NIHBA Updates

2020 NIHBA President, Dan Jurjovec/ Lakewest Custom Homes

NIHBA welcomes our new 2020 President Dan Jurjovec with Lakewest Custom Homes!   Dan and our 2020 Board of Directors were installed at our sold out Holiday Party on December 12th.   We look forward to their leadership in the new year! 

We give tremendous thanks to our outgoing President Adam Van Someren/Charleston Bldg. & Development who was also voted our 2019 Builder of the Year!  Also awarded at our Holiday Party was Jeff White/Ferguson Enterprises who won Associate of the Year and Ryan Totsch/Tranquility Builders who won our 2019 New Member of the Year!   We thank them for their support and dedication to NIHBA! 

The 2020 Cavalcade Tour of Homes is underway!  We have 13 homes committed and going strong!  If you are or know a Builder/Remodeler who may have a project or new home to enter in our September 2020 Tour please contact Shela or Vanessa!      

We also have excellent sponsorship opportunities for Cavalcade!  Contact Shela or Vanessa for more information!

 40% of our Cavalcade Tour ticket proceeds will be donated to Naperville Responds to Veterans and Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans!    We encourage all of our Builders and Remodelers to consider participating in our 2020 Tour!  Call our office for information!     

Join us on Thursday, January 9th for our Complimentary Open House hosted by Great Western Flooring located on North Washington in Naperville!  Enjoy our Chili/BBQ Cook Off!  Vote for your favorite dishes or bring one of your own and compete for our fun awards!  Bring your co-workers and meet our new 2020 President and Board of Directors !  Register now online or contact Vanessa or Shela for details!  

NIHBA strives to be politically heard and urges our members to forge relationships with your State Reps and learn about important legislative issues that impact our industry.       

Have you seen our 60th anniversary NIHBA film?  Check it out on You Tube and share with others!

We want to welcome our exclusive 2020 Foundation Sponsors and thank them for their dedication and support of NIHBA!  We are able to bring our members the high quality programs and events that we do because of their sponsorships.  Thank you to Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Chicago Title & Trust, CIBC Bank, Craftstone Architects, Crown Community Development; Douglas Coleman Home Solutions; Engineering Resource Associates; Esser Hayes Insurance Group; Ferguson Enterprises, Hines Supply; Nicor Gas; Parksite/Tyvek; Pella Windows and Remote Audio/Video!

**BUILDERS HAVE YOU SIGNED UP FOR OUR MEMBER REBATE PROGRAM?  MONEY IN YOUR POCKET for products that you use!  No receipt submission just an easy online form to fill out!  This will only take a few minutes of your time! Why aren't you taking advantage of this incredible member offer?  If you haven't received your material call us now and look forward to those quarterly checks! 

Visit our website to see all of the Affinity programs that we participate in!  Esser Hayes Insurance Group offers our members incredible value and discounts with their insurance offerings - see how they can save you hundreds - even thousands of dollars for your business insurance needs. We also have partnerships with Dell, GEICO, Jeep, and more!  

NIHBA is thriving because of the dedication of our committee members!  The heart of any Association lies in the commitment of its members to participate in its growth and development. NIHBA Committees are the foundation of our success and one of the reasons we are one of the largest HBAs in Illinois!   We are always looking for members to join our fantastic committees to share your vision, and participate in planning our future.  Join an NIHBA Committee today! 

We invite all members of the Public to visit our site and review our Member Directory.  NIHBA is one of the largest HBA in Illinois and we represent the highest quality Custom Home Builders, Remodelers, subcontractors, and Associate businesses in the home building industry!  Make sure that your Builder is an NIHBA member!  Call us at NIHBA to confirm that you are working with one of our members!

Please feel free to contact us with questions or concerns!  Shela Coleman, Executive Vice President,  and Vanessa Buckner at 630-978-9000.  Fax us at 630-978-9100 or email Shela at:; or Vanessa at  Don't forget to Like Us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram!

NIHBA Mission


Our mission is to serve you!  You can join, through the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association, a non-profit organization, a group of the highest quality professional builders, remodelers, contractors, and suppliers who are dedicated to the promotion, growth and protection of the home building industry.  

You will find a wide range of exciting opportunities to promote and grow your business, including government advocacy and outstanding networking events where members meet and discuss their role in the home building industry.  Join NIHBA to make valuable connections and foster life-long business relationships.

You are offered a diverse menu of programs including our Arbitration coverage; excellent Education seminars, and top notch monthly meetings and social events which welcome such reputable speakers as Ted Talk Favorite and Leadership Expert, Betsy Allen Manning,  Personality Profiler Wayne Hoover, Sarah Susanka, best-selling author of  The Not So Big House series; State legislators such as Senator John Curran and Senator Laura Ellman, one of Fortune Magazine's top read columnist, Matt Mayberry, Author of Winning Plays, and many more business leaders who share their expertise and advice with our members.  

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

Building Your Business By Association!