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

Congratulations
Parade of Homes Winners
 Click here for list

 
2017 Multi Site Parade
March 10-12 & March 17-19th 
Fri. and Sat.: 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Sun.: 12- 5:00 p.m.
www.paradeofhomesnaples.com
Thank You Committee
Thank you Single-Site Volunteers

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CBIA-LBIA Joint Mixer
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30-7:30 p.m.
  $30 CBIA/LBIA ( Members Only Event)
Click here for registration flyer
No walk-ins accepted
email your participation to Nancy@CBIA.net
call 239-436-6100 or fax-239-436-3878

 
Hosted by 
 
11170 Bonita Beach Road SE, 
Bonita Springs, 34135
 
All attendees receive a 50% off certificate for any Kinetico Water System in your personal residence or model home
"SAVE THE DATE"

CBIA-SMC
Breakfast Meeting

Demographic Strategies for SW Florida's Housing Market

Presented by:
Leslie Deutch
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Olde Cypress Country Club
7165 Treeline Drive 

 No cost to SMC Members
 
$25 CBIA Members/| $50 Non-Members

Lesley Deutch is a Principal based in Florida for John Burns Real Estate Consulting. The company consults with real estate industry executives all over the country.  Lesley brings more than 20 years of experience in real estate and economic research to her team. Previously, she was Vice President in the Global Real Estate division of Deutsche Bank in New York, where she authored reports on 
real estate and economic conditions 
in the major U.S. metropolitan areas. 
  CBIA Spring Golf Tournament
May 12, 2017   
at The Club at Olde Cypress 

Sponsored By 


RSVP Early - Sells out fast!
Registration Deadline: April 28th 
Registration: 7:30 a.m. 
Shotgun start: 8:30 a.m.
Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
 Following Tournament 

Free play with Sponsorship  Click Here
For Registration Form 
EARN 7 FREE CEU's
6th Edition-FL Building Code Training
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.  

PUT YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO WORK NOW!
 
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  
notice.  
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.
GOVERNMENT/
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
WEEK OF 2/27-3/3/17


CBIA February GMM
"Challenges and Opportunities for Collier County 2017-2018.
presented by Deputy CC Manager,
Nick Casalanguida
  Click here for presentation.
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CBIA Government Affairs Presentation
"Future Planning 
Eastern Collier County"
Click here for presentation 
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To view County Monthly Report for permit and inspections statistics 
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CBIA-County Builder Round Table Wednesday  3/22/17
 3:30-4:30 p.m.  at CBIA.  
No cost to members.  Registration required:
 nancy@cbia.net 
or  call 436-6100. 
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CITY OF NAPLES UPDATES

  Next CBIA-City of Naples Builder Round Table is scheduled for Wednesday, 4/5/, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at CBIA.  No cost to members.  Registration required:
nancy@cbia.net
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STATE OF FLORIDA UPDATES
FHBA Talking Points
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FGCU request State funding for Construction Management Program. Senator Passdomo is one of 3 sponsors. CBIA has requested letters of support be sent.
If you have not sent a letter and would like to do so.

Click here for letter template
Email Support Letters to:

Kathleen Passidomo: 
passidomo.kathleen.web@flsenate.gov
 
Rep Byron Donald:
 byron.donalds@myfloridahouse.gov

Rep. Bob Rommel:
 bob.rommel@myfloridahouse.gov
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NATIONAL UPDATES
House Votes to to Overturn OSHA 
Recordkeeping Rule 


Renewing Members

Pete Emidy
4584 Mercantile Avenue, Suite A
Naples, FL 34104
(239) 495-1900
 

Adam Shapiro
3505 E Frontage Road, Suite 200B   
Tampa, FL 33607       
(813) 261-8050          
 

Patty Wedge-Ludwig  
12326 Isabella Drive  
Bonita Springs, FL 34135      
(239) 823-4382
 

David J. Cerniglia
14299 Alico Road
Fort Myers, FL 33193
(239) 982-1111

 
Dan Smith
9660 Victoria Lane, A-108
Naples, FL 34109
(239) 513-1737
 

Randy Betten 
2761 Edison Avenue  
Fort Myers, FL 33916 
(239) 334-1000       

ANNOUNCING
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). 
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

IberiaBank will present Veterans Affairs (VA) accredited attorney Daniel Burzynski, who will help local veterans better understand the many benefits available to them for serving our country. Deborah Lux will also join the presentation to talk about Collier County Honor Flight, an organization that was created to help transport America's war veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at the memorials that are dedicated to honor their sacrifices. The event is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on April 5 at the Marco Island Branch of IberiaBank at 605 Bald Eagle Drive. The event will begin with a welcome reception at 5:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Call (239) 393-2400 to make a reservation. Admission is $3 per person.

Neal Communities
 recently introduced two new floor plans at Daniels Place a master-planned community in Fort Myers with 85 single-family homes. Homes start from the high $200,000s, and the residents of Daniels Place are not required to pay Community Development District fees and lawn maintenance is included. 

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ONLINE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

MEMBERS RECEIVE 
20% DISCOUNT

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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

411 CODE PROGRAM 
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