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Area Council | Education Opportunity: How do you create accountability?

Posted on September 27, 2021

Leadership + Management = Accountability Accountability is the byproduct of great leadership and great management. You can’t have one without the other. At this education event hosted by the KC Professional Women in Buildi...

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...

Overland Park Survey Verifies Long-Held Community Priorities

Posted on September 21, 2021

Results of a community scan of Overland Park voters, released on Sept. 21 by the Overland Park Chamber Foundation and Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA), indicate priorities are largely unchanged from 20...

Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 13-17

Posted on September 14, 2021

Join us in celebrating Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 13-17! PWB Week celebrates the achievements of women in residential construction and encourages them to join and enrich the home building profession. ...

Building Material Prices: Large Increases Year to Date

Posted on September 10, 2021

Although the recent drop in softwood lumber prices since mid-May is helping bring costs down (after having driven them up drastically earlier in the year), the decline has been offset by large increases in the prices of sev...

IBS 2022 Registration Deals: The Best Happen in September

Posted on September 9, 2021

Registration for the 2022 NAHB International Builder’s Show® (IBS)—happening in person in Orlando, February 8-10, 2022—is now open, and the best deals on registration packages happen only in September. Now mor...

Fall Parade of Homes Returns Sept. 18 Through Oct. 3

Posted on September 7, 2021

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City's Fall Parade of Homes returns to Kansas City Sept. 18 through Oct. 3. Sponsored by Mike Bryant Heating & Cooling, the fall parade will feature 230 homes by 88 of the a...

In Case You Missed It: The One Hour MBA

Posted on September 2, 2021

What KCHBA Members are saying about the One Hour MBA -- "Great call and topic. Appreciate the opportunity to join." - Devin Brady, General Sales Manager, Pella Products of KC -- "Informative and timely...th...