Business View Magazine | February 2021

30 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE FEBRUARY 2021 F act. Houston, Texas is among the largest housing markets in the entire U.S. There were 34,000 new homes built in the Houston Metro area over the last 12 months ending in September 2020, which generated nearly $9.5 Billion into the local economy and created or supported 113,664 jobs. With a housing market that enormous, it comes as no surprise that the 4th largest home builders’ association in the country also calls Houston home. The Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) traces its roots back to 1941, when it was created to bring together single-family residential builders, developers, remodelers; and as associates they brought on vendors, mortgage companies, and realtors. In essence, every group that may be related to the construction, sale, or remodelling of homes. Since that time, GHBA has grown to include approximately 1600 member companies, involved in the development, homebuilding, and remodeling industry in Harris, Montgomery, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Waller, Liberty, AT A GLANCE GREATER HOUSTON BUILDERS ASSOCIATION (GHBA) WHAT: The voice of Houston’s residential construction and remodeling industry WHERE: Houston, Texas WEBSITE: GREATER HOUSTON BUILDERS ASSOCIATION (GHBA) Building a better Houston