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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...

NAHB Elects Leadership for 2021

Posted on January 29, 2021

Members of NAHB elected four senior officers to top leadership positions within the Federation at the conclusion of this week’s NAHB Winter Leadership Meetings. With more than 700 affiliated state and local home buil...

Last Chance: Enter the 2021 Parade of Playhouses

Posted on January 29, 2021

The Parade of Playhouses is the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City's spring fundraiser for its Foundation. Design and build a unique playhouse to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. There are current...

2020 Next Generation Builder Award: Dennis Shriver

Posted on January 27, 2021

Next Generation Builder Award Established in 2013, the Next Generation Builder Award honors young leaders who are an involved, innovative and a reliable spokesperson for the homebuilding industry. Next Generati...

Enjoy Scotch, Cigars at 2021 Build-PAC Event

Posted on January 25, 2021

Join the KCHBA for scotch and cigars at the 2021 Build-PAC fundraiser. WHEN: March 4 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. WHERE: B.L. Rieke Development Timber Rock Clubhouse (9500 Lone Elm Road, Lenexa, KS 66220) RSVP: By Feb. 24 t...