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2021 General Election Results

See the current status of our endorsed candidates.

Master Builders and Pierce County Affordable Housing Council 2021 General Election Endorsements

The Master Builders Association of Pierce County endorses housing-friendly candidates at the local, state and national levels for every election regardless of their political affiliation. Check out our 2021 General Endorsements here.

Brand Announcement: Meet the New Master Builders

See our Remodel That’s right – for the last year our brand has been under construction. Along with a ...

Winners Announced: Stronger Together Membership Drive

As members of MBA Pierce, your relationships matter and our organization relies on referrals to help build our community. The winners of the “Stronger Together” Membership Drive are announced!

EPA is Cracking Down on Enforcement of Lead-Based Painting Practices

If you perform work covered by the RRP and you are not certified, you could face thousands of dollars in fines, and – even worse – be responsible for harming your clients.

Open for Nominations! 2021 Member Recognition Awards

Master Builders Association of Pierce County is seeking nominees for its annual member recognition award categories. Deadline to submit nominations is October 1, 2021.

2021 Primary Election Results

Check out how our endorsed candidates fared in the August 3rd Primary Election.

Master Builders Association of Pierce County New Members July 2020

The Master Builders Association of Pierce County is an organization consisting of home building professionals and ...

Master Builders Pierce County Announces 2021 Remodeling Excellence Award Winners

Master Builders Association Pierce County is proud to announce its 2021 Remodeling Excellence (REX) Awards. The REX awards program recognizes outstanding remodeling projects throughout Pierce County. This year, a total of 15 winners received awards.

Master Builders Partner with Pierce County Skills Center to Support Students Pursuing a Future in Construction Trades

Strengthening workforce development and shortening the labor gap are high priorities at Master Builders Association of Pierce County. Read about the Master Builders and Pierce County Skills Center partnership.

Emergency Wildfire Smoke Rules: Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is intended as a guide and for general informational purposes. You should read the rule in its entirety and make all necessary adjustments.

Member Referral Contest: Show Me Your Leads!

We all have made connections that lead to memorable deals and sometimes great friendships! As members of Master ...

Master Builders Association of Pierce County and MBAPC Affordable Housing Council 2021 Primary Endorsements

The Master Builders Association of Pierce County (Master Builders Association of Pierce County) endorses housing-friendly candidates at the local, state and national levels for every election regardless of their political affiliation. Check out our 2021 Primary Endorsements here.

Millennials Are Eager to Purchase Homes This Year

Millennials are showing the most enthusiasm when it comes to purchasing a home.

Homeownership is at Risk with Record-High Lumber Prices

The rise of lumber prices has made homeownership more difficult to achieve.

Master Builders Association of Pierce County Habitat for Humanity Home Project

This year, Master Builders Association of Pierce County is building a Habitat for Humanity home! Master Builders Association of Pierce County is eager to help a deserving family in our community as well as showcase the generosity and expertise of our membership along the way. Read more to find out how you can help!

COVID safety requirements for construction job sites loosened

Late on June 11, the Governor’s office rescinded the Construction COVID-19 Job Site Requirements, first introduced in May 2020. Read what this means for employers in the construction industry.

Americans Say Housing is a Good Investment

Many homeowners count on their home equity to fund retirement, their children’s education, and other important needs. Learn more about the value of homeownership at www.NAHB.org/Consumers #HomeownershipMonth

Get set for big changes to plumber contracting in July

Contractors, does your work include plumbing, whether it’s in every project or just an occasional job? If the answer is yes, be prepared for major changes starting July 1. The state Legislature is requiring all plumbing work to be done by a new category of contractors called licensed plumbing contractors.

Remodeling Projects that Add Value to Your Home

What remodeling can you have done to add the most value to your home?

The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Remodeler

After spending more time at home this year, you may be ready to give your dwelling a refresh. A remodel can modernize your home and add more value. Before you start a project big or small, consider finding and hiring a professional remodeler. Read more to learn about the benefits of hiring a professional remodeler.

Tacoma Considering Banning Fossil Fuels and Natural Gas In Residential Construction

Earlier this week, the Tacoma City Council approved a resolution to prohibit new City Buildings from using fossil fuels and natural gases. New residential and commercial buildings could see a similar rule in the future, too. Master Builders Association of Pierce County has expressed interest to be involved in the process as the City considers applying the rule to new residential construction.

Stronger Together Membership Drive: 2021 Spring/Fall Contest

We all have made connections that lead to memorable deals and sometimes great friendships! As members of Master Builders Association of Pierce County, your relationships matter and our organization relies on referrals to help build our community. For our “Stronger Together” Membership Drive, we are thrilled to embark on this exciting journey to grow our membership. Read more for contest details and prizes.

Let’s support Local Hospitals during COVID-19: N95 Mask Drive

Master Builders Association of Pierce County is putting out a call to action for our builders, remodelers, painters, and everyone else who may have protective masks – Please consider donating N95 masks so they can be distributed to local healthcare professionals.