skilled worker shortage

DBA Provides Area High School Vocational Students Networking Opportunity

By Bethany Erickson / October 19, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Area builders and contractors who attended the Dallas Builders’ Show last week didn’t just get the lowdown on the latest in engineered wood or backsplashes – they also had the opportunity to meet the students that will be their future workforce. The Dallas Builders Association has made good on its desire to help local high school […]

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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Home Values Still Somewhat a Question Mark

By Bethany Erickson / August 31, 2017 / 6 Comments
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As the floodwaters recede and Hurricane Harvey survivors assess the damage to their homes, the inevitable question arises: What will this do to the housing market in the Houston area? With a flood of this magnitude, it’s hard to predict, experts say. History tells us that it can take a lot longer for housing stock […]

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Dallas Builders Association Eyeing Dallas ISD Partnership

By Bethany Erickson / February 3, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you’re building a new home, or are a builder, this will come as no shock to you: It’s taking longer to get the job done, and it’s more expensive. In fact, at a recent annual meeting, National Association of Home Builders economist Robert Dietz said this shortage was actually holding home construction growth back.

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