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 February 2013 California Construction Review
CHF|CIRB recently released the statistical data comprising the California Construction Review (CCR) to subscribers. The new numbers reveal an increase in both residential and non-residential construction as compared to the previous month and same time frame in 2012.
- PCBC Lights Up The Industry—A Sold Out Exhibit Floor—Registration In Full Swing!
Have you heard the buzz? It’s out there and PCBC 2013 in San Diego is on target for what is proving to be “The Start of Something New!” Shake off the past four years and join us in San Diego June 4-6 and connect with your industry leaders while sharing ideas, inspiration and the latest in development and design.
- CBIA Bill Moves to Senate: Would Allow Sprinkler Installations by Plumbers
AB 433 (Gordon) has been approved by the Assembly Floor on a 73-0 vote. Introduced in February, this CBIA-sponsored measure would allow residential fire sprinkler systems in new homes to be installed by licensed plumbers.