Podcast: Mayor of Colorado Springs Discusses Importance of Residential Construction


On a special episode of NAHB’s podcast Housing Developments, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin record for the first time in front of a live, virtual audience. To mark the special occasion, which took place as part of IBSx, they were joined by Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers. The three discussed the importance of residential construction on the local economy in Colorado Springs as tourism lagged due to COVID, important steps in the workforce development process, and more.

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Mayor of Colorado Springs Discusses Importance of Home Building

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Episode 39|34:33|February 17, 2021

Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin discuss the biggest headwind facing home building: skyrocketing lumber prices. In early February, prices surpassed the September peak, causing concern for home builders and buyers alike. If your business has been hurt by rising lumber prices tell us about it.

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