AUSTIN, TX — January 31, 2001 Builder Homesite, Inc. today announced the selection of Portaris to design and produce an online product showcase that will be shown to investors and potential investors at the February 2001 International Builder Show in Atlanta, Georgia. Builder Homesite was founded by a consortium of the nation’s premier homebuilders to develop web-based solutions for the homebuilding marketplace.
The twenty-minute demo will demonstrate the products in development that are focused on improving the home selection, buying, and ownership experience through the use of online technologies.
“We are excited to have Portaris on board to create an interactive presentation detailing our multi-product line for homebuilders,” said Mark Johnson, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of Builder Homesite. “The International Builder Show is an excellent forum to demonstrate the online products we have been diligently developing over the past few months.”
“Our experience in e-business, along with our strategic design and technology, make Builder Homesite a perfect fit for Portaris,” said Kim Carpenter, Director of Business Development for Portaris.
Portaris is an e-business company that provides end-to-end solutions for their clients. Their team, made up of veteran strategic thinkers, creative design and technology capabilities, provides their client base with measurable results. Portaris, Inc is located in Austin, Texas, with a satellite office in Houston. For details on the services Portaris provides, please visit www.portaris.com.
About Builder Homesite, Inc. and NewHomeSource.com
Founded in Austin, TX in 2000 by a consortium of 32 of the nation’s largest homebuilders, Builder Homesite, Inc. (BHI) represents over 225,000 new home sales annually. BHI’s mission is to offer improved technology and marketing solutions for the new home industry. The first product by Builder Homesite is NewHomeSource.com, a consumer website offering the most comprehensive information and selection of new homes available on the Internet. Because of the extensive distribution network, more and more builders are making BHI their entry point into the Internet. By providing data to New Home Source, builders can also participate in BHI online partner channels, including Yahoo, eBay, CitySearch, Homegain, newspaper and realtor websites.
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- Eleanor Bowman