New from Big Builder: Where Costs Can and Should Come Out

New from Big Builder: Where Costs Can and Should Come Out

The best effort--any effort--to deliver customer value costs a home building company something. The point is: What are badly-designed, poorly-managed processes and project portfolios unnecessarily costing you? read more >

Public Transit Drives Americans' Home-Buying Decisions

Public Transit Drives Americans' Home-Buying Decisions

Study finds a high demand for mixed-use neighborhoods. read more >

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2014 Hanley Award Winner: Bob Berkebile

2014 Hanley Award Winner: Bob Berkebile

A rebel with a cause, architect Bob Berkebile’s ultimate vision is of a... read more >

2014 Hanley Award Winner: Make It Right

2014 Hanley Award Winner: Make It Right

For neighborhoods left in the wake of tragedy, Make It Right provides... read more >

Local Markets: The Lots Keep Coming in Austin

Local Markets: The Lots Keep Coming in Austin

The second quarter was once again a strong one for lot deliveries in... read more >

TOOLS: Cutting Pliers

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Irwin Tools’ new line of cutting pliers strives for enhanced power,... read more >

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The Builder Business

Will This Tiny Startup Win the Smart Home Race?

Wink is just a few months old, but the small New York City startup is suddenly the most visible smart home brand in the American market.

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10 Best Cities in America for 2014 College Grads

Thousands of newly-minted college graduates are looking for somewhere to start a career, hopefully somewhat related to their chosen field of study.

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BUILDER contributor Rich Binsacca reports that for neighborhoods left in the wake of tragedy, Make It Right, winner of the inaugural Hanley Award for Community Service in Sustainability--provides not just a place to live, but a place to regain pride, ownership, and community.

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BUILDER Deal Flow

Exclusive updates, data, and takeaways on funding, private placements, syndications, initial public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Big Builder

Leading Home Builders in America's Top Small CitiesLeading Home Builders in America's Top Small Cities

Who are the top builders and typical buyers in Money's 2014 Best Places to Live?... Read more

The Unleavable CultureThe Unleavable Culture

If you want talent to want to stay, get clear on your mission, plan, and core values Read more

2014's Best and Worst Places to Retire 2014's Best and Worst Places to Retire

WalletHub research analyst Richie Bernardo and his team analyzed the 150 largest... Read more

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Cardinal Sins of Training

Time is precious--yours and your associates'. Forrest Performance Group principal Jason Forrest offers critical tactical insight on what every manager should do--and, importantly, not do--to get the most out of one-to-one training meetings with associates. Read more

14 New-Home Design Trends for 2014

Demographics and socioeconomic factors play a large role in determining housing’s current new-home design trends. Read more

Tags: Design
Home Buyer Wants Vs. NeedsHome Buyer Wants Vs. Needs

New-home design's most notable trends of 2014 are aimed at what buyers want. Read more

Beyond the Lot LineBeyond the Lot Line

As builders leverage the value of amenity-rich master planned communities, a... Read more

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