SAN FRANCISCO - Building Materials Holding Corp., a leading provider of construction services and building materials to professional residential builders and contractors, has announced the launch of SelectBuild Construction Inc. According to the company, SelectBuild combines the local expertise and successful track record of leading contractors with the national strength of a multi-billion dollar company to create a single, integrated construction services company focused on the needs of high-volume production homebuilders.

"We visualized a world-class residential construction management company serving high-volume production homebuilders, and over the last several years, beginning with our initial investment in Knipp Brothers Industries, have carefully selected the industry's best trade partners to realize that vision," said SelectBuild President and CEO Michael Mahre. "Our family of companies will formally come together as SelectBuild, one company with one mission: to help our customers build the highest quality homes using the most efficient process."

SelectBuild's integrated services include:

  • Project estimating;

  • Structural engineering;

  • Materials procurement and handling;

  • Component manufacturing;

  • Shell construction;

  • Rough framing assembly;

  • Millwork installation;

  • Lumber distribution;

  • HVAC installation;

  • Plumbing installation;

  • Window installation;

  • Stucco, lath and plaster installation; and

  • Residential concrete foundation systems.

    The SelectBuild family of companies includes KBI Construction, KBI Mechanical, KBI Stucco, KBI Norcal, Total Concrete, WBC Construction, WBC Mid-Atlantic, RCI Construction, Riggs Plumbing, A-1 Building Components, BBP Companies, Campbell Companies, HnR Framing Systems, Home Building Components, TWF Construction, MWB Building Contractors, and Boulders West Components.

    "To accomplish our mission, SelectBuild's strategy is to continue to integrate construction trades and supply chain activities, employ the most innovative, passionate, and highest-integrity people in the industry and focus all of its resources on meeting the construction needs of a single type of customer: high-volume production homebuilders," said Mahre.

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    Publication date: 07/10/2006