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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 […]
October 28, 2016

Metro Election Time: Perfect Opportunity To Get Involved

Metro may seems like a string of activities and programs, but everything we do is created and run by its leaders. How we pick and install those leaders is on display for the next two months. You’ll want to make sure you join us for the Nov. 10 election and […]
October 22, 2016

Assuring a good connection

It’s tough to get someone’s attention. Do you quietly say, “Excuse me.”?  Or do you use a megaphone and announce, “Now hear this! Now hear this!”? With everything going on at Metro, we try to get your attention a couple of times a week. We’re never quite sure if we […]