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Collier Building Industry Association 
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Legislative Update - Upcoming Events 
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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
General Membership Meeting

 Event Sponsored By:

February 21, 2017
5:30-7:30 P.M.
$30 CBIA & NABOR Members
Table Top Sponsorship's Available
Includes 2 comp tickets, table sign & recognition at event 
(first come first serve) 
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for sponsorship opportunities & registration flyer

Featured Presentation By
Nick Casalanguida
 Collier County Deputy  Manager
"Challenges and Opportunities for Collier County in 2017-2018"
Heavy Hors d' oeuvres & Cash Bar | 5:30-6:15 p.m. Networking | 6:15-7:30 p.m. Presentation

Thank You Table Top Sponsor:


February 17-19 & 24-26
 In collaboration with iStar 
at Naples Reserve
Exclusive VIP Kick-Off Event:
February 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Click here for VIP invitation
Click here for Single Site Parade 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.
Parade of Homes Winners Announced 
 Reserve Early Event Sells Out!
Awards Breakfast
 March 3rd, 8:30-10 A.M.
 Naples Hilton- 5111 Tamiami Trail N.
Click Here for flyer registration
RSVP by: 2/24/17 

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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. 
Click here for more information
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
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

Legislative Update

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

SF Collier County Permits pulled by Builder Q1-15 thru Q4-16
Prepared by Ross M cIntosh

Stats: SW Florida 
Commercial Market 
Year Ed 2016: 
by Valbridge Property Advisors   

NABOR 4th Quarter 2016 Stats.

SB 7000: Florida Building Commission 

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

FHBA State Update


Mike Assaad
645 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL 34102
Gaby Saad
2013 Trade Center Way
Naples, FL 34109
(877) 215-1831
         Affiliate:Tammy Cazares         
        5629 Strand Boulevard          
     Naples, FL 34110       
        (239) 248-2465          
 Patty Wedge-Ludwig
Merchant Insurance Solutions
12326 Isabella Drive
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
 (239) 823-4382

              Affiliate: William Bullock         
       Minto Communities    
           3606 Enterprise Avenue        
       Naples, FL 34104       
            (239) 449-4711           
         Deborah Hamilton      
            Miromar Design Center        
           10160 Miromar Lakes  Blvd.        
          Miromar Lakes, FL 33913      
             (239) 390-8203      

Jennifer Languall 
Fort  Myers, FL 33906
(239) 278-3175

 Affiliate: Priscilla Kellerhouse
Turn Key Construction 
6250 Shirley Street, Suite 502
Naples , FL 34109
(239) 254-1990
CBIA Welcomes
Lily Wilson
from Barron Collier 
High School

For Internship Website Information

BUILD is pleased to announce that Norm Gentry has joined the team as Vice President. Norm has over 26 years of experience in the commercial construction industry and has managed over $50 million dollars of construction projects.  He has held a general contractor's license since 2010 and is a certified LEED Accredited Professional. As Vice President/Project Manager, Gentry will provide team leadership throughout the pre-construction and construction phases from inception through warranty.  Norm will take a leadership role in managing the client relationship and project resources. Gentry is a member of Collier Country Development Services Advisory Council and the Collier Building Industry Association. We are excited to welcome Norm Gentry to the [BUILD] family.

Lee County Assistant Manager Glen Salyer joined  Quadrum Global and DeAngelis Diamond   groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on Avida Senior Living, a resort-style community for assisted living, independent living and memory care in Fort Myers, FL. Located on a 32-acre site at 7650 Gladiolus Drive, adjacent to the 279-acre Lakes Regional Park in South Fort Myers, the $95-million development will feature 125 assisted living apartments, 35 memory care apartments, 272 independent living apartments and 28 cottage-style residences. The 488,265-square-foot campus will provide residents with a bar bistro, private theater, dining hall, pools and spa, four open-air courtyards, and other amenity areas. 

GATES Construction has expanded its Florida presence with the opening of its newest office in Sarasota. Located at 2 North Tamiami Trail, Suite 204, the new office will allow the firm to better serve the Southwest and Central Florida areas. Headquartered in Bonita Springs, GATES Construction has been constructing landmark projects throughout Florida for 24 years. As a full service general contracting firm providing construction management and design-build services, GATES brings a diversified project portfolio with expertise in commercial, hospitality, institutional, industrial and multi-family construction projects. GATES also operates in North Carolina and the Republic of Panama.

Naples Reserve
held an official ribbon-cutting with The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce for its $7 million Island Club, created by award-winning developer iStar. The Island Club features the 5,160-square-foot clubhouse and adjacent 3,500-square-foot fitness center, along with indoor and alfresco gathering areas, including the fireside grand hall and Latitudes Cafe, wraparound porches, an open-air tiki hut, and sunny and shaded spots around the resort-style pool and on the beach.
Naples Reserve is home to CBIA's 2017 single-site Parade of Homes. Sixteen furnished models, as well as the Island Club, will be open for tours Friday through Sunday, Feb. 17-19 and Feb. 24-26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn more at www.naplesreserve.com/parade-of-homes.

W Design Naples Showroom Grand Opening, February 16th, 5:30-8:00p.m.Open to the public Monday, February 20th at our new Naples location:
1610 Trade Center Way,  Naples, FL 34109 
Hours of operation will vary,  to make an appointment, please contact us at 440-247-4474.  wdesign.com

Click here to see more
Collier County Fair &
Exposition Inc. 
Building & Trades Fair
Thursday, April 27, 2017
9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. 

Register Information:
 Click Here for Flyer 
What is it?
At this event, Lely, Immokalee, and Palmetto Ridge High School Construction & Carpentry Academy students along with Engineering Academy Students and students seeking trades and skills job opportunities in the county, will visit display booths to discuss opportunities with local businesses. The students will also participate in hands-on demonstrations with a variety of different professionally skilled personnel within these businesses.  Participating students will range in grade levels 10 through 12. Some juniors and seniors may be immediately available for On the Job Training (OJT), Internships (summer) or employment (if they are graduating this May). 
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