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17 Exciting Floor Plans for 2017

17 Exciting Floor Plans for 2017

Get ready for the new year with this slideshow of standout designs. read more >

Which Top-10 'Hottest Markets' List for 2017 to Believe?

Which Top-10 'Hottest Markets' List for 2017 to Believe?

What's 'hot' for many may be 'not' for your business model in the 12 months ahead. Don't believe the averages. read more >

Home Owner Equity on the Rise

Home Owner Equity on the Rise

Housing market adds $227 billion to home value in third quarter. read more >

Ashton Woods Opens Sarasota Community

Ashton Woods Opens Sarasota Community

Ashton Woods Announces Grand Opening of Hammock Park in Sarasota. read more >

IBS Preview: Don't Miss These Seven New Products

IBS Preview: Don't Miss These Seven New Products

The 2017 International Builders' Show will bring a number of new home... read more >

Construction Begins At 500-Home Community in N.C.

Construction Begins At 500-Home Community in N.C.

Green Street Cottages has broken ground at The Villages at Cramerton Mills. read more >

Texas-Style Urbanism Wooing Millions to Lone Star State

Texas-Style Urbanism Wooing Millions to Lone Star State

A new reports says more Americans are moving to the state for plentiful jobs and affordable housing. Could Dallas and... read more >

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Sprinkler Savvy

For home builders, sprinklers offer a low-cost,... 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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Why A 55-Plus Project?
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Why A 55-Plus Project?

Because a market is there. More

Collective "Aha" Moments Change Taylor Morrison's Focus on Active Adults
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Collective "Aha" Moments Change Taylor Morrison's Focus on Active Adults

In this insightful video, Steve Kempton, regional president of Florida for Taylor... More

Using Data and Strategy to Create a New Brand
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Using Data and Strategy to Create a New Brand

Taylor Morrison has translated its understanding of the 55-plus demographic into... More

Incorporating Consumer Ideas on a Tight Timeline
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Incorporating Consumer Ideas on a Tight Timeline

What could be better than a completely collaborative approach to create a best... More

Design Secrets for 55-Plus
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Design Secrets for 55-Plus

Lots of natural light, beautiful grab bars that don’t seem like grab bars, storage... More

55-plus Leaders Merge Expertise
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55-plus Leaders Merge Expertise

In this short video, John McManus and Paul Tourbaf of Hanley Wood discuss ways for... More

Focusing in on Features and Functionality
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Focusing in on Features and Functionality

Carol Thompson, national director, strategic sourcing for the east region at... More

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