Building Insider Magazine

The BIA’s magazine Building Insider is published 7 times a year, with 6 regular issues and 1 special edition. It is the only local publication providing an in-depth guide to our local homebuilding industry. The magazine provides news and information targeted to the wide variety of building-related professions of our members.

The magazine’s special issue features a wrap-up the BIA’s two signature events, the Parade of Homes and the Preview Party. We think you will agree, these two important events deserve the extra recognition. There will be limited advertising opportunities in this issue, so make sure you book your ad early.

Building Insider is mailed to all current BIA members as well as to 500 top producing Realtors in the greater Columbus area.

Vol. 33 Issue 7 - Nov/Dec

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Featured Builder - Romanelli & Hughes

Stellar Design

The owners of Romanelli & Hughes, a company that has been building dazzling custom homes for 45-plus years, are on-site during the construction process to ensure quality, enhance design features and refine each home’s details.

Associate Spotlight - PuroClean

Responsive Cleanup

With its well-trained team and leading-edge equipment, PuroClean quickly restores homes after damage from water, fire and mold — and treats customers with compassion during a stressful time.

Associate Spotlight - Reveal Visuals

Visual Storytellers

Reveal Visuals has the unique ability to seamlessly blend video and 3D animation,  creating pieces that immerse people in an environment and let them experience what a project will look and feel like.

Vol. 33 Issue 7 - Nov/Dec

20167 Bi Novdec Cover Web

Featured Builder - Romanelli & Hughes

Stellar Design

The owners of Romanelli & Hughes, a company that has been building dazzling custom homes for 45-plus years, are on-site during the construction process to ensure quality, enhance design features and refine each home’s details.

Associate Spotlight - PuroClean

Responsive Cleanup

With its well-trained team and leading-edge equipment, PuroClean quickly restores homes after damage from water, fire and mold — and treats customers with compassion during a stressful time.

Associate Spotlight - Reveal Visuals

Visual Storytellers

Reveal Visuals has the unique ability to seamlessly blend video and 3D animation,  creating pieces that immerse people in an environment and let them experience what a project will look and feel like.

Vol. 33 Issue 6 - Oct

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Verona Parade Showcased BIA Members’ Accomplishments

Our Insider’s Guide to the 2016 Parade - Wowing the Crowds

Walkthrough at Verona - Features, Landscaping and Style

Parade Launched with a Well-Attended Preview Party

Parade Partners

Exhibitors

How Verona Came Together

Congratulations to Our Award Winners

Thank You Members

The Votes Have Been Counted

Vol. 33 Issue 5 - Sept/Oct

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Featured Builder

Larsen Dwellings, Inc.

Talent & Vision
Larsen Dwellings combines well-thought-out interesting design, a commitment to sustainability and quality construction techniques, to create homes that are beautiful, functional and comfortable.

Associate Spotlight

Benchmark Bank

Personal Service
The experienced mortgage bankers in Benchmark Bank’s newly revamped construction loan program, have the knowledge, ability and flexibility to design a loan around each individual customer.

Associate Spotlight

Tailored Living Featuring PremierGarage

Custom Organization
Tailored Living’s high-quality storage systems are game-changers for de-cluttering homes and their five-star customer service earns them glowing customer feedback.

Vol. 33 Issue 4 - Jul/Aug

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Featured Builder

Stream + Wetlands Foundation

The Go-To People for Mitigation
Stream + Wetlands Foundation, an expert provider of compensatory mitigation for impacts to wetlands and streams, takes the stress out of fulfilling a permitting agency’s requirements.

Associate Spotlight

America’s Floor Source

Columbus Investment & Commitment
In the midst of a significant Columbus expansion that includes a new corporate campus, America’s Floor Source keeps phenomenal service as their top priority.

Associate Spotlight

Associated Insurance Agencies

Team of Experts
Associated Insurance Agencies has their clients squarely in the center of everything they do; they consider each business or individual’s situation and create solutions targeted to their specific needs.

Vol. 33 Issue 3 - May/Jun

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Featured Builder

Compass Homes
Compass Homes’ guided and personalized building experience is elevated by a new design studio that turns product selection into a creative, retail-style experience.

Associate Spotlight

EMH&T
EMH&T, a BIA Hall of Fame inductee, is a solution-oriented partner as well-known for successful client partnerships as they are for award-winning projects.

Associate Spotlight

Parkfield Insulation
Parkfield Insulation, central Ohio’s largest privately-owned insulation company, supplies eco-friendly products that can save homeowners as much as 40 percent on their utility costs.

Vol. 33 Issue 2 - Mar/Apr

2016 Mar Apr Cover

Featured Builder

Taylor-Lykins Custom Homes
The company’s talented, experienced family team works closely and interactively with buyers to provide them with expertly-crafted custom homes and a positive building experience.

Associate Spotlight

Integrated Finishes
As a single source for expertly supplying and installing paint, drywall, flooring and carpet, Integrated Finishes makes the process fast and easy.

Associate Spotlight

Holmes Lumber
Recent investments in facilities, divisions and a leading-edge delivery system, all ensure that local builders can obtain the materials they need.

Vol. 33 Issue 1 - Jan/Feb

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Featured Builder

Castlestone Homes
Castlestone Homes creates design that is so functional, beautiful and unique, that for five straight years the company has won BIA best home design awards.

Associate Spotlight

John Eramo & Sons
Eramo family members are in the field each day, personally managing jobsites to ensure that all work is done accurately, safely and with the highest levels of workmanship.

Associate Spotlight

Tremco Barrier Solutions
Tremco Barrier Solutions manufactures and installs innovative, advanced and high-performing products that include TUFF-N-DRI Basement Waterproofing Systems and Envio-Dri Weather-Resistant Barriers.

Vol. 32 Issue 7 - Dec

December 2015 Cover

Featured Builder

Weaver Custom Homes
The skilled and knowledgeable Weaver Custom Homes team provides strong, cooperative support on everything from site evaluation, to building, to customized design.

Associate Spotlight

Professional Design Services, LLC
The firm listens closely to what their clients want, and then creates designs that take builders and homeowners smoothly through the construction process.

Associate Spotlight

Floor & Decor
Floor & Decor provides an extensive selection of flooring at everyday low prices, as well as free design services and outstanding product availability.

Vol. 32 Issue 6 - Parade

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Vol. 32 Issue 5 - Sept/Oct

Sept Oct 2015 Cover

Featured Builder

Darby Braeside
Darby Braeside is a new gated community on the banks of Big Darby Creek, where residents can live in custom homes surrounded by serene woods and streams.

Associate Spotlight

Panel Town & Floors
Panel Town & Floors provides a complete spectrum of hardwood floors, ranging from basic wood to high-end custom, plus a depth of flooring expertise.

Associate Spotlight

Mary Shipley Interiors
Frequently honored with industry awards, including Parade of Homes Gold Awards, Mary Shipley Interiors loves to design spaces that make people happy.

 

Advertising Opportunities

Why Advertise in Building Insider?

  • Receive maximum exposure for your advertising dollars
  • 85% of BIA members read Building Insider
  • Expand your marketing reach by advertising!  
  • Promote your products and services to your target audience

The magazine is also available online reaching a wide audience of consumers.

All ads include full-color. Design services are available.

Ready to advertise? Contact your ad representative to reserve your space:

Ad Rates & Specifications Sheet

Click on the link below to download a PDF advertising rate sheet with ad specification information.

 

Member Profiles

Reach over 1,000 industry professionals, 500 top producing Realtors and unlimited consumers!

Be one of the builders and associates profiled in Building Insider and take advantage of the best marketing opportunity available to local building industry businesses. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity; only 6 builders and 12 associates are profiled each year.

  • A two-page spread in the front half of the magazine. The Builder being profiled is featured on the cover.
    The BIA’s freelance writer, Carol Rich, will interview you and write an article about your company, products and services. You approve the article and layout before it goes to print.
  • Professional photographer, John Evans (www.jeevans.com), will come to you for a photo shoot, and you can select which pictures to use in your profile. You receive digital copies of the photos. You can provide additional photos, too.
  • Inclusion on the home page of the BIA website, which receives approximately 1,500 visitors a month.
  • Receive extra copies of the magazine and a CD with a press-quality version of your profile so you can print additional copies or you can use the article on your own website.
  • Appear in a BIA-produced ad in the Sunday edition of The Columbus Dispatch which includes an introduction to your profile and drives people to the BIA website to read more.
  • You are encouraged to include a link on your website to the Building Insider webpage and promote that you are being profiled in the magazine.

To reserve your profile space, download and send in the 2016 Building Insider Rate Sheet and/or contact your BIA Ad Rep:

2017 Building Insider Profiles

November/December
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September/October Builder:
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July/August Builder:
Associate: America's Floor Source
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May/June Builder: Schottenstein Real Estate Group
Associate: Sims-Lohman, Inc.
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March/April Builder:
Associate: Jae Company Kitchens & Baths
Associate: Interior Wood Products
January/February Builder: Memmer Homes
Associate: Schlabach Woodworks
Associate: Best Courier

2016 Building Insider Profiles

November/December
Builder: Romanelli & Hughes
Associate: Reveal Visuals, LLC
Associate: PuroClean Water, Fire and Mold Experts
September/October Builder: Larsen Dwellings, Inc.
Associate: Benchmark Bank
Associate: Tailored Living
July/August Builder: Stream + Wetlands Foundation
Associate: America's Floor Source
Associate: Associated Insurance Agencies / Insurance Unlimited Agency
May/June Builder: Compass Homes
Associate: EMH&T
Associate: Parkfield
March/April Builder: Taylor-Lykins Custom Homes
Associate: Integrated Finishes
Associate: Holmes Lumber
January/February Builder: Castlestone Homes, LLC
Associate: John Eramo & Sons, Inc.
Associate: Tremco Barrier Solutions

2015 Building Insider Profiles

December
Builder: Weaver Custom Homes
Associate: Professional Design Services
Associate: Floor & Decor
September/October Builder: Darby Braeside
Associate: Panel Town
Associate: Mary Shipley Interiors
July/August Builder: Epcon Communities
Associate: Cardinal Building Supply
Associate: Key Blue Prints
May/June Builder:  Bob Webb
Associate: Park National Bank
Associate: Snyder Brick and Block
March/April Builder: Wayne Homes
Associate: LP Building Products
Associate: First Federal Lending
January/February Builder:  Coppertree Homes
Associate: Royal Building Products
Associate: American Mortgage Service Co.

 

Magazine Contributors

Bernadine Pesika

Managing Editor, Designer, Advertising & Profile Sales

Carol Rich

Senior Editor, Writer

Linda Winrod

Advertising & Profile Sales

Printing Arts Press

Printer

John Evans, J E Evans Photography

Photographer

 

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