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Steve Lindes, Estimator/Project Manager at Pohlig Builders
Steve Lindes, Estimator/Project Manager at Pohlig Builders

Steve figures out how much your home is going to cost. Working with trade contractors and suppliers he prices out each piece of material that goes into your home to come up with the final tally.

Steve graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology from Spring Garden College. For a number of years, Steve worked in the commercial building industry as an estimator. He began working for the Pohlig organization in May of 1993 estimating construction costs of homes and acting as project manager.  Read the full story>>

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The “Don and Todd” Story

The brothers Pohlig, Todd and Don, bring to life the great American tale of “local boys make good.”  Both graduated from Monsignor Bonner High School, with Todd joining the Army upon graduation from Villanova University.  Don, the younger, had such a hunger to work that he went to work with John Falcone’s house framing company on the day of his high school graduation (instead of going to the ceremony!)  He soon started his own framing company and built challenging contemporary houses instead of the “boxes” of that day.  Todd dreamed up Pohlig Builders when he was in the Army, returned home and started the company in late 1974.  Read the full story>>

Don and Todd Pohlig were teammates early on (1960)
Don and Todd Pohlig were teammates early on (1960)

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News from the NAHB:

No longer considered just a second-choice option for home buyers who can’t afford a house, condominiums are giving the single-family home a run for its money as the primary preference for many new home buyers.

Shifting Lifestyles

Changing lifestyles of Americans are often cited as the reason there are many more home buyers than ever before choosing condominium units over houses. The U.S. Census Bureau saw a decline in the proportion of married-couple households with their own children from 40 percent of all households in 1970 to 23 percent in 2003.

Demographics that are on the increase include single professionals, divorcees, partners without children and active retirees. Buyers who no longer need to factor in a yard or school district when they choose a home are not restricting themselves to traditional housing options.  Read the full story>>

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A “Blitz Build” held in November of 2001 brought together more than 165 volunteers who collectively provided labor, material, and cash contributions to construct twin homes for Habitat for Humanity.  Pohlig Builders helped organize this project as well as contributing their expertise, time and labor.   Read the full story>>

Todd Pohlig of Pohlig Builders served as co-chairman of the Habitat for Humanity subcommittee and participated in the event as well

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