- Marketing – increase your company’s exposure
- Networking – expand your professional network
- Savings – member-only discounts & rebates
- Advocacy – political influence on industry issues
- Knowledge – gain a competitive advantage
- Commitment to Industry – credibility & integrity
- Commitment to Community – giving back through community service
Types of Membership
Builder members are required to have an active NC General Contractor License. GBA builder members include residential builders, remodelers, commercial builders and developers.
Associate members provide products or services for the building industry. GBA associate members include suppliers, trade contractors, service providers and other business members.
Affiliate members are employees of Builder and Associate members.
Note: At least one Affiliate Member is included with each dues level.
Builder Members (based on permits or plats recorded per year within Guilford County)
- $ 575 0-25 permits
- $ 675 25-50 permits
- $ 925 51-99 permits
- $ 1,175 100+ permits
- $ 575 includes 1 Affiliate Member
- $ 675 + 2-4 Affiliate Members
- $ 925 + 5-9 Affiliate Members
- $ 1,175 up to 12 Affiliate Members
Affiliate Members (employees) – $75
When you join the Greensboro Builders Association, you are joining three Associations.
Greensboro Builders Association – represents more than 175 licensed general contractors and 400 Associate members who represent suppliers, trade contractors and service providers for the building industry.
North Carolina Home Builders Association – represents more than 14,000 building related members in North Carolina through 65 local associations
National Association of Home Builders – is a federation of more than 700 state and local associations, representing more than 140,000 members.
Membership Application Process
An application for membership, along with membership dues payment, must be submitted to the Greensboro Builders Association Board of Directors for approval. Dues remittance represents annual membership investment in the Greensboro Builders Association. With payment, members acknowledge that a portion of their dues investment covers membership in the North Carolina Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. Members agree to abide by the Constitution, Bylaws and Code of Ethics of all three organizations.
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Dues payments to GBA are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However dues payments may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses, subject to an exclusion for lobbying activity. For 2021…$67.84 is projected to be used for lobbying by GBA, NCHBA and NAHB and is not deductible on membership dues.
Note: Companies can not join NAHB or NCHBA directly…they must join through a local association such as the Greensboro Builders Association.