NAHB’s Building Systems Housing Summit

NAHB’s 31st Annual Building Systems Housing Summit will be held right here in Asheville, September 22-23, 2016.   Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to network with knowledgeable systems builders and address the topics that concern you most in … Continued

Buncombe County Permit & Inspection Fee Update

Effective July 1, 2016 – A new fee schedule has gone into effect for Buncombe County Permits & Inspections.  Click Here to reference.  If you have any questions, contact Matt Stone, Inspections Coordinator at 828-250-5364.

AHBA Names New Executive Officer

The Asheville Home Builders Association is proud to name Christi Stokes as the new Executive Officer for the Asheville based, building trade organization. The Asheville Home Builders Association was chartered in 1966, and is a professional resource for the Building Industry throughout Western … Continued

How to Comply and Mitigate the Effects of the Overtime Rule

Despite strong opposition by NAHB and other leaders in the nation’s small business community, the Department of Labor (DOL) last month issued its final overtime rule, which will more than double the current overtime salary limit of $23,660 to $47,476. … Continued

New Release of NCDOT Street & Local Roads Specification Creates Opportunity

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Carolinas Ready Mix Concrete Association (CRMCA), the Carolinas Concrete Pavement Association (CCPA), and the Southeast Cement Promotion Association (SCPA) are pleased to announce the publication of the NCDOT Streets and Local Roads design supplement for immediate … Continued

How the New Sales and Use Tax Changes Affect Residential Construction

How the New Sales and Use Tax Changes Affect Residential Construction, Particularly Regarding Repair, Maintenance and Installation Services Effective March 1, 2016, the 4.75% general State sales tax, and the applicable local sales tax, will apply to the sales price … Continued