Apply for the 2009 Best of 50+ Housing Awards by Dec. 5
Apply for the 2009 Best of 50+ Housing Awards ― the industry’s most prestigious national awards programming honoring excellence in building design and marketing housing for the boomers and beyond market.
Launched by the NAHB 50+ Housing Council to encourage quality and innovation in the 50+ housing market, the awards highligh innovation, emerging trends and quality housing, the awards showcase the best in active adult and service-enriched communities across the country.
Awards are presented in three categories: completed 50+ housing projects, projects in the design or construction process, and marketing efforts.
Winners will be recognized at an awards gala held during the Building for Boomers and Beyond: 50+ Housing Symposium in Philadelphia on April 27-29.
Nominations will be accepted until Dec. 5.
To apply for the award or for more details on eligibility requirements and categories, visit www.nahb.org/50plusawards.
For more information on the awards program, e-mail Lynn Basso at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8130.
Revolutionize Your Thinking About 50+ Housing
Plan to attend the 2009 Building for Boomers and Beyond: 50+ Housing Symposium on April 27-29 in Philadelphia and revolutionize thinking and working in the 50+ housing market.
The symposium includes information and educational sessions covering all aspects of the 50+ market, as well as a special housing tour of 50+ communities in the greater Philadelphia area.
For more information and to sign up to be notified when registration opens, visit www.nahb.org/Build4Boomers.
Improve Your Focus on the 50+ Market With Publications From BuilderBooks.com
The 50+ market provides some great opportunities for builders today. BuilderBooks.com brings together the essential resources for builders seeking to grow their businesses while bringing high-quality product to this demanding, often affluent consumer group that has planned well and is ready to build or buy.
BuilderBooks.com also offers publications on customer service so builders can start building strong relationships before breaking ground and turn these experienced consumers into enthusiastic sales people.
To view or purchase these and a wide variety of industry publications online, click here or call 800-223-2665.
CAASH in on Boomer Buyers
The Certified Active Adult Specialist in Housing (CAASH) designation gives housing professionals serving the rapidly burgeoning 50+ market the essential knowledge, tools and skills that will help them succeed — from conducting initial research to design considerations and features to serving the customer.
Find upcoming CAASH classes by clicking here.
For more information, call the Professional Designation Help Line at 800-368-5242 x8154 or e-mail CAASHinfo@nahb.com.