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Per the Governor’s Stay Home and Stay Safe Order, MBAKS offices are closed through April 10. 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 home buying less stressful with help from John L. Scott, BECU, and more.

Premier Puget Sound builders tell you how-to just like the pros do.

Transform your spaces for the most dazzle—and the least dollars.

Make the most of your home 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.

Monday
Mar 30

COVID-19 Webinars

Webinar: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for Employers with 1-499 Employees
Monday, March 30, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Do you need to keep some essential employees working or reduce your workforce slowly? This webinar will help employer members with valuable information on Emergency Sick Leave, Emergency Family Medical Leave, and potential tax credits. It will cover the basics of the FFCRA, information you need to retain employees, and potential payroll tax credits available to you.

  
Webinar: Navigating the Details of Unemployment
Monday, March 30, 12:15–1:30 p.m.
COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives, including Washington’s homebuilding industry. Just last week, U.S. unemployment claims shot up to 3.28 million—a number that will continue to rise.This live webinar outlines your responsibilities as an employer for unemployment benefits, how to help your employees file, and state and federal resources available to you.

Monday
Mar 30

Benefits in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar

The MBA Health Trust will hold a free webinar presented by Chris Gorey, Chief Growth Officer at Capital Benefit Services on how the state’s COVID-19 orders will affect health benefits.

Chris will answer questions you may have regarding the health plan and other benefits while navigating an unprecedented economic landscape for the homebuilding industry.
Wednesday
Apr 1

Developer Builder Issues Council (DBIC)- CANCELLED

Solving Snohomish County issues starts with you.
Wednesday
Apr 1

Membership Lunch - CANCELLED

Eat, learn, and have some fun.
Thursday
Apr 2

Seattle Builders Council Breakfast

Discuss ways to enable business to operate more efficiently in Seattle.
Tuesday
Apr 7

GRIP Education Webinars

Join us online for one or both of these exciting topics: Getting your GRIP on Claims, Comp & Safety • Unified Fall Protection Updates

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.

  • Add Serious Charm to Your Home With Beautiful Reclaimed Wood

    While it may seem like a daunting task, adding reclaimed lumber can be quite easy. Even a small piece can dramatically add to a space’s character and charm—and the best part is that it’s functional.

    Dec 19, 2019

  • Saving Energy With Smart Home Technology

    With a little prep time and homework, you can gather the information and resources you need to take full advantage of the money- and energy-saving automation options available for your home.

    Dec 12, 2019

  • Decorating Rules Everyone Should Know

    Redecorating your home is a great way to give it a quick and easy upgrade without the cost or hassle of a remodel. As you begin to think about how you want to redesign your space, consider these cardinal interior design rules to help you in your planning.

    Dec 5, 2019

  • Green Canopy Homes: Madison Valley 5-Star

    Two new 5-star single-family homes sit on the corner of a block in Madison Valley. Mirror images of each other, these homes reflect Green Canopy’s commitment to push for Net Zero.

    Feb 28, 2020

  • Indoor Air Quality—How to Not Let It Walk All Over You

    There’s a lot of focus these days on how volatile organic compounds (VOCs) contribute to unsafe indoor air quality, from building materials to finishes. With the average American spending about 90% of their time indoors surrounded by these materials, there’s good reason for concern.

    Feb 19, 2020

  • Targa Homes: Shoreline 5-Star DADU

    At first glance, this 5-star detached accessory dwelling unit appears to be a typical new home, but the materials, assemblies, and techniques used in its construction are anything but. Built by Targa Homes, this home was framed with +90% reclaimed fir.

    Feb 3, 2020