Category: Sable in the News

Sable Homes Wins Homebuilders Care Award

On Feb. 11, the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids Foundation (HBAGGRF) will recognize local heroes who carry out the Foundation’s mission, “making an impact on the lives of those with special housing needs and supporting the development of the next generation of housing industry professionals.” HBAGGRF will honor Sable Homes (Sable) with the […]

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Sable Homes Announces Promotions and New Hire

 Sable Homes, a home builder specializing in high quality, energy efficient construction in West Michigan, has announced the promotion of Karin Kay to general manager. Ron Austin will assume the role of sales manager and focus on the company’s marketing strategies. Kirsten Platto has joined Sable Home’s as a digital marketing specialist. While using the […]

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Demand is High, Supply is Lagging

By: Ron Austin, Sable Homes General Manager The demand for homes is expanding in Michigan, however the construction of new homes has been lagging behind. Why is this? City officials note, “construction is about to come to an abrupt halt not for lack of demand –but lack of vacant lots” (Mlive). So then, the demand […]

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Sable Homes new technology opens the doors to affordable and accessible home ownership

Sable Homes new technology opens the doors to affordable and accessible home ownership JOHN RUMERY THURSDAY, APRIL 02, 2015 Rockford-based Sable Homes is producing a new type of home in Michigan that provides barrier-free living for individuals who are physically handicapped or seniors at a more economical price. The homes feature a new technology which allows […]

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Technology erases some mobility barriers

Technology erases some mobility barriers Sable Homes’ process benefits those with physical impairments. March 27, 2015 By Mike Nichols The secret to creating hundreds of easily accessible homes for those with mobility impairments was right under John Bitely’s nose all along. For years, Bitely, president and owner of Rockford-based residential development firm Sable Homes, had been […]

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Builders discuss lack of skilled workers before House committee

Builders discuss lack of skilled workers before House committee Youth Employment Standards Act hinders minors from working construction jobs. By Mike Nichols Could the lack of available skilled labor currently facing West Michigan’s construction industry be partially solved with a legislation change? Members of the Home Builders Association of Michigan testified earlier this month before the […]

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