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November 4, 2016

2016 Was a Good Year…and We’re Ready for 2017

 “The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.….” Thomas Jefferson Jefferson was cut from the same brilliant cloth as Washington. In George Washington’s second inaugural, delivered on March 4, 1793 his entire speech was two well-crafted paragraphs. Fellow Citizens: I am […]
November 4, 2016

Metro Remodelers Meet with DCA Rep

What can you get out of your membership in Metro?  For 15 remodelers, it was an inside line to the Department of Community Affairs and a discussion about building codes as they apply to remodeling. At a workshop put together by the Metro Remodeler’s Council, members met with DCA’s Amy […]
October 28, 2016

October President’s Letter: Metro helps builders navigate stormy markets

“I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing….” Thomas Jefferson Turbulence hits in all kinds of ways.  It appears on the high seas, in the winds of a hurricane and surely in the buffeting of an economy or an industry. Home builders have faced […]
October 28, 2016

September President’s Letter: The importance of Associates: It takes a team to build a home

“It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you don’t worry about who gets the credit!” There are 50 to 60 different trade contractors on the construction of a single new home.  Likely this represents about 300 individuals.  Each has a name.  Each does their part. If you really think you […]
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