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Earn Your Certified Green Professional (CGP) Designation

Posted on July 25, 2012

The HBA is hosting CGP training, August 1-3.  This valuable designation provides a solid background in business management and green building methods. Two classes lead to the CGP designation.  The first is Business Manageme...

June New Housing Permits Show Continuing Climb for the Year

Posted on July 18, 2012

In cities across the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, housing production continues to climb in 2012 despite a slight dip in permit activity last month, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City...

2013 Home Show and Flower, Lawn & Garden Show

Posted on July 16, 2012

Save the date for the 2013 Home Show and Flower, Lawn & Garden Show. March 22-24, 2013 Bartle Hall. Friday: 10am-8pm Saturday: 10am-8pm Sunday:10am-6pm Stay tuned to our website for more information....

Associates Gather for Thirsty Thursdays

Posted on July 11, 2012

Associate HBA members will gather, July 19, 4-6 p.m. for Thirsty Thursday at The Well in the Waldo neighborhood at 7421 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri hosted by the Associates Council. Cash bar and food will be available. En...

Building Business News – July 2012

Posted on July 5, 2012

Read the July 2012 issue of Building Business News here… Open publication – Free publishing – More newsletter ...

HGTV Star Vern Yip Featured at Home Show-Fall Edition

Posted on July 2, 2012

HGTV Star Vern Yip This year’s Home Show Stage, sponsored by Spaces Magazine, will feature HGTV Star, Vern Yip who will share his eclectic design tips and meet and greet show patrons on Saturday and Sunday.  The Hom...

HBA Wins National Award for New Website

Posted on June 27, 2012

Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City has been recognized for its outstanding website, www.kchba.org, with an Award of Excellence from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builde...

HBA Night at the Royals Game

Posted on June 27, 2012

Join HBA members and families, Friday, July 13, for an evening of fun, networking and Royals baseball! See the Royals take on the White Sox during buck night at Kauffman Stadium ($1 hot dogs, peanuts, Pepsi) and a fireworks d...

May Brings Even Better News in Housing Permit Activity

Posted on June 21, 2012

In the last seven years the highest number of permits in the month of May was 971 in 2006 at the peak of the housing industry boom.  During the same time span the lowest number of permits in May was 189 in 2009 at the lowest...

NAHB’s 2012 Legislative Conference June 6

Posted on June 5, 2012

During this presidential election year, now more than ever, Congress needs to be reminded to keep housing at the forefront of the economic recovery. NAHB members will educate members of Congress on how critical home building...