August 2020 Building Buzz

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BUILDING Building Buzz is a publication of the Bismarck-Mandan Home Builders Association.

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PRESIDENT Sattler Homes 701-255-7628 jeff@bismarckbuilder.com VICE PRESIDENT Aspire Homes 701-426-8583 greg@daretoaspire.com 2ND VICE PRESIDENT Triton Homes 701-223-3030 jamie.schmidt@investcore.com

Northern Plains Plumbing, Heating & Air 701-222-2155 greg@northernplains.net

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Stoneshire Builders 701-471-6935 brian@stoneshirebuilders.com Hallmark Homes 701-471-7634 hallmarkhomes@outlook.com

TREASURER Boulder Homes 701-400-5554 boulderhomesnd@gmail.com Great Plains Rehab 701-400-0676 rtank@primecare.org

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Dakota OutdoorScapes 701-214-1255 mckenzie@ndscapes.com

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Joe Vetter Construction 701-258-9394 joevetterjvc@gmail.com

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Apex Builders 701-527-7899 amy@apexbuildersnd.com

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PAGE 14 Dawn Watson dawn@bmhba.com Office: 701-222-2400 Cell: 701-390-5049

Simone Marchus simone@bmhba.com Office: 701-222-2400 Cell: 701-527-7230

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Representing the diversity of the building industry, the BMHBA consists of building specialists from every section of the construction field and associated industries. Your membership strengthens our voice in Bismarck-Mandan construction sector as well as at a state and national level. Please renew your membership by August 31st, 2020.

Mark Braun

Sarah Grendahl

Greg Zenker

Karin Haskell

Neil Pinnow

Joe Schafer

Justin Steele

Sara Bender

Scott Duchsherer

Don Volk

Carla Dirk

Elizabeth H.

Amber Sandness

Cory Knutson

Preston Schmidt

Jason Frank

Claudette Schmidt

Brad Balerud

Brandon Hoffman

Kevin Johnson

Alissa Kleinsasser

Chad Johnson

Eric Proden

Brian Eiseman

Gene Storbakken

Eric Budd

Heather Nord


2020

What a busy summer it’s been! We’re coming upon back to school season, which means we’re also approaching the Fall Parade of Homes. Contracts and entry checklists were sent to builders in July. If you did not receive yours, please call 222-2400 to request one. You may also visit bismanparade.com and click on the “Builder Info” tab to download the necessary materials.

completed three events. Kids Build Mandan took place on July 8 and focused on educating children about careers in construction. On July 14, we hosted our Annual Golf Tournament, which was a tremendous success. Lastly, the Board of Directors helped children build construction related crafts, for Lunch with Heroes on July 28. You can find photos from these events at www.facebook.com/bmhba.

Another event on the horizon is the Sporting Clay Shoot, on August 20. Grab your guns and join your fellow BMHBA as we wrap up the summer together. We have lots to celebrate, and we’d be happy to have you join us.

Thank you for your continued support as a member. It’s been a great summer.

It’s important to look ahead, as well as look back. Take a minute to reflect on our work as an association, this summer. Just in the month of July, we

Regards,

2020 PRESIDENT :: BMHBA


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On July 8th, the Bismarck-Mandan Home Builders Association hosted its 4th Annual Kids Build Mandan event. The purpose of this event is to educate children within our community about the construction trade, as well as spark inspiration through hands-on learning experiences. This year’s event was possible thanks to Basin Electric Power Cooperative. Your generosity created an opportunity for education, and sparked imagination. We would also like to thank Jeff Sattler of Sattler Homes, and Vicki Moran of Hallmark Homes, for taking time out of your day to teach the children. If you’re interested in learning more about Kids Build Mandan, please call 222-2400.

The Bismarck-Mandan Home Builders Association is proud to announce that the Professional Women in Building Council has officially been established and will be holding their launch event at the BMHBA office on August 12 at 4 PM. We encourage anyone interested to attend this event to learn more about the PWB Council and what it offers our community. You do not have to be a member of council to attend this event. You can expect appetizers and informative discussion. Please call 222-2400 if you have questions, or plan on attending.


A new wind project in North Dakota will provide another 200 megawatts (MW) of affordable, renewable power to Basin Electric customers. Basin Electric Power Cooperative and a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, have executed a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the entire output of the Northern Divide Wind Energy Project in Burke County, North Dakota. Northern Divide will add 200 MW of wind energy to Basin Electric’s portfolio, which, includes approximately 1,360 MW of wind, more than 20% of its current total generation capability. Additionally, 200 MW of wind was added when a South Dakota wind project came online in April 2020.

“We are very pleased to work with Basin Electric to produce cost-effective, home-grown, renewable energy for its customers,” said John Di Donato, vice president of development and origination for NextEra Energy Resources. “The Northern Divide wind project will also create significant economic benefits to Burke County and the entire region, including good jobs, landowner payments, and millions of dollars in additional tax revenue for the community.”

“Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative is proud to have the Northern Divide wind project become a part of the cooperative,” said Jerry King, Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative general manager. “It will bring additional renewable “Renewable technology has advanced dramatically in energy to Basin recent years, which means even more affordable power for Electric’s already Basin Electric’s customers,” said Paul Sukut, CEO and general diverse energy manager of Basin Electric. “Basin Electric is excited to portfolio, as well as purchase the output from the Northern Divide Wind Energy employ many local Project to help serve our growing energy needs.” folks in our service The Northern Divide Wind Energy Project was approved territory, which will by the North Dakota Public Service Commission in June and help the communities construction began in July. According to NextEra Energy they choose to live in – Resources, the project will eliminate nearly 600,000 metric from housing, to tons of carbon dioxide per year and produce enough schooling, to overall economic development.” electricity to power nearly 65,000 typical North Dakota Basin Electric Class A member Upper Missouri Power households per year. Cooperative, headquartered in Sidney, Montana, provides Unlike most electric utilities across the country, Basin wholesale power to Burke-Divide Electric and 10 other Electric was experiencing significant growth across its distribution cooperatives in western North Dakota and service territory prior to COVID-19, and Basin Electric is eastern Montana. “It is encouraging to witness the meeting that growth largely with renewable resources. In development of cost-competitive energy like the Northern the last decade alone, Basin Electric has seen a 50% load Divide Wind Energy Project, which will be part of the energy growth increase, 80% of which was met with renewables, mix we purchase from Basin Electric for our member natural gas, and market purchases. After the economy systems, said Claire Vigesaa, Upper Missouri Power’s recovers from the COVID-19 impacts, Basin Electric staff general manager. “The energy needs in our region are believes that its membership will continue to have growing and this project will help us serve both our significant growth. members, and our communities as a whole.” “Our commitment to wind dates back nearly 20 years with the construction and commissioning of our first wind project. Since then, we have constructed a number of wind projects of our own, including the largest wind project in the nation that is solely owned and operated by a cooperative, and have secured power purchase agreements for a large amount of power. In fact, we have more than doubled our wind capability in just the past five years and expect it to continue growing in the coming years,” Sukut said.

The Northern Divide project will bring significant economic benefits to Burke County. According to NextEra Energy Resources, the project is expected to contribute $30 million in property taxes to the local community over its first 30 years of operations, as well as $30 million in landowner payments. The company estimates the project will also create approximately 200-300 construction jobs and five to seven full-time jobs once it is completed. Northern Divide is anticipated to begin operation by the end of 2020.


In a recent meeting, City Commissioners approved the plans to seek bids on the downtown parks and library project. A $3 million donation from Entergy Transfer kick started an expansion of the Morton Mandan Public Library and improvements to the adjacent Dykshoorn and Heritage parks. Consultants for the project, Bartlett & West and Stantec, have been working on plans since early fall 2019. Improvements will likely be made in phases over the next two to three years. In the plans that went out for bid, the library addition includes additional working space for librarians, a garage area for the bookmobile, a community meeting space, additional public restrooms and more. Park enhancements include meandering sidewalks, shade sails, a small playground area, fire pits, and a history plaza. Future improvements to Heritage Park, such as a open pavilion, plaza and splash pad, will be completed as a separate project as funding becomes available. A number of steering committee and stakeholder meetings, pop-up events, and a community open house have occurred over the last several months for purposes of public input and information. Stay tuned to cityofmandan.com for more information.

The Fall Parade of Homes will be September 24-27. Builders are reminded to return their entry contracts to the BMHBA office. The deadline to return all materials is August 21. If you would like to showcase a home, and have not received a contract, please call 222-2400 or visit BisManParade.com.


With over 30 years in the countertop fabrication industry, Fabricators Unlimited produces elegant and high-quality surfaces and expertly executes countertop installation services to individuals, contractors, builders, and interior designers. The BMHBA had the opportunity to speak with Sales/Showroom manager, Kelli Thompson, about the company. Fabricators Unlimited has been a member of the BMHBA since 2004. Kelli is currently chairperson of the Parade of Homes Committee and serves on both the Events Committee as well as the Home Show Committee. Additionally, Kelli is the 2nd Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Professional Women in Building Council. What is an interesting fact about Fabricators Unlimited that most people don’t know? It all started with 2 people in a basement wanting to offer something more. Because of the service, products offered and drive to succeed – Fabricators emerged as a quality countertop provider. 35 years later, we are still providing the service, multiple products and drive needed to succeed. Do you have any advice for someone just entering this industry? Don't be shy. Get out there. Get involved. The best way to enter this industry is being ready to be ready to learn. So many have come before you, never shy away from knowledge and experience. What do you hope to see Fabricators Unlimited accomplish in the coming years? I hope to see Fabricators more industry aware. We have always been behind the scenes without as much direct contact with the community. I hope to continue to bring us to light and build on our involvement in the community and the association. What is your favorite part of your job? Seeing the vision come to life. How amazing is that? You work with clients in the showroom sometimes upwards to a year and being able to walk into their home to see their visions brought to life is nothing short of amazing. What is a key take away on what sets Fabricators Unlimited apart? Hard question. We have several services that set us apart. If I had to pick one, I would say we can offer your customer multiple product offerings that we personally fabricate. By fabricating ourselves we truly understand the products pros and cons. We will help ensure all factors are considered and installed correctly.

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2020 PAC GOLF

On Tuesday, July 14th, the BMHBA and the BMBOR hit the links at Hawktree Golf Course and spent the day golfing. The tournament included 18 holes of scramble-style golf, preceded by lunch and a multitude of prizes. Both the BMHBA and BMBOR would like to extend their gratitude to the generous sponsors and golfers. If you’re interested in being either a golfer or sponsor (or both!) at next year’s golf tournament, don’t hesitate to call 222-2400.


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The spread of COVID-19 this year lead to economic hardship and skyrocketing job losses across multiple industries nationwide. However, the latest employment data showed some good news — a decline in the unemployment rate and job gains in several sectors as the nation reopens.

2020 NDAB PRESIDENT NATE APPLEGREN

NDAB CEO · KIM SCHNEIDER

If you or someone you know is looking for a job change this year, don’t overlook a potential career path in construction. Residential construction is poised to help lead the economic recovery. Low interest rates and pent-up demand for homes places residential construction in a position to recover more quickly than some other sectors of the economy. Here are several other reasons to consider a r rewarding career in residential construction.

Staying Safe on the Job Site The health and safety of construction workers is always a top priority in the residential construction industry. Employers are dedicated to preventing worker exposure to coronavirus and educating employees on what protective measures can be taken on the jobsite. The use of personal protective equipment is common on the job site as well as established cleaning and disinfecting procedures outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Supporting the Economy The construction industry is critical to the economic success of our area and has positive national economic impacts, generating jobs in industries such as manufacturing and engineering. A healthy economy relies on home building, especially when that economy is in recovery. As a member of the residential construction industry, you’ll be contributing to the economic success of your community. Support is Available to Launch a Career Resources are available to help individuals interested in pursuing a rewarding career in the residential construction industry. The North Dakota Association of Builders and any one of the six local associations have members that are ready to act as mentors, share their personal stories of choosing their career path and are available to help answer any questions. Competitive Compensation The home building industry can offer competitive compensation. The top 25 percent in most construction trades professions can earn at least $60,000 annually. The gender pay gap is smaller in the construction trades. On average, women in the United States earn 80 cents for every dollar a man earns. Women in the construction industry earn 97 cents for every dollar a man earns.

The construction field is one the best industries to work in. We strongly encourage our youth and anyone interested in making a career change to learn more about these great opportunities. NDAB President, Nate Applegren and NDAB CEO, Kim Schneider


The share of Americans who are considering the purchase of a home in the next 12 months was 11% in the second quarter of 2020, essentially flat when compared to the same quarter in 2019 (12%), according to NAHB’s latest Housing Trends Report. In light of the COVID-19 crisis, this finding indicates that the overall number of Americans who want to buy a home has not been impacted by the pandemic. Similarly, the share of these prospective buyers who are first-time buyers is about the same in the second quarter of 2020 (59%) as it was a year earlier (58%). The timing of the data collection for this report (June 16-28) is notable, as results need to be interpreted in the larger context of the U.S. economy and the trajectory of new case counts at the time. In June, the labor market showed signs of recovery, gaining 4.8 million jobs as the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate continued to fall, reaching 3.13% by the last week of the month. The number of COVID cases nationally were stable through the first half of June, only beginning their ascent around June 15. For these reasons, we assess that responses in this quarter’s report reflect a period when workers were returning to their jobs, mortgage rates looked increasingly attractive, and the pace of new cases had only recently started to regain speed.

The U.S. Department of Labor reported that total payroll employment increased 4.8 million in June as the overall construction sector added 158,000 jobs after a revised increase of 453,000 in May. The number of residential construction jobs rose by 83,200 in June, after an increase of 224,200 in May. Residential construction employment now stands at 2.8 million in June, broken down as 795,000 builders and 2.0 million residential specialty trade contractors. The six-month moving average of monthly job changes for residential construction is minus 17,983 a month, mainly reflecting the largest job loss in April. Over the last 12 months, home builders and remodelers shed 83,900 jobs on a net basis. Since the low point following the Great Recession, residential construction has gained 834,200 positions. In June, the unemployment rate for construction workers dropped to 12.0% on a seasonally adjusted basis, from 15.2% in May. The unemployment rate for construction workers has trended downward for the past 10 years and remained at a relative low level in the beginning of 2020. The recent unemployment rate reflected the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on construction industry.


Believe it or not, 2020 is basically halfway done. And you probably feel like those six months went by unceremoniously, since the days are monotonous, and you’re home all the time. One thing that might be adding to the lethargy and malaise that has characterized many of your recent days is the weight of your undone tasks—the chores, home projects, or life responsibilities that you just haven’t quite buttoned up all the way. The good news about this, though, is that the opposite is also true: Completing an unfinished task has the potential to make you feel light, calm, accomplished, and even a little bit peppy. This weekend, why not put that premise to the test? There’s nothing to lose and, if nothing else, a checked-off chore to gain. This Weekend: Finish one thing you want to get done. Don’t confine your chosen task to a cleaning or organizing one, although by all means, pick one of those if it’ll make you feel good. Choose anything that nags at you or that, accomplished, would make your day-to-day run more smoothly. Here are some ideas: • •

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Fix the squeaky door. Fold and put away that growing pile of clean laundry. Cross the finish line on that DIY project you started. Clean out the fridge. Take inventory of your pantry, fridge, and freezer. Go over your finances. Start a fresh budget because things have probably changed in that department. Go through your subscriptions and cancel anything unnecessary. Print out labels for, package, and mail your returns. Update your calendar. Reschedule appointments you had to cancel. Meal plan and order groceries. Organize your office/art/craft/hobby supplies. Go through your clothes. Wash the kids’ lunch bags and backpacks.

What will you choose to finish this weekend? How do you think you’ll feel?


When one small change happens in your workplace, that is out of your control, it can shift the course of your professional life. How do you adapt? Evaluate your personal plan for growth and determine what needs to change. If you don’t have a plan, follow these three steps to help you continue professional and personal growth, whether you are a manager or CEO. Decide: Take Inventory. You’ve decided that you want a change. The first step to growth is to take inventory. What are your strengths and weaknesses? What skills, expertise or passion do you have and what do you need to develop further? What do you not want to be doing anymore? Taking stock in what you want is not something that can be rushed. Change and growth will not magically happen. Often, this step takes the longest to work through because you need cognitive space to think about the ideas you have stored away for years and access what you bring to the table. Allow yourself space and time to prepare for the next step. Design: Make a Plan. Look at all the work you did in the previous step and use it to design your growth plan. What do you need to be

As Congress begins work on its next coronavirus relief package, NAHB is urging lawmakers to include several provisions in the legislation that will provide relief to American home owners and renters, along with small and medium-sized residential construction businesses and multifamily owners and developers. NAHB recently sent a letter to House and Senate leaders urging lawmakers to: Expand eligibility to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) so that spec home builders, land developers, multifamily property owners and 501(c)(6) organizations that include state and local home builders associations are eligible to participate in this loan program and to have their loans forgiven.

ready to achieve your goals? What support or guidance will help you along the way? What factors from your personal life do you need to consider? For some, this step can include identifying credentials you’d like to earn, such as the Certified New Home Sales Professional or Master in Residential Marketing, to help catapult your career. For others, the plan may involve a long lead time – a year or more – to prepare financially. When designing for growth around your big idea, consider how your dream will affect those who are closest to you and if you have their support. It is equally important that during design, you also identify the limiting factors in a realistic manner. Remember, while there will always be something in your life that is limiting, it doesn’t mean your dream isn’t possible. Deliver: Knock Their Socks Off! When you’ve decided to do something that is going to affect your future, your career, and your family, you have to deliver. Follow through on the promises you make to others and yourself. Decide that now’s the time to start growing intentionally. Before too long, you’ll be asking, “What’s next?”

mortgage, property taxes, employees and cleaning/ maintenance services as well as meet other financial obligations. Establish a permanent minimum 4% credit floor for acquisition and bond-financed projects through the LowIncome Housing Tax Credit. Invest in workforce training programs and career and educational training programs that will help job seekers gain the skills needed for well-paying, in-demand careers in residential construction.

Increase aid for state and local governments impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Without federal aid, critical government services — such as planning approvals, building permits and timely inspections — are at risk of being curtailed or eliminated, resulting in construction delays and increased costs to home buyers.

Include emergency rental assistance to families who have significant or full loss of income as a result of the pandemic. Rental assistance funding will not only help Oppose changes to the Net Operating Loss (NOL) tenants affected by the pandemic but also small business provisions established by the CARES Act. multifamily property owners who must continue to pay their


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