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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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  • Snohomish County School Impact Fee Vesting Ordinance Introduced

    Posted on May 18, 2018 in:
    • Vesting
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    The Snohomish County Council has introduced proposed ordinance 18-036, a first-of-its-kind measure that would vest school impact fees for five years from time of complete application. This is your association’s top Snohomish County legislative priority for 2018.
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  • Sammamish Moving Forward With Transportation Management and Housing Strategy Plans

    Posted on May 11, 2018 in:
    • Growth Management
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    Lyman Howard, Sammamish city manager, is moving forward with the development of both a Transportation Management Plan and a Housing Strategy Plan as the city council focuses simultaneously on traffic concurrency.
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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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  • Trade Wars: It’s All About Leverage

    Posted on May 8, 2018 in:
    • Elliot Eisenberg
    With the U.S.-China trade war looking increasingly ominous, two questions are on the minds of many: do trade deficits matter and which side has more to lose?
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer