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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

December 2020

President's Message

BANNJ President, John Cioletti

As we reach the end of this very difficult year, we are especially thankful for our members and all of the builder and associate companies represented.  Your continued membership and support of our association is very much appreciated.  As I mentioned last month,  our valued members receive first-hand housing policy, economic and legislative information as part of your 3 in 1 membership from the National Association of Home Builders and the New Jersey Builders Association.  

In addition to our website, please see and for upcoming virtual seminars and educational webinars.  

*NEW-On December 8th, the New Jersey Builders Association will launch the Virtual Neighborhood for all members.  This platform will allow member to engage with one another from around the state on various industry topics.  Be sure to look for more information coming soon from NJBA and join the discussions!   

Please mark your calendars for Monday, January 11th from 10:00-11:00am when NAHB Chief Economist Dr. Robert Dietz will give an expert 2021 Virtual Economic Housing Forecast for BANNJ members. Do not miss this extremely valuable information to help begin your business strategies for the new year. Registration is open at  

Member News—Congrats to BANNJ Builder Member PROCIDA KEEPS ROCKING ON NORTH BROAD STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA- (November 13, 2020) – Nearly two years after Bob Dylan celebrated the opening of The Met Philly, Procida Funding has been repaid. Starting out merely as a vision of what the North Broad corridor could eventually become, Eric Blumenfeld’s EBRM and Procida Funding have planted many of the seeds that will make this vision a reality… (View entire press release here)

With good news on the horizon concerning vaccine availability in the next few months, we look forward to an end in sight to the pandemic and gathering together again in person.  On behalf of our Officers and Board of Directors, we  wish all members and their families very safe, healthy, and happy holidays. 

North Jersey Builder’s Group LLC.
Anthony Guidetti
177 Saddle Rive Road
Saddle River, NJ 07458


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Special thanks to ALL of our Premier Partners this year whose generosity and involvement continue to help BANNJ to provide valuable information and membership services to our industry.  We appreciate all that you do.

Monday January 11th  2021 at 10:00AM  Virtual Economic & Housing Forecast by NAHB Chief Economist Dr. Robert Dietz. - Do not miss very valuable information from this prominent housing industry expert on what to expect for your business in the coming year.

Thursday February 4th- Board Strategic Planning Meeting  

Thursday March 11th-
Virtual Spring Fundraising Event

April 11-13  Atlantic Builders Convention, Atlantic City (TBA)

Thursday, April 22nd-Virtual Educational Seminar

Monday, May 24th- Annual Golf Outing & Scholarship Awards at White Beeches

June -NAHB Spring Leadership Meetings

July 8th- Multi-Association Summer Social Business Networking Event at Reno’s Appliance

Fall Fundraiser (TBA)

Thursday, October 21st-
Reno’s Annual Pre-Holiday Networking Party

Thursday, November 18th-
Annual Business Showcase & Beefsteak at The Brownstone


Information and Registration for all events can be found on our website at