President’s July 2021 Perspective

  It is hard to believe that we are midway through the busy summer months. A colleague recently shared an article with me that I found very interesting. It has been pretty clear the American middle class has been declining for some time. The reduction of incoming trade worker maybe a direct correlation. It’s not … Read more President’s July 2021 Perspective

Only 3 weeks left until 2nd Annual PBM Golf Tournament

Only three weeks left until the 2nd Annual Project Build Minnesota Golf Tournament will be welcoming sponsors and golfers at Willingers Golf Club, Northfield on Aug. 19. We are still accepting sponsor and golfer registrations until Aug. 11. We are looking for sponsors and players to help Project Build MN achieve its mission of bringing … Read more Only 3 weeks left until 2nd Annual PBM Golf Tournament

Joshua Schert awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

  Joshua Schert was one of 16 students awarded a 2020 Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship to help further their education and career goals within the residential home building industry. These students are pursuing their way into our industry and showing how bright and promising the future is for … Read more Joshua Schert awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

PBM presents the Minnesota Construction Teachers Conference

  While the 2020-2021 school year has come to an end, the learning continues. Project Build Minnesota has opened registration for the inaugural Minnesota Construction Teacher Conference. The two-day conference, Sept.30 – Oct. 1 at Housing First Minnesota, 2960 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, is open to any career and technical instructors in the construction arena … Read more PBM presents the Minnesota Construction Teachers Conference

August 19 Project Build Minnesota Golf Tournament

The pro to beat at the 2nd Annual PBM Golf Tournament August 19 is Kaira Martin. Kaira Martin attended the University of Virginia from 2011-2015 where she competed on the Women’s Golf Team. Kaira was the UVA Team Captain, three time ACC Academic Honor Roll and Seven Time UVA Athletic Academic Honor Roll Cord Recipient. … Read more August 19 Project Build Minnesota Golf Tournament

Scharzrock awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

Ethan Scharzrock, Ridgewater College Carpentry Framing student, was one of 16 students awarded a 2020 Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship to help further their education and career goals within the residential home building industry. These students are pursuing their way into our industry and showing how bright and promising … Read more Scharzrock awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

President’s May 2021 Perspective

  Materials Issues and How They Affect Construction The construction industry has many challenges that have been developing over that past decade. One being the labor shortage and the other is material shortages/ lead time issues. Both issues create a reciprocal problem. Labor shortage effect material factories as much as they effect the actual construction … Read more President’s May 2021 Perspective

Sponsors, Players Needed for the 2nd PBM Annual Golf Tournament

  It will not be long now and the 2nd annual Project Build Minnesota golf tournament will take over the links at Willingers Golf Club, Northfield. Get those clubs ready and join us August 19 for a day of golf and raising funds to help Project Build continue growing the future workforce of hard-working people. … Read more Sponsors, Players Needed for the 2nd PBM Annual Golf Tournament

Mock awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

  Mason Mock, Northland Community and Technical College HVAC/Plumbing student, is one of 16 students awarded a 2020 Housing First Minnesota (HFM) and the Housing First Minnesota Foundation scholarship to help further their education and career goals within the residential home building industry. These students are pursuing their way into our industry and showing how … Read more Mock awarded Housing First Minnesota, Housing First Minnesota Foundation Scholarship

Minnesota DEED Youthbuild Grant Program

The Department of Employment and Economic Development, through its Office of Youth Development, is seeking proposals from qualified responders to start new Minnesota Youthbuild programs within the state. A total of $250,000 is available and applicants may apply for up to $125,000. Grants would be expected to begin as early as July 1, 2021. Request … Read more Minnesota DEED Youthbuild Grant Program