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IBA Launches Resource to Connect Homeowners with Building Professionals
The Indiana Builders Association has launched a new online resource to connect homeowners or other industry professionals with builders, suppliers and contractors in the state. The Online Buyers' Guide features updated and expanded company and product listings, in addition to other valuable information relating to the building industry.(Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:21:04 GMT)

90-year-old carpenter still a builder, after downsizing to very tiny houses
Bill Hammond, 90-year-old retired home building contractor, with one of the dollhouses he is working on finishing. He said although he retired from his job he still builds houses.(Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:21:07 GMT)

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Last week, WTOL 11 discovered that the Slaske Building Company went under and closed up shop, leaving several customers with unfinished homes. Jeremey Redfox owns Redfox Custom Homes.(Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:37:16 GMT)

Apartment construction is drying up. Is affordable housing measure to blame?
New apartment buildings are shown under construction on the east end of the Burnside Bridge on March 9, 2017. Applications for new housing developments have nearly ground to a halt over the past year, and there are plenty of reasons for that.(Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:37:36 GMT)

Smart-home technology displayed at show downtown
Delinda Baker, of Oregon, looks at he interior of a Gable garden shed during The HBA House & Home Show at SeaGate Convention Centre in 2017. Customers look around a model house sponsored by Squires Development Co.(Sun, 18 Feb 2018 20:49:17 GMT)

The Homebuilder Rationalization
Home construction rebounded in January 2018, though that may have been nothing more than statistical noise. Total permits filed to build new residential structures totaled 1.396 million last month, up from a revised 1.300 million in December.(Sat, 17 Feb 2018 11:10:27 GMT)

St. Jude Dream Home project moves forward with new builder in 2018
The Perrysburg home builder responsible for building the beautiful house in the St. Jude Dream home give-away is closing its doors . WTOL 11 checked in with St. Jude's and fundraising leaders and they said that the dream home was completed to their satisfaction by the Slaske Building Company .(Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:55:23 GMT)

Cancer survivors rock the runway for Victory Center fashion show
Cancer survivors are feeling even more empowered as they were honored and celebrated at the Victory Center Fashion Show in Perrysburg on Friday. Many of them rocked the runway for 11th Annual Luncheon and Fashion show held at the Hilton Garden in at Levis Commons.(Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:31:03 GMT)