Latest News 2017-04-17T21:54:39+00:00


City Announces Holiday Construction Restrictions

October 10th, 2017|

City Announces Holiday Construction Restrictions By Matt Adams The City of San Diego issued its Construction Restriction requirements for the upcoming holiday season. The annual notification covers the downtown area and streets near major retail outlets [...]

Governor Signs Multiple Housing Bills

October 3rd, 2017|

Governor Signs Multiple Housing Bills By Matt Adams Governor Jerry Brown put his signature on a mixed bag of state legislation intended to tackle the housing crisis but the overall impact on housing affordability [...]

2017-2018 Fee Survey Available

October 3rd, 2017|

2017-2018 Fee Survey Available to BIA Members By Angeli Calinog The latest BIA Fee Survey is now available in the Members' Only section of the BIA website. Log-in if you have already registered in 2017 or [...]

The Numbers Don’t Lie

October 2nd, 2017|

The Numbers Don't Lie By Borre Winckel, President & CEO I’m a numbers guy. Every month, I spread the building permit data we obtain from the Sacramento based Construction Industry Research Board (CIRB). CIRB belongs [...]

BIA Cares Bike Drive Launched

October 2nd, 2017|

BIA Cares Bike Drive Launched Last year, because of the generosity of so many of YOU, BIA Cares provided over "300" bicycles to under privileged children in San Diego County.  Last year the Holiday Bike Drive provided [...]

The Win-Win-Win Rate Lock!

September 19th, 2017|

The Win-Win-Win Rate Lock!  By Dan Long, Builder Sales Manager, loanDepot What can a homebuilder do to protect its backlog of homes under construction from volatile interest rates?  Partner with a lender that offers [...]

Final 150 Backpacks Distributed

September 18th, 2017|

Final 150 Backpacks Distributed Last week, BIA Cares distributed the final 150 Back Packs to Hancock Elementary School in Tierrasanta, where 95% of their students are from military families. Chair Jessica Nishiura, Trish Edmondson [...]

Another Reason To Stay Out Of Court

September 8th, 2017|

Another Reason To Stay Out Of CourtBy Richard SchulmanMany people in the building industry assume that, if they win a lawsuit, their opponent will have to reimburse their legal fees. This is not necessarily true, [...]