Business & Tech
6:09 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

KC Region New Home Building Booms 30 Percent In First Quarter


Housing construction is showing a 30 percent gain in the first quarter in the Kansas City region, compared with the same period of 2012.The reference is to permits for residential building  and amounts to 832 single family houses. There were 640 in the first three months of last year.

The numbers bear watching, as the  executive officer of the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City notes.  Sara Corless said, should the trend hold or increase, construction might be back at 2007 levels by end of the year. 

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6:00 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

New Houses Shrinking By Request

Sarah Susanka

As the economy drags, the size of homes is diminishing… and it’s by consumer demand.

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