Expand Your Business, Boost Your Network, Save More Money

Benefit from government advocacy, education, certification, community outreach, and marketing opportunities for you and your business.

Hero+Home

Hear from local experts in a one-of-a-kind winery at the March 19 SBC Mixer, presented by Parr Lumber. Register now

Keep More of Your Money

Save on health insurance, get discounted building supplies, receive workers’ comp refunds, and more.

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Most companies save 10-15%.

GRIP safety stripes

Improve safety and save money on workers’ comp.

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Grow your business with member-to-member advertising.

Homeowner's Handbook

Attention do-it-yourselfers! Browse our expert-driven guides and resources to get that weekend project done right.

Make home buying less stressful with help from John L. Scott, BECU, and more.

Premier Puget Sound builders tell you how-to just like the pros do.

Transform your spaces for the most dazzle—and the least dollars.

Make the most of your home and protect the value of your investment.

We Care About The Puget Sound

Our communities are also our homes. Learn how we help make our region a better place through our advocacy efforts, sustainability practices, and community outreach programs throughout King and Snohomish counties.

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We advocate for builders on the federal, state, and local levels and assist members with permitting and regulatory issues.

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We want to keep our region green. Learn how to certify green homes and implement green building practices.

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From building free wheelchair ramps to painting community centers to park cleanups, our goal is to ensure everyone has a happy, healthy place to call home.

UPCOMING EVENTS AND CLASSES

Members get discounts on events and classes.

Tuesday
Feb 18

SMC Design Mix Happy Hour

Connect in comfort!
Wednesday
Feb 19

Minimize Risk & Protect Your Bottom Line

Company leaders and managers will learn proactive approaches to employee retention, company culture, and safe work habits.
Thursday
Feb 20

Finding Balance in 2020: Stress Reduction

Start your year off right with a plan to balance your stress with your happiness.
Thursday
Feb 27

Remodelers Council Offsite

A Mardi Gras celebration, presented by Contract Furnishings Mart.
Tuesday
Mar 3

First Aid/CPR in English

Make employee safety a priority with this potentially life-saving training.
Tuesday
Mar 3

GRIP Education Meeting

Join us for one or both of these exciting topics: Getting your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety • Return to Work

MEET OUR MEMBERS

“We hold meetings for existing residents even before buying the property, to talk with them and see if building there (in a particular neighborhood) would be a good fit in the first place.”

Aaron Fairchild, owner, Green Canopy Homes
Green Canopy Homes' Sam Lai, Kate Wells-Driscoll, Eric Lubert, and Aaron Fairchild

MEET OUR MEMBERS

“The MBA Trust has consistently been 10–15% less expensive for us, even with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.”

Todd Bennett, president of BDR Companies and a 21-year MBA Health Trust Member
Todd Bennett, president of BDR Companies

LATEST FROM THE MBA BLOGS

Catch up on the coolest tech, breaking industry news, latest advocacy efforts, and more.

  • NAHB Releases Priced-Out Estimates for 2020

    NAHB’s latest report estimates that for every $1,000 increase in the price of home in the Seattle/Bellevue/Tacoma market, 1,161 people are priced out, meaning they no longer quality for a mortgage after the price increase.

    Feb 7, 2020

  • Snohomish County Docket Deadline Is Oct. 30

    Any land swap, urban growth area expansion, or other significant land use change must be applied for by that date. It is already known that some cities such as Arlington and Monroe will be bringing forward such requests.

    Feb 7, 2020

  • Snohomish County Lot Size Averaging Ordinance Clears Committee

    The primary benefits of the legislation are to eliminate conflicting code provisions, eliminate the potential for counting right-of-way twice when utilizing lot size averaging, and to establish in code that private roads may be considered in lot size averaging similar to public roads.

    Feb 7, 2020

  • Add Serious Charm to Your Home With Beautiful Reclaimed Wood

    While it may seem like a daunting task, adding reclaimed lumber can be quite easy. Even a small piece can dramatically add to a space’s character and charm—and the best part is that it’s functional.

    Dec 19, 2019

  • Saving Energy With Smart Home Technology

    With a little prep time and homework, you can gather the information and resources you need to take full advantage of the money- and energy-saving automation options available for your home.

    Dec 12, 2019

  • Decorating Rules Everyone Should Know

    Redecorating your home is a great way to give it a quick and easy upgrade without the cost or hassle of a remodel. As you begin to think about how you want to redesign your space, consider these cardinal interior design rules to help you in your planning.

    Dec 5, 2019

  • Targa Homes: Shoreline 5-Star DADU

    At first glance, this 5-star detached accessory dwelling unit appears to be a typical new home, but the materials, assemblies, and techniques used in its construction are anything but. Built by Targa Homes, this home was framed with +90% reclaimed fir.

    Feb 3, 2020

  • Pavilion Construction: Maude Apartments

    At an average unit size of 277 square feet, Maude Urban Living offers efficient living from both an economical and resource standpoint. Health and transportation-oriented features extend beyond the property line through proximity to community services and a transportation options portal in the front lobby.

    Jan 7, 2020

  • TC Legend: 5-Star Semiahmoo Resort Home

    This two-story, 5-Star certified home in the Semiahmoo Resort community of Blaine, WA features a tatami room, bringing an element of the Far East into this otherwise Western-style home. The room will serve as a simple gathering space or a place for meditation.

    Dec 11, 2019