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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Five Practical Ways Outsourcing Payroll Can Transform Your Business

    Posted on Nov 7, 2018 in:
    • Member Benefits
    • Tips & Trends
    • Builders
    You may think it would be too expensive or that you have too few employees to outsource your payroll. However, it is quite the opposite. The time you’ll gain back to focus on your company’s needs will surely reward your bottom line and give you and your employees peace of mind.
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  • November 2018 Builder's Bulletin: Washington’s Labor Force Continues to Grow

    Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in:
    • Builder's Bulletin
    The Employment Security Department’s latest Monthly Employment Report shows a strong labor market in Washington and Seattle.
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  • MBAKS Event Showcases Need for More Housing

    Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in:
    • Housing Affordability
    • Industry Issues
    • Advocacy
    With more than 220 in attendance, MBAKS Executive Director Kat Sims kicked off the 2018 Housing Solutions Breakfast by unveiling the association’s Action Plan for Housing. These and other ideas discussed at the breakfast are intended to increase housing supply and eliminate unnecessary and costly hurdles to new home construction, without compromising environmental or consumer protections.
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  • Still Using Windows 7 or Server 2008 R2? You Need to Read This

    Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in:
    October is budget season. Advertising, hiring costs, and accounting services may be high on your list, but have you factored system updates into your 2019 budget?
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  • ​Sen. Palumbo, Matthew Gardner to Speak at Housing Solutions Breakfast

    Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Press Releases
    • Events
    There is growing momentum in Olympia for housing reform in the upcoming 2019 legislative session. Come hear a wide range of views from the Seattle area’s top housing experts as we work to increase housing supply and address our housing affordability crisis.
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