• Improving the Permitting Process Seminar March 19, 2015
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Your strong voice of the building industry statewide. September 18, 2014
    As a member of the North Idaho Building Contractors Association , you’re automatically a member of the Idaho Building Contractors Association (IBCA), one of the most powerful trade associations in the state. With a strong voice for the home building industry statewide, IBCA promotes home ownership and fights legislation that would result in cost increases […]


  • NAHB Urges Senate Panel to Consider Temporary Guest Worker Program March 26, 2015
    In a letter submitted to members of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, NAHB urged senators to consider the creation of a temporary market-based guest worker program that will divert unauthorized immigration into the legal system, shrink the shadow economy and support economic growth in the U.S.
  • New Study Finds OSHA Underestimated Cost of Silica Rule March 26, 2015
    A new report released by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed silica standards for the U.S. construction industry will cost the industry $5 billion per year—roughly $4 .5 billion more per year or 10 times OSHA’s estimates.
  • Safety + Affordability: Builders Must Speak Out on Codes March 25, 2015
    Some builders look at the process of developing building codes the way they look at drywall. They’d really rather not have to spend a lot of time worrying about either one. "We want somebody else to hang the drywall. We just want to get that out of the way so we can start the trim," […]
  • Need a License to Build? March 25, 2015
    As home building industry professionals know, each state has different requirements for builders and remodelers that want to do business. That can be confusing for businesses that cross state boundaries or want to consider new marketing opportunities. NAHB's Residential Contractor State Licensing directory has helpful links to make this information easier to find.
  • NEW Marketing and Sales Course for Building Professionals March 25, 2015
    This newly revised online course is being offered by NAHB Education for three consecutive Tuesdays in April. Experienced co-instructors -- Beverly Koehn and Dianne Beaton -- will provide an overview of the types of tools available today to help you build your unique brand and a positive reputation.