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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • BIAW Receives 2018 City Champion Award

    Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in:
    • Advocacy
    • MBAKS News
    • Industry News
    BIAW and other partners, including MBAKS and several of its members, have received a 2018 City Champion Award in the Partners for Progress category from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) for finding common ground to help pass Hirst and Foster “fix” legislation and for efforts to ensure city challenges were expressed throughout the process.
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  • MBAKS Takes Home Two NAHB AEA Awards

    Posted on Jun 19, 2018 in:
    • MBAKS News
    The winners of the 2017 NAHB Association Excellence Awards were recently unveiled and the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties is proud to announce we have been honored with two awards.
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  • FYI: The Fair Chance Act Goes Into Effect Today

    Posted on Jun 7, 2018 in:
    • Industry News
    Washington becomes the 11th state to adopt background check reform within the private sector. Washington's Equal Pay Opportunity Act also goes into effect today.
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  • June 2018 Builder's Bulletin: Q1 Building Permits up in King County, Down in Snohomish

    Posted on May 29, 2018 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    At the end of the first quarter of 2018, King County is leading the way in building permit activity in the region, with single family permits up 19 percent and multifamily permits up 25 percent compared to the same period last year.
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  • 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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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer