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EDC Joins Summit Homes in Groundbreaking for New Holly Farms

April 2019

The EDC's Chair Rebecca Hill and Executive Director T.J. Berry recently joined the groundbreaking for the new Holy Farms development.

The largest homebuilder in Kansas City, Summit Homes, unveiled Holly Farms, a new community coming to the Kansas City Northland with a recent groundbreaking ceremony. In addition to members of the Summit Homes team, officials from the Clay County EDC and representatives from Emery Sapp & Sons were in attendance. EDC representatives included Chair Rebecca Hill and Executive Director T.J. Berry.

Holly Farms will meet the needs of the ever-expanding Northland. The community further displays Summit Homes’ commitment to growing alongside Kansas City by delivering a personalized, customer-centric, home building experience.

“Holly Farms will offer housing options from our Signature series, perfect for a move up buyer looking to meet the demands of their growing family. A variety of floorplans will become available, including a two-story, reverse and 1.5 story, starting in the low $400s. The community will have a great deal of green space, walking trails, playground and community pool,” says Zalman Kohen, Chief Operating Officer for Summit Homes. “We are excited to provide new home options for those that call the Northland home.”

Community development is underway with the first lots expected to be released in late 2019. Consumers will have the opportunity to join an exclusive VIP list to be the first to secure their lot by visiting

The community is located just west of US Highway 169 on NW Shoal Creek Parkway in Kansas City. Families will be just minutes from the Kansas City International Airport, Zona Rosa Town Center and the main thoroughfares of Kansas City making this is an ideal location to live, work and play.

Summit Homes is the largest new homebuilder in the Kansas City area. The award-winning company is known for developing and building exceptional communities as well as its innovative design practices. In 2016, Summit joined Clayton Properties Group, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. Summit actively supports numerous organizations committed to helping children and those unable to help themselves, including Children’s Mercy Hospital, Drumm Farm Center for Children, Hope Haven of Cass County and Harvesters: The Community Food Network.

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