July 1, 2021
The rise of lumber prices has made homeownership more difficult to achieve.
June 25, 2021
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!
June 25, 2021
Late on June 11, the Governor’s office rescinded the Construction COVID-19 Job Site Requirements, first introduced in May 2020.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.
June 24, 2021
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
June 21, 2021
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.
May 13, 2021
What remodeling can you have done to add the most value to your home?
May 1, 2021
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.
April 22, 2021
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.
April 22, 2021
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.
March 19, 2021
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.
March 8, 2021
Last Friday at our virtual Development Officials’ Forum, eight different jurisdictions around Pierce County signed on to share their latest staffing concerns, permitting timelines, and efficiencies gained through working from home during COVID. A common theme, of course, was the abundance of applications ahead of the February 1st building code changes.
February 18, 2021
A new year often marks the beginning of a new life chapter. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans are interested in purchasing homes.
February 11, 2021
Master Builders Association of Pierce County membership includes access to National Purchasing Partners (NPP). Through our partnership with NPP, members can receive a corporate discount on Verizon that provides eligible business members 22% off their Verizon monthly access fees.*
February 1, 2021
February is Careers and Technical Education (CTE) month. CTE promotes and supports locally-based middle and high school programs that provide 21st century, academic and technical skills for all students.
January 28, 2021
Read about the resolution that removed our comp plan amendment from the current cycle. Find out what our next steps are.
January 14, 2021
Our application has caused quite the stir at the County and, as the amendments begin their hearings this month, there are many moving parts to keep track of as it pertains to the Gross Density Amendment. Check here for the latest.
January 14, 2021
Your Master Builders Association Pierce County membership includes access to National Purchasing Partners (NPP). For a limited time, Airgas is offering members a guaranteed 10% cost savings on industrial gases for 2021!*
January 13, 2021
As members of Master Builders Association of Pierce County, your relationships matter and our organization rely on referrals to help build our community. Learn about our latest member referral contest!
December 21, 2020
Master Builders Association of Pierce County recognizes the problems our county faces with lack of available housing for those in need or facing hardships. In an effort to provide more support, Master Builders Association of Pierce County has teamed up with Metropolitan Development Council.
December 18, 2020
Members of the Master Builders Association of Pierce County are always looking for ways to give back and help support our community. If you are looking for more ways to give this holiday season, we are extending the opportunity to support the Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) with their Diaper Drive.
December 10, 2020
Master Builders Association of Pierce County announced the 2020 Member Recognition Awards at the virtual Board of Directors meeting on December 8th. Not only were we able to recognize outstanding members, the 2021 board members were officially installed.
December 1, 2020
Connections matter! In an effort to further connect members and build partnerships within our association, Master Builders Association of Pierce County is excited to introduce weekly Lunch & Learn sessions. Take a look at the upcoming schedule!
November 12, 2020
Check out how our candidates faired this year in the General Election.
November 12, 2020
Earlier this month, the Development Officials’ Forum met over Zoom to discuss local issues, staffing shortages, permit numbers, and efficiencies gained. Find the jurisdictional updates here!