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2017 Scholarship Applications available
If you have an intern in your office who is pursuing his/her education in construction related fields, please encourage him/her to apply.   Click here for application
January 25, 2017- Sold Out
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Enjoy Hors d'ouvres, Drinks and Great Networking!
Palm Brothers Remodeling
1410 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 15
Naples, 34109
Email Nancy@CBIA.net
Walk Ins Not Accepted
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Hilton Naples 

Guest Presenter:
Nick Casalanguida
Collier County Assistant Manager

Title & Table Top sponsorships available on a first come-first serve basis.
 Contact Nancy@CBIA.net
phone (239) 436-6100 
for information.  


February 17-19 & 24-26
 In collaboration with iStar 
at Naples Reserve
Kick off - February 16, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Click here for details 

March 10-12 and 17-19
Fri. and Sat.: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Sun.: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Click here for details
(2017 Parade of Homes materials - live 01/13)
Call for Code Interpretation

T he FHBA is proud to provide members a solution to interpreting Florida's building code through the 411 Code program. 411 Code provides members free access to Joe Belcher, an independent code consultant.
To access this valuable member benefit, 
Contact Joe Belcher at 411code@fhba.com or call 352.450.2631
As an NAHB benefit, members have access to discounts and savings opportunities offered by many top companies. All programs, rates and prices are subject to change without 
NAHB members can access each program using the co-branded links below, or   download a one-page overview of all discounts including phone numbers and program codes. 
When using these programs please identify yourself as a member of the National Association of Home Builders. 

For more information, visit www.nahb.org/ma. 
Advertising Opportunities

2017- 2018
Membership Directory
E&M will be contacting members in the coming weeks about advertising.

If you have any questions or would like to advertise, please contact Ryan with E&M Consulting at 239-206-1858, 
800-572-0011, or  ryand@emconsultinginc.com.  
Click here for more information 

Florida Contractor Continuing Education FULL Package (14Hrs)
Florida Construction Laws Continuing Education (1 Hour)
Florida Lien Laws Continuing Education (1 Hour)
Florida Wind Mitigation (1 Hour)
Florida Workplace Safety and OSHA (2 Hours)
**Florida Contractor COMPLETE Package

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NAHB E-Learning: Webinars and Online Courses
Building professionals are busy people. NAHB knows how difficult it is to make time for even the most compelling courses, seminars and workshops. It's easy to miss the learning opportunities that help you to stay abreast of the latest technologies, newly passed regulations and cost-effective ways of doing business.

NAHB offers virtual learning opportunities that are priced right and fit easily into your busy schedule.
On Demand Education Courses
Legislative Update

Collier County Updates
To view County Monthly Report for permit and inspections statistics 


The Collier County Planning Commission will continue its review at the following meetings:

Meeting 3:
Date: Monday, January 30, 2017
Time: 5:05 PM

Location: BCC Meeting Room, 
County Government Center.

Proposed amendments in the 2016 Amendment Cycle include:

-Changes to the on-site and off-site native vegetation retention requirements
-Storm water management plan requirements
-Adding new uses to the Golf Course
Zoning District
-New section related to golf course conversions.
Additional information and meeting materials are posted on the County website prior to the meeting dates:

City of Naples Updates
To view City of Naples December permit stats, 

Next CBIA-City of Naples
Builder Round Table
3:30-4:30 p.m., 2/1/17 
at CBIA. 
To register email  nancy@cbia.net

FHBA State Update

Construction Workforce Taskforce

The Construction Workforce Taskforce was established via state legislation to address the shortage of skilled crafts people and building inspectors training in Florida.   Promoted by the FHBA during the 2016 legislative session, the Taskforce will make a number of recommendations at their January 20th meeting.  FHBA staff will help move those recommendations through the 2017 session. 

FL Building Commission Meeting

The FBC has completed work on the 6th edition of the Florida Building Code effective January 1, 2018.

FHBA staff has participated for over 2 years in this endeavor.  

The FBC will undertake a number of "glitches" to assure the code is ready.

Training is available from the FHBA on the significant code changes.

2017 Legislative Session

March 7- May 5th

Legislative Priorities:

       Workers' Compensation Reform,

  • Building Code Development,
  • Notice and Right to Cure,
  • Statute of Repose,
  • Workforce, and
  • Condominium Bulk Buyer.

Linda Donnelly (
621 NW 53rd Street Suite 370           
Boca Raton, FL 33487           
(239) 537-3511          
     Trinity Melton
Allure Cabinetry and Showroom
3573 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL 34104
(239) 417-4300

Mark Henning
Atlas Pile Driving, LLC
3921 Prospect Avenue
Naples, FL 34104
(239) 643-4447

Loretta DeMarco
DeMarco Tile Inc.
3527 Domestic Avenue
Naples, FL 34104-3623
(239) 643-4077

Ralph Hagedorn
Hagedorn & Son Construction Company
552 Whispering Pine Lane
Naples, FL 34103
(239) 571-7797

Doug Holland
Tamiami Ford Inc.
1471 North Airport Pulling Road
Naples, FL 34104
(239) 643-3673

Lori Wegman
Wegman Design Group
2385 Trade Center Way
Naples, FL 34109
(239) 596-8551

Jeff Maddox    
       26340 Old US 41 Road, Suite 3         
      Bonita Springs, FL 34135      
(239) 992-1484

AQUA at Pelican Isle announced that contracts for the 32 residences and penthouses at the boutique marina front high-rise condominium are 70% complete. 

BUILD  has been awarded Collier County Business of the Month for January 2017.  The Business of the Month is an award that is presented to an organization that has enhanced the community through financial, volunteer and active involvement in organizations and programs that assist in creating a better quality of life for all citizens in Collier County.

Habitat for Humanity
Collier County's Director of Store Operations, Mara Foley, today announced "Do More with ReStore," a series of DIY (do-it-yourself) events hosted by professional designers which will demonstrate how to reuse and repurpose home furnishings and building materials. 

Pulte Home Corporation purchased a 105.65-acre vacant land tract from Chico's Retail Services Inc. for $17.05 million. The tract is located on the southwest corner of Alico Road and Three Oaks Parkway in Fort Myers. Pulte is planning to develop a residential community on the land. The buyer was represented by CEO Randy Thibaut and broker associate Douglas Meschko, of Land Solutions Inc. ( landsolutions.net).

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