The Midlands Real Estate Forecast was held virtually on Thursday, September 10. If you were unable to attend, you can view a recording of the event here. Dr. Jessica Lautz's slideshow can be viewed here.
The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina extends a warm welcome to our new members for August. It is Good Business to Do Business with a Member.BuilderAllan Dawn Homes Christopher Berry AssociateColumbia Granite CraftersCarroll CampbellAffiliateDominion EnergyPatrick BlumeAffiliateDR Horton Phillip BradleyAssociateEnercareTyler LyerlyAffiliateGuaranteed Rate AffinityTodd McDonaldAssociateFirst Heritage Mortgage CompanyJacob CrowderBuilderRichardson Construction CompanyThomas Larkin
In recognition of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week Sept. 14-18, The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) is recognizing the 2020 Influential Women in Construction of the Midlands. Nominations were received from BIA members and approved by the Board of Directors.2020 Influential Women in the Midlands Pam Crane, Partner, Phase One Design, Columbia, SC Sally Rymer Hoard, Director of Sales, Stanley Martin Homes, Columbia, SC Tammy Jur, CMB, Owner & Custom Builder, Vesta
On Thursday, the Home Builders Association of South Carolina, its industry association partners, and the SC business community Be Pro Be Proud SC, a mobile workshop housed in a specialized, 53-foot, double-expandable 18-wheeler, in advance of kicking-off its inaugural 2020-2021 statewide tour. See a quick tour of the inside of the truck here.The Be Pro Be Proud SC project was created through a public-private collaboration to introduce students to the skilled trades and educate them on the opportunities that
Lumber prices continue to climb as demand for new construction and remodeling remains solid. Since mid-April, the composite price of lumber, per Random Lengths, has increased by more than 150%. According to the most recent NAHB analysis, this is adding approximately $16,000 to the price of a typical, new single-family home and more than $6,000 to the average new apartment. Beyond lumber, prices of several other building inputs continue to rise and average delivery times for many are growing. Such
Columbia’s Largest Open House of New Homes is the 2020 TOUR OF HOMES held over three weekends in September from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays. The annual scattered-site showing will showcase four New Home Communities and thirty six new homes for your inspection September 12-13, 19-20, 26-27. Get information on the 36 Featured Homes and four Featured Communities at TOUROFHOMEScolumbia.com or download the Tour of Homes Columbia app in your app store. The
In order to offset the extraordinary challenges to the American Red Cross of South Carolina’s mission of responding to disasters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Building Industry Charitable Foundation is donating $5,000 dollars to the American Red Cross to assist with critical relief efforts in Sumter. This gift will help at this uniquely critical moment in our state and nation. The Red Cross of South Carolina responds to, on average, six home fires a day across the state along with other local
NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke sent an open letter to the nation’s residential construction workers imploring them to continue following guidance to prevent the transmission of coronavirus in the face of rising cases nationwide. Read the letter below: Dear Colleagues, As chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), I commend your dedication to building our nation’s homes and your steadfast commitment to jobsite safety during this unprecedented time. The pandemic has highlighted the
Dive into the Summer 2020 issue of Columbia Homes Magazine where we look at building with amenities, virtual home buying, optimizing your home office and we applaud Real Estate's Greatest Achievers and Leaders from the latest REGAL Awards program.Click here to open the digital version. Hard copies are available at the BIA office in downtown Columbia, advertisers locations and other areas around town.
Lexington County Council gave third and final reading to the FY 20/21 budget on June 23, 2020.. Included within the budget are revised fee schedules for Development Services, Building Inspections, Fire Services, and Land Development/Stormwater. These fees will go into effect July 1, 2020. If you have questions, contact one of the following : Zoning – Walt McPherson: 803-785-8121 or email@example.com Subdivisions – Rebecca Conway: 803-785-8121 or firstname.lastname@example.org Landscape – Vance Vollmer: