About us

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.

Chairman’s Message

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.

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Chairman's Message_Mensaje del Presidente New

70 años comprometidos con Puerto Rico

Rafael Rojo, Ivar Pietri, el ing. Emilio Colón Zavala, lcda. Nory Rivera, arquitecta Vanessa de Mari, Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., Roberto Trápaga Fonalledas y Alejandro Brito.

Asociación de Constructores celebra convención anual y su 70 Aniversario

ACPR firma acuerdo colaborativo con el BDE. De izquierda a derecha: Lcda. Nory Rivera, directora ejecutiva de la ACPR; Nelly Colón, vicepresidenta del BDE; Alfredo Martínez-Álvarez, Jr., presidente de la ACPR; Luis Alemañy, presidente del BDE; Vanessa de Mari, vicepresidenta y presidenta electa de la  ACPR; Waleska Rivera, tesorera de la ACPR, y Armando Vilas, secretario y vicepresidente electo de la ACPR.

ACPR firma acuerdo colaborativo con el Banco de Desarrollo Económico para Puerto Rico

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