Roscommon Homebuilder Named MAHB 2010 Remodeler of the Year

The Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB) has named Tom Barber, owner of Barber Construction, Inc. in Roscommon as its 2010 MAHB Remodeler of the Year.

Barber is a 37-year veteran of the homebuilding industry with a notable career of service. He has served for 25 years as owner of Barber Construction, a full service remodeling company specializing in second-story additions. He has received the following designations:  Certified Green Professional, Certified Graduate Remodeler, and is a Certified Aging In Place Specialist.  In May of 2010, Barber was selected by REMODELING magazine to join the remodeling Big50. He was featured in the May issue of REMODELING, a national trade publication read by more than 80,000 professional contractors.

Barber is the current board president of the Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB) and the past president of the Tri-Lakes Home Builders Association. Barber has been active in his local community serving on the Gerrish Township Planning commission for 20 years, including many years as board chairman.

The Michigan Association of Home Builders is a professional trade association comprised of 32 local homebuilder associations around the state and their builder, subcontractor and supplier members.  MAHB works to positively promote the building industry and impact legislative, regulatory and legal issues affecting housing affordability.