2021 Primary Election Results

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

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.

Students Seek a Future in Construction with Master Builders

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.

High Lumber Prices: Homeownership is at Risk

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Late on June 11, the Governor’s office rescinded the Construction COVID-19 Job Site Requirements, first introduced in May 2020.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 Invest in Housing

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.

Development Officials Forum Recap

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.

New Home Sales Are Not Slowing Down

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.

Verizon 5G and Your Business: Real-time Response and Experiences

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 is Careers and Technical Education Month

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.

MBA’s Gross Density Comp. Plan Amendment Removed from County Docket

Read about the resolution that removed our comp plan amendment from the current cycle. Find out what our next steps are.

The Latest on MBA’s Gross Density Pierce County Comp. Plan Amendment

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.

Limited-time offer from Airgas – Are you signed up for NPP?

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!*