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Benefits of Membership

What we offer you...

With over 400 contractors, subcontractors and supplier members — more joining every week, SLOCBE is THE voice for the construction industry in San Luis Obispo County. We are an essential partner for your business.

Weekly Bulletin

The Exchange Bulletin has an online bulletin (accessible in the Online Planroom), mailed or e-mailed to you each week. It contains a complete list of projects available in the plan room for you to bid on, Bid Results, Building Permits, Mechanics' Liens and Release of Mechanics' Lien, and Notice of Completion as recorded in San Luis Obispo County Recorders Office, as well as other pertinent construction news and legislation.
Members can buy advertising for their company to include in the bulletin.

Plan Rooms

• Online Plan Room Access 24-7
• 2 Plan Rooms
We have two offices in San Luis Obispo County - San Luis and Atascadero.

Political Involvement

• SLO City and County Legislative Advocate
Member of California Builders Alliance
Member of Golden State Builders Exchange

• Builders Exchange Political Action Committee (BEPAC)

SLOCBE's political action committee helps members to become aware of the records and view points of candidates for elective office and political appointments. BEPAC funds are raised and distributed to local candidates who are sympathetic to building industry concerns.

Printing

• Engineer size copiers

Both San Luis and Atascadero offices can print or copy your plan pages.

The Atascadero office has a Canon Large Format printer and can print your plans in color.

The San Luis Office has a Kip Large Format Printer and can print black and white.

Continuing Education

• Educational Programs
We regularly schedules seminars on current construction industry topics vital to you.
-Contracts 101
-Prevailing Wage
-Sexual Harassment 
-Plan Reading
-Mechanics Liens
-CPR Certification
-Estimating & Bidding

We Support SkillsUSA - Chapter 211

Networking

• Membership Mixers as a participating member. We are YOUR personal and professional "CLUB". You can make valuable personal and business contacts with like-minded individuals of the construction industry.

Networking Events
-Annual Crab Feed
-Annual Golf Tournament
-Classes
-And other events during the year

Membership Directory

• Membership Directory
All current members are listed and can be searched on our website. Each member receives a printed copy. 

Construction Forms

• Construction Forms
We have free construction forms for our members.

Scholarships

SLOCBE has a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors and current or re-entry college students.
To be eligible, the student must be the child or grandchild of a member of the Builders Exchange, an employee of a member, or a child of a member’s employee.
The applicant must be a full time student and should be studying construction, engineering, architecture or a similar aspect of construction. Students attending a trade or technical school are also eligible.
Application will be accepted in Spring 2023. 

Membership Annual Fees and Planroom Access Option - ***Membership Prices are increasing January 1, 2023***

REGULAR/AFFILIATE
Must be a licensed contractor holding a valid State of California Contractors License. Annual dues: $350, Semi Annual dues: $175 plus an additional $50 initial set-up fee. There is an optional $175 annual charge to access the On-Line Plan Room. Semi Annual charge $87.50  to access the On-Line Plan Room.

ASSOCIATE
Persons or entities engaged in supplying a product or service(s) to the construction industry, but not regulated by the Contractors State License Board.
Annual Dues: $350 plus an additional $50 initial set-up fee; Semi-Annual dues: $175 plus an additional $50 initial set-up fee. There is an optional $175 annual charge to access the On-Line Plan Room. Semi Annual charge $87.50 to access the On-Line Plan Room.

PROFESSIONAL
Limited to a licensed individual, partnership or corporation engaged exclusively in architecture, engineering or building design. Professional members may not be a licensed contractor.  Annual dues: $150 plus a $50 initial set-up fee. Bulletin is sent by e-mail only.  There is an optional $175 annual charge to access the On-Line Plan Room. 

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Welcome to the SLOCBE Community

SEPTEMBER
Barrett Martin Construction
Lyons Development
Paneless Company Painting LLC
Hall Builders, Inc
Central Coast Electric, Inc

AUGUST
Adames Design Group
Lea and Braze Engineering
Stockman's Energy Inc.

JULY

Hydra Fire Protection
Industrial & Commercial Contractors, Inc
All Purpose Drywall

P-L Construction
McKenzie Productions
JRD Framing
Industrial & Commercial Contractors, LP
All Purpose Drywall & Contraction, Inc
Central Coast Community Energy

JUNE
Bowman Aire Heating & Air
Meehan Electric
Coastal Homeworks
Riva Renovation, LLC

MAY
Aquamen Plumbing

Kobalt Builders, Inc. 
Dan The Landscape Man

APRIL
RJA Construction
CINTAS 
San Luis Marble 
R Rhodes Construction Inc. 

MARCH
Federated Insurance & Surety
Martin Marietta
Alex Guerrero Demolition
Econcept Inc.
Escalante's Concrete and Gen Ent.
Troesh Coleman Pacific, Inc.

FEBRUARY
Big Creek Lumber
Capitol Carpet Company Inc
Precision Construction Services
Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.
TT Home Improvement Consultant
Remedial Transportation Service, Inc.

JANUARY

Castle Construction, LLC
J P Walker Construction
Ron Bass Construction