The Northern Illinois Home Builders Association

is a non-profit organization of professional builders, remodelers, contractors, suppliers and associate members dedicated to the promotion and protection of their business interests and growth of the building industry.

We offer a wide range of exciting opportunities to promote and grow your business, where members meet and make valuable connections and foster life-long business relationships.

The NIHBA offers a diverse menu of programs including: our, NAHB award winning, SmartSeries Educational Program, and Special Events throughout the year.  Most importantly, our monthly meetings and social events provide great networking opportunities to comfortably meet and make connections.

Join today and become a part of this dynamic association and start...

Building Your Business By Association!

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  • Cannavino Construction
  • King's Court Builders "The Confidence Builder"
  • Ad Space Available Country Construction   Design/Build

  • Evolutionary Home Builders, LLC
  • Craig Wheatley-ParkSite/Tyvek
  • DJK Custom Homes since 1988
  • Todd Olson Republic Bank 


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2015 NIHBA President

Pete Stefani
Kings Court Builders


NIHBA is proud to host Dick Greenwood,  Marketing Hall of Famer & Motivational Speaker as part of our Lunch, Listen & Learn Series!  Dick will be giving a 2015 Market forecast as well as an IBS Recap; Discussion on Generation Y Buying; Design Trends, and Home Buyer Preferences.  Join us at our NIHBA offices on Thursday, February 26th at noon for an informational, exciting lunch with Dick Greenwood.

Alison Victoria, host of HGTV's Kitchen Crashers, will be joining NIHBA on Thursday, April 9th at the beautiful Herrington Inn and Spa in Geneva!  Alison will be speaking about 2015 design trends in the kitchen and home and sharing her passion about one of her favorite charities, Habitat for Humanity!  Registration is now open online for this fun-filled Spring event!  $65/members including dinner and a Q&A with Alison after her presentation!

Save the Date! The Builder's 2015 Mega Seminar is coming April 23rd!  Rich Guerard will be facilitating this important conference - "A Building Industry Update".   Top experts in our field will be represented including Chris Huecksteadt with MetroStudy; Michael Filipski with Compass Surveying, Ltd.; Joe Safin with BSB Design; our Builder Panel and much more!  Register online now!  $50/ticket includes breakfast and some vital informational take aways!

We welcome all members of the Public to visit our site and review our Member Directory.  NIHBA is the largest HBA in Illinois and we represent the highest quality Custom Home Builders, Remodelers, subcontractors, and Associate businesses who support our Home Building Industry!  Please call us or review our directory to make sure that your Builder is an NIHBA member!  

NIHBA will be launching a new website look soon!  Take advantage of our advertising spots while we still have a few left!  

Look for CAPS classes coming in March!

Shela Lahey and Marie George can be reached at 630-978-9000.  Fax us at 630-978-9100 or email Shela at: or Marie at

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