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Improve safety and save money on workers’ comp.


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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.

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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.


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


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


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.


Members get discounts on events and classes.

Jun 18

Design Mix

Connect in comfort!
Jun 20

First Aid/CPR in Spanish

Make employee safety a priority with this potentially life-saving training. Taught in Spanish.
Jun 21

Spike Training

Growth is good.
Jun 21

Dialing for Doughnuts

Eat, call, and be merry.
Jun 28

Member Appreciation BBQ

BBQ and entertainment hosted by MBAKS! Sign up for free.
Jul 2

Shaken, Not Stirred

But you can order your drink however you like.


“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


“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


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

  • Snohomish County Implementing Final Plat Process Changes

    Included in those recommendations are assigning a person responsible for final plats, weekly status meetings, and more.

    Jun 7, 2019

  • Lake Stevens Planning Commission Recommends Fences and Walls Code Changes

    The recommended changes include a six-foot maximum height on residential fences and now an eight-foot maximum height on retaining walls before having to terrace, as well as an option to reduce the terracing buffer to 18” (instead of three feet) by using cascading vegetation.

    Jun 7, 2019

  • Fire Sprinkler Amendment Clears IRC TAG

    On May 29, the International Residential Code Technical Advisory Group voted 3-2 to advance a proposed amendment to the IRC that would mandate fire sprinklers in all newly constructed townhomes in our state. Your association submitted a comment letter opposing the amendment due to the negative impacts it would have on housing costs.

    May 31, 2019

  • Add a Little Privacy to Your Backyard

    As the rainy days slow to a trickle and the sun settles in for the summer months, we’re all heading outside. If you live in a typical Seattle neighborhood, you probably have little yard space and very close neighbors, which can make relaxing outdoors difficult. To help you out, I’d like to present a few project ideas to add a little privacy to your outdoor living space and help you make the most of the warm weather.

    Jun 6, 2019

  • Garage Days: How to Turn Your Garage Into the Ultimate Storage Solution

    The garage is a very useful space that can serve many purposes other than housing cars, recyclables, and miscellaneous junk. It can potentially be a workshop, a game room, a place to hang out, or a fantastic storage space for organizing your overflow of goods.

    May 30, 2019

  • When Remodeling, Patience is Key

    Horror stories usually start with the same misguided approach: we know most of what we want, so let’s just start and figure out the rest as we go. This may work well for some things in life, but improvisation is a terrible approach for a remodel.

    May 23, 2019

  • Neiman Taber Architects: The Roost

    As one of only three 5-Star certified multifamily projects in Seattle, The Roost is a high-performing, energy- and resource-efficient building with 33 residential units and one large commercial space. Designed by Neiman Taber Architects, this building has many leading-edge energy efficient systems, including a rooftop solar thermal array that provides the building with most of its domestic hot water.

    Jun 3, 2019

  • TC Legend: 5-Star Zero Net Carbon Home

    This four-bedroom, Built Green® 5-Star certified home from TC Legend Homes sits at the base of Mount Si in beautiful North Bend. It is constructed from Structural Insulated Panels, ensuring an air-tight envelope with minimal thermal bridging.

    Apr 30, 2019

  • Sterling Real Estate Group: 5-Star Family Home

    Ferndale’s first Built Green 5-Star certified home stays true to Sterling Real Estate Group’ mission of building sustainable custom homes that fit seamlessly into Whatcom County’s established neighborhoods.

    Apr 2, 2019