Meet the 2019 AHBA Scholarship Winners

The Asheville Home Builders Association is proud to award scholarships to students who are currently attending a college or technical school and high school seniors preparing to study a construction related field. Applications were accepted during February – April and … Continued

Construction Career Day Recap

The AHBA participated in Construction Career Day on March  27th in collaboration with the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board and Carolinas Association of General Contractors. Alongside 30+ participating companies, the  AHBA shared local construction career opportunities and showed students what … Continued

March Madness Bracket Challenge Winner

March Madness is officially over! Virginia was victorious, defeating Texas Tech in overtime. This year’s March Madness Bracket Challenge, presented by the Workforce Development Committee, raised $230 for the AHBA Scholarship Program. This Scholarship Program supports students in Western North … Continued

March Madness is Back!

Selection Sunday was yesterday for the NCAA Basketball Tournament, which means March Madness Brackets are available! This also means the AHBA March Madness Bracket Challenge, presented by the AHBA Workforce Development Committee, is back for its 2nd year! Participating in … Continued

2019 7th Annual Playhouse Showdown Winners

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This year’s 7th Annual Playhouse Showdown theme was ‘Modern Farmhouse’ and students from five Buncombe County High Schools did an excellent job constructing their 6′ x 8′ playhomes, paying close attention to detail and exemplifying creativity in design. The five … Continued

Survey for Mountain Area Workforce Development Board

The Mountain Area Workforce Development Board is conducting a workforce survey of the skilled trades/construction sector in Buncombe, Henderson, Madison and Transylvania Counties. As a business owner, please take a few moments to complete the survey to help develop a much needed … Continued

State of Our Workforce: Western North Carolina

AHBA Members and building industry business leaders are encouraged to take part in this collaborative survey addressing current and future workforce needs. The quality of our current and future workforce is increasingly seen as the most important factor in our … Continued

Asheville Leaders involved in NAHB Mid-Year Meeting in Portland

Last month, members across the federation met up in Portland for NAHB’s Annual 2018 Mid-Year Meeting. Asheville was well represented by local members including Judy Dinelle of 84 Lumber, Brandon Bryant of Red Tree Builders, Thomas McClain of Home Sweet … Continued