MBA Delivers Meals for Medical Workers with Jonz Catering

On Friday, May 8th, we made our second meal delivery to MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. MBA Meals for Medical Workers is a continued effort to help support our frontline healthcare professionals that are working harder than ever to keep us safe.

Growing Resilience in Times of Uncertainty

No one has escaped the uncertainty and sobering realization of how finite resources can be. Historically, what determines those businesses and tradesmen who survive and even thrive after an economic crisis? Studies show resiliency!

Updated Letter to Industry re: Returning to Work in Phase 1

A letter from Puget Sound Energy on industry returning to work during Phase 1 construction.

Governor’s Office Issues Additional Guidance on Construction Activities

The Governor's Office offers further clarification on "in existence" construction for builders and jurisdictions.

Projects Previously Underway Can Resume Construction

Gov. Inslee, in consultation with the state’s construction industry, announced a plan today to allow current construction projects to be completed. Check out the governor's announcement which includes the full recommendations from the work group as well as a summary of phase one requirements.

MBA Delivers Meals for Medical Workers with Georgio’s Catering

On Tuesday, April 14th, we made our first meal delivery to MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. MBA Meals for Medical Workers is a continued effort to help support our frontline healthcare professionals that are working harder than ever to keep us safe.

Letter from Puget Sound Energy on the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order

Click to view Puget Sound Energy's letter to industry regarding Governor Inslee's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" Order.

Inspection Requirements from Bonney Lake, Auburn, and Gig Harbor as Construction Resumes

Bonney Lake, Gig Harbor, and Auburn have provided their requirements to for inspections going forward under Phase 1 construction allowance, approved by the Governor on Friday, April 24th. Check out this post to view their requirements and requests.

MBA Meals for Medical Workers – Donations Needed!

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​Master Builders Association of Pierce County’s Government Affairs Efforts During COVID-19

Master Builders Association of Pierce County has been active on the government affairs front these last few weeks, working to mobilize members and jurisdictions as we all collectively respond to our changing world in response to COVID-19.

Recommendations: Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order regarding Construction

Not sure what the Governor's Stay-at-Home Order means for you? Read this blog for important resources.

Puget Sound Energy – Open Letter to Building Community Partners

In response to Gov. Inslee’s March 23 proclamation “Stay Home – Stay Healthy”, we will be temporarily stopping construction of new line and service connections to homes and businesses.

Permitting Action Item Requests of Jurisdictions During COVID-19 Crisis

A copy of Master Builders Association of Pierce County's request to local jurisdictions, asking that they implement items in our permitting action plan so that necessary attainable housing can still be built during the COVID-19 crisis.

Smart Home Tech Helps Aging Home Owners

The idea of retirement conjures up images of spending time with grandkids, travel or dedicating time to your favorite hobbies. If you or your loved one plans to live in their current home, aging-in-place modifications and smart home technology can increase comfort and safety.

Don’t Try this at Home: DIY Mistakes to Avoid

Spring is around the corner, so you might be motivated to tackle a household project that you’ve been avoiding all winter long. If you’re preparing to take on a bigger project, you may want to take an honest assessment of what you can accomplish or if you should hire a professional remodeler. Before you dive into your next DIY project, consider the following.

Color Trends for Your Home in 2020

​From eye-catching bright, bold hues to cool tones to convey a contemporary look, color is the cornerstone of home design. Each year, the leading paint manufacturers announce their most inspiring color and color palettes of the year.

Prep Your Home for Spring Selling Season

Showing your home to prospective buyers is more than just opening the front door. Carefully staging your home to sell, so buyers can see themselves living in your home will help you unload your property quickly.

Top Reasons to Embrace an Education in the Trades

If you know a student that is seeking a path that will lead to personal fulfillment, a career and technical education (CTE) track can reap many benefits. February is Careers and Technical Education Month, which shines a spotlight on the many different educational opportunities for high school students, college students and adults.

Avoid These First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes

Buying your first home can be both an exciting and daunting experience. Use this brief guide to helping you avoid mistakes while buying your first home.

Best in Class Benefits for Best in Class Employees

Washington State continues to set the standard for affordable and comprehensive health care through association health plans. These plans group businesses in similar industries together. By leveraging the buying power of all participating companies, employers are often able to save significant money on their health insurance costs.

New Year, New Floors for Your Home

One way to liven up your living space is to replace your floors. Cost, durability, moisture and maintenance are other important factors to consider when purchasing new floors for your home. To help you evaluate what works best for your home, here are some popular floor options among home owners.

Preparing to Buy a Home in 2020

For most people, a home is the biggest purchase in their lifetime. If you’re ready and willing to become a home owner this year, the following tips can help you confidently purchase the best home for you.

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to start planning for home projects. Maintenance projects are a great way to keep your space comfortable, functional and possibly add value to your home. Here are a few new year’s resolutions for your home.

Winners Announced for 2019 Member Recognition Awards

Master Builders Association of Pierce County held its annual President's Gala and Member Recognition Awards on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at Historic 1625 Tacoma Place. Not only does the event celebrate the installation of 2020 board members and leadership, it also recognizes outstanding members.