• 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 […]


  • HBA Tells its Story in Heartwarming Video Project December 18, 2014
    When Wayne Crider, EO of the Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association, started brainstorming ideas to commemorate the HBA’s 35th anniversary this year with staff, committee members and his board of directors, he knew the group needed to do something that would have a lasting impact. “We wanted to show how proactive our association has been from […]
  • Corps’ Latest Attempt to Improve Wetland Plant List Misses Mark December 18, 2014
    After years of additions and modifications – and with property owners having little say in the matter – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now looking for public input on changes to the National Wetland Plant List. Along with soil type and how the water drainage works, the list helps regulators determine whether a […]
  • Once Again, NAHB is ‘Bringing Housing Home’ December 18, 2014
    It started as a quick fix to accommodate a change in the congressional calendar and turned into a smashing success all over the country. Now, Bringing Housing Home™ returns to the NAHB calendar of events March 9-13, 2015. That week, every NAHB member is encouraged to meet with U.S. representatives and senators in their home […]
  • Rural Housing Service Announces Program Changes December 17, 2014
    The Rural Housing Service, which promotes housing in rural areas and is run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is updating its loan programs by streamlining processes, reducing regulations and strengthening the agency’s ability to manage its programs.
  • NAHB Delivers in Lackluster Congress December 17, 2014
    Though the 113th Congress is destined to be the least productive legislative session in 40 years in terms of laws passed, NAHB was able to achieve considerable victories for its members.