Always proud of her Irish heritage, she enjoyed raising her family and working in accounting at Kimball Hill Homes
and Pace Suburban Bus for many years.
"Regulatory approvals"--specifically, countywide ordinances that relate to wetlands--"have become a major problem because counties create their own rules," says Russ Vogel, Midwest regional president/community development for Kimball Hill Homes
, based in Rolling Meadows, Ill.
David Hill, a trustee from 2004 until his death in 2008, was founder, chairman and CEO of Kimball Hill Homes
. Diane Hill, a retired educator and current trustee, first completed her late husband's term and then won election to 6-year terms in 2009 and 2015.
both acquired other builders in the market during 2005, and Fieldstone, Crosswinds Communities, and Kimball Hill Homes
recently opened shop there, too.
Other prominent board members include former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros; Daniel Mudd, president and CEO of Fannie Mae; James Pugash, chairman of Hearthstone; and David Hill, president of Kimball Hill Homes
Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Kimball Hill Homes
has aligned with a high-powered coalition that's devised an ambitious redevelopment plan for what David Hill, the builder's chairman, calls "a new New Orleans" (see "A New Vision," page 218).
"This is the beginning of the end of the housing bonanza," said David Hill, CEO of Kimball Hill Homes
, sounding a note of caution during a panel presentation kicking off the BIG BUILDER conference in Las Vegas last month.
Family Fund Kimball Hill Homes
Fund HCF Johnson Family Fund David & Diane Hill Family Fund Fannie Mae Foundation Fund James Previti Family Fund MASCO Fund
One is Kimball Hill Homes
, a Chicago-area builder with 3,672 closings in 2004, which has been working closely with SBC.
A "less is more" strategy is taking shape at Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Kimball Hill Homes
, which expects to increase its subdivisions by 25 percent to 100 in 2005.
Hill, CEO, Kimball Hill Homes
, and a 2004 recipient of the Hearthstone BUILDER Lifetime Public Service Award
Developed jointly by Illinois-based Kimball Hill Homes
and software maker BuildTopia, BTService is a new Web-based warranty-service management application that promises to change how builders close out their jobs and offer follow-up care.