WELCOME TO THE BIA OF
Stark & East Central Ohio
A Non Profit Trade Association Providing Homes And Jobs In East Central Ohio
Parade of Homes
Weekends and Wednesday Noon – 7 pm | Weekdays 3-7 pm
The Excitement is Building!
That’s the trending phrase around Stark County and East Central Ohio as we proudly present our annual Parade of Homes. Our popular summer event returns July 10-18 and features five beautiful new homes all on one street for your enjoyment. The Parade is a great way to discover the latest in new home design, technology, green building, interior design, and landscaping.
The 2021 Parade builders are Blythe Construction (2), Hostetler Family Homes, Smith Homes and Vega Construction.
Augusta Lakes is located off Richville Drive SW in the City of Massillon. With gently rolling hills and spectacular views of The Legends golf course, Augusta Lakes is the perfect place to call home!
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 3:00-7:00 pm. Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday – Noon-7:00 pm.
Admission is $6.00. Children under 12 are free.
PARADE GUIDE/MAP COMING SOON!
A Broad Range of Services
The Building Industry Association of Stark & East Central Ohio is more than simply a trade association. This non-profit organization offers a broad range of services to meet the diverse needs and interests of its members, the local building industry, and the community.
The BIA produces several events throughout the year that bring public attention to the building industry. These events help members sell products and become recognized in a positive framework. Annual events include Industry Night, the Stark County Home & Garden Show, the Tuscarawas County Home & Garden Show, the Parade of Homes, and Spring and Fall Circuits of New Homes.
By joining the BIA, you also become a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and the Ohio Home Builders Association (OHBA). These organizations work at the local, state, and national level to maintain a positive atmosphere for growth in our industry. Download OHBA Benefits in PDF Format
The BIA is constantly lobbying local government to make sure building industry concerns are addressed. Appears and testifies on zoning and building codes and impact fee issues. Serves on the County Board of Building Appeals. Fights excessive regulation at the local, state and federal level. Provides help with utilities.
Social Activities & Events
A range of social activities for members includes the Installation Banquet and Golf Outing. Social events are held at a variety of places with speakers, different themes, and programs that offer a real way to increase business contacts and learn more about the building industry. Also, the BIA has approximately 10 committees that offer its members the opportunity to meet other members, share skills, increase knowledge, and receive recognition.
The BIA offers opportunities to save money on several products and services by obtaining group rates for its members. The areas a member can save money include phone services, workers’ compensation, car purchasing and rentals, and legal research. Current members also offer discounts to other members.
The BIA supports many charitable organizations with members’ time and from contributions through the BIA Foundation.
BIA of Stark & East Central Ohio
Job Openings and Builder Needs
If you have a job opening or have a specific builder need, let us know and we can see what we can do to help.
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