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IBS 2017: Best Design Solutions for the 55+ Buyer

IBS 2017: Best Design Solutions for the 55+ Buyer

Lita Dirks shared her tried and true methods for building the best home for the active adult buyer. read more >

IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook

IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook

Out of the aisles and back in the trenches and job sites ... here's some take-aways and forecasts for builders as they... read more >

The Best of KBIS 2017 Award-Winning Products

The Best of KBIS 2017 Award-Winning Products

GEOLUXE, a newcomer to the show, took home awards in two categories for its "Pyrolithic Stone" surface, which resembles... read more >

IBS 2017: Day 1 Product Finds

IBS 2017: Day 1 Product Finds

Take a look at the materials, appliances and more that caught our... read more >

Industry Experts Expect 55+ Market to Continue Rise

Industry Experts Expect 55+ Market to Continue Rise

Plenty of optimism for the market segment at IBS 2017. read more >

NAHB Recognizes Bozzuto Development and A-Mill Artist Lofts in Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards

NAHB Recognizes Bozzuto Development and A-Mill Artist Lofts in Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards

A-Mill recognized as Community of the Year, and Bozzuto as Multifamily Developer of the Year. read more >

Black Neighborhoods 2X More Likely to Suffer Negative Equity

Black Neighborhoods 2X More Likely to Suffer Negative Equity

Zillow analysis shows 20% of homes in black communities are under water on mortgages. read more >

How the 50+ Buyer Shops for Homes Online

How the 50+ Buyer Shops for Homes Online

The 50+ buyer looks for homes online differently than their younger peers. Here are their most common behaviors and... 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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IBS 2017: Day 3 Product Finds
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IBS 2017: Day 3 Product Finds

The flooring, siding, roofing, and bicycle bathtubs that caught our eye on the... More

D R Horton Purchases 156 Lots for $6.9 million in Dakota County, Minn.
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D R Horton Purchases 156 Lots for $6.9 million in Dakota County, Minn.

Two new planned communities join a third purchased in Woodbury in November. More

North Coast Building Expands After a Seven Year Drought
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North Coast Building Expands After a Seven Year Drought

As prices rise in Sonoma County and the surrounding area, California builders are... More

Maracay Homes Secures 93 Lots
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Maracay Homes Secures 93 Lots

The builder plans to start homes between 1,650 and 1,950 square feet. More

How the Right Product Selection Meets the Needs of 55-Plus Buyers
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How the Right Product Selection Meets the Needs of 55-Plus Buyers

Careful research and partnerships identify baby boomers' design preferences. More

Lennar Buys 102-acre Site in Hialeah, Fla. for $51M
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Lennar Buys 102-acre Site in Hialeah, Fla. for $51M

More than 1,000 residential units and 72,000 square feet of commercial space... More

Toll Brothers Prepares to Launch New “T Select” Line in Houston
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Toll Brothers Prepares to Launch New “T Select” Line in Houston

National luxury builder moves into a lower price point with reduced amenities and... More

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