Parade News

Stay current with the most recent news surrounding the Parade of Homes presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.

KCTV5 Cares: Olathe Students Talk Playhouse Building, Careers in Construction

Posted on June 6, 2023

Olathe Advanced Technical Center students and their teacher talked to KCTV5 about the skills they learned building a playhouse for the Parade of Playhouses and why they are interested in careers in homebuilding. Watch th...

Miami County Republic Highlights Students Participating in Foundations for the Future Week

Posted on June 6, 2023

Paola High School is participating in the KCHBA's Foundations for the Future Week with projects entered into the Parade of Playhouses and the KC MADE competition. Industrial technology teacher Josh Furnish worked with st...

IN KC Magazine: Home Trends for 2023

Posted on June 6, 2023

IN KC magazine recently published an article, "Kansas City Home Trends 2023: What’s Hot and What’s Not? Our Home Experts Present Their Forecast," which included several KCHBA members, including Nebraska Furniture Mart, ...

Posted on May 23, 2023

Do you have home staging items that are no longer needed?  Are you in the middle of spring cleaning and  looking to rehome some furniture?  Flourish Furniture Bank is the only not-for-profit furniture bank in the Ka...

Spring Parade of Homes Awards Ceremony

Posted on April 3, 2023

MAY 3 - Parade of Homes Awards Ceremony - CLICK HERE to RSVP ...

Parade Home: It’s like having a sports car in your kitchen

Posted on April 27, 2022

KSHB reporter Charlie Keegan interviewed Chris Ragland, Homes by Chris, at her Parade of Homes entry #33 prior to the start of the Parade. While Ragland was showing him around the kitchen and explaining all the functions ...

Join Us for “Foundations for the Future Week” at Union Station

Posted on March 8, 2022

CLICK HERE TO BID ON A PLAYHOUSE FOR YOUR BACKYARD!   VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE PROJECT TO WIN THE KC MADE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD! Thank you to our 2022 Parade of Playhouses sponsors: Bodine Ashner Builders, Ashner Cons...

41 Action News Features B.L. Rieke: Parade and How Covid Is Affecting New Home Construction

Posted on September 23, 2021

Charlie Keegan, reporter for 41 Action News in Kansas City, recently interviewed Bruce Rieke of B.L. Rieke Custom Homes about the Fall Parade of Homes and the impact Covid-19 is having on new home construction. In the int...

KCHBA Announces Award-Winning Homes from Fall Parade

Posted on September 23, 2021

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is pleased to announce the 2021 Pick of the Parade and Distinctive Plan & Design award winners from the 2021 Fall Parade of Homes. These awards recognize the bu...

Willis Custom Homes Featured on CNBC

Posted on September 23, 2021

Check out this CNBC interview with Patrick Willis of Willis Custom Homes featuring a recent build in the Hills of Leawood. [embed]https://vimeo.com/588987944?ref=fb-share&fbclid=IwAR0Oro1qQFwupMef9soLu_gZQn17dx_edFvne...