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What Builders Are Good At

How should recruiters evaluate talent prospects as technology revolutionizes home building? read more >

New Home Sales Surge to Nearly Nine-Year High in July

New Home Sales Surge to Nearly Nine-Year High in July

New single-family sales rise 31% year-over-year in July, to an annual rate of 654,000. read more >

Toll Meets the Street, Stock Up Sharply

Toll Meets the Street, Stock Up Sharply

Deliveries up 6%, contracts rise 18%, backlog increases 17%, driving $105.5M profit for fiscal 3rd QTR. read more >

Builder Beware: 30 MSAs Where Vacancy Rates are Rising

Builder Beware: 30 MSAs Where Vacancy Rates are Rising

According to homeowner vacancy rates from the Census Bureau, these 30... read more >

Active Adult Community Sells 39 Homes in 45 Minutes

Active Adult Community Sells 39 Homes in 45 Minutes

Traditions of America's 55+ new neighborhood is a hit with... read more >

KB Home Names Longarini Division President

KB Home Names Longarini Division President

Home building veteran will run KB's Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. read more >

The NEXTadventure has a Neutral Stage with Pops of Color

The NEXTadventure has a Neutral Stage with Pops of Color

Designing for the active adult means a subdued palette. read more >

Run HVAC Duct Through Composite Lumber Beams?

Run HVAC Duct Through Composite Lumber Beams?

For professionals in the building trades –... 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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More Moneyball
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More Moneyball

Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Three steps to instilling a culture of... Read more

What’s Your Neighborhood Score For Aging in Place?
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What’s Your Neighborhood Score For Aging in Place?

AARP offers a Livability Index to drive community focus on independent living. Read more

The NEXTadventure has a Neutral Stage with Pops of Color
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The NEXTadventure has a Neutral Stage with Pops of Color

Designing for the active adult means a subdued palette. Read more

Design Evolution
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Design Evolution

KB Home ProjeKt Has Future Flexibility From Cartridge Design Read more

KB Home Names Longarini Division President
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KB Home Names Longarini Division President

Home building veteran will run KB's Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. Read more

KB Opens Jacksonville Community
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KB Opens Jacksonville Community

Chandlers Crossing is a commuter-friendly community situated in Jacksonville's... Read more

At Least 250 Homes Planned For Charlotte Mixed-Use Community
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At Least 250 Homes Planned For Charlotte Mixed-Use Community

CalAtlantic to break ground at Rea Farms in late 2017 or early 2018. Read more

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