Dallas Builders

It’s An Exceptional Time for Industry Role Models, Especially in Real Estate

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association Several Dallas Builders Association members, including developers, suppliers, Realtors, and professional service providers, have asked what they can do in a time when social distancing has curtailed traditional networking. I’m not really fond of the term “social distancing.” We need to be socially present even when the […]

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Now is The Time For Renewed Vigilance Against COVID-19 on The Jobsite

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / June 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association  The rise in COVID-19 cases reminds us of two things: 1) the virus is still out there preying on human instinct and 2) that the health and economic challenges left in its wake are long from over. Some are calling it a “second wave” or a “resurgence.” […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: REKJ Builders

By Joanna England / May 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

We may be a little biased, but CandysDirt.com does have a habit for featuring the work of great builders, and Ray E. King Jr. happens to be one of them. In fact, REKJ Builders did a great job updating a midcentury home we featured last year, showing just why we’re recognizing them in this week’s […]

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Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight: 3rd Street Custom Homes

By Joanna England / April 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Ethan Stegich and Jeff Stegich founded 3rd Street Custom Homes 15 years ago and focused primarily on building a Craftsman-style product. Since then the firm has ridden the waves of the market and has honed its skills, earning 3rd Street a spot in this week’s Dallas Builders Association Member Spotlight. Find out more about Ethan Stegich […]

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Building Homes in The Age of Social Distancing Has Its Challenges

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil CroneExecutive Officer, Dallas Builders Association The last week has been an extraordinary moment for our nation and for the Dallas Builders Association. The battle against this virus is an unprecedented challenge unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetime. The Dallas Builders Association is doing everything in our power to keep the housing industry […]

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Builders: Labor Shortage Stabilizing, Affordability Concerns Increasing

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Some customers of Bella Vita Custom Homes said they saw little to no progress on their homes, despite promises by the builder.

By Phil CroneSpecial Contributor A recent survey of Dallas Builders Association members indicates builders are managing the ongoing labor shortage, but affordability concerns are mounting. Faced with a shortage of more than 20,000 construction workers, DFW’s construction industry remains hard-pressed to find the workforce needed to keep up with demand.  Nearly 70 percent of builders […]

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