Your BIA Riverside Chapter Update: September 2023

Dear Members -

Welcome to your September Chapter Newsletter!

The 2023 Building Industry Show is less than one month away, taking place in beautiful San Diego in partnership with BIA San Diego on October 25th and 26th.

On the 25th, join us for a special evening celebrating our industry and honoring our veterans. This evening will include:

  • Keynote Speaker: Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer
  • Keynote Speaker: Brandon Marquez, Founder of Southern Cross Service Dogs
  • A Salute To America Live Action Show
  • Live Rock Show by Power Serge
  • Fireworks Show Finale
  • And much more!

On the 26th, join us for the biggest building industry trade show in Southern California. At this year's show:

  • Learn from Keynote Speaker AI Specialist Jim Carroll
  • Get inspired by Keynote Speaker Former Lakers Star Metta World Peace
  • Explore our Show Floor of 85+ Exhibitors
  • Attend Meet the Builder
  • Discover the latest building utility trends at our Utility & Technology Boot Camp
  • Close the night at our BIS Scream & Shout After Party!

Register to reserve your spot today at Limited exhibit booths and sponsorships still available.

Celebrate 100 years of BIASC at our Centennial All Regional Gala on November 10th. Join us as we honor our BIASC Legends and install the 2024 BIASC Governing Board and 2024 Chapter Boards. Early bird ticket pricing ends this Friday - click here to register to reserve your tickets today! Sponsorships still available.

Scroll below for important chapter news, events, advocacy updates, and more. As always, if there is anything we can help you with or any questions that come up during this month, please don't hesitate to reach out – we're here for you! 

We also have some exciting new initiatives in the works, so stay tuned for more information. As always, we are grateful for your support and dedication to our organization. 

For questions or more information on BIA Riverside please connect with our BIA Riverside Chapter Senior Vice President Lou Monville here.

Government Affairs

Governmental Affairs and builder advocacy continue to be the primary focus of the Riverside County Chapter. We are engaged with jurisdictions throughout Riverside County on numerous issues. Several updates include:

  • City of Perris Residential Design Guidelines: The City of Perris is wrapping up work on a new set of residential design guidelines for both single family and multi-family residential developments. The City of Perris reached out to your BIA chapter early and sought our assistance and feedback. The result of the process is guidelines that will benefit BIA members in terms of flexibility and clarity. We thank the City of Perris for the collaboration and partnership.

  • SCAG Greenprint Status: As you will recall Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) has been working on an online conservation planning tool, in a manner that could invoke new CEQA threats to entitled housing projects. Through the efforts of BIA and others SCAG has created a Technical Advisor Committee (TAC) to address our and likeminded organizations concerns. The new TAC has had its initial meeting and we are encouraged by the early dialogue. We will remain engaged in the process to protect homebuilding in Riverside County and Southern California.

  •  Affordable Housing: Local cities are actively grappling with the continued state-required affordable housing mandates. Unfortunately, those state mandates come without any new funding sources, causing communities to look to the home building industry as the primary funding source via inclusionary housing policies and fees. While we understand the difficult challenge local governments face achieving affordable housing goals, taxing new home buyers to cover those costs will only make homes more expensive and put home ownership out of reach for even more people, making the problem worse. We are currently involved in discussions on new inclusionary housing fee proposals in several cities where our goal remains to make sure the policy has an in-lieu fee option and that the new fee is as low as possible.

  • Elections 2024: Fall is hear on campaigns are in high-gear for the early March 2024 primary. In March we will see primary elections for the Board of Supervisors and some City Council’s in Riverside County. These primaries will roll into a very busy fall 2024 where nearly every elected body in Riverside County will hold elections. Candidates are beginning to emerge, and we continue to work hard identifying and supporting pro-business, pro-housing candidates.


The Riverside County Chapter will continue to be focused on industry advocacy and keeping Riverside County and our local cities a great place to build much needed housing. If you see an emerging issue you want to make sure the chapter is monitoring, please feel free to email your thoughts to

Lou Monville
Senior Vice President
BIA Riverside Chapter

Monday, October 9, 2023

BIASC Builders vs. Associates Golf Tournament

Bella Collina San Clemente

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BIASC Coachella Valley Golf Event

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Indian Wells Golf Resort

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BIASC & BIASD Anniversary Celebration on USS Midway

October 25, 2023

USS Midway

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Building Industry Show

October 25-26, 2023

Marriott Marquis San Diego

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BIS Scream & SHOUT! Party

October 26, 2023

SHOUT! House

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Centennial All Regional Installation Gala

Friday, November 10, 2023

Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park 

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Groovy End of Summer Party

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Fieldhouse Terrace at SilverLakes Sports Park 

Thank you for joining us for our groovy BIA Riverside County & BIA San Bernardino County Joint Chapter End of Summer Party and Emerging Leaders Cornhole Tournament last night! ✌️☮️🤝 Thank you to our sponsors for making this evening possible. Stay tuned for more photos coming soon!

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  • Your Guide to the 2023 Building Industry Show
  • Celebrate 100 Years of BIA on the USS Midway
  • Check out the builders you can meet at Meet the Builder
  • BIS Keynote Speaker Announced: Metta World Peace
  • Explore our list of BIS Exhibitors
  • Expect the Unexpected at our Year-End Regional Centennial Gala
  • BIASC Centennial - Celebrations Continue!
  • Event Photo Recaps
  • Member Highlights
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