The California Building Industry Association is a statewide trade association representing thousands of businesses, homebuilders, remodelers, subcontractors, architects, engineers, designers and other industry professionals. A recent study determined that homebuilding generates approximately $60 billion a year to the California economy and creates an estimated 526,000 jobs statewide.
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- CHF|CIRB Releases January 2014 Housing Statistics
January 2014 monthly permit totals quickly cooled after December’s hot streak. Though permits issued for single family and multi-family units decreased 51% from December 2013, current activity seems to be more comparable to January 2013, which revealed only a 9% decrease in permit activity.
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- CBIA Announces 2014 Leadership Team
The California Building Industry Association, the voice of housing in California, is pleased to introduce its 2014 Board of Directors’ leadership team.
- CBIA Welcomes Senator David E. Cogdill as New CEO and President
The California Building Industry Association welcomes former Senator David E. Cogdill as its new CEO and President. The CBIA Executive Committee selected Cogdill after a 6-month search to replace current CEO and President Mike Winn. While serving as Chairman of the association in 2010, Winn assumed the day-to-day management of CBIA and will return to his Sacramento land development company in November.