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Mary Ellis, Executive Director of the Builders Association of Greater Lafayette (BAGL), knows the key to a successful event is networking. Typically BAGL’s monthly membership meetings are dinners held at the American Legion, which has great food, service, parking and cheap beer. Their set-up, like...

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 28, 2019) – Statewide totals for building permits issued in September show 1,447 single-family permits were pulled, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. September permits are down 4 percent from August of 2019, when 1,531 permits were pulled. The 1,447 permits pulled in September...

After 19 months, the rule adoption process is nearly complete for the residential code. On November 7, 2019, the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission (Commission) approved the proposed rule to amend the 2018 International Residential Code, with a few editorial changes. The proposed...

The Indiana Builders Association will grant two awards to both an associate member and remodeler who have shown extraordinary leadership skills and have made exceptional contributions to the organization. The awards are based on merit and will be judged by a special judging panel. The application...