• News for Marin Builders Association News

    Friday, July 23, 2021
    Inspiration. Expertise. Professionals. + More than 560 Local Building Resources. We are honored to share with you the new release of our premier publication the Marin Builders Association, our “hot off the press” 2021-2022 Marin Home Resource Guide.  It is your continued membership support that enables us to publish this beneficial community resource. On behalf of our entire organization, Thank ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Member News
    Thursday, July 22, 2021
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2021:Dan Ross, Ross Painting & Concrete Coatings, who referred Trevor Rhoads, Bjorg Electric. (Special thanks to Dan for donating his bonus to our Scholarship and Workforce Development Fund!).Lori Hennessey, Hennessey Construction, Inc., who referred Axelson Builders, Inc.Glen Barras, Coldwell Banker Realty, who referred ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Marin Builders Association News
    Wednesday, July 07, 2021
    JEFF QUACKENBUSH THE NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL July 7, 2021 Though the cost of materials to frame houses and build cabinets appears poised to fall considerably, longtime North Bay homebuilder Keith Christopherson has yet to see it. “Lumber mills and distributors were ordering early on and buying at higher prices, so (the decreases) have not translated down to the builder yet,” Christopherson ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Business Tips, Cornerstone Partner News, Member News
    Wednesday, June 30, 2021
    Marin Builders Association members now have access to 11 recent graduates from the Education 2 Career (e2c) Construction Academy. We actively help coordinate programs to build a workforce pipeline through our collaborative efforts with community partners.  New graduates from the Education to Career (e2c) cohort with Canal Alliance and College of Marin are now ready for your review.    Members ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Thursday, June 24, 2021
    For Immediate Release June 24, 2021  Marin Builders Association Honors John Pope of Old Town Glass in Novato with Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award   The Marin Builders Association has selected John Pope as the recipient of the 2021 Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award. The award recognizes an individual for excellence in industry leadership and community ...read more
    Categories: Marin Home Resource Guide, Community, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Cornerstone Partner News, Press Release
    Monday, June 21, 2021
    The 2021 annual scholarship awards were presented to thirteen high school seniors on Thursday, June 17th at an outdoor walk-up celebration and ceremony. Scholarship winners were selected after an initial screening of applicants and virtual interviews by an independent selection committee. The committee includes Ken Lippi, Assistant Superintendent, Marin County Office of Education; Cynthia Murray, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association News, Scholarship, Event Related, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    With our gratitude, we celebrate our 2021-2022 member ad partners as listed below (in alpha order).  It is because of their generosity and support, that this edition of our annual Marin Home Resource Guide is our best to date!  Thank you all – we appreciate you!    Aaero Heating & Sheetmetal    Adam's HardscapesArd Mac Electric, Inc.ARS Roofing, Gutters & SolarBob Kunst Painting, Inc.Bravo ...read more
    Categories: Community, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release, Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, Member News
    Friday, May 28, 2021
    The Marin Builders Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to oppose the possible Marin Municipal Water District moratorium on new water hook ups.View full letterLittle evidence has been provided regarding the projected amount of water to that may be saved by a possible water hook up moratorium. Nor are we aware of any outreach to the business or construction members of our community to ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association News
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program enables students to explore a variety of construction related careers and prepares young adults for internship positions with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Made possible by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, the program helps ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Scholarship, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Builders Corner, Construction Education & Training, Event Related, Member News, Safety, Community
    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    UPDATE: Because of multiple letters on the item, the County pulled this item from the Board of Supervisors agenda to give additional time for consideration. We've reached out to the county to offer industry perspective going forward. Marin County Board of SupervisorsRE: Project Labor Agreement Policy GuidelinesVia email on March 1, 2021To BOS@marincounty.orgFull pdf. of letterDear ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Builders Corner, Member News
    Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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    Categories: Builders Corner, Community, Member News, Business Tips, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
     Lower credit card processing fees with level 2 and level 3 processing The cost of accepting credit cards is one of the biggest expenses a business faces. It is an unavoidable cost of doing business in a society that rarely carries cash anymore. For any business processing more than $100,000 a month in credit card transactions, the cost to process cards can approach $4,000 in fees alone. If your ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Marin Builders Association News, Community, Member News
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to Evaluate the Permit Customer Experience for County of Marin    Take the Survey - San Rafael, CA - The Marin Builders Association is announcing a new partnership with the County of Marin and the Marin Economic Forum. The collaboration is designed to help improve the permit process for customers and decrease the amount of non-permitted ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, CEMIP Permit Simplicity Program, Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release
    Monday, August 10, 2020
    With the way that the economy has changed throughout the past 10-15 years, it’s not surprising that people are rethinking about how they consider starting a career. Getting a college degree used to be a popular option that would secure a good job. Now, not so much. Instead, you might be thinking about learning a trade that offers you a lot of upward mobility. But how soon can you start? Here’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Builders Corner, Safety, Marin Builders Association News
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Community, Marin Builders Association News
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has partnered with College of Marin and Canal Alliance to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program targets entry-level ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Member News, Safety, Community
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.Reviewed and Updated March 2021
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Tax Liens and Completions, Community
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.Reviewed and Updated March 2021
    Categories: Marin Builders Association News, Tax Liens and Completions, Community
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