Welcome to the 
Collier Building Industry Association 
 Construction B usiness I n A ction
Legislative Update - Upcoming Events 
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 - Sold Out
Includes 2 comp tickets, table sign & recognition at event 
( first come first serve
Click Here 
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 Sponsors:


Multi-Site Parade of Homes 
 POH Awards Breakfast 
Click Here    for registration flyer
March 3rd, 8:30-10 A.M.
  RSVP by: 2/24/17 
Reserve Now - Award Breakfast
Almost Sold Out!

 Naples Hilton- 5111 Tamiami Trail North

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.

Title Sponsor

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors 

Learn the 6th Edition of the 
Florida Building Code 
and Earn 7 FREE CEU's
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Miromar Design Center

JC Code & Construction Consultants, Inc. in partnership with FHBA, CBIA and LBIA  
offers 7.0 hours of 
Florida Building Code CEUs.  

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
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.
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
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 
Legislative Update

Tuesday BCC Meeting 2-24-17
BCC throws out ordinance to implement 12 month moratorium in E.Naples corridor. Instead, BCC voted unanimously in favor of conducting a study and providing incentives for particular types of  development.  

Improved A/C checklist used for A/C change out permits is now posted on the county website.
 Click here to also view form.

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

January 2017 CBIA-County Builder Round Table Notes Click here

CBIA-County Builder Round Table meeting 
is scheduled for today, Wednesday, 2/15, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at CBIA. No cost to members but registration required by contacting nancy@cbia.net or 
calling her at 436-6100. 

City of Naples Updates
 To view January 
CBIA-City of Naples Round Table notes

Next CBIA-City of Naples Builder Round Table i s scheduled for Wednesday, 4/5/, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at CBIA. No cost to members but registration required by contacting nancy@cbia.net

FHBA State Update


Robert Anders
Anders-Monahan Insurance Agency, Inc.
PO Box 628
Naples, FL 34106
(239) 592-6403
       Stuart O. Kaye           
910 39th Street SW   
      Naples, FL 34117       
        (239) 434-5293          
Eric Monroe
9990 Coconut Road, Suite 375
Estero, FL 34135
(239) 217-3487


Christopher Kalina
8890 Terrene Court, Unit #102
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
(239) 961-2450

DeAngelis Diamond, was awarded general contractor and has started construction for Thrive at Naples, a $31 million, 189,000 square foot senior living community. Thrive at Naples features 198-units with advanced pneumatic fitness equipment, keyless entry doors, large touchscreen controls and social events including movie matinees and rooftop happy hours. It will present "Technology with Purpose," technology designed to engage, protect and empower residents, staff and family members. Fortress Venture is the owner of Thrive at Naples.  

GATES Construction has started construction on a new Silverspot Cinema  at Met Square in Downtown Miami. The 4-floor luxury theater will feature 17 screens plus a 2-story atrium and mechanical mezzanine.  Construction will take place from the ground through the 7th floor of an actively constructed 43-story high rise.  This cinema will be a movie goer's dream complete with lush leather seats, two concession areas, lounge and bar areas, a full service Kitchen with fine dining menu, plus a private theater with an exclusive bar. 

Insurance and Risk Management Services, Inc.  has announced that George C. Schmelzle has satisfied the educational requirements of the American Institute For Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters to earn the AIC designation.  George is the President and Sales Department Manager.  Mr. Schmelzle has worked at IRMS for 28 years and has 31 years of experience in the insurance industry.

ReFinish with Restore is the second installment in the "Do More with ReStore" series of free DIY (do-it-yourself) events hosted by professional designers to demonstrate how to reuse and repurpose home furnishings and building materials. On Tuesday, February 28 at 11 am, Nicholas McCarty of McCarty Design will teach attendees how to refinish their kitchen cabinets, counters and more at Habitat for Humanity of Collier County's ReStore Home Improvement Center, located at 5430 Yahl Street. 

Recently, U.S. News & World Report released its list of the best nursing homes in the country. Among those making the list was The Chateau at Moorings Park (www.mooringspark.org), a 106-bed facility, which scored 5 out of 5 stars. More than 15,000 nursing homes across the country were evaluated for the ranking. Of those, just slightly more than 2,000 made the list by scoring between 4 to 5 stars. The Chateau at Moorings Park was the only facility in Collier County to score a perfect 5, according to a news release.

Naples Reserve
The  Naples Reserve is home to CBIA's 2017 single-site Parade of Homes. Exclusive VIP Kick-off event, Feb. 16, 5-8pm. 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
CCPS Collier County 
Career Fair & Exposition  

Building & Trades Fair

Thursday, April 27, 2017
9:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. 

Register Information:
Click Here  
for Flyer 
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). 
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.