AHBA Workforce Development Committee Sponsors Kid Construction Hats at 2018 Build & Remodel Expo

​New to this year’s Build & Remodel Expo, ​the dedicated volunteers serving on the ​Asheville HBA’s Workforce Development Committee distributed kid’s construction hats to attendees 8 and under. Over 100 kids showed off their new hard hats as they explored the Expo … Continued

Asheville HBA Visits Erwin High School

Local High School Students received a quick lesson on Careers in Construction as members of the Asheville HBA Staff along with Builders Mutual toured the carpentry department of Erwin High School this week. Builders Mutual Insurance graciously donated funds to … Continued

By the Numbers: August Housing Economic Update

Asheville, NC added 1,800 jobs over the past year. Since reaching a low of 161.80 thousand in February 2010, total non-farm payroll employment, 187.50 thousand, is currently 5.2% above its pre-recession peak level of 178.20 thousand. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate is currently … Continued

NEW Courses for Skilled Trades – this Fall!

There is a high demand for professionals in the Skilled Trades sector throughout Asheville and across the nation.   Whether you are considering a career change or opportunities to further your knowledge and skills – Check out the NEW courses … Continued

AHBA Awards 2017 Scholarship Recipients

The Asheville Home Builders Association is proud to announce its four outstanding recipients of the 2017 AHBA Scholarship Award Program.  Applications were accepted during the first quarter of 2017 and reviewed by AHBA members serving on our Scholarship Review Committee.  Scholarships … Continued

AHBA Initiating New Workforce Development Focus Group

The Asheville Home Builders Association supports programs and partnerships with agencies that encourage a stronger workforce in the local construction industry.  There are many exciting ways the AHBA and its members can get involved in supporting the talent pipeline for … Continued

Skilled Trade & Occupational Course – Masonry

Do you like working with your hands to create and build projects that will exist for generations?  Enjoy working outdoors?  There is a demand for skilled Masons nationwide and the opportunities in this ancient trade abound.  Obtain hands-on training for … Continued

Buncombe County Students Complete 5th Annual Playhouse Showdown

For the past seven months, students of the Buncombe Counties Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program have been hard at work completing their Playhouses for the 5th Annual Playhouse Showdown. Through this program, students completed their projects in a specified … Continued