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Improve safety and save money on workers’ comp.


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

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

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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.


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


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


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.


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Apr 26

Certified Erosion & Sediment Control Lead: Recert

Is your CESCL designation about to expire? Renew with this one-day class.

Apr 26

Remodelers Council Off-Site

Fun, food, networking, and vendor giveaways, presented by Contract Furnishings Mart.
Apr 27

Spike Training

Growth is good.
Apr 27

Dialing for Doughnuts

Eat, call, and be merry.
May 1

GRIP Claims 101™ Webinar

Tips & tricks for navigating workplace injury claims from start to finish, now available online.
May 1

Shaken, Not Stirred

But you can order your drink however you like.


“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


“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


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

  • $30,000 in Scholarship Funds Available to Students Enrolled in Residential Construction Programs

    BELLEVUE, Wash—April 23, 2018— Nearly 82 percent of construction businesses struggle to find qualified skilled labor, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) and Redfin. This labor shortage, area companies say, is a factor in too few homes being constructed and contributes to higher home prices.

    Apr 25, 2018

  • Membership Minute: Larry Thibeault

    Larry Thibeault of Lake Stevens Design Build shares how MBAKS helped him go from a cabinet salesman to a builder with $10 million in revenue. Learn more about our member benefits and how they can help your business grow.

    Apr 23, 2018

  • Job Growth Still Driving Strong Demand for Housing

    Data on jobs released by the Puget Sound Regional Council recently show the four-county region added 362,800 jobs between 2010 and 2017. At this pace, the region continues to add more than three jobs for every housing unit, placing continued strong demand on housing.

    Apr 17, 2018

  • It’s Tax Time—Can I Deduct My Home Remodel?

    Tax Day is April 17. If you’ve recently remodeled your home or are thinking about renovating in the future, you may be wondering if there is a way to deduct a remodel. After all, you’re looking at a big investment, and it sure would be nice to lower your tax liability to soften the blow.

    Apr 19, 2018

  • 7 Ways to Finance a Home-Remodeling Project

    Owners finance home-remodeling projects in many ways, from using savings to borrowing from a 401(k) to bank loans. Here are some of the most common avenues to pay for your dream remodel.

    Apr 12, 2018

  • Stay Safe This Spring by Checking the Condition of Your Deck

    Do you have a deck? If so, now is the time to address it. Do you know the condition of the structure of your outdoor entertaining or lounging area? It may have been inspected when you bought your home, but have you thought about the safety of it since?

    Apr 5, 2018

  • Wallingford Remodel with Chef's Kitchen by Model Remodel

    This modernized 1912 cottage breaks through the trees and foliage that once completely hid it from the street. With its clean lines, tight-knot cedar, and Hardie siding, built-in storage, and exposed timber, the home perfectly balances a contemporary design with a hint of craftsman.

    Apr 4, 2018

  • Demystifying New Mechanical Systems for Built Green Buildings: HRVs and Heat Pumps

    The Built Green program offers significant advantages for builders who understand it well, including expedited permitting and additional floor area in many jurisdictions. One way to meet Built Green standards that provide client satisfaction as well as builder advantages is the use of cutting-edge mechanical systems. Let's dive into the benefits of these systems.

    Apr 2, 2018

  • Dwell Development and the First Home to Receive the Built Green Net Zero Energy Label

    Known for their market-leading sustainability, Dwell Development recently completed the first home to receive Built Green's new Net Zero Energy Label. This single-family home sits adjacent to Genesee Park and features Dwell's typical recipe of reclaimed materials and high-performance envelope, and introduces some new additions to the mix.

    Mar 7, 2018