The exclusive magazine of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia
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Home and Garden Show
Tom Bagnal Remembered
blueprint March/April 2011
The exclusive magazine of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia
12 Columbia HBA Remodelers Council
After Hours at Ferguson Enterprises
13 Member News 16 Calendar May - June 2011
17 Welcome New HBA Members February 2011 - March 2011
19 Categorical Index of Advertisers 19 Alphabetical Index of Advertisers
HBAGC EDITOR Bin Wilcenski HBAGC PRESIDENT Wade McGuinn, CMB HBAGC EXECUTIVE OFFICER Earl McLeod
2011 Home & Garden Show
2010 REGAL Awards The Sales & Marketing Council celebrated the 22nd Annual REGAL Awards on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
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The 45th Annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show was held March 11 â€“ 13, 2011 at the SC State Fairgrounds.
Legislative Affairs HBA Members met with elected officials in Columbia Washington D.C. in March
2011 State Convention Bring your family to the 47th Annual Home Builders Association of South Carolina State Convent.
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John and Tami Covert are awarded the 2010 Community Service Award for their efforts with Salkehatchie Summer Service
Edmund Monteith presents the Mortgage Bank of the Year to Lamont Watson with Bank of America
REGAL Chairman Susan Longshore is thanked for her hard work by SMC Chairman Mike Lowman
Special thanks to the 2010 REGAL Chairman, Susan Longshore, and her committee for their tremendous amount of hard work and dedication resulting in a truly unforgettable evening.
2010 Regal Award Winners Community Service Award Tami & John Covert Salkehatchie Summer Service Youth Ministry Camp Best Website Single Community: Saluda River Club - www.SaludaRiverClub.com Multiple Community: Essex Homes, Inc. - www.essexhomescolumbiasc.com Best Overall Advertising Campaign B. Saluda River Club & Gilbert Sheppard Consulting C. Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Best Interior Merchandising $135,000 to $184,999 – Mungo Homes for Manchester Park $185,000 to $299,999 – Mungo Homes for Hawkins Creek
Sales Executive Rookie of the Year Carlos Ennis – D.R. Horton Mortgage Banker of the Year Lamont Watson – Bank of America Marketing Director of the Year Kim O’Quinn – Mungo Homes The James Georgaklis Award Builder Executive of the Year Karl Haslinger – Essex Homes, Inc. Sales Executive of the Year Under $150,000 - Bethany Way, Mungo Homes $150,000 to $165,000 - Robert Penny, Great Southern Homes $165,000 to $200,000 - Kimberly Wilson, Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate
Best Product Design Under 1500 Sq. Ft. – McGuinn Homes 1501-1800 Sq. Ft. – McGuinn Homes 1801-2200 Sq. Ft. – Essex Homes, Inc. “The Hancock” 2201-2600 Sq. Ft. – Hallmark Homes/Inspired Communities “The Calhoun” 2601-3000 Sq. Ft. – “The Edisto” by Lifestone Builders 3001-3500 Sq. Ft. – “The Waccamaw” by Lifestone Builders Over 3500 Sq. Ft. – Essex Homes, Inc. “The Lexington”
$200,000 to $250,000 - Marlo Polite, Mungo Homes Over $250,000 - April A. Hiscock, Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Community of the Year Single Community – Turner’s Pointe Multiple Community – Arsenal Landing at The Battery at Arsenal Hill Master-Planned Community – Lake Carolina Judges’ Choice - Essex Homes, Inc. SMC Member of the Year - Jessica Chase Chairman’s Award - Robin Lowman
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Best Product Design 1801-2200 sq ft is awarded to Essex Homes for “The Hancock”
Kim O’Quinn with Mungo Homes is awarded Marketing Director of the Year
Brandon Jeffcoat presents Ryan Brandt the REGAL for Best Product Design by Lifestone Builders
2010 SMC Chairman presents the very first SMC Member of the Year to Jessica Chase at the 2010 REGAL Awards Gala
REGAL Awards MC’s for the evening, Michelle R. Coppock and Rob Haney
Ron Roe presents Kimberly Wilson with the REGAL for Sales Executive of the Year $165-$200,000
Platinum Corporate Sponsor
Lake Carolina takes home Community of the Year
thank you to our sponsors Corporate Sponsors Homeowners Mortgage Enterprises, Inc.
Saluda River Club SCE& G Gas Sales Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
DIAMOND SPONSORS Bank of America Holiday Builders Midland Mortgage Corp. Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate
GOLD SPONSORS Carolina First Bank Clark’s Services, Inc. Coldwell Banker United Realtors Great Southern Homes, LLC RESH Marketing Inc.
SILVER SPONSORS BB& T Executive Construction, LLC First Citizens Bank Bronze Sponsors Adesso Condominiums – Holder Properties Covert Homes, LLC Sycamore Development, LLC
The 45th Annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show was held March 11 â€“ 13, 2011 at the SC State Fairgrounds. This event is presented by the HBA of Greater Columbia and featured nearly 300 home building, remodeling, landscaping and other related exhibits. The show enjoyed over 10,000 attendees this year and exhibitors reported a very high quality crowd offering many leads for the various companies present. Special thanks to Wallace Steadman who chaired the show this year, and to the HBA members who worked on the Home Show Committee. Also, thanks to those who sponsored the show this year: Chairman Steadman and a group of volunteers from the Home Show Committee toured the show on the first day of operation and awarded exhibits with Chairman Awards for best display in each building and one for Best in Show. Here are the results:
2011 home and garden show
S p o ns o rs
Weâ€™d also like to thank the sponsors of the Preview Party held on Thursday, March 9
Bowers Landscaping & Irrigation was awarded Best Booth in the Cantey Building.
Home Show Chairman Wallace Steadman presents Superior Stone Designs with the Chairman’s Award for Best in Show. (Benji Peloso, David Lake, Chip Howard)
Exhibits at the Home & Garden Show are inside and outside. Wall 2 Wall Stone, LLC transformed a 20’ x 60’ strip of asphalt into an outdoor oasis, and took Best Outside Booth. (Richard Morris)
Carolina Diversified Builders, LLC made 40 square feet of the Ellison Building into a showplace for log homes, SIPS panels and more. They also got the Chairman’s Award for the building. (Bill and Daren Seymour)
The Moore Building is a very nice building in which to display during the Home Show, and it was made even better with the great display by Aiken Heart Pine. (Nancy Man)
Superior Cut Landscaping, LLC put together a very nice booth in the Outdoor Living Center and was awarded the Chairman’s Award for that building. (Greg Looney) March/April 2011
After Hours at Ferguson
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After the Home & Garden Show in March, our members
food and drinks, a look around the expansive Ferguson
took their annual trip to Ferguson Enterprises on Farrow
showroom and the chance to speak with some product
Rd. for an After Hours event. Members of the council
reps about the latest available products.
and members from the Green Building Council enjoyed
everyone at Ferguson for yet another great event!
Home Improvement Show Coming this August The 2011 Home Improvement Show is set for August 19
and home building. Exhibit space is available now!
– 21, 2011 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention
Visit our website at www.columbiaremodelers.com or
Center in downtown Columbia. The show will feature
contact us at (803) 256-6238 for information.
over 100 displays in remodeling, home improvement
Quarterly Meeting Recap The membership of the Columbia Remodelers met for a Quarterly Meeting on Monday, February 21 at Seawell’s. Special thanks to our meeting sponsor: Andersen Windows. At this first meeting of the year, Chairman Scott Heron installed the 2011/2012 Executive Committee for the council. We also thanked Johnny Del Priore for his work as Chairman in 2010 and presented him with a plaque recognizing his work. The speaker for the meeting was Moisture Management in Bathroom Construction presented
by Darryl Petty of Schluter Systems. Darryl showed us how the Schluter System encapsulates wet areas of a bathroom and reduces penetrations and moisture damage problems that can arise with traditional construction methods. Our next Quarterly Meeting is May 31 at Seawell’s at 6:00 p.m. Our topic will be the 2006 IECC Code. The meeting is open to all Columbia Remodelers Members. Non-members may attend for $25/each. Please contact Bin Wilcenski if you have any questions.
Green Meet ‘n’ Greet
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The Green Building Council of Greater Columbia held a Meet ‘n’ Greet for green-minded businesses, leaders and elected officials on Thursday, March 3 at the HBA Office. We were very pleased with the attendance and the opportunity to have this group come together to
further the goal that we all share in making the Midlands a greener, more sustainable place.
Green at the Parade performance. He also worked with the builders to learn more about the home before it was completed. Joseph will compile his findings on the home and have handouts available during the Parade of Homes (May 7 – 22) that will explain the many green features of this home. We’ll also have a special tour of this home during Green Day at the Parade on Tuesday, May 17. We hope to see you there! Leading up to the Parade of Homes, members of the Green Building Council worked with Sovereign Homes and their Parade of Homes entry. Council Chairman Joseph Gilmore visited the home and tested it for energy
Get more information on the Parade of Homes at www.paradeofhomescolumbia.com.
MemberNews Tom Bagnal Sr. Thomas Nettles Bagnal Sr., retired homebuilder, husband of Elise Carson “Sissy” Bagnal, passed away at his home on February 22, 2011. Born January 17, 1926, in Columbia, he was the son of Mallard and Jessie Bagnal. He is survived by his wife of over 61 years, “Sissy”; his children, Elise Bagnal Flowers and her husband, Charlie, Diane BagnalMoody and her husband, Bob, Thomas N. “Tommy” Bagnal Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth; his grandchildren, Carson Flowers Tate and her husband, Andrew, Charles Bays Flowers and his wife, Cathy, Wallis Gandy LeMasurier and her husband, Nick, Marion Moore Gandy III and his wife, Lauren, Thomas “Tripp” N. Bagnal III, Lauren Elizabeth Bagnal, David Mathews “Matt” Bagnal, James Woodson Bagnal; great-granddaughters, Emma Bays Flowers and Elise Carson Tate. Tom was a graduate of Columbia High School and he attended The Citadel. He served on active duty in Europe during World War II in the United States Army and had retired from the Army Reserves as a Major. Tom organized a group of local builders and, in 1958, they chartered Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Columbia. He served as the first president for two terms and was involved in local, state and national levels of the HBA. He was a Senior Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders. Tom’s contributions had long been recognized by his peers, having been named Builder of the Year in 1966 and honored with the Gordon A. Harrison Award in 1980. In 1989 he received a REGAL Award from the HBAGC Sales & Marketing Council and The State newspaper for outstanding community service. Tom made tremendous contributions to the community and the state including 12 years on the Richland County Planning Commission. He was recognized as a successful businessman as a home builder, developer and owner of Bagnal Builders Supply Company. He served as president of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce and was named Ambassador of the Year in 1989. Tom served as chairman of the Board of Directors for the Richland Regional Medical Center Foundation and was a member of the cabinet board for the United Way of the Midlands and past chairman of the boards for the Carolina Children’s Home and Richland 14
Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Downtown Civitan Club and served as president. He was inducted by Palmetto Health Foundation as a Foundation Fellow in 2001. Tom had been a member of First Baptist all of his life where he coached basketball, taught Sunday school and served on numerous committees. Tom was also a member of The Summit Club, Forest Lake Country Club, The Camillia Ball, Quadrille and Caprician Clubs. The family requests memorials be made to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, c/o Palmetto Health Foundation, Dept. 274, P.O. Box 100199, Columbia, SC 29202 or The Citadel Foundation.
Thomas Bagnal Builder of the year award In a unanimous vote, the HBASC Board of Directors decided to rename the Builder of the Year Award to the Thomas Bagnal Builder of the Year Award in honor of the HBASC’s first president Tom Bagnal, who passed away last month. Not only was Bagnal the first HBASC president, but he was the first to serve two consecutive terms. During the Bird Supper, HBASC President Mike Lowman addressed the Bagnal family and friends, who were in attendance. “Each of you know first hand how much of an influence he was in your life. Our industry and Association were built on Tom’s leadership and we would like to say thank you.” The Thomas Bagnal Builder of the Year Award will be presented to a deserving builder member during the Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, July 14 at the Myrtle Beach Marriot Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes. Tickets are on sale now. When you and your spouse/guest register for the convention, each of you receive a complimentary ticket.
MemberNews Legislative Affairs
New Website The HBA of Greater Columbia has a new website designed to help our members become more involved, update their information more easily and register for events on-line. The site will also help the public find our members more easily, locate new homes for sale in our area and learn about public events like the Parade of Homes and our Home Shows.
Take a minute to visit the new website at www. columbiabuilders.com. Members can login to the site to register for events and update information in the database. Your username and password are included in the Mark Your Calendar e-mails that we send at the beginning of each month. Once you log in for the first time, you may change the username and password to whatever you like. If you have any questions or problems logging into the site, please contact us at (803) 256-6238 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special thanks to the sponsors of our new website: Blythe Building Company Boral Building Supplies Builders FirstSource Clark’s Services Essex Homes, SE Great Southern Homes GWD – General Wholesale Distributors McGuinn Homes Palmetto Bay Builders, LLC Website Sponsorships are closed as of this time, but Featured Listings in the on-line membership directory are available. Contact us for availability and rates.
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Builders Day at the Capital On March 15, HBA Members met at the Hilton Columbia Center for breakfast and a Legislative Briefing sponsored by Holiday Builders and Palmetto Exterminating. Armed with this knowledge, they headed over to the State House to meet with elected officials from the greater Columbia area and bring up issues of importance to our industry. While they were there, they invited the officials to the HBASC Bird Supper to be held in Columbia on March 30th. (See next issue for recap of the Bird Supper.)
Thanks to all of the members who attended Builders Day at the Capital and keep our issues up front and on the mind of our elected officials.
Champion of Housing Awards Part of Builders Day at the Capital was an award presentation to two of our elected officials who have made contributions to our industry over many years. We recognized Representative Jimmy Bales (Photo 1) and Senator Jake Knotts (Photo 2) each with a Champion of Housing Award.
Washington, D.C. Trip After our local Builders Day at the Capital was held, some HBAGC Members went to Washington, DC for the annual NAHB Legislative Conference (Photo 3). Just like the local event, members met with our U.S. Senators and Representatives in their Washington offices to discuss issues important to home builders back home. (Photos 4 – 6) Special thanks to the members who made the trip up to Washington and to our elected officials for making the time to meet with us.
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CALENDAR May/June 2011 See www.columbiabuilders.com for latest calendar information
MAY 2011 7 – 22 Parade of Homes, The Peninsula at Lake Carolina Visit www.paradeofhomescolumbia.com for information
26 Green Building Council After Hours, 5:30 p.m., Roofing Supply Group
30 Happy Memorial Day! HBA Office Closed
31 Remodelers Quarterly Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell’s Topic: 2006 IECC Energy Code
JUNE 2011 7 Builder Speed Dating, 8:30 a.m., Seawell’s Contact Heather McDonald for information or visit the new columbiabuilders.com
8 Ambassador’s Club Meeting, Noon, HBA Office
15 Under Forty Club Meeting
16 Summer Golf Outing, Golden Hills Country Club See flyer in this issue for more information and to register or sponsor
HBA Casino Night, 6:00 p.m., Radisson Hotel Earn chips for Casino Night by participating in the May Membership Drive
23 SMC Quarterly Meeting, 8:30 a.m., Embassy Suites Remodelers/Green After Hours, 5:30 p.m., KB Kitchen & Bath Concepts
New HBA Members & SPIKEs February/March 2011 Builder Members Capital City Builders of SC 218B East Main St Lexington, SC 29072 Tony Behles Ph. (803) 513-2469 Fax (803) 996-0364 email@example.com
Capitol City Homes, Inc. PO Box 1483 Irmo, SC 29063 Kevin Futch Ph. (803) 407-0370 Fax (803) 407-0371 firstname.lastname@example.org
DSW Homes of Columbia 735 Saturn Pkwy. Columbia, SC 29212 George Kelly Ph. (803) 407-5379 Fax (803) 407-5305 george.kelly@DSWhomes.com
Gallup & Gallup, Inc. 113 Columbia Ave Chapin, SC 29036 Richard B. Gallup, Jr. Ph. (803) 932-4884 Fax (803) 932-4886 email@example.com
Half Moon Contractors, LLC 736D St. Andrews Rd, # 109 Columbia, SC 29210 Samuel G. Farrar Ph. (803) 753-1400 Fax (803) 749-0984 firstname.lastname@example.org
Reynolds Development & Management Group 5 Links Crossing Dr. Blythewood, SC 29016 Mark Lipsmeyer Ph. (843) 849-2353 Fax (843) 849-2344 email@example.com
Associate Members Best Exterminating Inc. PO Box 985 Myrtle Beach, SC 29578 Beverly Griggs Ph. (803) 996-6654 Fax (877) 864-6048 firstname.lastname@example.org
Branham and Buck Plumbing
Key Lawn Care, LLC
S. C. Electric & Gas Co.
7430 Fairfield Rd Columbia, SC 29203 Tony M. Buck Ph. (803) 788-3989 Fax (803) 736-5789 email@example.com
PO Box 2528 Lexington, SC 29072 Robert L. Copeland, Jr. Ph. (803) 359-2946 Fax (803) 951-3917 firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolina Surveying Services, Inc.
Long Heating & Air Conditioning
415 Northlake Dr. Lexington, SC 29072 Dennis G. Johns Ph. (803) 951-9191 email@example.com
1200 Woodruff Rd Ste#C25 Greenville, SC 29681 Andrew Long Ph. (864) 213-9899 Fax (864) 987-0195 firstname.lastname@example.org
220 Operations Way, MC B211 Cayce, SC 29033-3701 Richard Horton Ph. (803) 217-1430 Fax (803) 733-4144 email@example.com Salim Khalil Ph. (803) 217-5592 Fax (803) 933-7544 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ecoscapes Solutions Group PO Box 4837 W. Columbia, SC 29169 Jed Warner Ph. (803) 518-9000 Fax (803) 794-0755 email@example.com
First Community Bank 631 W. Dekalb St. Camden, SC 29020 Jennifer Shaw Ph. (803) 572-8010 Fax (803) 713-9769 firstname.lastname@example.org
Masterbrand Cabinets 8301 Arrowridge Blvd Charlotte, NC 28273 John Kirby Ph. (704) 363-6199 Fax (812) 634-5676 email@example.com
Midland Mortgage Corporation 1500 Richland St. Columbia, SC 29201 James J. Hammond Ph. (803) 765-1680 Fax (803) 978-2083 firstname.lastname@example.org
301 Belfair Rd. Irmo, SC 29063 Loree Marsh Ph. (803) 781-7173 Fax (866) 255-0551 email@example.com
Georgia Pacific Wood Products
8121 Cane Point Ln. Waxhaw, NC 28173 Steve Harkins Ph. (704) 840-4682 Fax (704) 843-8362 firstname.lastname@example.org
116 Park Springs Rd. Columbia, SC 29223 George Mason Ph. (803) 767-8848 email@example.com
Hay Hill Services, Inc. 200 Hay Hill Farm Ln. St. Matthews, SC 29135 Fred Gantt Ph. (803) 874-3303 Fax (803) 874-1039
International Construction Services, Inc. 4205 Hardscrabble Rd. Columbia, SC 29223 Ph. (803) 699-5106 Fax (803) 699-5132 Steve Christensen firstname.lastname@example.org Alan Humphries email@example.com Milton Posada, Sr. firstname.lastname@example.org Anthony Seamon email@example.com
349 Sherwood Dr. Lexington, SC 29073 Rosha Miles Ph. (803) 309-0445 firstname.lastname@example.org
Northwest Plumbing, Inc. 6310 Mableton Pkwy Ste 1000 Mableton, GA 30126 Mark Huffstetler Ph. (770) 941-5421 Fax (770) 941-9522 email@example.com
Palmetto Concrete Finishing, Inc. 446 Rabon Rd. Lugoff, SC 29078 Bubba Baker Ph./Fax (803) 438-4427 Bubba.Baker@live.com
Rhino Home Pro of the Midlands 102 Bithynia Cr. Irmo, SC 29063 Jack N. McCathern, Jr. Ph. (803) 960-7375 Fax (803) 732-8927 firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Staircase 1108-O Continental Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28273 Mike Allman Ph. (704) 357-1221 Fax (704) 504-5951 email@example.com
The Royal Treatment 109 Rimer Pond Rd. Blythewood, SC 29016 Liz Miller Ph. (803) 513-3901 Fax (803) 714-9624 firstname.lastname@example.org
W&R Construction Subs 107 Northwoods Village Dr. Ste 1C Cary, NC 27513 Frank Molinaro Ph. (919) 605-3945 email@example.com
Wateree Concrete Construction 1064 Pepper Ridge Dr Lugoff, SC 29078 Dean Branham Ph. (803) 600-2205 Fax (803) 438-2006 firstname.lastname@example.org
SPIKEs of the Month Thanks to everyone who brought in new members in February and March of this year. Our top recruiters for each month are our SPIKEs of the Month. Special thanks to each of these gentlemen for sponsoring multiple new members in the HBA. February 2011 Steven Mungo, CMB Mungo Homes March 2011 Barry Davis, CMB Barry Davis Homes, Inc.
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