NEWS & BLOG

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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Sick Leave: It's Spreading Like the Flu!

    Posted on Feb 20, 2018 in:
    • Guest Post
    • Industry News
    In November 2016, voters in Washington state voted to establish a mandatory sick leave law for workers in their state. The problem is that many large cities in Washington such as Seattle and Tacoma have also adopted their own sick leave measures, and these measures are not always in sync with the state law. What is the employer to do?
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  • Membership Minute: Meet Bob Smith

    Posted on Feb 20, 2018 in:
    • Video
    • Membership
    • Member Stories
    This week, Bob Smith from Advanced Insurance Solutions shares why he's been an MBAKS member for 28 years.
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  • Membership Minute: Taste of Italy Dinner & Elected Officials Reception

    Posted on Feb 12, 2018 in:
    • Video
    • Events
    • Advocacy
    Join us for the Taste of Italy Dinner & Elected Officials Reception, March 15 at the Normandy Park Community Club (aka The Cove) for delizioso Italian cuisine and the exclusive opportunity to chat with area elected officials.
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  • Experts Share Insights on Housing and Economic Trends, Provide Outlook for Year Ahead at annual MBAKS Economic Forecast

    Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in:
    • Events
    • Councils
    • Sales & Marketing Council
    • MBAKS News
    The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties kicked off its first general membership meeting of the year—an economic forecast breakfast presented by the association’s Sales & Marketing Council, featuring presentations by Metrostudy Regional Director Todd Britsch and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Dan Becraft, C(k)P QPFC.
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  • Membership Minute: What the Hirst Fix Means for You

    Posted on Feb 5, 2018 in:
    • Video
    • Industry News
    • Advocacy
    This week, MBAKS Snohomish County Manager Mike Pattison explains the Hirst fix and what it means for our members—especially those in rural areas.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer