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FourPlans: Well-Placed Laundry Rooms

FourPlans: Well-Placed Laundry Rooms

These plans show how utility spaces are moving closer to bedrooms. read more >

Benchmark Names Bouchard SoCal Operations President

Benchmark Names Bouchard SoCal Operations President

15-year home building veteran comes from Frontier Communities. read more >

R10 Windows Hit the American Market

R10 Windows Hit the American Market

The Alpen units insulate almost as well as some walls. read more >

New Home Sales Cool 7.6% from Torrid July Pace

New Home Sales Cool 7.6% from Torrid July Pace

August posts biggest drop since Sept. '15; still, year-over-year gains are impressive; weather in east could be a factor. read more >

Faux Skylight Mimics the Sun and Clouds

Faux Skylight Mimics the Sun and Clouds

Two new products from Lightology provide artificial sunlight and even recreate sunrises and sunsets. read more >

Say Good-Bye, George Jetson

Say Good-Bye, George Jetson

Guidelines for Building a Winning Connected Home read more >

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All Eyes on Where Boomers Will Retire: The 10 Top-Ranked States Retire and then recline, America's top 10 states to retire.

MarketWatch taps into WalletHub data on the 50-state rankings of best-to-worst places in the United States to retire. Here's the run-down.

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Building Material Chemical Is Contributing to Honeybee Crisis

A closer look at the implications of imidacloprid's use in building materials is long overdue, says Healthy Building Network blogger Jim Vallette.

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The Nation's Top 100 Companies for Work From Home Live Ops ranks No. 1 among places that encourage workers to work from home.

Forbes' third annual top 100 list of companies whose employees enjoy flexible schedules, telecommuting, part-time, and freelance work opportunities, is based on an analysis of more than 40,000 companies and the jobs posted on FlexJobs in 2015.

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Point of Contract: Will Owners, Builders, Contractors & Designers Change? Client, architect, and general contractor all on one team?

A new delivery method--an alternative to design-bid-build and design-build means of contracting and running projects--is getting traction: Integrated Project Delivery. Everybody's accountable, has skin in the game, and works together. Go figure.

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A Voice in Favor of Development for Philadelphia’s Jewelers Row
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A Voice in Favor of Development for Philadelphia’s Jewelers Row

Toll Brothers’ Washington Square project would bring “progress, safety, and new... Read more

The Cost-Effective Building Site of the Future
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The Cost-Effective Building Site of the Future

Drone surveillance and digital models are driving construction efficiency. Read more

Lessons Learned From the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt
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Lessons Learned From the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt

Partners involved in the Greenbuild show home strive to push the industry forward. Read more

Toll Picks Up 3 Massachusetts Buildings, Parking Lot
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Toll Picks Up 3 Massachusetts Buildings, Parking Lot

The deal comes after three years of delays. Read more

Building Loyalty
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Building Loyalty

It comes directly out of care for the customer, before, during, and after the... Read more

Level Homes Purchases Louisiana Lots
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Level Homes Purchases Louisiana Lots

The land is in Louisana's newest subdivision Read more

Integration at Every Touchpoint
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Integration at Every Touchpoint

The NEXTadventure is an intersection of design and innovation Read more

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