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Northern Wide Plank

"The Plank Studio" Downtown, Columbus.

Northern Wide Plank opens a new Plank Studio at 20 E Long St. in the historical Atlas Building. This exclusive wood flooring showroom is "trades only" and is designed as a resource for Builders, Architects, & Designers.

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BIA Recognizes Congressman Tiberi

Tiberi was the special guest of the BIA Board of Trustees on Tuesday, October 18 as he accepted the NAHB’s Defender of Housing Award.

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Enjoy networking, food, beverages and door prizes as you learn more about Costco!

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Lang Stone Celebrates 160th Anniversary

Lang Stone, a stone, granite and marble fabricator and distributor, is celebrating its landmark 160th anniversary. The oldest stone company in the nation, Lang Stone is a family-owned business founded in 1846 by Matthias Lang.

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M/I Homes survival story: Not holier than thou, being frank with Alan Greenspan and selling Florida holdings just in time

Columbus Business First

There was no escaping the collapse of the U.S. housing market, still fresh in the minds of homebuilders nearly a decade later. It’s been a long slog back for the $1.4 billion-revenue M/I Homes Inc., but CEO Robert Schottenstein considers the Columbus builder in perhaps its best shape ever.

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Residential Designed Solutions Adds Draftsperson

Residential Designed Solutions, Inc. a design firm specializing in custom homes and renovations, is pleased to announce the addition of Branden D. Piks to its staff.

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Plumbing and HVAC Warehouse Sale

Worly Plumbing Supply

Thousands of clearance items available up to 95% off retail prices Saturday, Aug. 27th at 8:00 am Worly Plumbing Supply 400 Greenlawn Ave. Columbus 43223

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Floor & Decor Free Industry Networking Event

Wednesday, August 3, 5pm - 8pm Welcoming our valued Builders, Contractors, Architects, Designers, Installers and Realtors! Network with other professionals in the industry, win great prizes and learn about Floor & Decor's products and services!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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