Nevada Builders Blueprint: November

From the CEO… As we enter the time of giving, it seems some are focused on taking. We have received several reports of thefts from job sites recently. Please remember to secure your equipment and materials. There are also several affordable options for monitoring job sites with mobile technology. Don’t let someone ruin your Happy Holidays…   Read the rest …

Corporate Sponsorship

From the CEO… As everyone starts budgeting for 2016, or executing a tax strategy for 2015, I hope that you will consider what a positive impact your sponsorship will have on our great industry and our numerous endeavors. We’re not looking for gifts, we’re looking for partners in making 2016 an amazing year for all; and payments can be invoiced …

BuildNV.org Goes Live

In our ongoing efforts to meet the needs of our member companies, we are pleased to announce the launch of our comprehensive Workforce Development/Recruiting portal.  In conjunction with our partner industry organizations, we have launched this website to provide all job-seekers and employers with tools and resources to fill those in-demand construction opportunities in Nevada.   Member companies, looking for the …

Nevada Builders Blueprint September 2015

I would like to thank everyone for the great response we have received on our recent announcement.  If you haven’t heard:  On the eve of our 50 year anniversary it is time for us to realize the organization we have become, reflecting the character of our membership and the focus of our mission.  With over 700 member companies, representing tens …

Nevada Builders Blueprint October 2015

By now I hope everyone has heard of the launch of our workforce development/recruiting portalBuildNV.org.  We are out there in Radio, TV andPrint spreading the word about the great opportunities in construction.  We hope this portal will be a resource for our member companies as well as veterans, students, parents and teachers.  Please follow our Outreach Updates for great information …

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Op-ed: Construction jobs exist for all skills, aptitudes

The recently released EPIC report forecasts the need of nearly 30,000 new residences and approximately 30 million square feet of commercial space over the next five to seven years. How will this growth happen? In a word: construction.   The big question is: Where will this skilled construction workforce come from? There is a two-pronged approach underway by industry representatives …

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Building Construction Workforce

“Workforce Development” is not just a buzzword these days. It is a necessity in the construction industry and with good reason. According to the Nevada Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation, Nevada increased its construction work force by 11 percent or 6,700 jobs in 2014 compared with a 3.4 percent increase across the U.S. Analysts project another 26,000 more jobs …

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New Opportunities Connect Labor Force To Contractors

RENO, Nev. – Aaron West, CEO of the Nevada Builders Alliance and Sean Lyon the project manager for lifestyle homes about construction in our area, and the growing needs of contractors. WATCH this clip to find out how the construction industry is reacting to the labor shortage challenge — and how you can learn more about opportunities in construction. Head …

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Builder’s Alliance on Grow Nevada Team Radio

The Nevada Builder’s Alliance is about to celebrate 50 years advocating for the 700 member builders, contractors and others in the Nevada construction industry. The organization has re-branded and is acting to facilitate the workforce development that we need to build to accommodate the anticipated growth in the region. How will we answer the challenge? BUILDNV.org is the portal. CEO …