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First Quarter New Home Construction Indicates Continued Recovery

Posted on May 6, 2013

March 2013 residential permit statistics indicate a thirty percent jump over 2012 for the same quarter last year, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit...

Building Business News – May 2013

Posted on May 1, 2013

Read the May 2013 issue of Building Business News … Kansas City’s source for home builders news and events. ...

Building Code Update and Q&A with Clay and Platte County Building Officials

Posted on May 1, 2013

Come hear from building officials from Clay and Platte Counties for training on the new residential building codes May 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cascone’s Restaurant in the Northland. Building officials from these jurisdicti...

Kansas City Star Reports Housing is Heating Up

Posted on April 27, 2013

[caption id="attachment_4265" align="alignright" width="300"] KC Star Photo by David Eulitt[/caption] The front page Kansas City Star today featured an article about how housing is heating up.  The HBA would like to shar...

Your Responsibilities on Safety and Immigration

Posted on April 26, 2013

The HBA will host two attorneys from the Polsinelli law firm, May 9,  with expertise in OSHA and immigration compliance , 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to get all of your legal questions answered. If yo...

Building Code Update and Q&A with JOCO Building Officials

Posted on April 26, 2013

The HBA will host building officials from Johnson County, May 7, 11:30 a.m., for training on the new residential building codes that took effect on April 1. Building officials from Olathe, Shawnee, Leawood and other JOCO citi...

American Dream Awards Recognize Best in New Home Construction

Posted on April 24, 2013

Grand award winner Willis Construction for their home at Mills Farm Estates The top local home builders were presented with the 2013 American Dream Awards. More than 250 people attended HBA’s Spring Awards Ceremo...

Kansas City Star Reports on Johnson County Housing Momentum

Posted on April 24, 2013

Bodine-Ashner home in Overland Park The Kansas City Star reported that the Johnson County’s housing market is continuing with strong momentum.  The HBA would like to share the link to the article by Steve Rosen....

National Housing Starts Up Due to Multifamily

Posted on April 16, 2013

NAHB announced nationwide housing starts moved beyond the million-unit mark for the first time since 2008 in March.  The HBA wants to share the link to the news release posted at NAHB.org. View NAHB article here....

Parade of Homes American Dream Awards

Posted on April 16, 2013

You are invited to the Spring Parade of Homes Awards Celebration, the American Dream Awards, April 24, 6-10 p.m. at the Gallery in the Power and Light District. Have a great time with HBA members and see the winners announced...