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Parade of Homes Virtual Awards Ceremony

Posted on June 15, 2020

VIRTUAL AWARDS CELEBRATION In an effort to keep everyone healthy and safe, the annual awards ceremony is being held virtually. We encourage you to host small gatherings on your own. Please let the KCHBA know if you do hos...

41 Action News: KC Area Home Builders Remain Busy Despite COVID-19

Posted on June 10, 2020

Kansas City's 41 Action News recently spoke with KCHBA members about the current state of the industry. Tommy Bickimer, Bickimer Homes, prepared for a rough patch in his business, but so far he's found just the opposite, ...

Courier Tribune Highlights Spring Parade of Homes

Posted on June 9, 2020

The Clay-County Courier-Tribune recently featured the Parade of Homes, noting that in Clay County there are 45 houses on the tour with two specifically in Liberty, three in Smithville and nine in Kearney. The article also hig...

KCHBA Board Member Ora Reynolds Receives Bernard Powell Award

Posted on June 9, 2020

President and CEO of Hunt Midwest Ora Reynolds has been honored as the 2020 recipient of the Bernard Powell Award. Since 1980, Kansas City Chamber's Centurions Leadership Program has, in Bernard Powell’s memory, recognized ...

KCBJ: Homebuilders’ showcase event back on after seven-week delay

Posted on June 8, 2020

"The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City's annual event to kick off the spring selling season will start just one week before summer officially takes over," the Kansas City Business Journal noted in an article on...

HBA Encourages Donations to Harvesters During Spring Parade

Posted on June 5, 2020

During the Spring Parade of Homes, the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is encouraging people to donate to Harvesters in an effort to support those in our community that may be having difficulty provid...

Spring Parade of Homes Rescheduled for June 13-28, 2020

Posted on June 5, 2020

[caption id="attachment_7744" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Olympus Custom Homes, Tour #27[/caption] KCHBA Encourages Consumers to Follow Safety Guidelines, Check Status of Homes Before Visiting As the Kansas City regi...

KC MADE Winners Announced Live on Facebook

Posted on June 3, 2020

On Sunday, May 31, KCHBA Workforce Chairman Drake Vidrine and KCHBA Executive Vice President Will Ruder went live on Facebook to announce the winners of this year’s KC MADE competition. During the week leading up to th...

NAHB Offering Educational Webinars throughout June

Posted on June 3, 2020

NAHB Education is offering a variety of dynamic webinars for industry professionals during the month of June. These webinars are specifically designed to help participants expand their knowledge on emerging trends and researc...

Help for Home Owners During Pandemic Recovery

Posted on June 3, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 this spring, homes have taken on a new meaning as they became our new offices, playgrounds, sporting fields, entertainment venues and a safe refuge during this challenging time. The good news ...