Posts Tagged ‘housing starts’

Home builders leader seeks code

by Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Home Builders Association, housing starts, Marty Milstead

Ocean Springs builder Randy Bosarge thinks it’s unfortunate that some contractors give the construction industry a bad reputation. As president of the Home Builders Association of Mississippi, he’s committed to professionalism and wants members to stand strong and pull together. “I’ve been a member since 2001 and moved up through the ranks,” he said. “The […] [...]

Survey says home builder confidence highest since 2007

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes is at its highest level since the housing market collapse, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) shows. The survey released last Tuesday by the homebuilders and national banking giant measures “sentiment” and reports that the confidence level nudged up one […] [...]

State showing signs of recovery

Home building in many areas of the state is gradually improving with most major cities showing an increased number of building permits in 2011 compared to 2010. “We’re seeing a little bit of market activity pick up, and are actually forecasting a slight increase this year,” said Marty Milstead, executive vice president, Home Builders Association […] [...]

White promotes Linebaugh

Michael Linebaugh, chief estimator, has been promoted to vice president-estimating for White Construction’s Ridgeland-Jackson location. Linebaugh has 37 years of experience in the construction industry, including 19 years as a senior and chief estimator and 18 years as owner of an estimating and software consulting firm. Linebaugh is certified by the American Society of Professional Estimators. [...]

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