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The Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program




Building Skills.
Building Character.
Building Homes.


A Path to Successful Careers for Students

The Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program provides Ann Arbor's high school students with a unique learning experience. Through the actual construction of a new home, from raw land to finished product, students learn the importance of math skills, architectural dimension, job satisfaction, along with teamwork, responsibility and dependability. Upon completion of the program, students have an awareness of the many opportunities and benefits of the construction industry and related fields.

The Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program began as the dream of representatives of the school system, local businesses, and banking representatives. They believed that high school students could, with proper supervision and assistance, build a quality house.


Ann Arbor Student Builders Interviewed
Instructors and Students Interviewed on The Lucy Ann Lance Show
"Around the Home" segment is live on 1290am WLBY Thursdays at 8:50am and Live Streaming at  1290wlby.com

Morning Class Interview from 10/11/2018



Students in the 2018 AASBIP Morning Class (left to right)
Nick Stearns - Pioneer High School
Jaylin Johnson - Skyline High School
Grant Welch, Assistant Instructor of the AASBIP
Corryna Hampton - Skyline High School

Mara Seeburger - Pioneer High School
Darrel Noblin - Skyline High School


Afternoon Class Interview from 10/18/2018



Students in the AASBIP 2018 Afternoon Class (left to right)
Maureen Sloan, EO of BRAG Ann Arbor
Hunter Guyer - Community High School
Mark Valchine, Lead Instructor of the AASBIP
Darron Moore - Huron High School
Stephen Wright - Community High School
Jeff Burris - Community High School

Interview Archives
11/23/2017
• Listen to The Interview
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6/15/2016
• Listen to The Interview
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11/27/2015

• Listen to Part I Now
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• Listen to Part II Now (audio player opens in a new window)

 

Contributor Spotlight - MASCO Corporation



For the third consecutive year, Masco Corporation partnered with
the Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program as a major corporate
contributor for its 2016-2017 home build. Masco Corporation is one of
the world’s largest manufacturers of brand-name products for the home
improvement and new home construction markets. Masco products
include faucets, cabinetry, paints and stains, bath and shower units,
spas, showering and plumbing specialties, windows and decorative hardware. Masco Cabinetry - home to KraftMaid, Merillat and QualityCabinets
- relocated its corporate headquarters to Ann Arbor Township in 2010.  

Community engagement and corporate citizenship are important aspects
of Masco’s corporate creed, and Masco is proud to serve the communities
in which its companies and employees reside.

Masco’s gifts-in-kind to AASBIP include Merillat Cabinetry, Behr Paint, and Delta Faucets and accessories. More information about Masco’s brand name products may be obtained by visiting www.masco.com.


50th Anniversary Pancake Supper Fundraiser
 

Pioneer High School's Cafeteria
601 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 5pm-7pm
Map/Directions to Pioneer HS

It's all-you-can-eat at our next event! Meet some of the Ann Arbor Student Building Industry Program students, faculty, alumni and more. Share a delicious breakfast buffet while you can see the latest photos, and pick up gifts and cool items at the silent auction table. Show your support - it is appreciated!

Come to Pioneer High School's Cafeteria on Tuesday, November 19th, from 5pm-7pm. Buy tickets in advance or at the door. $8/each or 10 for $70. They are avialble now at the BRAG Ann Arbor office at 179 Little Lake Drive, email pnowakowski@bragannarbor.com or call 734-996-0100 with any questions.

Sponsor the Event - it's easy!
Download the Sponsorship Form here

Attend the event, or share the flyer.

Download the Flyer here

Follow or RSVP on Facebook - and invite friends!
Go to the Facebook Event Page


Sponsored by

Bank of Ann Arbor

BRAG Ann Arbor

Chelsea Lumber

MANS Lumber

UA Local 190 and Greater Michigan Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association - Mechanical Industry Labor Management Fund


Our 2018-2019 Home Has Been SOLD!
312 Sedgewood Lane, Ann Arbor, in the Kirkway of Scio neighborhood



This home has been skillfully completed with high end finishes found in much more expensive homes. 9' ceilings on entry floor with oak hardwood flooring throughout. Andersen windows, granite counters, Merillat cabinets, stainless appliances, tile floors in first floor laundry & all baths. Delta faucets and Kohler fixtures. An open kitchen with an abundant amount of cabinets and a huge center island overlooks the great room with large windows and a corner gas fireplace. The formal dining room could easily be used as a study or library.

The second floor features large bedrooms including a master suite with cathedral ceilings and a spa bath with a huge tiled walk in shower and double vanity. The finished view out lower level has high ceilings giving a spacious feel, family room, bedroom and full bath.

A fully landscaped site w/ sprinkler system overlooks a wooded area. The exterior of the home will feature maintenance free vinyl siding with stone accents, a covered front porch with a metal roof and in the rear, a generous sized deck.
More details >>

 




Our home completed in 2018 has been SOLD!
See Details on 320 Sedgewood Lane, Ann Arbor

In 2018 the AASBIP completed their second home in our new location, Kirkway of Scio subdivision. For regular updates, "Like" us on Facebook.




In 2016 the AASBIP completed the Sumerset Neighborhood and sold our 46th new home for above the list price! We are proud to have completed our work in the Sumerset subdivison.