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Affordable Housing: Something’s Gotta Give

In many parts of the country, entry-level affordable housing is more an oxymoron than reality. Homebuilders — and their buyers — continue to be frustrated by the same challenges: limited close-in lot supply, high lot prices, and tons of fees tacked on by municipalities.

According to Metrostudy’s 2016 home sales data, entry-level new home sales represented 16 percent of all new homes sold, and 1 percent of existing and new homes sold last year.

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2017-02-26T20:08:27+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Housing Industry News|

President Trump’s Plan for America

Despite its shortcomings, President Obama’s administration had been a success for the American economy.  His administration started out with a recession that had begun before his first term.  The daily news at the end of President Bush’s second term included the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, an impending financial crises not seen since the Great Depression, and falling home values.  Read More

2017-02-20T09:53:44+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Economics & Business News|

WMA Announces 2017 Board of Directors

World Millwork Alliance (WMA), a global trade association representing the millwork industry, is pleased to announce the association’s 2017 Board of Directors and Officers. The WMA Board is comprised of leading millwork industry professionals from both distributor and manufacturer member companies.

“In an improving economy and housing market, it is essential to have strong leadership navigating the organization,” said WMA Chief Executive Officer Rosalie Leone. “We are fortunate and excited about the knowledge and energy the Board of Directors will bring to WMA.”

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2017-02-17T15:16:43+00:00 February 8th, 2017|From the Desk of the CEO, WMA Membership|

Remembering WMA Officer, Long-time Member and Friend – George E. Kessel, Jr.

It is with a heavy heart and much sadness that World Millwork Alliance informs the WMA membership that loyal member and friend of WMA, George Edward Kessel, Jr. passed away.

Many in the millwork industry remember George Kessel as President of Morgan Wightman Supply Company. A distributor member company who supported WMA since 1993. George was an active contributor and a true leader of WMA. George volunteered his time to serve as an association officer for four years as WMA Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair until 2013. George participated in several strategic plans, and remained active in the association financials as a committee member through 2016.

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2016-12-14T16:29:04+00:00 December 9th, 2016|WMA Association News, WMA Membership|

World Millwork Alliance Hosting 52nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow in Phoenix

World Millwork Alliance (WMA), an acknowledged leader in the millwork distribution industry, will hold its 52nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow from October 9th – October 13th, 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona. At this premier event, the Global Millwork Industry will be represented by industry leaders and key decision makers; including millwork distributors, manufacturers of products and services, and sales representatives who will be united at the Phoenix Convention Center and the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel. Read More

2016-07-08T12:43:01+00:00 July 8th, 2016|WMA Association News|

MODEL GRASSROOTS ALERT – TAKE ACTION NOW!

Federal regulators appointed by the Obama administration at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Department of Labor (DOL) have proposed numerous new regulations that threaten employers’ ability to create jobs, grow the economy and protect their workers.

WMA working with the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, we are pleased to provide you with an easy way to contact your members of Congress. Tell them to submit Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations requests to overturn the new joint employer standard, gerrymandered micro-unions, the ambush elections rule, and unprecedented persuader regulations. Please click here to take action now!

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2016-03-14T17:38:42+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Government & Legislative|