The Future Builders of America (FBA) recently hosted students from around the state for the annual FBA Student Leadership Camp at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City. The camp ran for three days and ended with an awards ceremony on April 11th that I had the honor of attending…read more
FHBA Mourns Passing of Jack C. Demetree
Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) Past President Jack C. Demetree of Jacksonvillle passed away on April 14, 2015 after a career in which he built a successful business and reached the pinnacles of leadership and achievement. “Our industry has lost an icon and many…read more
The Process of Updating Florida’s Building Codes Begins
Last Monday, the Florida Building Commission (FBC) began its nearly yearlong task of adopting the next version of the Florida Building Code. The first step in that journey was taken by adopting the 2015 ICC as the base code as mandated by Florida law…read more
Congratulations to the Winner of the NAHB Membership Video Contest!
A big congratulation is in order to Scott Merritt and his team at the Greater Orlando BA for being the overall winner in NAHB’s Membership Video contest…read more
It is dead! It will be amended! Leadership will not let it move!
It is that time of year in the legislative process–rumor time. Anyone with any connections to the legislative process will hear something similar about a proposal of interest. Honestly, I cannot blame anyone outside of Tallahassee for believing what…read more
More about the FHBA…
Affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Florida’s local/regional home builder associations, the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) enjoys a legacy of success. At its core, FHBA is about advocacy and its legislative, legal and political initiatives have worked together to create the best possible economic and regulatory environment for our members to succeed. In addition to advocacy, FHBA provides members with timely news and information, high-quality education and a wide array of competitively priced products and services.