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Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association Installs Jimi Smith Feliciano as President, and 2024 Slate of Officers

On December 5,2023, the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association installed the 2024 President, Executive Officers and Board of Directors. 2024 CDBIA President Jimi Smith Feliciano is the President of AJF Construction. After growing ...

Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association announces 2023 Award Winners

Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association announces Award Winners At the CDBIA Installation & Awards Banquet, the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association Awards Committee announced the following winners of the annual builder, sub-contractor, associate, young ...

Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association awards $19,500 in scholarships

Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association awards $19,500 in scholarships.     The Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association supports local high schools through mentorship and on the job training throughout the year. This ...

Members: Please watch this message from our FHBA & NAHB family

While attending the National Association of Home Buildersmeetings, leaders from NAHB and Florida Home Builders Association wanted to share gratitude for all your hard work and dedication to rebuilding SWFL and being ...

State of the building industry

In February 2020, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz shared data about the upcoming year at the International Builders Show. Dr. Dietz is very conservative in his numbers and nationwide, his numbers showed ...

CDBIA Upcoming Events

Gene Extejt Golf Tournament

Join us for the Gene Extejt Classic Golf Tournament Gene Extejt was one of the founding fathers of the CDBIA. His passion for the building industry was strong, but his love for ...

2024 Continuing Education Courses at the CDBIA

The Continuing Education Academy education companies in Florida. Our face-to-face classes are taught by some of the top business experts in the country. For more than 20 years they have specialized in ...

Building VICTORY: Campaign School, hosted by NAHB’s Karl Eckhart

BUILDING VICTORY Campaign School Date/Time:May 10, 2024, 9am-3pm Location: CDBIA Office 17984 Toledo Blade Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Industry expert Karl Eckhart from the National Association of Home Builders will be sharing ...

Corporate Transparency Act

Attention small businesses: PLEASE READ Corporate Transparency Act   **This is the email mentioned at the CDBIA general membership meeting. While attending meetings at the National Association of Home Builders, leaders expressed ...

Charlotte Desoto Building Industry Association Construction Scholarships

OVERVIEW OF SCHOLARSHIP:   One of the top priorities of the  Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association's is to engage in construction-related educational activities that help young people understand and pursue rewarding careers in ...

Thank you!

A huge thank you to all of our swag bag sponsors for the inaugural CDBIA Birdie Bash: Bag Sponsor: Hessler Floors Swag Sponsors: Elite Hurricane Home Protection Pool Boy Taylor Morrison Birch's ...

SWFL Parade of Homes

Coming March 2024