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For precautionary reasons related to COVID-19, MBAKS offices are closed through at least June 19. 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%.

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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
Jun 9

First Aid/CPR in Spanish - CANCELLED

Make employee safety a priority with this potentially life-saving training. Taught in Spanish.
Tuesday
Jun 9
Tuesday
Jun 9

First Aid/CPR in English - CANCELLED

Make employee safety a priority with this potentially life-saving training.
Wednesday
Jun 10

NAHB Webinar

The Four Ps of Leadership: Understanding Yourself to Influence Others
Discover four key areas of leadership that one needs to master in order to successfully manage employees and in turn, serve customers. Learn why understanding yourself is the most critical factor in becoming an effective leader and why Philosophy, Persistence, Perspective and People are the keys to you and your team's success.

Wednesday
Jun 10

Social Media 2.0: Grow Your Business

Learn to implement a branding strategy across your social platforms for an advantage over your competitors.
Thursday
Jun 11

Residential Builders Council (RBC) Breakfast

Build better, build smarter. 

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 3, 2020

  • Lake Stevens Council Holds Public Hearing on Permit Extensions

    The ordinance authorizes the Director of Planning and Community Development or designee to approve six-month extensions beyond those allowed by code to promote a speedy recovery of the building industry affected by COVID-19 restrictions.

    May 29, 2020

  • Seattle Seeking Changes to Rule Governing Trees

    The proposed draft Director’s Rule expands the definition of exceptional trees and establishes a definition of significant trees as trees at least six inches in diameter that are not exceptional.

    May 29, 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

  • Chieftain LLC: West Seattle 4-Star Townhomes

    By retaining existing trees, these six townhouses built by Chieftain LLC look as though they have been in the neighborhood for years, while a modern façade gives away their newly built status. Ideally located within short walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, and bars, these units have a walk score of 96.

    May 5, 2020

  • Haberzetle Homes: Playful All-Electric Townhomes

    This Fauntleroy development stands out with playful façades, colorful front doors, warm interior finishes, and superior indoor air quality.

    Apr 7, 2020