The latest updates from the Metropolitan Builders Association
From the Executive Director's Desk
Join us for the Virtual Award Presentation via Zoom next Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. We will be revealing our Parade of Homes award winners, as well as the Builder and Associate of the Year, as well as the Hall of Fame award. We hope you all can join us virtually!
As the MBA continues to monitor COVID-19, minimal staff will be on-site through 12/18. We will be working remotely and are available via phone and email.
Lastly, the MBA office will be closed 12/21 - 1/1. Happy Holidays!
DATES TO REMEMBER
2: Membership Committee Meeting
3: Executive Board/Finance Committee Meeting
9: Virtual Awards - 11:30 a.m.
9: Associate Advisory Board & Board of Directors Meeting
12/21 - 1/1: Office Closed
Connecting with our members and our communities.
MBA Building Update
At our most recent meeting, the MBA Board approved a motion to explore alternative options to house our MBA offices. It has been tasked to the Exec team and Finance committee, to pursue the sale of the MBA office.
We ask all members to please reach out to an MBA representative if you have interest in the building or if you have office space available for lease.
The 2021 Home Building & Remodeling Show has been moved to April 30 - May 2 with set up beginning on April 28.
Save the Dates! Spring Tour dates have been selected: March 6/7, 13/14, and 20/21.
Tickets & Sponsorships
Abe Degnan (MABA) along with the rest of the 2021 Executive Committee is set to be installed January 22, 2021 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the event are available for sale.
Speaking up and out on behalf of the home construction industry.
Claim Today and Receive the Rebate You Deserve - Extended Deadline!
No one likes to leave money on the table, so fill out and submit your Q3'20 claim for residential jobs completed July - September 2020. Over 70% of the members who participated last year received more in rebates than they paid in annual dues to their HBA!
Due to the growth in positive COVID-19 cases in the past several weeks, Waukesha County is asking for your continued collaboration in assisting in the contact tracing process. Please see the letter from the County notifying employers of changes.
The rising cost of building materials is harming housing affordability as the trade war on softwood lumber, steel, aluminum and other imported materials and equipment exacerbates price volatility and drives up housing costs. Get the latest news at nahb.org.
The 2021 NAHB International Builders’ Show has transitioned to a virtual event. However, the exclusive IBS opportunities that attendees have come to expect from the in-person event will still exist — and even expand — to connect the home building industry together, online, during the IBS Virtual Experience (IBSx), Feb. 9-12, 2021.
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