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

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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Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs Receives State Grant to Accelerate Regional Push For Expanded Teen Vocational Education Opportunities

Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs Receives State Grant to Accelerate Regional Push For Expanded Teen Vocational Education Opportunities CSHBA’s Pioneering Work With Careers in Construction Program Wins Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Funds to Expand Job Opportunities, Skilled Trades in Southern Colorado February 28, 2018, 15:13 ET Updated: August 3, 2018 9:10 a.m. […]

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Hess builds foundation for student success

Hess builds foundation for student success By: Lorna Gutierrez February 16, 2018, Updated: August 2, 2018 4:36 p.m. Thanks to enterprising individuals such as George Hess, high school for some 300 Colorado Springs students is a lot more fun. That’s because the Vantage Homes CEO and newly elected chairman of the Home Builders Institute helped create the […]

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Helping More Colorado Students Tap their Potential

Helping More Colorado Students Tap their Potential Reviving career and technical education helps Colorado’s construction industry and the economy at large By: Renee Zentz 2017.10.04 03:00 AM Updated: August 2, 2018 The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs (CSHBA) joined with enthusiastic regional educators two years ago to launch Careers in Construction (CIC) program. Supported by CSHBA members […]

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Careers is Construction certifies 177 students

Careers is Construction certifies 177 students By: Staff Writer August 1, 2018, Updated: August 2, 2018, at 11:33 a.m. Careers in Construction, a Colorado Springs Housing & Building Association and Associated General Contractors of Colorado nonprofit workforce-development program, certified 177 local area high school students in PACT Core, Plumbing, Green Building, Electrical and Carpentry in the 2017-2018 […]

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Skilled trade academy hosts grand opening

Skilled trade academy hosts grand opening By: Bryan Grossman September 29, 2017  Updated: July 31, 2018, at 6:03 p.m. Seventeen-year-old Zach McVicker and his family moved to Colorado Springs last summer, and the Widefield High School junior asked his counselor if the school offered any construction-related courses. “He said there were still some openings in the MiLL program,” McVicker […]

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Construction workers’ wages rise with need

Construction workers’ wages rise with need By: Jessica Kuhn – June 1, 2018   Updated: June 6, 2018, at 1:33 p.m. The reason construction workers’ wages keep climbing is basic economics. “It’s a matter of supply and demand,” said George Hess, founder and CEO of Vantage Homes. “If there is one worker, and me and another company want […]

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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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