Become a Member

The Greensboro Builders Association is a trade association representing area businesses involved in the building industry. Below are just a few reasons your company should consider becoming a member:

  • 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.

Dues Structure

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

Associate Members

  • $ 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

Three-in-One Membership

When you join the Greensboro Builders Association, you are joining three Associations.

Greensboro Builders Association – represents more than 195 licensed general contractors and 425 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.

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 2024…$54.78 is projected to be used for lobbying by GBA, NCHBA and NAHB and is not deductible on membership dues of $575 (33% of NCHBA dues and 16% of NAHB dues).

Note: Companies can not join NAHB or NCHBA directly…they must join through a local association such as the Greensboro Builders Association.

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