Nonprofit builders merge, form new entity By Miranda Davis – Specials Editor, Kansas City Business Journal Swope Community Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation, has merged with Blue Hills Community Services to form Community Builders of Kansas City. Both companies develop and provide housing in Kansas City's urban-core neighborhoods. “We were driven and motivated primarily by a desire to preserve the community assets that Blue Hills has developed over the past 40 years," said Art Chaudry, CEO of the combined entity. Continue to full article.
Swope Community Builders Honors Roots; Becomes Community Builders of Kansas City Merger with Blue Hills Community Services Solidifies Position as Kansas City's Largest Urban Developer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 4, 2018) – Swope Community Builders, a 501(c)(3) Community Development Corporation with nearly thirty years of extensive, mission-based development has changed its name to Community Builders of Kansas City (CBKC). As Kansas City’s largest urban core developer, the organization remains unwavering in efforts to reclaim neighborhoods by developing quality housing and related services. Since 1991, CBKC has developed more than $225 million of urban renewal projects in Kansas City, earning recognition and respect on the national community development stage. “Merging with Blue Hills Community Services provides additional opportunities to [...]