GBS Building Supply Chief Executive Officer Bob Barreto was featured in Talk. He answered 20 questions about himself. Our favorite question (and answer)
What was your first car?
A 1967 VW Squareback, dark blue with a gray front fender and surfboard racks in the back. I’m a car guy and I’ve owned a lot of great cars, but this is the one I miss.
You’ve heard the weather man say, “get alerts for bad weather in your area as accurate as your ZIP CODE!” On Wednesday, August 8, you can do the same thing…..only with remodeling and builder jobs in a specific ZIP CODE.
The Greenville News will bring the location of potential future jobs to you! Whether you are a builder, remodeler, specialty contractor, or one of the many businesses that support those businesses, you can learn exactly where your marketing dollars should be spent and learn the location of the hot spots for remodeling and new construction, right down to the zip code.
This is really something you do not want to miss out on. In fact, whether you are a contractor, banker, retailer, or any other business, this information is incredibly valuable, and available to you as a benefit of membership in the Home Builders Association of Greenville.
- When: August 8, 2012, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
- Where: Hubbell Lighting Headquarters
- Sponsored by GBS Building Supply and Progress Lighting
A poll by TD Bank found that 56 percent of residents in the South consider Homeownership an essential part of the American Dream. Sixty three percent said they plan to own a home in the near future.
Employers in the Greenville-Mauldin-Easley metropolitan statistical area expect steady hiring in the fourth quarter, giving the regional a favorable job market stronger than much of the rest of the state.