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Amazon and Housing: Not a Question of If, But When

Friday, February 2, 2018

This morning's quiz: Which is the bigger deal in its meaning, significance, and ramifications for residential development and construction? Amazon's HQ2 final decision? or yesterday's jaw-dropper announcement that Amazon is teaming up with Berkshire Hathaway...

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Camp Brisket Helps Novice Pitmasters Feed Masses

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Nothing beats good brisket and Texas barbecue, but smoking brisket on a barbecue pit can be a daunting task for the novice. “I love barbecuing in general, but the brisket is a very intimidating cut of beef,” said David Nelson of Austin, who...

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Subaru Matching Donations to Operation BBQ Relief

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Over the weekend, Stan Hays, co-founder of Operation BBQ Relief, participated with nine other amazing organizations as part of the CNN Heroes Top 10. Even though Hays did not win the $100,000 prize, Hays was given an opportunity to raise $100,000 by ...

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In Memoriam Anthony Gottschalk, 1960-2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

We are saddened to announce the passing of Tony Gottschalk on December 17th, 2017. Tony led the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada team from February of 2007 through August 2017 as Manager and later CEO/Director of Government Affairs....

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Memphis Wood Fire Grills Hires David Carpenter

Friday, December 8, 2017

Memphis Wood Fire Grills has hired David Carpenter as the Northeastern Territory Representative. He brings years of experience to Memphis Grills from the Solar Industry as both a Regional Sales manager and as a Sales consultant. An avid foodie, Carpenter...

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Fannie: Millennials Embracing Home Ownership in Droves

Monday, December 4, 2017

New research from the University of Southern California and Fannie Mae confirms that Millennials are finally embracing home ownership. The study, conducted by Patrick Simmons, director, strategic planning for the Economic & Strategic Research Group...

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