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Wyandotte Economic Development and Olathe Codes Topics for Area Lunch

Posted on November 5, 2012

The Kansas Area and MO South Council members combine November 13,  11:30 a.m., at the HBA to welcome John Kelly, Olathe Chief Building Code Official, who will review recent changes in the building code and Greg Kindle, Execu...

Building Business News – November 2012

Posted on October 30, 2012

Read the November 2012 issue of Building Business News here.   Open publication – Free publishing – More events ...

September Area Housing Permits Highest Since 2008

Posted on October 24, 2012

In cities across the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area, housing production continues to climb in 2012 with the total permit number coming in as the highest since 2008, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater...

Kansas City Star Reports on Positive Housing Numbers

Posted on October 18, 2012

The Kansas City Star reported today on the positive housing numbers in September indicating they are the strongest since July 2008 nationally and locally.  The HBA would like to share the link to the article. View Kansas ...

NAHB Announces Housing Starts, Permits Post Big Gains in September

Posted on October 17, 2012

Nationwide production and permitting of new homes rose sharply in September to their highest levels in more than four years, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. A 15 percent gain brought t...

HBA Clay Shoot

Posted on October 10, 2012

Registration starts at 8 a.m. Friday, October 12, for the HBA Clay Shoot at the Powder Creek Shooting Park in Lenexa. More than 100 shooters have registered so arrive early for organizers to get everyone on to the course in a...

Construction, Design Awards Recognize Outstanding New-Home Building

Posted on October 4, 2012

Grand Award Winner Dusselier & Marks Homes The top local home builders took the spotlight Wednesday evening with the presentation of the 2012 Pick of the Parade and Distinctive Plan & Design awards. Nearl...

Fall Parade of Homes Awards Celebration

Posted on October 1, 2012

John Shilt Homes 2011 Winners The top area builders will be recognized Wednesday, October 3 at the annual Fall Parade Awards Ceremony. The festivities will be at The Gallery in the Power & Light District in this ...

Fall Parade of Homes Starts Saturday!

Posted on September 27, 2012

The Fall Parade of Homes returns to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, September 29-October 14 and will showcase 242 new homes that will be free and open to the public 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Homes are located in eight counties wit...

Building Business News – October 2012

Posted on September 24, 2012

Read the October 2012 issue of Building Business News here. Open publication – Free publishing – More events ...