News & Events

Strong Job Growth Continues in January

By John Marion | February 14, 2019

The U.S. economy entered 2019 with a strong gain in payroll employment. Total employment increased by 304,000 in January, while the unemployment rate edged up to 4.0%, reflecting the impact of the partial government shutdown. Residential construction employment increased by 23,900 at the beginning of 2019, the largest gain since February 2018. The total construction…

Raising the Roof – Episode 4 – Tony Robbins

By John Marion | February 11, 2019

Raising the Roof with John Marion, with John Marion Custom Homes and Tony Robbins, with Meek’s. Listen to Previous Raising The Roof Shows

Raising The Roof – Episode 3

By John Marion | February 2, 2019

Raising The Roof – Episode 3 John’s guests, on this episode, are Chuck and Michael Fyock with Fyock Home Design. They are discussing the first steps to home plans and designing your home. Listen to Previous Raising The Roof Shows

Raising The Roof – Talk Radio

By John Marion | February 1, 2019

Raising The Roof Builder Radio Show Listen to John Marion live live Fridays at 2pm on KWTO 98.7 FM & 560 AM or listen to previous episodes here on this website. Add Friday, February 1, 2019 at 2pm to your calendar. Listen to Previous Raising The Roof Shows

Job Growth Surged in December

By John Marion | January 10, 2019

At the end of 2018, job growth surged. Total employment increased by 312,000 in December and the unemployment rate rose to 3.9%; however, this increase was good news because it was generated by growth in the labor force. Residential construction employment increased by 1,700 in December. The total construction industry (residential and nonresidential) added 280,000…

HBA Parade Home 2019 Update #1

By John Marion | September 24, 2018

Below is our first update on our 2019 HBA Parade Home. HBA Parade of Home Dates: June 21-23 & 28-30  

Above are post about current projects completed and new projects begun, as well as some fun facts and information about John Marion and John Marion Custom Homes. We will also post about upcoming events by the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield and other Home Building or Remodeling related events.