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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Now you can be the Judge and Vote for Design Set Match! After raising their family in this house, the homeowners began to prepare for a new life stage - empty nesters. The powder room was last remodeled in the 1980's by the previous owners and was in desperate need of a makeover. The oversized vanity countertop prohibited easy access to the toilet and provided no storage for basic toiletries. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Tell Us What You Think! A group of local community members, in collaboration with the County of Marin and the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, is coordinating this survey in order to understand more about Marin residents' gardening/yard care practices and product use. Your input is important and will inform our work. Thank you. English Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YSM1 Spanish ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Safety
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Welcome to Our New E-Newsletter Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Redwood Recycler, a new electronic newsletter for our stakeholders in Marin and Sonoma counties. It provides updates on our sustainability initiatives as we work together to make our communities cleaner and greener. I welcome your questions and feedback. Please feel free to email ( RKhany@wm.com ) or call me (415-408-9053). I ...read more
Categories: Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article, Papers/Research, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 14, 2017
As a contractor… are you finding that your business is taking over your life? Attend this FREE workshop presented by The Contractors Coach and learn how to: Ø Develop a business that runs without your daily involvement Ø Create financial security for yourself and your employees Ø Leave a legacy! Pass on the business or generate passive income for retirement. Learn how ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education and Training, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, Event Related, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, August 10, 2017
KEVIN POTTORFF Appointed New CEO of North Bay Landscape Management, Inc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Petaluma, California August 1, 2017 - North Bay Landscape Management, Inc. has announced the appointment of Kevin Pottorff as their new CEO. Kevin has been part of the North Bay Landscape team for 12 years, beginning as part of a maintenance crew while in high school. After earning a Bachelor of ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
BE INSPIRED BY AND ENGAGE WITH THINKERS AND INNOVATORS IN THE DESIGN COMMUNITY THROUGHOUT THE CITY. Presented by AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design, the 14th Annual Architecture + the City Festival (September 1-30) is one of the nation's largest architectural festivals of its kind. Taking place in San Francisco every September, the month-long celebration features ...read more
Categories: Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
NOVATO, CA—August 7, 2017— At its monthly meeting on July 18, the College of Marin (COM) Board of Trustees unanimously awarded Blach Construction Company (Blach) with a $24.1 million design-build project at its Indian Valley Campus. The new, long-awaited Miwok Center will support wellness, kinesiology, aquatics, and athletics programs for students and the surrounding community. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 07, 2017
Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft announced the completion of a 98.5 kW solar electric system for The Cypress School and River Montessori Charter School in Petaluma, CA. The building is owned by United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay, who also sponsors the Cypress School. The solar power system is shared by the two organizations who will both see significant savings from clean energy for decades ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, August 07, 2017
We're pleased to announce that effective August 1, the new broker for the Marin Builders Association health benefits program is Crystal & Company. Our partnership with eight other Builders Exchanges, along with Crystal’s industry experience, enables us to have unmatched buying power. Crystal will be working with all of our member firms who take advantage of the great medical, ...read more
Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Miller Avenue Streetscape Project Update - August 2, 2017 In this eNewsletter: The latest project update Outsmart Traffic - Plan Now for Uptick in Local Traffic Parking information What's Next - Street furniture, landscaping and eco-friendly street features Parkway lane configuration update - Resolution heading to City Council on August 7, 2017 Miller Avenue Streetscape Project Update All of ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release, General News Article, Safety
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Mill Valley retail ‘hub’ to include bakery, yoga studio The retail project underway at 250 E. Blithedale Ave. in Mill Valley will include a new bakery cafe and yoga studio. The site used to be occupied by a print shop and furniture store. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal) By Adrian Rodriguez , Marin Independent Journal The new retail complex at 250 E. Blithedale Ave. in Mill ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
On Friday, July 21 nearly 200 family members, friends and community leaders gathered to celebrate the unveiling of the Peter Arrigoni Community Room at the Fairfax Public Library in Marin. It is the second Peter Arrigoni Community Room in Marin County. The first room dedicated to Arrigoni is located at the Marin Builders Association where Arrigoni served as the General Manager for over two decades ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Risks Evolve, Create Unique Challenges for Construction Firms If you already operate a construction firm, you know that there is a labor shortage that has affected the makeup of your workforce, and that hiring entities are asking builders to take on more of the design function, as well. Your liability picture has also likely changed with the increasing use of wrap-ups and, if you're using ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, Human Interest, Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, General News Article, Safety, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Monday, July 24, 2017
TIME magazine July 10-17, 2017 President Trump talks about deporting hardened criminals. His policy makes all undocumented immigrants vulnerable. 88,000 - the number of undocumented immigrants who have been removed from the U.S. since January 2017. 39% increase in immigration arrests in the first 5 months of the Trump Administration over the same period in 2016. 27% of those arrested between ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Human Interest, Education and Training
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Marin IJ Editorial: Congratulations to COM for passing grade College of Marin in Kentfield. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) 2015 Congratulations to the College of Marin. After years of less-than-stallar accreditation surveys, including being placed on suspension, Marin’s community college had relatively smooth sailing through this year’s process. The Accrediting Commission for ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Education and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Monday, July 17, 2017
NorthBay Biz Magazine Awards Ray Morgan Company Best Office Equipment Gold Medal Awarded a Gold Medal for Best Office Equipment, the Ray Morgan Company is pleased to be thought of by NorthBay Biz’s 50,000 readers as providing excellent customer service and support around office technology for the Napa, Marin, and Sonoma Counties. “This is a great achievement given that we have been in ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release, Event Related, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, July 13, 2017
INTRODUCING OUR NEW AND IMPROVED ONLINE PLAN SERVICE We are excited to report that the Marin Builders Association has joined forces with 16 of the best builders exchanges across California. Together, we have decades of local plan room experience and new resources to bring you the most comprehensive plan service available. The GOLDEN STATE PLAN SERVICE IS THE SINGLE LARGEST CONSOLIDATED PROJECT ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Permits, Press Release, Tax Liens and Completions, Community, Economic, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Permits - Marin County, Project Bid Requests, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Education and Training, Fun Facts
Monday, June 19, 2017
For more pictures of this project, please visit our Residential Page Edwardian Inspiration Wagstaff + Rogers Architects has just published professional photographs on their website of a somewhat informal and enjoyable take on the Edwardian Style for a new home in Larkspur. Our firm finished this project about 1-1/2 years ago and earlier this spring decided that the home and the landscaping were ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, June 19, 2017
Marin Builders Announces Partnership with American Institute of Architects – San Francisco Chapter The Marin Builders Association is announcing a new partnership with the American Institute of Architects – San Francisco Chapter (AIASF) As part of this unique partnership, Marin Builders Association and in AIASF will co-host cross membership events including trainings, educational and ...read more
Categories: Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Event Related, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Our new design... Before... A Modern Farmhouse ​Wagstaff + Rogers Architects has just won the Planning Entitlements to a substantial remodel proposed at 54 Plymouth Avenue in Mill Valley. Because of our attention to detail and careful planning, there was no deviation to planning ordinance restrictions and the project was approved through the Zoning Administrator. This house is designed for ...read more
Categories: Permits, Fun Facts, Press Release, E-Communication - Advocacy, Community, Human Interest
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