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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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Sable Homes President John Bitely discusses local labor cost and availability in post-Great Recession era

It’s been about nine years since the Great Recession hit and while the market bounced back, developers are having a hard time keeping up with demand — they don’t have enough hands to build. “There’s a lot of really good people that got wiped out in that terrible recession; we made it through,” Sable Homes […]

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