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For precautionary reasons related to COVID-19, MBAKS offices are closed until King County enters Phase 3. Staff is working remotely and can be reached via phone or email. For more resources, read our COVID-19 updates. Events and class cancellations are noted on our events calendar.

Keep More of Your Money

Save on health insurance, get discounted building supplies, receive workers’ comp refunds, and more.

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Most companies save 10-15%.

GRIP safety stripes

Improve safety and save money on workers’ comp.

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Grow your business with member-to-member advertising.

Homeowner's Handbook

Attention do-it-yourselfers! Browse our expert-driven guides and resources to get that weekend project done right.

Make homebuying and selling less stressful with help from real estate experts.

Pro tips from premier Puget Sound builders for a successful homebuilding process.

Transform your space for the most dazzle—and the fewest dollars.

Keep your family safe and protect the value of your investment.

We Care About The Puget Sound

Our communities are also our homes. Learn how we help make our region a better place through our advocacy efforts, sustainability practices, and community outreach programs throughout King and Snohomish counties.

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We advocate for builders on the federal, state, and local levels and assist members with permitting and regulatory issues.

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We want to keep our region green. Learn how to certify green homes and implement green building practices.

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From building free wheelchair ramps to painting community centers to park cleanups, our goal is to ensure everyone has a happy, healthy place to call home.

UPCOMING EVENTS AND CLASSES

Members get discounts on events and classes.

Tuesday
Jul 14

SMC Design Mix Happy Hour

Connect in comfort!
Monday
Jul 27

Snohomish County Golf Tournament

Join us on the links at the Everett Golf & Country Club!
Tuesday
Aug 4

GRIP Education Meeting

Join us for one or both of these exciting topics: Getting your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety • Supervising for Safety
Tuesday
Aug 4

PWB Shaken, Not Stirred Happy Hour

But you can order your drink however you like.
Wednesday
Aug 5

Membership Lunch - Cancelled

Eat, learn, and have some fun.
Thursday
Aug 6

Seattle Builders Council (SBC) Breakfast

Break bread and discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.

MEET OUR MEMBERS

“We hold meetings for existing residents even before buying the property, to talk with them and see if building there (in a particular neighborhood) would be a good fit in the first place.”

Aaron Fairchild, owner, Green Canopy Homes
Green Canopy Homes' Sam Lai, Kate Wells-Driscoll, Eric Lubert, and Aaron Fairchild

MEET OUR MEMBERS

“The MBA Trust has consistently been 10–15% less expensive for us, even with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.”

Todd Bennett, president of BDR Companies and a 21-year MBA Health Trust Member
Todd Bennett, president of BDR Companies

LATEST FROM THE MBA BLOGS

Catch up on the coolest tech, breaking industry news, latest advocacy efforts, and more.

  • 2020 Primary Endorsements

    Each election cycle, our Affordable Housing Council (AHC) interviews candidates at the city, county, and state levels to determine their degree of support for our industry. The following candidates have received an AHC endorsement for the 2020 election cycle.

    Jun 29, 2020

  • Snoqualmie Adopts Administrative SEPA Appeal

    Despite unsuccessful attempts last year to adopt administrative SEPA appeal, Snoqualmie joins the majority of Eastside cities. The Ordinance is now in full effect.

    Jun 26, 2020

  • King County Approves Emergency Supplemental Budget

    The Council approved $86 million in emergency funding for the COVID-19 response. This is the third round of emergency funding the Council has approved since the pandemic began.

    Jun 26, 2020

  • nwBuilt Builds Two 5-Star Homes, Moves Another

    While most projects start by demolishing the original structure, releasing tons of embodied carbon emissions and contributing to climate change, nwBuilt chose a different path. They partnered with Nickel Bros to relocate the site’s original 730-square-foot bungalow, giving it a second life as an affordable home on Lopez Island.

    Jun 29, 2020

  • TC Legend Homes: Everson Net Positive Home

    This award-winning TC Legend house is the 20,000th project certified by Built Green. As a 5-Star and Net Zero Energy certified home, it exemplifies how the Built Green program’s influence has grown and has been incentivizing sustainable building across Western Washington.

    Jun 9, 2020

  • Deadline Fast Approaching for Built Green Conference Session Submissions

    We are planning our annual Built Green Conference and we invite YOU to submit a proposal for a breakout session! The May 21 deadline is fast approaching. Our Built Green community is buzzing with subject-matter experts and practitioners who can share their stories and experiences with the rest of the community. If you are reading this, you are one of them!

    May 15, 2020