New HBRA of Fairfield County president is confident about local builder market

When Anthony DeRosa began his Greenwich-based DeRosa Builders in 2011, he believed that his business would benefit from more extensive connections within the local building industry.

“When I started DeRosa, I felt it was important to go out there and meet people and network,” he recalled. To achieve this goal, he joined the Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA) of Fairfield County, the trade group representing the regional building scene. “Quickly through that it was apparent that the more involved I got, the more benefits I got out of it.”

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More than 30 Percent of Multifamily Development Cost Attributable to Regulation, According to New Study

Regulation imposed by all levels of government accounts for an average of 32.1 percent of multifamily development costs, according to new research released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). In fact, in a quarter of cases, that number can reach as high as 42.6 percent.

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