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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


Housing Leader Calls for More Affordable Construction Requirement

by Alissa Widman Neese The Columbus Dispatch Posted Jun 26, 2020 at 10:00 PM

Nonprofit pledges to tackle racial injustice in central Ohio housing


Columbus homes selling fastest in the U.S.

By Jim Weiker The Columbus Dispatch Posted at 1:41 PM

A new study confirms what many central Ohio home shoppers already suspect: Nowhere in the country do homes sell faster than in Columbus.


Five Ways Local Governments can Spur Development of Affordable Housing

Next City ERIN O’DONNELL JUNE 30, 2020

The National Low Income Housing Coalition reports that the United States has a shortage of about 7 million rental homes for people earning extremely low incomes.

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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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