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Sable Homes builders explain local impact from hurricane devastation, labor shortage with WOODTV8

West Michigan builders are feeling the impact after three major hurricanes recently barreled into the Gulf Coast, Caribbean islands and southern U.S. The rebuilding effort down south is driving up the cost of projects locally, like Sable Homes’ Paris Ridge development southwest of Caledonia. Fortunately, Sable President John Bitely said the company has what it […]

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Developer starts final building phase in 56-year-old subdivision in the Village of Sparta

SPARTA, MI – Sable Homes recently started building homes in the final phase of Country Meadows, a subdivision on the southeast side of the village that dates back to 1961. The subdivision, located east of Martindale Street at 10 Drive NW, was developed by the Taylor family in 1961. Subsequent phases were developed through 1998. […]

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Customized curved archways, chef kitchen among Sable Homes’ hand-crafted details in 2017 Grand Rapids Fall Parade of Homes

Sable Homes invites you to tour our beautiful Bayberry model ranch home in Byron Center for the 2017 Fall Parade of Homes. This top-of-the-line home in the Byron Glen community features remarkable amenities, including customized curved archways, an expansive living room and a chef kitchen. This 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom Bayberry home features over 2,600 square feet […]

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Skilled home construction laborers needed now more than ever

Home builders throughout the country are finding it difficult to keep up with demand in today’s housing market. A report from the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that 70 percent of contractors struggle to find craft workers in the residential construction industry. Sable Homes General Manager, Karin Kay, explained the labor shortage home builders […]

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The Home Builders Association of Michigan identifies ways to help the statewide housing shortage

The Home Builders Association of Michigan recently released its Housing Summit 2017 report about how the changing economic environment is creating a housing shortage in the state. The report, titled, “Housing Challenges Threaten Our Economic Growth, Where Will Ten Million Michiganders Live?” is the result of statewide testimonies on the challenges and opportunities affecting residential […]

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