• ActiveWest Builders to receive six NAHB Awards November 28, 2014
    Story Courtesy of the Coeur d’Alene Press. Read Article On Their Site Here Three ActiveWest communities in Kootenai County are finalists in six different categories for either a Gold or Silver Award from the National Association of Homebuilders. Meadow Ranch, a 55-plus active adult community is a finalist for Best Recognition of Sustainable Features. All […]
  • PWB Warming Tree November 24, 2014
  • Mechanical Update Training Class October 22, 2014
      2012 Mechanical Code Updates Training Flyer – Kootenai County Fillable   Date: November 18, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Location: Kootenai County Administrative Bldg Room 1A/1B 451 Government Way Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Instructors: Jerry Peterson and David Freelove This four-hour session will provide architects, designers, builders, contractors, inspectors and installers with resources and […]
  • Real Estate Trends 2015 in the Inland Northwest Tuesday Nov. 4th, 2014 October 13, 2014
    Real Estate Trends 2015 in the Inland Northwest – ULI Idaho ULI Idaho and ULI Northwest presents its premier event of the year in the Inland Northwest featuring insights from leading experts both nationally and locally. The event will feature a presentation on the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 report—a publication from PwC and […]
  • You get out of your membership what you put into it. September 18, 2014
    The chance to get involved in every aspect of the North Idaho Building Contractors Association is one of the most overlooked benefits of membership. But it can be one of the most valuable. Here are just a few of the ways to get involved: Serve on one of NIBCA’s committees and contribute to a program’s […]


  • ‘Best of IBS’ Awards Honor Product Innovation January 27, 2015
    The winning products in the third annual Best of IBS Awards were honored in a ceremony on the final day of the 2015 NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas Jan. 22.
  • At IBS: Teen Inventor’s Innovative Solution to California Drought January 27, 2015
    Steven McDowell showed off one of the more interesting new green products this year at the NAHB International Builders’ Show: a wall designed to collect and store rainwater to be used for residential irrigation or even protection from wildfires. Not too shabby considering that last year this time, the wall was a high school science […]
  • New Home Sales at Highest Pace Since June 2008 January 27, 2015
    Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 11.6% in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Millennials Seek Smaller Homes, Won’t Sacrifice Details January 26, 2015
    As Millennials enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology increasingly prevalent, said panelists during an International Builders’ Show press conference on home trends and Millennials’ home preferences last week.
  • 125,000 Attend 2015 IBS, Design & Construction Week January 26, 2015
    About 125,000 housing industry professionals packed the aisles at Design & Construction Week™ Jan. 20-22. Now in its second year, the co-located mega-event included the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, the International Window Coverings Expo, The International Surface Event and the Las Vegas Market.