HBI Training Program Ribbon Cutting at Fort Carson

HBI Training Program Ribbon Cutting at Fort Carson

HBI, in partnership with Fort Carson, hosted a tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony to showcase HBI construction trades training program located at Fort Carson, Colorado. The HBI program is training transitioning soldiers in the construction trades and preparing them for careers in the building industry. The HBI program is also at four other U.S. Army installations, […]

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Career options available — Program announces new industry offerings

By: Scott Prater June 11, 2018 Updated: November 5, 2018 FORT CARSON, Colo. — Transitioning Soldiers have more potential career options now that Fort Carson’s Career Skills Program has introduced two new industry-specific programs. The Home Builders Institute (HBI) Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training program is due to hold its first cohort in mid-August at a newly created […]

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Notable Colorado Construction Executive Awards Military Program With HBI Government Service Award

George Hess, chairman of the Home Builders Institute (HBI), Colorado Springs Housing & Building Association (CSHBA) Workforce Development Committee chair and Vantage Homes Founder and CEO, and HBI President and CEO, John A. Courson, with the HBI Board of Trustees, presented the HBI Government Service Award to the U.S. Army’s Solider for Life program at […]

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We Are Generation T

In 2018, Lowe’s Home Improvement wanted to do something ambitious: to change the lives of 3 million people through a powerful tradeskill program. Of course, Lowe’s couldn’t do it alone. So industry, nonprofit and government leaders united behind our movement, Generation T, to help promote one of the fastest growing industries: the skilled trades. Despite […]

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In Colorado Springs, finding a dream home can be a nightmare as demand outstrips supply

In Colorado Springs, finding a dream home can be a nightmare as demand outstrips supply By: Rich Laden August 11, 2018 Updated: August 13, 2018  Find it. Buy it. Love it. That’s how the American dream of buying a home is supposed to work. For many people, it still does. But in one of the tightest […]

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What’s Holding Back New Home Construction? There’s No One to Build ’em!

What’s Holding Back New Home Construction? There’s No One to Build ’em! By: Chris Parker April 19, 2018 Updated: August 3, 2018 In this blazing-hot housing market of severe home shortages and rapidly rising prices, many buyers around the country have found themselves left shivering in the cold. But while builders would love to swoop in, construct a bunch […]

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Grant will help HBA expand career education program

Grant will help HBA expand career education program By: Jeanne Davant March 21, 2018 Updated: August 3, 2018 The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs has received a grant from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to grow its Careers in Construction program, a nonprofit workforce development program that trains high school students for jobs in the building trades. […]

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Exclusive: Home Depot to donate $50M to train construction workers, address severe shortage

Exclusive: Home Depot to donate $50M to train construction workers, address severe shortage By: Paul Davidson USA TODAY March 8, 2018, 6:00 a.m. Updated: August 3, 2018 Home Depot announced Thursday that it will donate $50 million to train 20,000 people as construction workers over the next decade, helping efforts to ease a dire shortage that’s curtailing home building […]

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Careers in Construction was launched in 2015 to help young people connect with construction trade education in the Pikes Peak and Southern Colorado regions - and to encourage our allies in the construction industry to join us in creating good career opportunities while helping their industries.

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