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Workforce Development: 2021 Updates

Posted on February 16, 2021

2021 Scholarship Applications Now Available Do you know a graduating high school senior looking to jump straight into a career within the residential construction industry? Or a student looking for additional educa...

Artisan Home Featured in “9 Coolest Homes in KC” Article

Posted on February 11, 2021

Freeman Custom Homes' 2020 Artisan Home Tour home was featured as one of nine of the "coolest homes in Kansas City" in the February issue of Kansas City Magazine. The article states "This “old world modern” home is an...

Next YP Educational Happy Hour Is Feb. 18

Posted on February 11, 2021

Join the KCHBA's Young Professionals group for their educational happy hour on Feb. 18.   ...

PWB Happy Hour & Lean-In Series

Posted on February 11, 2021

Join the Professional Women in Building's first happy hour of 2021! ...

2020 Fred J. Geier Associate of the Year Award: Scott Bickford

Posted on February 10, 2021

Fred J. Geier Associate of the Year Award The Associate of the Year Award was renamed in 2010 in memory of Fred J. Geier. Geier was honored three times as Associate of the Year. He was known as a man of true character and is...

HBA 101: Discover Your Voice

Posted on February 8, 2021

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is the voice of the housing industry. As a new member of the KCHBA, we want to help you learn more about our association by answering three simple questions: ...

2020 Bob Bollier Award for Sales & Marketing: Kent Welch

Posted on February 8, 2021

Bob Bollier Award for Sales & Marketing The Sales & Marketing Award is named for a man who was beloved by many for his generous spirit and undeniable dedication to his friends within the KCHBA and the Sal...

Building Business News February 2021

Posted on February 4, 2021

Cover Story: Single-family construction will continue to see gains in 2021, but not at same growth rate as 2020. Click here to read the issue....

Single-Family Permits Top 5,000 in 2020 (December 2020)

Posted on February 2, 2021

The number of single-family housing permits issued in December 2020 in the Kansas City metro increased by 12 percent from the prior month, according to the monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report compiled by the...

KCHBA Members Help Rebuild After Fire

Posted on February 2, 2021

KCHBA Members Come Together to Help Raytown Family After Fire As the result of a major fire in August 2020, one Raytown Family was left without a home. In the midst of an already challenging 2020, their entire life was turne...