Member News

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06/14/2016

The Strait & Lamp Group’s 5th Avenue Lumber celebrates 100th anniversary with new remodel and expansion

The Strait & Lamp Group’s 5th Avenue Lumber is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. As part of its centennial celebration, the business is wrapping up its own remodeling and expansion, which Steve Arnold, president of The Strait & Lamp Group, expects to be complete in July.

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05/25/2016

Napoli Returns to Columbus to Work at Home Savings and Loan

After a several-year hiatus, Domenic Napoli has returned to Columbus and the building industry he loves. He departed Columbus due to a family need that required his support back home in Steubenville, Ohio. Napoli recently accepted a position locally with Home Savings and Loan. He was an active BIA member from 2004 to 2011.

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05/24/2016

Sher Sagar Publishes Quality Furnishings Guide, “Paupers to Palaces”

Interior designer Sher Sagar with Havertys Interior Design, recently published “Paupers to Palaces, 101 Tips on Interior Design.”

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05/10/2016

Compass Homes’ Project Featured on HGTV

A Compass Homes’ project currently being constructed for lottery winners was recently spotlighted on HGTV.

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04/15/2016

Epcon Eyes Higher-Density Development

Duplex and triplex options keep costs lower for buyers and optimize ROI for the builder.

One of the country's largest builders of active adult housing recently announced it will expand its attached-product offerings in order to allow for more units on each parcel of land.

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04/14/2016

Installed Building Products buys Alpine Insulation

Columbus, Ohio-based Installed Building Products Inc. purchased Alpine Insulation Co. Inc., of Sheboygan, Wisc., for an undisclosed price, reports David Schuyler of the Milwaukee Business Journal.

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04/06/2016

BIA Members Took Part in KickButt Columbus 2016

BIA members, including an enthusiastic team from Blendon Gardens, recently pooled their efforts to make Columbus a more litter-free community.

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02/08/2016

Overly Wins Silver NAHB Sales Manager of the Year

Nanette Overly, vice president of sales and marketing for Epcon Communities, was named NAHB’s National Sales and Marketing Council’s Sales Manager of the Year Silver Award Winner.

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02/08/2016

EMH&T Celebrates 90 Years of Client Service

EMH&T, a BIA Hall of Fame member, is marking its ninetieth year of providing professional design services this year.

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01/15/2016

BIA’s 73rd Inaugural Honors Exceptional Members

Our 73rd annual Inaugural Celebration and Awards Ceremony, held at Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center on January 14, celebrated our industry and recognized outstanding BIA members during an event highlighted by both tradition and innovation.

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12/01/2015

BIA Members Named to Columbus CEO Magazine’s 2015 Best of Business List

More than a dozen BIA members have been recognized with Columbus CEO’s 2015 Best of Business awards.

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12/01/2015

Reitter Stucco Named to Top 50 Contractors List for Third Consecutive Year

Walls & Ceilings magazine has named Reitter Stucco, Inc., a Top 50 Contractor for 2015, marking the third consecutive year that Reitter Stucco, Inc., has made the list of the industry’s leading contractors.

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09/01/2015

Miller of J.S. Brown & Co. Wins Professional Remodeler Design Award

Monica Miller of J.S. Brown & Co. has won Silver in the 2015 Professional Remodeler Design Award contest for a bath project in the Bathroom $30,000-60,000 category.

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09/01/2015

Mary Shipley Interiors Wins Best of Houzz Award

Mary Shipley Interiors has been voted by the Houzz community as a winner of the 2015 Best of Houzz - Design award.

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09/01/2015

Vornbrock Named Dublin Independence Day Grand Marshal

Page Vornbrock, president of Page M. Vornbrock and Associates, and his wife, Cheryl, were named grand marshals of Dublin’s 2015 Independence Day parade and celebration.

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07/01/2015

BIA Clay Target Shoot Was a Smash

A smashing success is the best way to describe the BIA Clay Target Shoot held on May 1. The sounds of gunshots could be heard echoing throughout the nationally acclaimed Cardinal Shooting Center.

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07/01/2015

Traffic is Up for Home and CondoQuest

Twenty BIA builders saw a surge in traffic when our 13th annual Home and CondoQuest took place during the weekends of April 18-19 and April 25-26.

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07/01/2015

Marketing Stars Shine Brightly at MAME

The BIA’s marketing and sales superstars obtained recognition for their achievements at the 28th annual Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) gala, held May 8.

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