. In the boom year of 2006, the number of new 5,000+ square foot homes reached a peak of 45,000. In 2007, the number […]
- Lot Values Trail Behind Inflationby Natalia Siniavskaia on September 27, 2023
Lot values for single-family detached spec homes continued to rise in 2022, with the national value and six out of nine Census divisions setting new nominal records, according to NAHB’s analysis of the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction (SOC) data. The U.S. median lot value for single […]
Latest PBA News
- Fall Regional Meeting Dates/Locations Setby Rick Cochran on August 21, 2023
Registrations are now open for the 2023 Fall Regional Meetings. Regional meetings are important opportunities for PBA members to stay informed and to have their voices heard. Please check to The post Fall Regional Meeting Dates/Locations Set appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders Association.
- FALL MEETING REGISTRATION/Harrisburg Hilton Offers Special Ratesby Rick Cochran on August 21, 2023
The Fall 2023 Committee and Board of Directors meetings will be held October 26-28 at the Harrisburg Hilton located at One North 2nd Street in Harrisburg. MEETING REGISTRATION HERE The The post FALL MEETING REGISTRATION/Harrisburg Hilton Offers Special Rates appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders […]
- PBA Summer 2023 Meeting Round-Upby Rick Cochran on August 3, 2023
COMMITTEE MEETINGS Associates Council – Andréa Bledsoe The Associates council had its highest attendance in years, thanks in part to the many first time PBA attendees that came to participate. The post PBA Summer 2023 Meeting Round-Up appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders Association.
- PBA Announces Annual Award Recipientsby Rick Cochran on July 31, 2023
Winners of the PBA Awards were announced during the Summer Board of Directors meeting in Gettysburg on July 29. Nominations were submitted February 1 through May 5 and a panel The post PBA Announces Annual Award Recipients appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders Association.
- Students Earn Skills Certificatesby Rick Cochran on July 7, 2023
The Pennsylvania Builders Association Endorsed Trade Program has awarded 759 skills certificates to students who have successfully completed their programs in 30 career and technical schools across the state. The The post Students Earn Skills Certificates appeared first on Pennsylvania Builders […]