The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association (RGVBA) in partnership with the high-performance home initiative, BUILT TO SAVE™, hosted a seminar for builders and building industry professionals on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at the Radisson Hotel McAllen Airport in McAllen, Texas.
Plans are underway for the 2020 RGVBA Parade of Homes in the Rio Grande Valley. Builders have already begun to enter their homes in what promises to be another exciting display of homes and a successful fundraiser for the RGVBA. The Parade of Homes features homes in a variety of sizes and prices in scattered communities throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Morrison Supply Company recently held a personal Lunch-In gathering to showcase its Frigidaire® product line which includes the Frigidaire® Professional Refrigerator that features humidity-controlled adjustable crisper drawers, a Smudge-Proof™ stainless steel finish, and easy-access adjustable shelving.
When we purchase a new home, healthy indoor air is something we assume we will get, but that may not always be the case. According to the EPA, Americans spend an average of 90% of their time indoors where, most often, the concentrations of some pollutants are 2 to 5 times higher than is typically found in outdoor air.
Yes, for 40 years, Sierra Title of Hidalgo County has been hosting a Tamalada at its main branch office in McAllen, Texas. The Tamalada has long been a tradition for Sierra Title and is held annually to show the company’s appreciation to its extended family of customers and friends in the industry for their loyal
Affordable Homes of South Texas, Inc. (AHSTI), received the 2019 “Most Homes Certified BUILT TO SAVE™ Award” for building the highest number of BUILT TO SAVE™ certified homes in the Non-Profit Builders’ division.
Morrison Supply Company recently announced the launching of its new line of Monogram appliances. The announcement was made in June at the company’s McAllen, Texas, showroom during an evening gathering where guests were treated to food prepared by skilled chefs demonstrating the ease of using Monogram appliances. One lucky guest, Zenia Garza, won a fabulous
On Thursday, August 22, 2019, Purple Heart recipient Corporal Miguel Angel Simental and his family received a home from Operation FINALLY HOME, a nationally recognized non-profit organization with a mission of providing mortgage-free custom homes to wounded veterans and their families. The dedication took place at Las Villas Del Rio at The Groves on Shary
The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association (RGVBA) in partnership with BUILT TO SAVE™ will host a seminar for builders and building industry professionals on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at the Radisson Hotel McAllen Airport—2721 South 10th Street in McAllen, Texas. The Agenda for the seminar will include a presentation from the Texas Association of Builders
Villa Homes will be moving early in January 2020 to a new location on U.S. Business 83 and Bryan Road in Mission. The company is building a new and larger office to accommodate its growing business and to better serve customers. The new facility will feature state-of-the art technology and large screens in the conference
The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association hosted its annual Fishing Tournament on South Padre Island on Saturday, June 22nd. The weather provided an excellent day for fun and fishing. Builder and Associate members enjoyed this entertaining fishing competition with friends and family at Jim’s Pier on South Padre Island, and attendees won many door prizes
Red Rock Development, an established and respected land development company co-founded by Manuel Cantu and Cruz Cantu III, has been helping to improve the quality of life for residents in the Rio Grande Valley for many years by developing beautiful and affordable new home communities—giving many the opportunity to own a home. The company’s newest
On April 4, 2019, Valley Land Title Company celebrated a milestone that few companies reach—its 100th Year Anniversary! The 100th Birthday Bash Fiesta, as it was called, took place at the beautiful venue of Rancho Guadalupe in Edinburg, Texas, with its sweeping and picturesque lakefront views as a backdrop. Over 600 guests joined the staff
Operation FINALLY HOME, in partnership with H-E-B, Verturo Interests, and the City of McAllen, hosted an event called “Notes of Love” for U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Miguel Simental and his family on Thursday, May 30th at the job site of the mortgage-free home being built for them. Operation Finally Home is a nationally recognized non-profit
(L to R:) Victor Ibarra (Builder-Levian Homes), Corpus Christi, Texas; Mike Duffey (2019 Parade of Homes Committee Co-Chair); Marcy Alamia (RGVBA Executive V.P); Anna Sanchez and Dolores Sanchez (Builders-Dolores Sanchez Custom Homes); Leslie Schey / 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (Parade of Homes Committee member); Dave Yelovich (Compliance Officer-Tilson Homes), Houston, Texas; Oscar Perez (Builder-Sky Limited
Matt’s Building Materials, the oldest lumberyard in the Rio Grande Valley, turned 50 this year. To celebrate, the owners put together a fantastic outdoor festival to thank their customers, vendors, employees, and community. On Saturday, May 4th, the lumberyard at Matt’s Pharr location was transformed into a festival ground in the true DIY spirit—complete with
The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association was pleased to present the 2019 Parade of Homes event. This year’s lineup included 31 of some of the Valley’s most beautiful homes built by the Association’s builder members. If you missed the Parade this year you can still view galleries and videos of some of the participants to see the newest trends, popular floorplans, styles, designs, and innovative materials on the market today.
The Rio Grande Valley Builders Association is pleased to present a preview of its 2019 Parade of Homes entries. This year’s lineup includes 32 of some of the Valley’s most beautiful homes built by the Association’s builder members. We invite you to visit all the homes to see the newest trends, popular floorplans, styles, designs,
During the last few years, Villanueva Construction has been a serious leader in building high-performance homes. For two years in a row, the company was recognized for building the most homes in the BUILT TO SAVE™ program, a high-performance home program sponsored by Magic Valley Electric Cooperative.
Divine Custom Homes was once again recognized by AEP Texas for building the home with the highest kWh savings from among those entered in its High-Performance Homes Program for 2018. The award is not new to Olga Treviño, the company’s builder/owner, having received it last year, as well.
Among the audience enjoying a dinner of Prime Rib and Grilled Chicken Breast with all the trimmings at the Rio Grande Valley Builders Association’s annual Christmas Party were two companies—one a Builder member and the other an Associate member—who were singled out for their loyal and generous support of the RGVBA during its year-long activities