Executive Director’s Blog

May 18, 2016

The True Cost of Regulation: Why Advocacy is Important

Let’s not talk about advocacy, because all that talk about regulation and legislation makes most people’s eyes glaze over. Let’s talk about yanking $70,000 out of your pocket. Yup: That got your attention. NAHB spent a lot of time and space last week talking about a study it did that […]
May 11, 2016

Wednesday White Hat: Tip of the Hat to Frank Coppola of Coppola Brothers LLC

Frank Coppola Wants To Build More Than Homes: He Wants To Build Character Frank Coppola, owner of Coppola Brothers LLC Construction Management in Clinton, knows that he does quality work in the homes and renovations that he does. But he spends a lot of time helping to make sure a […]
May 5, 2016

Spring is Here and Metro’s Thoughts are Turning to New Members

Also…Check out these upcoming events And if your not checking our Facebook page, you’re missing stuff Depending on who you listen to, spring is a time to think about love or baseball. Around the Metro office lately, May is a time to think about new members. Of course, we think […]
April 27, 2016

These NAHB Services May Be From Washington, But They Really Can Help

“I’m from Washington, and I’m here to help.” It’s a line Ronald Reagan called the “most terrifying words in the English language.” But I just spent two days in Washington with folks from the National Association of Homebuilders, and they really do offer some things that are helpful. Your membership […]