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Tony Holt takes the oath of office from Eddie Martin, TAB President-Elect.

On Thursday, November 17, 2011 Tony Holt of Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes was installed as President of the Building Industry Association of the Highland Lakes (BIA-HL). Holt is the immediate past-president of the Lakeway Chapter of the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. Recently, Zbranek & Holt has been recognized as both the Texas Custom Home Builder of the Year as well as Austin Custom Home Builder of the Year.

The installation of the new BIA-Highland Lakes Board of Directors as well as Mr. Holt’s Presidential installation was performed by Eddie Martin, President-elect of Texas Association of Builders. Mr. Martin is the owner and president of BIA member Tilson Homes.

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Tony Holt, 2012 President of the BIA-Highland Lakes

One of Holt’s goals for the coming year is to increase regional builder and remodeler participation in the BIA-Highland Lakes. As a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Certified Graduate Master Builder, Mr. Holt is also committed to getting builders back into the classroom with a goal of earning professional designations. Additionally, Mr. Holt is a Certified Graduate Builder and Certified Green Professional. He is also a national industry judge for various Parade of Home events throughout the country.

The Building Industry Association of the Highland Lakes (BIA-HL) was chartered by the National Association of Home Builders in 2001 to serve Blanco, Burnet and Llano counties of Texas as the industries professional trade association for the region. The BIA’s over 300 members include Developers, Builders, Remodelers and their subcontractors, service companies and suppliers.The BIA provides compliance & regulatory education, advocacy, community services as well as produces the Parade Home Tour and the “Find A Contractor” guide annually. The building industry is the largest producer of income and employment throughout the Highland Lakes.

Mr. Holt is an owner/partner in Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes of Austin Texas. His company focuses on building only pre-sold luxury custom homes. Zbranek & Holt is a full-service, fixed price custom home builder and does not build any speculative homes nor does the company hold any inventory property. All Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes Project Managers are Certified Graduate Master Builders and Certified Green Building Professionals. The company is the recent recipient of numerous awards including 2-Time National Master Builder of the Year, Texas Custom Home Builder of the Year, and 2-Time Austin Custom Home Builder of the Year. Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes proudly builds luxury custom homes throughout the Texas Hill Country including greater Austin, Westlake, Lakeway, Lake Travis, Dripping Springs, Marble Falls, Horseshoe Bay, Highland Lakes, Burnet, Johnson City, Wimberley, Fredericksburg, Georgetown and Round Rock.