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Welcome to the BIAWC

The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County (BIAWC) is a private, non-profit trade organization of builders, remodelers and other businesses related to the home building and construction industry. Founded in Bellingham in 1978, BIAWC serves the interests of the industry in governmental affairs, professional development, social and networking opportunities and community service.

BIAWC is governed by a Board of Directors elected annually by the membership. Standing committees and specially appointed member groups assist and advise the President and the Board on programs and policy development. A professional staff carries out the day-to-day needs of the Association and its members.

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400 Members Across Dozens of Trades

Whether you are buying, building, remodeling, or maintaining a home, step one starts here. Hire trusted & licensed BIAWC member professionals for you next home project.

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With over 100 events, committees, and classes every year, you have more opportunities to grow your business, network, and skills.

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The BIAWC Government Affairs Department is actively working to stay on top of current issues and proposed regulations that affect our members, associates and local building industry.

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What can the BIAWC do for your business?

We can help you keep more of your money, stay healthy, keep a competitive edge, give back to the community and more!

Since 1978, BIAWC has provided professional support to its members to build quality homes and develop comfortable communities. Our membership includes people in every phase of the building process: architects, engineers, builders, developers, remodelers, suppliers, financial planners, sales, marketing companies and more.

Benefits Include:

  • Return on Industrial Insurance (ROII)
  • BIAW Health Insurance
  • Educational Classes
  • 3-in-1 Membership (BIAWC, BIAW, NAHB)
  • Community Service Projects
  • Rebate/Discount Programs
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Legal Help
  • Baker Creek Place Rental Discounts and More!