Author: Reagan

By IBA President Don Thieneman The Indiana Builders Association is more than just a place to network with other industry professionals. It gives you opportunities to have access to members’ benefits that help you save money, strengthen your business and support your association. Hopefully by now you...

If you tuned into the news lately on topics regarding our industry, you couldn’t miss the constant theme of a high demand for new construction; how there is more work than our men are able to execute. When you go to a meeting, you don’t...

INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2019) – The U.S. Census Bureau recently released statewide totals for building permits issued in May of 2019 and shows 1649 single-family permits were pulled.  This number is up 3% from April of 2019, when 1602 permits were pulled.  The 1649 permits...

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The U.S. Census Bureau recently released statewide totals for building permits issued in February of 2019 and shows 920 single-family permits were pulled.  This number is up 8% from January of 2019, when 854 permits were pulled.  The 920 permits pulled in...

By IBA President Don Thieneman   It is no secret that the amount of people who see the value in the association model has slowly declined over the past decade. It has become increasingly more difficult to communicate the value of membership not just for the builders...

The Builders Association of Greater Lafayette (BAGL) has taken the Build Your Future Indiana program, the association’s premier workforce development initiative, to the next level. Thursday, February 28th BAGL hosted their C2E Expo at the Ivy Tech campus in Lafayette. Over 500 students were registered to...

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –The United States Census Bureau has released data on Indiana home building in 2018, amid a delay caused by the federal government shutdown. The data indicates a 6% increase for single-family construction starts in 2018 compared to 2017, and a 4% increase for...

By Matthew Schantz, Frost Brown Todd, LLC his fall, a federal trial court in Indianapolis decided that Design Basics, a producer of market-ready designs for single-family homes, had not presented enough evidence to even ask a jury to decide whether Jasper homebuilder Kerstiens Homes & Designs...

According to the most recent data from The United States Census Bureau, Indiana has seen a 6% increase in new residential construction starts for the first nine months of 2018. The 1,277 permits pulled in September of 2018 remain flat from the data pulled in September...