Press

November 29, 2021

2021 St. Jude Dream Home Showplace Sold

The Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIA) is delighted to announce the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace has sold. Forty of our members were involved in the building of…

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November 19, 2021

New apartments planned for Vancouver’s international district

A new 50-unit affordable housing apartment complex by Ginn Group’s nonprofit arm Ginn Gives aims to help steer Vancouver’s housing stock in the right direction. The building’s style is referred…

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BIA President’s Awards Recipients and Officer Installation
November 16, 2021
Building Clark County Magazine: November Edition Available
October 28, 2021
BIA Welcomes Sarah Hannon-Nein as New Communications Manager
October 26, 2021
BIA Announces Building Excellence and Home Show Award Recipients
October 25, 2021
Building Industry Group Announces General Election Endorsements
September 14, 2021
Building Clark County: September Issue Now Available
August 26, 2021
Building Association seeks pause of costly new energy code requirements to ease rising home prices and massive supply chain issues
August 25, 2021
Foundation Invests $21,000 in Building Industry Careers
August 23, 2021
40 Construction Companies Bring St. Jude Showplace Home to Life
August 20, 2021
Building Clark County: August Edition Now Available
August 18, 2021
Indoor Mask Mandates are Back
August 13, 2021
Construction workers are five times more likely to die by suicide than from a jobsite injury
July 21, 2021
Building Industry Endorses Candidate John Blom for Vancouver City Council
July 20, 2021
Nominate a Project for Building Excellence Awards
July 19, 2021
Building Industry Group Issues Primary Endorsement of Mayor McEnerny-Ogle
July 14, 2021
Building Clark County Magazine: July Edition Available
July 9, 2021
Washington state emergency heat exposure rule to take effect July 13
July 7, 2021
How the Hidden Costs of Housing Affect Affordability
July 5, 2021
2022 Parade of Homes Site Selection – Now Open!
June 28, 2021
Building Industry Association Members Support VFW Project
June 21, 2021
Battle Ground Remodeler wins State Remodeling Award
June 17, 2021
Building Clark County Magazine: June Edition
June 16, 2021
BIA Gives Back $3.6 million to Local Member Companies
June 15, 2021
Plumbing Contractors: Prepare for major changes on July 1
June 9, 2021
Elizabeth Gomez of Battle Ground’s Bridge City Contracting Joins BIA Board of Directors
June 4, 2021
New payroll tax to take effect in 2022, resources to opt-out of tax
June 2, 2021
$93,870 Added to the Cost of the Average New Home in Clark County
June 1, 2021
Safety Meetings (AKA Toolbox Talks) are Key to Diminishing the Transmission of COVID
May 26, 2021
7 Homes Featured in the NW Natural New Homes Tour
May 24, 2021
Mask and Social Distancing Requirements Shift as Vaccination Efforts Continue
May 18, 2021
Jobsite Culture is Key to Reducing Spread of COVID-19
May 14, 2021
Building Clark County: May Edition Now Available!
May 10, 2021
Kingston Homes Celebrates 10-Year Business Anniversary
Permit Activity Continues to Surge as Homebuying Demand Continues
April 28, 2021
The Importance of Good Personal and Jobsite Hygiene
April 26, 2021
Justin Wood of Clark County’s Hearthstone Homes NW Joins the Board of Directors of the Building Industry Association of Clark County
April 14, 2021
Building Clark County Magazine: April Edition Now Available!
Permit Activity in Vancouver on the Rise
April 13, 2021
Three new on-demand education offerings and new job board
April 12, 2021
Requirements for the Jobsite
BIA Promotes Justin Wood to Government Affairs Coordinator
April 7, 2021
Clark County Development Engineering Program – Process Improvement Changes
March 31, 2021
If Sick, Stay Home
March 29, 2021
Clark County Releases Tips for Navigating the Permit Center
March 26, 2021
Building Industry Celebrates Exceptional Leaders in Homebuilding
March 22, 2021
Sticker Shock: What Phasing Out of Natural Gas Means for Washington Homeowners
March 16, 2021
Recent study reinforces homebuyer preference for natural gas home heating, cooking and more
March 15, 2021
Building Clark County: March Edition Now Available
March 10, 2021
Which Mask for Which Task?
March 4, 2021
KOIN News Covers St. Jude Dream Home Showplace in the NW Natural Parade of Homes
February 23, 2021
MASK: JUST WEAR IT.
February 19, 2021
985 Households Priced-Out of Clark County Housing Market with Each $1,000 Price Increase
February 17, 2021
July Enrollment open for ROII, a top performing retro program that gives you rebates on workers’ compensation premiums
Governor Proclaims February as CTE Month
February 12, 2021
Member Spotlight: Design NW
Building Clark County Magazine: February Edition Now Available
Join us for Virtual Hill Days – March 15-17
February 11, 2021
NW Natural Parade of Homes Groundbreaking Goes Virtual
Energy Code Compliance Made Easy
January 26, 2021
Local Builder, Affinity Homes, Wins National Competition
Current Home Technologies Wins State Recognition for Excellence in Remodeling
January 20, 2021
Housing Market Forecast – Watch Now
January 19, 2021
Governor Inslee’s Repeal of the State Building Code Council’s Code Extensions Will Increase Home Prices by at least $15,000 During the Pandemic
January 14, 2021
January Edition of Building Clark County is now available!
January 11, 2021
State Building Code Council delays code implementation to July 1, 2021
January 4, 2021
Clark County Permit Activity for Townhomes Up 66% as Builders Tackles Housing Affordability

2020

December 21, 2020
Clark County Stormwater Manual & Code Update – Submit Your Comments! 
December 18, 2020
The BIA Supports the Safe from Hate Jobsite Culture Pledge
Local builder building home for St. Jude Children’s Hospital
December 9, 2020
Building Clark County Magazine: December Edition Available
December 8, 2020
BIA Announces Home Show Award Recipients
December 4, 2020
Significant Increases in Permit Activity in the City of Vancouver
November 30, 2020
Vancouver Park Impact Fee increases take effect 1/1/2021
November 17, 2020
Building Clark County: November 2020 Edition
November 2, 2020
93% of Contractors Report Delays in Project Timelines due to COVID-19
October 23, 2020
Voting doesn’t have to be hard, access election resources
October 21, 2020
Building Futures Foundation Awards $20,250 in Scholarships and Tool Grants
October 15, 2020
Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour Goes Virtual
October 14, 2020
Building Clark County: October Edition Now Available!
October 5, 2020
2021 salary thresholds set for overtime exempt employees
September 30, 2020
11 Homes Featured in the Fall NW Natural New Homes Tour
September 17, 2020
Building Industry Group Announces General Election Endorsements
September 16, 2020
September Building Clark County Magazine Now Available
September 8, 2020
NW Natural Parade of Homes to be held at Felida Overlook
September 4, 2020
I-5 Bridge Closure Will Affect Your Clark County Permit Appointments
August 25, 2020
12,612 Clark County Families Priced Out of Purchasing a Home due to Soaring Lumber Prices
August 13, 2020
August Building Clark County Magazine: Now Available!
August 5, 2020
Clark County Permit Center adopts new processes for permit application, drop-off and issuance
July 31, 2020
Buying a Home During COVID-19
July 30, 2020
Clark County releases new permitting protocol – Effective August 1
July 21, 2020
Virtual Awards Ceremony for BIA Golf Tournament presented by Lifetime Exteriors
July 15, 2020
BIA Adds Two Candidates to Endorsements
July 14, 2020
Now Available: Building Clark County Magazine, July Edition
July 1, 2020
Getting to Know Blaze Restoration
June 30, 2020
Survey: COVID-19 & Effects on the Building Industry in Clark County
CREDC to Provide Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers to Eligible Businesses
June 26, 2020
Implementation of 2018 Building Codes Delayed Again
June 22, 2020
Revised Estimates Show $1.2 Billion in Construction Wages Lost Due to Governor Inslee’s Stay-at-Home Order
June 18, 2020
Summary & Webinar Replay: Revised Housing Forecast presented by Columbia Credit Union
June 12, 2020
Now Available: June Edition of Building Clark County Magazine
June 10, 2020
BIA Announces Pre-Primary Endorsements of Six Candidates
June 5, 2020
Clark County officially granted Phase 2 re-opening status
May 29, 2020
BIAW files lawsuit to revoke L&I emergency rule allowing agency to fine businesses
May 27, 2020
Phase 1 Construction Visitor Logs No Longer Required
May 19, 2020
Governor Inslee releases Phase 2 Construction Guidelines
May 18, 2020
BIA Distributes $3.2 million in L&I Refunds to Members
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May 15, 2020
Building Clark County: May Edition
May 13, 2020
BIA Launches Online PPE Store for Construction Industry
April 29, 2020
The Vancouver Clinic offers builders rapid COVID-19 testing
April 24, 2020
Phase 1 Plan Allows Existing Construction Projects to Restart
April 23, 2020
Washington Legislature urges Gov. Inslee to delay building codes
April 22, 2020
Mayor McEnerny-Ogle & Rep. Herrera Beutler push for rapid screening of construction workers
April 14, 2020
Building Clark County Magazine: April 2020 Edition
April 13, 2020
BIA releases “Housing is Essential” PSA
April 10, 2020
Status of 2020 NW Natural Parade of Homes
April 8, 2020
Clark County Issues Notice Regarding Construction Activities
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City of Battle Ground issues guidance on allowed construction activity
WA Energy Code Implementation Delayed
April 3, 2020
Ridgefield issues executive order to prevent spoliation and avoid damage, allow pre-sold and partially erected homes to be completed
March 26, 2020
Interpretative guidance on residential building amid COVID-19
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March 25, 2020
Clark County & L&I Inspections During COVID-19
March 17, 2020
Building Clark County: March Edition Available
February 19, 2020
Building Clark County: February Edition Now Available
February 6, 2020
Study Shows Nearly 800 Households Priced Out of Vancouver Housing Market with Each $1,000 Price Increase
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January 21, 2020
Two new members appointed to BIA Board of Directors
January 17, 2020
Building Clark County Magazine: January 2020 Edition
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2019

December 10, 2019
BIA Announces 2020 Board Leadership
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December 5, 2019
BIA President’s Awards Recipients Honored at Reception
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November 4, 2019
BIA Reveals Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour Award Recipients
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October 28, 2019
BIA Announces NW Natural Parade of Homes Award Recipients
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October 22, 2019
BIA Honors New Homes Tour Award Recipients
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October 14, 2019
BIA Announces Candidate Endorsements for November Election
October 7, 2019
8 Homes Featured in Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour
September 25, 2019
Two new members appointed to BIA Board of Directors
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September 12, 2019
BIA Hires Two New Staff
August 21, 2019
BIA Announces Building Excellence Award Winners
July 16, 2019
Building Futures Foundation Awards $17,000 in Scholarships & Grants
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July 2, 2019
BIA Distributes Record L&I Refund to Members
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May 15, 2019
New Homes Tour features record number of homes
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March 6, 2019
BIA promotes Makinster to Government Affairs Director
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2018

November 12, 2018
BIA President’s Awards Bestowed; New Officers Installed
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October 22, 2018
BIA Announces People’s Choice Awards for the 2018 NW Natural Parade of Homes
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October 4, 2018
8 diverse projects featured in Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour on Oct. 20 & 21
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September 18, 2018
BIA Announces Final Candidate Endorsements for November Election
August 17, 2018
BIA Honors Building Excellence & Spring Home Show Award Winners
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July 25, 2018
BIA Announces Additional Pre-Primary Endorsements
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June 26, 2018
BIA Distributes Over $2 Million Dollars to Local Businesses
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June 25, 2018
BIA Hires New Government Affairs Coordinator
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June 21, 2018
Building Futures Foundation Awards Scholarships to Seven Local Students
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June 18, 2018
BIA Announces First Candidate Endorsements Before August Primary
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May 10, 2018
Variety is Key at the 2018 NW Natural New Homes Tour
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March 8, 2018
Applications Now Available for Building Futures Foundation Scholarship Program
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February 15, 2018
BATTLE GROUND BUSINESSMAN DAVE MYLLYMAKI NAMED MARCH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS REMODELER OF THE MONTH
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2017

November 21, 2017
BIA President’s Awards Bestowed; New Officers Installed
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October 24, 2017
Parade of Homes Returns to East Clark County
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October 20, 2017
Unusual Sweep for Fall Home Show Award Winners
September 21, 2017
Clark County Home Transformations On Display During Columbia Credit Union Remodeled Homes Tour
September 20, 2017
BIA Announces Final Candidate Endorsements for November Election
August 23, 2017
BIA Bestows 2017 Building Excellence Awards & Spring Home Show Honors
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July 19, 2017
Clark County Building Stats Highlight Sustained Gains for Construction Industry
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July 13, 2017
BIA Announces First Candidate Endorsement Before August Primary
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June 27, 2017
Building Futures Foundation Awards $16,500 in Scholarships to Eight Local Students
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June 23, 2017
BIA Distributes $2.2 Million Dollars to Local Industry Members
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May 17, 2017
Clark County’s Newest Homes Star in the NW Natural New Homes Tour
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May 3, 2017
Building Futures Foundation Extends Scholarship Deadline
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April 11, 2017
New Members Appointed to BIA Board of Directors
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2016

November 23, 2016
BIA Comments on October Building Stats 2016
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November 22, 2016
BIA President Awards Bestowed
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