NEWS & BLOG

Breaking news and resources from across the industry.

Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Snohomish County Updating Shoreline Master Plan

    Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in:
    • Environment
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    The Snohomish County Shoreline Management Program (SMP) plan was last updated in 2012 and must be again updated to reflect changes in applicable state shoreline laws and guidelines.
    Read More

  • MBAKS Event Showcases Need for More Housing

    Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    With more than 220 in attendance, MBAKS Executive Director Kat Sims kicked off the 2018 Housing Solutions Breakfast by unveiling the association’s Action Plan for Housing. These and other ideas discussed at the breakfast are intended to increase housing supply and eliminate unnecessary and costly hurdles to new home construction, without compromising environmental or consumer protections.
    Read More

  • Still Using Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2? You Need to Read This

    Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in:
    October is budget season. Advertising, hiring costs, and accounting services may be high on your list, but have you factored system updates into your 2019 budget?
    Read More

  • ​Sen. Palumbo, Matthew Gardner to Speak at Housing Solutions Breakfast

    Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Press Releases
    • Events
    There is growing momentum in Olympia for housing reform in the upcoming 2019 legislative session. Come hear a wide range of views from the Seattle area’s top housing experts as we work to increase housing supply and address our housing affordability crisis.
    Read More

  • Bothell Adopts Accessory Dwelling Unit Code

    Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in:
    • Building Codes
    • Industry Issues
    The Bothell City Council recently updated its code to permit accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as part of its ongoing strategy to promote affordable housing.
    Read More

RESOURCES AND GUIDES

Help us build a sound future.



Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer