Executive Director’s Blog

August 24, 2016

Saving Money through Metro: A Primer

Metro offers its members five ways to save money every day Being a member of Metro sometimes means enduring a stream of requests for money. But today, Metro is going to put money in your pocket.  Really! Your Metro membership gives you four different ways to get discounts or earn […]
August 10, 2016

10 Easy Steps Can Reduce Job Site Theft

A recent article in Remodeling magazine reported the theft of $10,000 to $12,000 worth of tools from a jobsite in Missouri. It turns out that jobsite theft isn’t limited to the Midwest, and that there are things that can be done to reduce thefts. One can quickly find recent jobsite […]
August 3, 2016

Building a Favorable Housing Policy Requires Understanding and Voting

The political conventions are over (phew!), the election season is full upon us. Through NAHB, Metro is watching each candidate’s position on housing. After we share that knowledge, we need our members to be ready to vote. Recently, NAHB blogged about the housing position of the presidential candidates: While GOP […]
July 28, 2016

You can help shape Metro’s future

The last couple of weeks have been full of political melodrama as Republicans and Democrats selected their presidential tickets. Cheers, celebrities, stars, protests, angry words and even Russian spies have provided more drama than any of us could ever want, no matter which party we like. It’s time for Metro […]