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The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area, Inc. is a professional association of industry leaders who support legislative, educational and economic initiatives to promote home ownership in our community. The Association was chartered in 1970 and represents the five counties of Antrim, Benzie, Kalkaska, Leelanau and Grand Traverse.

International Builders Show 2021

IBSx will combine the best of the in-person Builders’ Show with new, interactive online experiences to create a can’t miss event for the residential construction industry. During the four days of the event, you will discover the latest products, trends, tips and best practices you need to wow your customers and strengthen your business – all at your fingertips and conveniently at your pace, at any time.

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Build Your Life

It is our goal with Build Your Life (BYL) to change the narrative of a life in the trades and provide educational opportunities to students. A group of construction trade individuals have come together to share their knowledge in order to reach a large internal and external audience regarding building a fulfilling life in the trades.

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HBA Scholarships

Through scholarships, the HBAGTA supports students in our area who have chosen to make skilled construction trades their career choice.  Scholarships are awarded in the spring and fall.

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Become a Member Today!

Become a part of the difference! You and your organization have the opportunity to be a part of an organization that is developing the skilled trades through school/student outreach and scholarships.

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Workforce Development

The HBAGTA is partnering with members, educators, and state and local organizations to address the construction industry’s labor shortage and to develop a skilled workforce for the future.

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HBAGTA Foundation

Our mission is to advance sustainable careers in housing through fundraising, charitable contributions and workforce development.

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Get Involved

Join one of our active member-run committees or councils. You can find the perfect way to get involved for your schedule and mission when you join the association.

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Member Corner

Welcome New Members

Nature's Edge Fine Stone Products
Karen Hagelstein

Elite Custom Painting
Sean Burnham

Full Spectrum Coatings
Kevin Lightfoot

Gala Construction
Scott Gala

Tarras Brothers Construction
Kyle Tarras

Edward Jones
Kevin Dunklow

Thomas & Milliken Millwork
Erik Thomas

Thomas & Milliken Millwork
Sarah Rutkowski

Douglas Water Conditioning
Steve Srdjak

Northwestern Michigan College
Phil McCuien

Concrete Central
Jarod Timmer

C.H.I. Overhead Doors
Jim Quick

Greg Lewis Consulting
Greg Lewis

General Membership Meeting

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Member Saving Opportunities

Log into your NAHB account or visit the HBA of Michigan website for links to these savings!

Steve Eveleigh of Northwest Carpentry was elected as the HBAM Region 1 VP in October 2019.  As a Past President of the HBAGTA, Steve has a great grasp of how decisions on the statewide level impact our local builders and industry.  Steve has pledged to be a conduit between the state organization and local associations.  Reach out to him with your concerns and thoughts.

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