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BBN – 2011 November

Posted on November 3, 2011

Read the November 2011 edition here …   Open publication – Free publishing – More hba newsletter ...

September Permit Activity Up for KC Metro Area

Posted on November 3, 2011

Single family and multi-family permits in the Greater Kansas City area increased at the end of the third quarter with 226 total units posted according to the September 2011 report of the Home Builders Association of Greater K...

Leo Ashner Awarded by NAHB

Posted on November 1, 2011

Dottye and Leo Ashner NAHB recognized Leo Ashner for his dedicated service to the housing industry and 50 years of membership. He also received a Spike Award for 300 members.  Leo is known as one of the consummate bui...

Fed Chairman to Address Open Board Session at IBS

Posted on November 1, 2011

Ben Bernanke NAHB members who attend the 2012 International Builders’ Show will have an outstanding opportunity to hear Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke deliver remarks during a special session of our ...

Team Owen Lumber Scores Big at Sporting Clay Shoot

Posted on November 1, 2011

Team Owen Lumber Billy Beard, Mike Knaebel, Jason Beltz, Matt Knaebel, and Stuart Fields on Team Owen Lumber were the big winners at the recent Sporting Clay Shoot.  Perfect weather set the scene for this fabulous...

Builder’s Price Alert on Wallboard Products

Posted on November 1, 2011

According to HBA suppliers’ price bulletins (Lefarge Gypsum, CertainTeed, American Gypsum, and National Gypsum) the price of wallboard products will increase by 35 percent effective January 1, 2012 and will remain at that l...

Inaugural Dinner and Dance

Posted on November 1, 2011

to Kick off the Holidays December 1, 2011 Kick up your heels as we welcome new President Kevin Stucker and honor award winners for builder, associate, and sales and marketing professional of the year, Thursday, December 1...

Kansas Area Council Membership Luncheon

Posted on November 1, 2011

with Ed Eilert, Johnson County Commissioners Chair November 16, 2011 Hear about the latest issues affecting Johnson County when the Board of County Commissioners Chair Ed Eilert addresses the next Kansas Area Council memb...

Business After Hours

Posted on November 1, 2011

Hosted by Kitchens & Baths by Briggs November 3, 2011 Join HBA members for a Business After Hours, Thursday, November 3, 4-7 p.m. sponsored by Kitchens & Baths by Briggs in their beautiful new decorative showroom ...

August Year to Date Permits Up Over Last Year Due to Multi-Family

Posted on November 1, 2011

Single and multi-family building permit activity combined to surpass 2010 by just over 11% with 352 total units, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City. August’s 204 single family permits mirrored...