Led by real estate developers and investors doing business in four main areas: commercial, industrial, tourism and housing.
We lead change in the industry and advance land use policies, regulations and design practices that balance development and our environment.
The Puerto Rico Builders Association is a non-profit organization established in 1951. The PRBA is the local chapter for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). We proudly represent the leaders in housing, commercial and industrial and tourism sectors. We also represent investors and professionals related to the Puerto Rico’s real estate development and the construction industries. Our main objective is to promote and lead planned development, that is safe and sustainable, as to serve as an a principal productive economic driver motor for our island, in collaboration with the private and public sectors in Puerto Rico.
Today, more than ever, the Puerto Rico Builders Association has become more relevant, due to the efforts made to promote and boost our economy with the collaboration of all sectors.
Please join our holistic conversation, and contribute to rebuild a new Puerto Rico true to what our 21st century world requires.
Let’s Build the Future Together!
Emilio Colón Zavala, PE
Puerto Rico Builders Association
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The Puerto Rico Builders Association strives to have an active and well-informed community. We impact our industry through seminars, forums, networking events and meetings with important market leaders who have a strong sense of vision for Puerto Rico’s social and economic development. Our advocacy efforts are focused in improving our island’s ease of doing business as well as our competitiveness indexes, taking it to a top ten jurisdiction in the World Bank and World Economic Forum reports.
On October 14, the chairman and vice chairman of PRBA Board of Directors, Eng. Emilio Colón Zavala and Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., ...Read More
The two-day event featured presentations by the Governor Wanda Vázquez and internationally-acclaimed public speakers. Recognizing the need to continue developing strategies ...Read More
HUD’s Section 3 program requires that entities receiving federal funds make their best effort to train and hire low-income residents and ...Read More
ReImagina Puerto Rico en colaboración con la Asociación de Constructores de Puerto Rico y la Asociación de Contratistas Generales de Puerto Rico han creado un ...Read More
La Asociación de Constructores de Puerto Rico (ACPR) reiteró su posición de que es necesario mejorar las condiciones salariales de nuestros ...Read More
Anthony A. Williams ex alcalde de la ciudad de Washington D.C. como orador invitado Bajo el título “A Challenge to Build ...Read More
Con miles de casas y otras estructuras abandonadas, más la emigración masiva y la amenaza del cambio climático, ¿son necesarias más ...Read More
Enterprise Community Partners Launches Unprecedented Disaster Recovery and Resilience Manual for Puerto Rico and Island Communities
Comprehensive guide helps tenants, owners, governments and communities prepare for the realities of climate change SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – Keep ...Read More
Como parte de su 46ava convención anual, “A Challenge to Build the Future”, a celebrarse los días 29 y 30 de ...Read More
Architect Ricardo Álvarez-Díaz, past president of the Puerto Rico Builders Association (PRBA), visited Washington DC in support of the efforts of ...Read More
In a Social Networking Event sponsored by Worldnet, the PRBA hosted various new and old members to gather for cocktails at ...Read More
Act 70 of 1992, established government public policy on recycling. At the time, it was proposed as a goal that 35% ...Read More
The Puerto Rico Builders Association takes a bite of the big apple at the 2019 Bisnow National Real Estate Finance Summit ...Read More
Dear Members of the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, Thank you and the rest of the Fiscal Oversight ...Read More
Anthony A. Williams former Mayor of Washington D.C. as Keynote speaker – The Puerto Rico Builders Association (PRBA), forty-six-annual convention “A ...Read More
Para el 1992, la Ley 70 establecía la política pública del gobierno con relación al reciclaje. En aquel entonces, se propuso ...Read More
On Friday, August 23rd, the PRBA’s Community Service Committee assisted a community gathering in the facilities of Ciudad Lumen II, a ...Read More
The Chairman of the PRBA, Emilio Colón Zavala, PE, was one of the speakers at a lunch celebrated among the members ...Read More
Federal authorities are working on the requirements for disbursement of disaster mitigation funds for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Island ...Read More