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Westport Homes, a D.R. Horton Company

With over 100 years of combined experience, the leaders at Westport Homes exemplify the characteristics required to meet the needs of the homebuyer today. Founded in 2003, Westport Homes has already been identified as one of America’s “Top 100 Homebuilders” by the National Association of Homebuilders.

One of central Ohio's newest creator of dream homes - has developed communities and home designs to work with every taste and budget. Collectively, their team of professional homebuilders represents decades of experience

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Coronavirus Update from Executive Director Jon Melchi:

Dear Valued BIA Member,

The BIA has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 virus, its potential impact on members of the association and central Ohio. This is a rapidly developing issue impacting personal and professional activities worldwide.

Because of the current circumstances that we face, the BIA has canceled all in-person committee and council meetings and related activities through June 30th, and our staff is currently operating in a remote office capacity during this period. While activities may be temporarily canceled, please continue to work with and reach out to BIA staff as you would during standard business operations. Let me reiterate that the association is fully functioning and operational and our staff is working and accessible.

Additionally, knowing the potential impact of closures and changes to standard procedures by local governments, the BIA is reaching out to municipalities to determine how activities related to inspections, permitting, plan submission and zoning hearings may be impacted in the near term. Please bookmark this page for regular updates from our local government partners.

Our association is here to serve our members, so do not hesitate to reach out if the BIA can be of service to you or your company in the coming days and weeks.

Latest News


What will the rest of the year spell for the housing market?

By Dima Williams July 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. EDT

Home buyers’ vigor has powered the national housing market, despite declines in mostly all economic indicators.


America’s looming housing catastrophe, explained

Vox By Jen Jul 8, 2020, 10:00am EDT

“The United States is facing an eviction crisis of biblical proportions.”


Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Extend Forbearance for Multifamily Property Owners

NAHB June 29

The forbearance extension is available for qualified properties with an Enterprise-backed multifamily mortgage experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus national emergency.

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July 15, 2020

COCOA Code Consistency

445 Hutchinson Ave. BIA OFFICE

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SMC June Meeting : Social Media and Marketing in the Homebuidling Industry

BIA Member Barb Burgie with Burgie Media Fusion shared some great insight into how brands should be responding to the pandemic and the societal environment

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