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


Leadership Summit a Win!

April 26th, 2017|

Leadership Summit Game Day Was a Win The 3rd annual BIA Leadership Summit went off without a hitch last Thursday at the Del Mar Hilton. The motivational messages from keynote speaker Mike Moore and [...]

Momentum Building in San Diego

April 21st, 2017|

Momentum Building in San Diego as Coalition Pushes for Workforce Housing By Borre Winckel, President & CEO For some time now, we have written about Dr. Lynn Reaser's Point Loma Nazarene University study of [...]

Bad Bill Goes, Worries Remain

April 19th, 2017|

Bad Bill Goes, Worries Remain By Borre Winckel, President & CEO A legislative proposal to add a massive Prevailing Wage requirement to residential construction on private property is a non-event for now. AB199, which got [...]

2017 Backpack Drive Launched

March 10th, 2017|

BIA Cares Launches 2017 Backpack Drive BIA Cares will launch its Third Annual BACKPACK DRIVE at the Meet the Builder event on March 16th! This year backpacks will be donated to Hancock Elementary School located [...]

ONE Campaign Telethon

February 17th, 2017|

Every Member Brings in ONE New Member   The BIA is hosting a telethon Friday, February 24th to help push membership growth. Our industry continues to see those who admittedly oppose to any new development.  Bringing [...]

Drowning the Industry

February 17th, 2017|

Water Quality Regulations Drowning the Industry By Bridget Black, KCM Group I hope all of your project sites have held up during this winter’s seemingly non-stop rains and you have kept your head above the [...]

Lennar Homes Initiates PGL

February 13th, 2017|

Lennar Homes Initiates Project Green Light Lennar Homes is asking for your personal support in February when their Poinsettia Development is up for approval before Carlsbad’s City Council. The Lennar project team are activating Project [...]

Getting Housing Fixed, Still a Game of Chicken

February 10th, 2017|

Getting Housing Fixed, Still a Game of Chicken. By Borre Winckel, President & CEO Last week, I attended the umpteenth “housing-costs-too-much” conference. San Diego has held close to a dozen big-time symposia to discuss the implications of [...]

BIA Cares to Donate $15,000

February 6th, 2017|

BIA Cares to Donate $15,000 in Scholarships BIA CARES, the charitable foundation of the Building Industry Association of San Diego County, has announced that they will award $15,000 in scholarships to high school and college [...]