NEWS & BLOG

Breaking news and resources from across the industry.

Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Moratoria Mania

    Posted on May 22, 2018 in:
    • Industry News
    If a building clad in a color you didn’t think fit your city’s personality suddenly popped up overnight, would you take action?
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  • Local Remodeling Companies Win Big at Master Builders Association’s Biggest REX/T-REX Awards

    Posted on May 9, 2018 in:
    • Remodelers Council
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    BELLEVUE, Wash.—May 7, 2018—On Saturday, local remodeling companies gathered at the Seattle Design Center to celebrate their craftsmanship and talents at the annual Remodeling/Trade Remodeling Excellence (REX/T-REX) Awards, produced by the Remodelers Council of Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. Overall, 87 entries were submitted, the highest number in the 32-year history of the event.
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  • Seattle’s Georgetown Neighborhood Makes Top 10 List—You’ll Never Guess Which One!

    Posted on Apr 30, 2018 in:
    • Industry News
    Spoiler: It's the top 10 green neighborhoods list. Georgetown is number eight.
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  • $30,000 in Scholarship Funds Available to Students Enrolled in Residential Construction Programs

    Posted on Apr 25, 2018 in:
    • Community Stewardship
    • Press Releases
    • MBAKS News
    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.
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  • Membership Minute: Larry Thibeault

    Posted on Apr 23, 2018 in:
    • Video
    • Membership
    • Member Stories
    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.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer