NCHBA Appoints Two Area Builders to 2014 Land Use Council


North Carolina Home Builders Association (NCHBA) President J. Gary Hill has appointed Sandy Wood as Chairman of the NCHBA 2014 Land Use Council and Deans Hackney as Vice Chairman.

The Land Use Council assesses the needs of the land development community in North Carolina, reviews issues relevant to land development and particularly issues which may impact the cost of land and affordability of residential construction. The Council also makes recommendations for potential legislative and regulatory action as necessary to the state Home Builders’ Legislative and Regulatory Committees.

Wood is with Trusst Builder Group and Hackney owns Horizon Homes of Wilmington. Wood is the current Chairman of the Business Alliance for a Sound Economy (BASE) an advocacy organization for the real estate, home building and development industries; and Hackney is a Past President of the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association (WCFHBA).

“We are very proud to have been asked to provide leadership and a coastal perspective on the state level,” says Donna Girardot, Executive Officer of WCFHBA. “Both Sandy and Deans are great choices and bring a great deal of knowledge and expertise with regard to the development side of the home building business.”