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

Congratulations to the 2018 AHBA Scholarship Recipients

The Asheville Home Builders Association is proud to award Scholarships to students who are currently attending a college or technical school and seniors in high school who have been accepted to a college or technical school preparing to study a … Continued

Congratulations to the 2018 March Madness Bracket Winner!

Kicking off its first year of competition, the AHBA’s March Madness Bracket Scholarship Challenge was introduced to grow awareness as well as support the AHBA Scholarship Program. This new challenge welcomed 23 participants each making a $10 contribution per bracket … Continued

Construction: Craft Skills through AB Tech

Enter the world of construction prepared with several Nationally Recognized Credentials. Beginning April 17,  AB Tech is offering a new Construction Course using the NCCER core curriculum which will provide several certifications and training for entering the construction industry.   The construction industry offers … Continued