BBN

Building Business News (BBN) is the official publication of the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City and keeps readers up-to-date on KCHBA programs, events and services in addition to industry news, events and issues. BBN also is the only local monthly trade publication specializing in the Greater Kansas City new-home building and remodeling industry. Call 816–942-8800 to inquire about advertising opportunities in BBN.

Building Business News May 2024

Posted on May 20, 2024

In this Issue: Cybersecurity: What you need to know With NAHB’s recent notification about some local associations having been recently targeted by phishing scams to accessed member data email renewal notices to their me...

Building Business News April 2024

Posted on May 3, 2024

In this Issue: More than 300 Homes on 2024 Spring Parade of Homes The spring parade will feature 339 homes in eight counties built by 105 of the KC area’s finest builders. There are also several communities on the sprin...

Building Business News March 2024

Posted on April 1, 2024

In this issue: 2024 International Builders Show Attracts Largest Attendance in 15 Years Highlights from IBS: Local guy (relatively speaking) Carl Harris was elected chairman of NAHB for 2024; 16 KCHBA members had booths o...

Building Business News February 2024

Posted on February 13, 2024

Economic Forecast 2024: Reasons for Concern and Cause for Optimism Dr. Stanley Longhofer and Dr. Rob Dietz presented their thoughts and analysis at the 2024 KCHBA Economic Forecast Breakfast held on Jan. 18. Also in this ...

Building Business News December 2023

Posted on January 5, 2024

Meet Your 2024 President: Dennis Shriver As president, Shriver’s goal is to position the KCHBA as the go-to, consumer friendly entity that promotes quality housing data and education while working to move more people into ...

Building Business News November 2023

Posted on November 30, 2023

Lead Your Team Like Coach Reid The needs of employees have dramatically shifted from those of years past. What is the role of a manager and how do you approach it? Also in this issue: President's Letter: Bitterswee...

Building Business News October 2023

Posted on October 18, 2023

Local Schools Using HBI to Promote Careers in Homebuilding Amping up a qualified workforce is necessary for the future of the homebuilding industry. The Home Builders Institute (HBI) provides its students with no cost pr...

Building Business News September 2023

Posted on September 19, 2023

Top Ten Tricks for 2021 IECC Energy Code Compliance The KCHBA sat down with an energy rater and compiled information to assist builders with the new code requirements using Performance HERS compliance. Also in this issue:...

Building Business News August 2023

Posted on August 4, 2023

AI in Construction Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be a buzzword, moving from the subject of movies and science fiction novels to now integrating AI technologies into everyday life and the workplace. What are its c...

Building Business News July 2023

Posted on July 18, 2023

Work Safety: Fall Prevention The leading cause of death for construction employees was falls from elevation. Learn strategies and steps to avoid devastating fall related injuries and violations on the jobsite. Also in thi...