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.
It is time to focus on identifying the opportunities to place us in the path of innovation, boosting the economy with business opportunities centered at the possibilities that offer the strategic location of our beloved Island. This, leaving behind the bureaucracy and providing the tools to continue building Puerto Rico on top of a safe and prosperous foundation.
Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr.
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.
Poco a poco, el país va retomando su normalidad. Tras el decreto de la última orden ejecutiva de la gobernadora, efectiva ...Read More
Access to the letter presented by Hon. Briseida Torres Reyes, Secretary Department of Labor and Human Resources, and the employer self-certification. ...Read More
On Friday, May 1st, 2020, people joined the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 webcast hosted by the Puerto Rico Builders. Moderated ...Read More
On April 21, 2020, the PRBA celebrated its first webinar opened to members and others as a solution to the new ...Read More
Recovery Grant for Small Businesses and Microenterprises Who Sufferred Damages due to the Hurricanes
The Government of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Department of Housing (PRDOH) launched the Small Business Financing Program (SBF), financed ...Read More
A más de un mes de haberse proclamado el estado de emergencia que nos mantiene en distanciamiento físico, se acerca el ...Read More
Dear PRBA Member: We hope that you and your family are well and taking the necessary measures to stay healthy in ...Read More
Attached you will find a table detailing aids offered by the government and private entities during this time of pandemic Download ...Read More
The U.S. Small Business Administration designed a support package for small and medium-size enterprises in response to the COVID-19 situation. Access ...Read More
During the past few weeks –right before the pandemic crisis started–, the PRBA led several events to promote the continuing education among its members and other professionals. Also, important ...Read More
We’re focused on supporting the local community by providing accurate information and resources from public health officials during this challenging time. ...Read More
La ACPR insta a los cuerpos legislativos de Puerto Rico y a la Gobernadora a no dar paso a proyectos que vayan en detrimento de la estabilidad de las empresas de la Isla en tiempos de emergencia
La Asociación de Constructores de Puerto Rico (ACPR) instó al Senado de Puerto a desistir de todo proceso para dar paso ...Read More
During International Women’s Month, the Puerto Rico Builders Association (PRBA) congratulates all women in Puerto Rico, especially those who have decided to enter ...Read More
At the end of February we celebrated our first luncheon of the year –a full house event– with much excitement and ...Read More
The Puerto Rico Builders Association’s Chairman, Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., participated as a special guest of a panel to deepen a presentation ...Read More
The Puerto Rico Builders Association (PRBA) met with Maritza Padilla, Supervisory Partnership Specialist, U.S. Census Bureau, and Estela Roque from VMLY ...Read More
Members of the PRBA Board met with Rear Admiral Peter Brown to discuss key topics regarding Puerto Rico’s recuperation, as well ...Read More
The construction industry receives with great enthusiasm the appointment of Luis Carlos Fernández Trinchet as the designated Secretary of the Puerto ...Read More
The Chairman of the Puerto Rico Builders Association, Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., met with the Governor’s Construction Advisory Board, along with the ...Read More