How to Create an Unleavable Company Culture

How to Create an Unleavable Company Culture

Get clear on your mission, plan, and core values. read more >

Video: Tour of a Beautiful Northern California Home

Video: Tour of a Beautiful Northern California Home

Architect Neal Schwartz offers surprising ideas about materials and his... read more >

2014 Marvin Hall of Fame Awards

2014 Marvin Hall of Fame Awards

These three pioneering architects are changing the way we build homes,... read more >

Latest Metrostudy Data

Latest Metrostudy Data

Where are the top markets for end-user demand? read more >

Lighting Products: Legrand Receptacles & Switches

Lighting Products: Legrand Receptacles & Switches

New night lights from Legrand emphasize safety and energy-efficiency. read more >

From Our Development Section:

From Our Development Section:

A look at Perkins Lane, a new infill development in downtown Baton Rouge. read more >

Technology: The 21st Century Hardhat

Technology: The 21st Century Hardhat

LA tech start-up updates the hardhat with Google Glass-like technology. read more >

The Builder Business

Forbes' Opportunity Cities: 19 Places Where It May Be Easier To Make Your Mark

Staffer Erin Carlyle and the Forbes research team identified 19 Opportunity Cities by scanning first for places with inexpensive home prices, using Sperling’s analysis of median home sales from from the first quarter of 2014, looking at all cities with a population over 150,000. Despite reports to the contrary, home ownership is still a goal for most Americans (even Millennials).

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Where the Buyers Markets Are, and The Seller Power Pockets

Zillow chief economist Stan Humphries shepherds us through a download of August price, volume, and inventory trends, concluding that appreciation continued this past month, but projected value growth will slow dramatically into next year. Too, he's looked at buyers and sellers markets, asserting seller’s markets generally are located on the West Coast, while areas where buyers have more negotiating power are in the Midwest and the Northeast.

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Top 20 Colleges With Most Billionaire Alumni

CNN/Money's Emily Jane Fox taps into Wealth-X and UBS's "Billionaire Census" to identify and rank schools that count the most number of billionaires as undergraduate alumni. University of Pennsylvania--home of Wharton--rocks the rankings.

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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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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

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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

Is the McMansion on its Way Out?Is the McMansion on its Way Out?

As single-family homes get bigger, tomorrow's buyers seem to prefer efficiency and... Read more

Victim or Survivor?Victim or Survivor?

As encouraging as some of the housing recovery's signs are, visibility into what's... Read more

Simple Does It

A special supplement of Big Builder focuses on market demand of discretionary buyers' "wants" versus a wider population of would-be home buyers' "needs." Read more

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