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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • MBAKS Member Companies Dominate 100 Best Places to Work List

    Posted on Jul 2, 2018 in:
    • MBAKS News
    • Industry News
    Every year, Seattle Business magazine puts out their list of the 100 best companies to work for, based on anonymous employee survey responses. Full disclosure, we were a little perturbed Seattle Business magazine didn’t expand the list to 3,000 and put all our awesome members on the list, but there’s always next year.
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  • July 2018 Builder's Bulletin: Month’s Supply of Housing Inventory Exceeds One Month in King County

    Posted on Jun 26, 2018 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    According to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, May was the first time King County had more than a month's supply of homes for sale since September 2017.
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  • BIAW Receives 2018 City Champion Award

    Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in:
    • Advocacy
    • MBAKS News
    • Industry News
    BIAW and other partners, including MBAKS and several of its members, have received a 2018 City Champion Award in the Partners for Progress category from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) for finding common ground to help pass Hirst and Foster “fix” legislation and for efforts to ensure city challenges were expressed throughout the process.
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  • MBAKS Takes Home Two NAHB AEA Awards

    Posted on Jun 19, 2018 in:
    • MBAKS News
    The winners of the 2017 NAHB Association Excellence Awards were recently unveiled and the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties is proud to announce we have been honored with two awards.
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  • FYI: The Fair Chance Act Goes Into Effect Today

    Posted on Jun 7, 2018 in:
    • Industry News
    Washington becomes the 11th state to adopt background check reform within the private sector. Washington's Equal Pay Opportunity Act also goes into effect today.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer