Press Releases


March 6th is the Early Bird entry deadline for 2017 Star Awards!

The 2017 Star Awards is Texas’ elite statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. It showcases the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, sales and marketing professionals, and industry leaders in Texas in more than 100 categories.

Scott Norman Named NAHB State Executive Officer of the Year

The National Association of Home Builder® (NAHB) honored the Texas Association of Builders M. Scott Norman, Jr. with its inaugural State Executive Officer of the Year Award during the Meeting of the Members at the International Builders’ Show® in Orlando on January 12, 2017. His loyalty and commitment to the residential home building industry and his dedication to working tirelessly, across the federation with local home builders on behalf of the industry have been recognized.

Granger MacDonald Elected NAHB Chairman

Granger MacDonald, a Kerrville, Texas-based builder and developer with 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was elected as the 2017 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the association's International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.



TAB Announced "Of The Year" Award Winners & 2017 Senior Officers

The Texas Association of Builders swore in its 2017 Senior Officers and handed out its 2016 “Of the Year” awards at the Excellence in Leadership Celebration Dinner on November 18. The “Of the Year” awards are given annually to recognize exemplary service and leadership contributions to the home building industry by its members. The Presidential Distinguished Service Awards were presented earlier in the day during TAB's Board of Directors meeting at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. These individuals were recognized for their dedication to the industry and association.

Texas Housing Hall of Honor Inductees

The Texas Association of Builders inducted a pair of pioneer members into the 2016 Texas Housing Hall of Honor. The event was held inside the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin on November 18. Well respected Ray Tonjes and nationally known David Weekley became the 20th and 21st members to appear on the esteemed Hall of Honor wall. Weekley and Tonjes are true pioneers in the Texas residential home building industry. Tonjes spearheaded green building practices. His decades of work have led the green building movement into mainstream building practices. Weekley made a commitment 40-years ago to “do the right thing” with his customers, community and team members by putting customer service and loyalty first.

2016 TAB Fall Board Meetings & Excellence in Leadership Dinner

November is a busy month for the Texas Association of Builders will host its 2016 fall meetings, induct a pair of Texas housing icons into the Hall of Honor, install its 2017 Senior Officers and announce its 2016 "Of the Year" award winners. Join us November 17-18 at the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin.

2016 Star Awards & Excellence under 45 Awards Winners

2016 Star Awards & Excellence under 45 Awards Winners


Texas Association of Builders Wins Three AEA Awards

Texas Association of Builders Wins Three AEA Awards

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) captured three Association Excellence Awards at the National Association of Builders (NAHB) Association of Leadership Institute.



Sunbelt Builders Show™ Set for August 3 - 4 at the Gaylord Texan

Sunbelt Builders Show™ Set for August 3 - 4 at the Gaylord Texan

Chip and Joanna Gaines of Magnolia Homes will headline the two-day trade show. 

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) is set to host its 16th annual Sunbelt Builders Show™ August 3 – 4 inside



 

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Celebrating Excellence Under 45 Awards

 



2016 Excellence Under 45 Winners

2016 Excellence under 45 Winners 

TAB would like to congratulate this year's Excellence under 45 Winners. These recipients are to be commended for their commitment of time, energy and efforts to the growth and prosperity of the Texas building industry.



Texas Association of Builders Launches New Website

Texas Association of Builders Launches New Website

AUSTIN, TEXAS - The Texas Association of Builders just launched a newly designed website.



2016 Star Awards Finalists Announced

 2016 Star Awards Finalists Announced

Over 500 entries were submitted for the 2016 Texas Association of Builders Star Awards. Our distinguished panel of industry experts visiting from across the nation spent two days judging the outstanding entries.



May 24 Primary Runoff Election: Voter Guide

May 24 Primary Runoff Election: Voter Guide 

 

As a result of close votes during the March Primary Election, there are 13 run-off elections taking place during the Primary Runoff Election on May 24.



Natural Disaster Information

Natural Disaster Information

On behalf of the building and remodeling industry in Texas, the members of the Texas Association of Builders, want to express their heartfelt sympathies to anyone who has suffered a loss as the result of a natural disaster.



2015-2017 Contracts for Purchase

2015 – 2017 Contracts For Purchase

The Texas Association of Builders residential construction contracts package reflects recent legislative changes, case law, new regulatory requirements and updated contract principles.



Make Plans Today to Attend the 2016 Sunbelt Builders Show™

Make Plans Today to Attend the 2016 Sunbelt Builders Show

Join the Texas Association of Builders as its set to host the 2016 Sunbelt Builders Show™.



Entries Now Being Accepting

Entries Now Being Accepted for the Following:

Texas Housing Hall of Honor – TAB's Texas Housing Hall of Honor celebrates men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to the Texas housing industry.



Confined Spaces Regulation Now In Effect

Builders who hire trade contractors to do work in a confined space may have additional responsibilities under the new standard. To read more, click here



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