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August Virtual Education Opportunities

Posted on July 29, 2021

Business Accounting and Job Costing: A Road Map to Profitability  - Live Online Aug. 3 AND Aug. 10 | 12:00-3:00 p.m. CDT NAHB Members: $249 Tackling Labor Needs: H-2B & Other U.S. Work Authorization Programs...

Associate Appreciation Clay Shoot – Early Bird Teams & Sponsorship

Posted on July 26, 2021

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Powder Creek 8601 Monticello Rd. | Lenexa, KS 66227 The Associate Appreciation Lunch will take place immediately after the Clay Shoot. All KCHBA members are invited! CLAY SHOOT REGISTRATION: 8:...

Kansas Primary Election – August 3

Posted on July 21, 2021

It is CRUCIAL to the Future of Your Industry that you VOTE in the Upcoming Kansas Primary Election Make your way to the polls on August 3. Use your voice and support those who support you! Overland Park Curt Skoog, M...

Metro New Home Construction Edges Down in May (May 2021)

Posted on July 19, 2021

New housing starts in metropolitan Kansas City edged lower last month, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (KCHBA). A total of 570 single-family permits were issued in ...

Price of OSB Up More Than 500% Since January 2020

Posted on July 15, 2021

Framing lumber prices garnered more attention than any other building material over the past year as prices quadrupled between April 2020 and May 2021.  But even as lumber prices decline, the spotlight on lumber continues to...

KCHBA’s Impact Lives On

Posted on July 14, 2021

Ray Fessler won the top prize in the 1959 Greater Kansas City Home Show Model Home Contest. Fessler recently gave KCHBA his model home entry and spoke to KCHBA staff about his Home Show and trades experience. Click here to...

Building Business News July 2021

Posted on July 7, 2021

Cover Story: 5 Skills to Help You Lead the Next Generation of Employees Learn what makes Gen Z tick and some tips to motivate and inspire them. Click here to read the issue....

Why Builder Lumber Prices Remain Higher than Headlines Suggest

Posted on July 6, 2021

NAHB recently provided the below article to help home builders explain to customers why decreasing lumber futures prices aren't correlating to lower new home prices just yet. Lumber futures prices have decreased by 52 perc...

Join the KCHBA Young Professionals at City Barrel

Posted on July 1, 2021

Join the KCHBA Young Professionals for a night at City Barrel Brewery + Kitchen! This event is FREE to attend. Appetizers and complimentary drinks will be provided. Thank you to JamesHardie for sponsoring! Please RS...

PWB Happy Hour in Support of Hope Haven

Posted on July 1, 2021

Join the KCHBA Professional Women in Building for their next happy hour! Please RSVP to Courtney@kchba.org by July 19....