Congratulations to the Remodeling Excellence (REX) Awards winners on their outstanding work! Your Association and the Remodelers Council presented 22 awards at the annual REX Awards banquet held Saturday, June 24, at the Bellevue Art Museum. The REX Awards recognizes and honors the thought, planning and hands-on work that go into creating the spaces homeowners dream about. Association member 415 Westlake provided a unique setting for this celebration of the vision, high-quality craftsmanship and above all, the successes within the remodeling industry. This is truly a collection of the best of the best of the remodeling industry in this region!
Our Association successfully advocated for an amendment exempting single-family homes and fee-simple townhomes from Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) requirements in Snohomish County last week. The Snohomish County Council adopted the measure on Wednesday, June 10 as part of the county's 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update.
REGIONALLY, one of the biggest challenges we face today is ensuring that our housing supply can continue to meet our needs as populations grow. How can we help working families live near job centers and avoid exhaustive commutes to and from affordable neighborhoods?
As one part of our branding campaign for 2014, your Association is running a targeted advertising campaign on Pandora radio. Our target demographics for these spots will be individuals aged 35 years or more within King and Snohomish Counties. Pandora is responsible for 73 percent of all internet radio sessions and 48 percent of U.S. smartphone owners use Pandora on their devices, making this an extremely cost-effective way to engage consumers and make them more aware of our members’ products and services.
A bi-monthly column by Martha Rose, 2014 MBA President.
A weekly update to the membership by Shannon Affholter, Executive Director of the Master Builders Association.
A bi-monthly column by Don Davis, Government Affairs Director of the Master Builders Association.
A bi-monthly column by Tod Sakai, 2014 Remodelers Council Chair.
A bi-monthly column by John Erdman, 2014 Associates Council Chair
A bi-monthly column by Juli Bacon, 2014 Professional Women in Building Council Chair.
A bi-monthly column by Phil Frisk, 2014 Design Professionals Council Chair.
A bi-monthly column by the MBA Health Insurnance Trust.