Building Business News November 2019

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November 2019

Fall Parade Student tours KCHBA Meets with Fed Chair Artisan-JDRF Kick-Off

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KCHBA Leads Students on Parade Tours As part of Careers in Construction Month in October, students from Olathe Advanced Technical Center (OATC) and Kearney High School learned about the residential construction industry by touring homes at various stages of the construction process.

Features Home Show Announcement #1


Did you hear who’s headlining Saturday, March 14 at the 2020 Greater Kansas City Home & Lifestyle Show?

KCHBA Participates in Roundtable with Federal Reserve Chairman


Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Jerome Powell was in Kansas City last month as part of his “Fed Listens” tour.

A Home Tour to Cure T1D


The 2020 Artisan Home Tour builders gathered with JDRF youth representatives last month to officially kick off the partnership between the two organizations.

In Every Issue Calendar 4 New Members


Anniversaries 21 Residential Permit Statistics

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Thank You, Sponsors


he Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City has served this region for more than 80 years. During that time, our communities have seen tremendous growth in terms of size as well as opportunity. If we are to maintain and ultimately build upon that growth and seize those opportunities, we must make certain that the “Voice of the Housing Industry” — your voice — is equipped with the necessary resources to make a difference for you, your business, your employees and the customers you serve. Your annual investment in the KCHBA as a sponsor fuels our entire industry’s efforts to remain the go-to source of information for both consumers and regulators. Absent a strong sponsorship program, the KCHBA’s ability to effectively educate policymakers, consumers and civic organizations on the vital economic importance of new home construction is significantly diminished. This industry has a crucial, compelling story to tell and we need your help to make certain it’s heard loud and clear. With this in mind, on behalf of the KCHBA, I pledge to more clearly demonstrate the return on your investment in this organization. It is the responsibility of the KCHBA to make certain that our sponsors are treated like the celebrities they are. Any hard-earned dollars you commit to the KCHBA in the form of a sponsorship are put directly to work on your behalf. Whether it’s advocacy, marketing or education, the resources gained from our members are reinvested back into the most valuable part of the KCHBA — you, the member. Given that the HBA is a member-driven, member-centric organization, your generous sponsorship is actually an investment in yourself and your industry. I am enormously grateful for the investment our members have made in the KCHBA. With your generous, sustained financial contributions, we can grow our influence and create even more opportunities for families to achieve the dream of homeownership. Thank you for allowing me to serve you as your Executive Officer. My family and I are thrilled to have received such a warm welcome into the KCHBA family. If I can ever answer any questions or address any concerns, I hope you do not hesitate to ask. Sincerely,


Nov/Dec Calendar

Tamara Day to Headline 2020 Greater Kansas City Home & Lifestyle Show March 14

Nov. 19 Board of Directors Meeting Nov. 21 Succession Planning Seminar Nov. 28-29 Happy Thanksgiving! HBA office closed Dec. 11 Inaugural Dinner


he Greater Kansas City Home & Lifestyle Show, produced by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, is pleased to announce that KC’s very own TV celebrity designer Tamara Day will be headlining the 2020 show on Saturday, March 14. Presenting on the Main Stage, Day will talk about some of the local vendors she often works with when remodeling homes. Afterward, she will meet fans and answer their questions on the show floor. Some of the vendors she utilizes will also be on site to meet with attendees regarding their home improvement projects. Day seeks to make the aspirational attainable for her clients, fans and the future homebuyers of her renovation projects. Her style, coined “Laid Back Luxe” is synonymous with blending glamour, comfort and family into the style and function of the spaces she designs – something she personally prioritizes as a busy wife and mother of four. The Greater Kansas City Home & Lifestyle Show returns to Bartle Hall March 13-15, 2020. Follow the Home Show on Facebook and Instagram for the next major announcement in the coming weeks!


Annual Clay Shoot a Hit


he HBA’s annual clay shoot, sponsored by Kitchens & Baths by Briggs, brought more than 150 members out on Oct. 10 to Powder Creek in Lenexa. First, second and third place winners were announced in three flights: Flight A

• 1st Place Security Bank Team B • 2nd Place: Construction & Planning Services • 3rd Place: Security Bank A Team Flight B • 1st Place: United Heating & Cooling • 2nd Place: Arvest Bank • 3rd Place: Roeser Homes Flight C • 1st Place: Tie between Gary Kerns Homebuilding and Wilson Lighting B Team • 2nd Place: Northland Management & Construction • 3rd Place: First American Title A Hot Shot award for the most hits went to John Malnar of Security Bank with 100 out of 100. A Good Sport award for the most misses went to Cindy Johnston of CKF for 20 out of 100. Continued on page 6



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The HBA would like to thank its sponsors of the Clay Shoot. Without them this event would not have been the success it was: • Kitchens & Baths by Briggs, presenting sponsor • LP SmartSide, Breakfast sponsor • Bank of Blue Valley, Beverage sponsor • Shamrock Cabinets and Ferguson/Factory Direct, Cart sponsors

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Thank you to Joe Ward of Go Green Granite who made granite trophies for the winners! Appreciation also goes to the station sponsors for their support: • 2-10 Homebuyers Warranty & Bovard Insurance Group • Capitol Federal • Dacor • First American Title • Gordon Energy & Drainage • Hermes Landscaping • Kansas City Star Co. • Kitchens & Baths by Briggs • Kohler • Norbord • ProSource of KC • Teague Electric Thank you to our Clay Shoot Committee members who organized a great event: Rob Milstead, Michele Milstead, Lonny Cohen, JR Bretches, Joe Ward and Misty Hanson.

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Teachers, Realtors Among Attendees to Onsite Construction 101


pproximately 25 people attended the HBA’s Onsite Home Construction 101 on Oct. 17 at Staley Farms Villas. Ranging from teachers to realtors to bankers, participants toured different phases of the home building process while Brenner Holland, Hunt Midwest, and Matt Ernst, Ernst Brothers Construction, provided valuable insight on what goes into developing, permitting, framing, and inspecting a new home. The HBA hosts this event at least once a year, so keep an eye out for the next one in Fall 2020!


KCHBA Participates in Roundtable with Federal Reserve Chairman


hairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Jerome Powell was in Kansas City last month as part of his “Fed Listens” tour. Following the Fed Listens event, United States Senator Jerry Moran (KS) invited Chairman Powell and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George for a roundtable discussion with banking, civic and business leaders from the Kansas City region to discuss the state of the economy and economic outlooks in the construction, agriculture, manufacturing sectors. Participating in the roundtable was KCHBA Executive Vice President Will Ruder, who had the opportunity to share the residential construction industry’s perspective on the KC housing market and the current challenges the industry is facing. “As the Voice of the Housing Industry in Kansas City, the KCHBA is the premier advocate for Kansas City area residential construction industry,” said Ruder. “I was honored to represent the members of our organization at this discussion and I am thankful that Chairman Powell, President George, and Senator Moran were so receptive to our message.”

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OATC, Kearney Students Tour Parade Homes


Freeman Custom Homes and Garrett Syler of Syler Construction provided information and engaged the students in discussions regarding the different phases.

s part of Careers in Construction Month in October, students from Olathe Advanced Technical Center (OATC) and Kearney High School learned about the residential construction industry by touring homes at various stages of the construction process, starting with the foundation stage and ending with finished Parade homes. The goals of the tours were to introduce students to the building process and explain the career opportunities available to them in the residential construction industry.

On Oct. 9, Shawn Woods of Ashlar Homes led 30 OATC students through Parade homes built by Prieb Homes, Roeser Homes, James Engle Custom Homes, and Hilmann Home Building Inc. Also in attendance were OATC Teacher Dave Pfortmiller and OATC Job Coach Tom Alumbaugh.

“College is not a necessary evil,” said Shawn Woods, president of Ashlar Homes and a tour guide. “Money is not out of reach.”

Students were able to ask questions to the builders guiding their tours and gain valuable insight regarding different aspects of the industry.

There were three groups of tours that took place between Oct. 8-9. On Oct. 8, 20 Kearney High School students and Career Readiness Coordinator Beth Freeman toured homes in the Northland. Todd Lipschutz of Authentic Homes, Kyle Freeman of

A big thank you goes to all the builders for participating in the tours and to tour volunteers Drake Vidrine, NBKC Bank, and Ken Jolliffe, Norbord, who assisted with the tours.


Foundation Donates Over $8,000 to Noah’s Bandage Project


he HBA’s Foundation and Nebraska Furniture Mart partnered with Noah’s Bandage Project for the 2019 Fall Parade Awards Celebration in an effort to raise money for childhood cancer research. The Foundation is pleased to announce that it was able to donate $8,500 to Noah’s Bandage Project.



OSHA the Topic of Missouri Combined Area Council


hen an OSHA inspector comes to your site, the first thing you should do is sit down with him to talk about why he or she is there, what specifically the inspector is wanting to see, and how long he or she expects the inspection to take,” said Spencer Fane Attorney Andrew Brought at last month’s Missouri Combined Area Council, which took place on Oct. 30 at Staley Farms Golf Club.

The focus of this event was the best practices for handling government inspections from OSHA and EPA. Brought began with statistics pertaining to worker safety and asked questions to attendees to gauge understanding. He then went on to provide OSHA and EPA updates, as well as provide tips. Brought revealed the top 10 most frequently cited violations of 2018, including fall protection, scaffolding, and ladders to name a few. He also shared the do’s and don’ts of safety incentive programs and how to implement those successfully. “Are safety incentives, such as offering a bonus for going a full year without an injury, a good idea?” asked Brought. They can be but can also lead to employees not reporting injuries, according to Brought. “If you’re going to do this you also need to provide incentives for reporting unsafe conditions,” he said.

“If an inspector wants to speak with an employee on site that’s fine if it’s a fairly quick conversation,” said Brought, “but if the inspector says he wants to sit down one-on-one with someone for a half hour or more, that’s a red flag that there’s a problem.”

Brought spoke about what employers should expect before, during, and after an inspection and what to do in case a citation is issued.


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Artisan Home Tour builders and JDRF youth ambassadors gathered for a meet and greet last month. Look for social posts on the Artisan Facebook page as they raise awareness about T1D and the Artisan Tour.

A Home Tour to Cure T1D


ome builders on the 2020 Artisan Home Tour gathered last month for a launch party where they were paired with youth ambassadors from JDRF, the tour’s community partner. Together, the builders and ambassadors will raise awareness of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and of the Artisan Tour leading up to the tour in June 2020. View more photos on the Artisan’s Facebook page and keep an eye out for photos and videos on the on the page in the coming months. Be sure to like and share them so we can help JDRF research a cure for T1D!

Tom and Gayle French with their ambassadors Anna Tomasi and Aubree Rawlings. Anna was diagnosed with T1D at 12 years of age and Aubree at 7.

Todd Hill met his youth ambassador, Malakai Green who has lived with T1D since he was 8.


John Moffitt Jr. and Joe Woods of MOJO Built are paired with JDRF youth ambassador Jake Johnson, who was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 5.

George Schluter Named Senior Life Delegate


ongratulations to George Schluter for being named a Senior Life Delegate at NAHB’s Fall Leadership meeting this last month!

Thank You, Sponsors!


ll of us at the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City would like to thank our 2019 annual sponsors for their support. Without your support, the KCHBA would not have accomplished all these things in the past year: • Supported 29 housing-friendly candidates. • Implemented Parade of Homes tours for students as part of our Workforce Development initiative. • Hosted 10+ CE and code credit classes. • Produced the second largest Parade of Homes in the country. • Hosted these popular builder events: Economic Forecast Breakfast, Clay Shoot, and Awards Ceremonies • Debuted the first-ever smart home inside Bartle Hall during the 71st annual Home & Lifestyle Show. • Hosted over 10,000 people among 50+ events.


Donor Profile: Jim Lambie


What does the HBA mean to you on a personal level? Lambie: I spend a lot of time working with cities on code adoptions, zoning matters, and the code board of appeals. I think it is very important that more builders and developers get involved to help the cause.

e sat down with Jim Lambie of Lambie Custom Homes to talk about his 40+ years in the homebuilding industry.

Why did you choose to become part of the homebuilding industry? Lambie: I enjoyed working with my hands, having been a trim carpenter in high school and through college, and designing homes and subdivisions.

What is your favorite memory of the HBA? Lambie: The first year I started my company I was written up by the KC Star. Bob Boillier read the article and called me to welcome me into the business and offered to mentor me. He was a great man.

Why did you feel it was important to donate to the HBA building remodel? Lambie: I donated to the HBA remodel because George Schluter asked me to. George does more for the HBA and builders citywide than anyone else has. He is great for the industry.

What do you like most about what you do? Lambie: Creating new and exciting space for people to raise their families in and building their dream homes.

How has the HBA impacted your business? Lambie: The HBA gives companies credibility and a great presence with the Parade of Homes. They also help control costs by working with municipalities and politicians.


Gary Kerns Inducted into Past Presidents’ Club


he annual past presidents’ dinner was held Oct. 30 at Summit Grill in the Northland. Past HBA presidents welcomed Gary Kerns into the group with fanfare as they gave Gary the official past presidents medal and pin. Kerns is president of Gary Kerns Homebuilders, LLC, which has been a member of the HBA since 1999. Kerns has served as president of the Home Builders Association of Missouri, is chair of the HBA’s Membership Committee and sits on the committees for the Parade of Homes and the PAC. He has been a member of the HBA’s Executive Committee since 2015 and a member of its Board of Directors since 2007. As HBA president, Kerns provided leadership regarding the HBA’s position on issues affecting the home-building industry at the local, state and national levels. Congratulations, Gary!



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Single-Family Permits Slowed in September


he number of single-family housing permits issued in September in the Kansas City metro decreased from the prior month but showed more activity than September 2018, according to the monthly Residential Building Permit Statistics report compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City. The organization reported a total of 396 single-family homes permitted in Sept., resulting in a 27 percent decrease in year-to-date permitting as compared to the first nine months of 2018. “While our overall numbers are lower than this time last year, permitting has picked up this fall and builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes is up in October,” said KCHBA Executive Vice President Will Ruder. “We believe our builder members are cautiously optimistic that even if the economy slows the residential construction industry will still be in a strong position to take advantage of the lower interest rates.” The decrease in permitting as compared to 2018 is spread fairly evenly through the eight counties represented in the report. Johnson County has the largest decrease in year-to-date permit activity with a drop of 324 single family permits. The remaining three largest counties also show decreases year-to-date: Clay County is down 298, Jackson County has decreased by 258 and Platte County by 138. Once again, cities in Johnson County issued the most permits in September, accounting for 37 percent of total permits issued during the first three quarters of this year. The top five permitting cities for 2019 to date are Kansas City, Mo., (495); Olathe, Kan., (341); Lee’s Summit, Mo., (276); Overland Park, Kan., (253); and Lenexa, Kan., (185).


Residential Building Permit Statistics

Residential Building Permit Statistics 2019 SEPTEMBER CASS COUNTY Archie Belton Cass County Cleveland Garden City Harrisonville Lake Winnebago Lee's Summit Peculiar Pleasant Hill Raymore# Village of Loch Lloyd

CLAY COUNTY Clay County Excelsior Springs Gladstone Kansas City Kearney Lawson Liberty North Kansas City Pleasant Valley Smithville JACKSON COUNTY Blue Springs Buckner Grain Valley Grandview Greenwood Independence Jackson County Kansas City Lake Lotawana Lee's Summit Oak Grove Raytown Sugar Creek PLATTE COUNTY Kansas City Parkville Platte City Platte County Riverside Weatherby Lake Weston JOHNSON COUNTY De Soto Edgerton Fairway Gardner Johnson County Leawood Lenexa Merriam Mission Hills Olathe Overland Park Prairie Village Roeland Park Shawnee Spring Hill Westwood

Single MultiS-F M-F Total Family Family Total Units Units Units Units^ Units% Units YTD YTD YTD 1 5 0 0 0 0 4 7 7 2 0 0 26

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 5 0 0 0 0 4 7 7 2 0 0 26

2 64 14 1 0 7 28 23 56 17 90 7 309

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 64 14 1 0 7 28 23 56 17 90 7 309

1 2 2 33 8 0 0 0 0 3 49

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 2 2 33 8 0 0 0 0 3 49

26 10 4 307 42 0 22 5 0 33 449

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 240 0 0 240

26 10 4 307 42 0 22 245 0 33 689

13 0 6 0 0 19 5 8 0 25 0 0 0 76

0 0 0 0 0 0 82 0 0 193 0 0 0 275

13 0 6 0 0 19 87 8 0 218 0 0 0 351

166 0 107 3 0 87 57 73 2 253 3 0 0 751

134 0 0 160 0 0 82 0 0 539 0 0 0 915

300 0 107 163 0 87 139 73 2 792 3 0 0 1666

14 5 0 22 1 0 0 42

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

14 5 0 22 1 0 0 42

115 27 0 117 6 3 0 268

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

115 27 0 117 6 3 0 268

10 0 0 3 8 4 27 0 0 45 47 6 0 13 7 0 170

0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 197 0 0 0 0 0 207

10 0 0 3 8 4 37 0 0 45 244 6 0 13 7 0 377

44 0 1 102 38 27 185 1 0 341 253 50 0 89 91 6 1228

0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 49 607 0 0 0 0 0 666

44 0 1 102 38 27 195 1 0 390 860 50 0 89 91 6 1894

September 2019

Single MultiS-F M-F Total Family Family Total Units Units Units Units^ Units% Units YTD YTD YTD LEAVENWORTH COUNTY Basehor 8 0 46 0 8 46 Lansing 0 0 2 0 0 2 Leav. County 0 0 57 0 0 57 Leavenworth 4 0 13 0 4 13 Tonganoxie 5 0 32 0 5 32 17 0 17 150 0 150 WYANDOTTE COUNTY Bonner Springs Edwardsville KCK/Wyandotte Cty MIAMI COUNTY Louisburg Miami County Osawatomie Paola Spring Hill Totals

0 0 7 7

0 0 0 0

0 0 7 7

5 0 81 86

0 0 0 0

5 0 81 86

2 6 0 1 0 9

0 0 0 0 0 0

2 6 0 1 0 9

25 37 0 2 11 75

0 0 0 0 108 108

25 37 0 2 119 183







Comparison of Single Family Building Units for Greater Kansas City (Cass, Clay, Jackson, Platte, Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami, Wyandotte Counties) Month/Year January February March April May June July August September October November December Annual Total

2012 188 182 270 277 294 268 288 260 379 331 283 279 3,299

2013 273 224 335 444 337 333 409 354 384 369 340 288

2014 287 216 362 439 385 364 375 352 383 468 312 328

2015 240 260 393 437 395 438 399 425 462 459 360 432

2016 274 408 542 523 503 578 494 536 424 466 417 352

2017 2018 2019 457 463 234 477 463 234 571 549 357 562 564 410 504 598 391 567 569 387 512 485 471 480 514 436 514 353 396 583 485 502 354 468 276








Comparison of Permits By Units Issued Year to Date

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

S-F Units 2406 3093 3163 3449 4282 4644 4558 3316

2012 - 2019 M-F Units 1062 2098 3168 2521 3521 1627 2562 1929

Total Units 3468 5191 6331 5970 7803 6271 7120 5245

^The Single Family number is units and includes both attached and detached units. %Multi-Family units are in buildings with 5 or more units. # Not available at time of report Permit information reflects the most recent data at time of publication. In order to ensure accurate recording of residential building permit statistics, the HBA may revise monthly and year-to-date figures when updated data is made available. Copyright 2019 Home Builders Assoc of Greater Kansas City. All rights reserved.


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