4 House Plans With a Touch of Craftsman Style

4 House Plans With a Touch of Craftsman Style

A new line of factory-built houses meets the country's most stringent hurricane codes. read more >

The 2015 New American Home Is Nearly Complete

The 2015 New American Home Is Nearly Complete

The stunning desert contemporary will showcase up-to-the-moment trends and technologies in a production-friendly package. read more >

The Green Police Introduce Water Fence

The Green Police Introduce Water Fence

Water conservation is a focal point of sustainable building today. In this segment, Michael Anschel and Carl Seville check... read more >

Rising Prices and Declining Supply Squeeze Entry-Level Buyers in Boise

Rising Prices and Declining Supply Squeeze Entry-Level Buyers in Boise

The Boise, Idaho market is heavily favoring the higher price points as... read more >

ZipFast Panels Provide Jobsite Solutions

ZipFast Panels Provide Jobsite Solutions

Get privacy and jobsite protection with these quick-installing opaque... read more >

2015 IECC: What You Need to Know

2015 IECC: What You Need to Know

The latest version of the energy code offers a new way to achieve significant energy savings while providing builders with... read more >

Modular Hurricane-Proof House Is Ideal for Coastal Areas and Beyond

Modular Hurricane-Proof House Is Ideal for Coastal Areas and Beyond

A new line of factory-built houses meets the country's most stringent hurricane codes. read more >

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

As home building volume has increased, builders should remember these five supply chain lessons gleaned from the Great... read more >

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The Builder Business

Flipped Out? As More Choose to Live Where They Buy, Flips Slip

Nearly 27,000 single family homes were flipped nationwide in the third quarter of 2014 representing 4.0 percent of all U.S. single family home sales to the lowest level since Q2 2009.

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America's 10 Safest Places

The Federal Bureau of Investigation annual Uniform Crime Report becomes the knowledge base of research for Movoto analyst Laura Allan looks at the U.S.'s 100 largest cities and ranks the 10 safest among them.

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Housing Starts Fall 2.8% As Builders Pull Permits for More Multi-Family

Here's Forbes staffer Erin Carlyle's take on yesterday's housing starts and permits announcement from the Commerce Department: Construction of new homes fell 2.8% in October but building permits rose 4.8%, as developers continue to bet their futures on multifamily housing, data released Wednesday by the U.S. Commerce Department shows.

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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

Supply Chain Rising StarsSupply Chain Rising Stars

Sourcing, purchasing, and supply chain management is strategically critical—and in... Read more

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession TipsThe Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

As home building volume has increased, builders should remember these five supply... Read more

Be a Better Customer

Maximize your supply chain and lower costs through cooperative thinking Read more

Acquisitions: Where Trust Fits InAcquisitions: Where Trust Fits In

When integration trumps distribution as a goal, the deal can be a win-win Read more

Top 15 Counties for Big Builders in Q3Top 15 Counties for Big Builders in Q3

Production builders with an annual volume of 500 or more units had a promising... Read more

Leading Others to the PeakLeading Others to the Peak

A sherpa knows the difference between 'I climb' and 'We reach the peak' Read more

Why Process is SexyWhy Process is Sexy

One home builder’s stress test shows why a process map is critical Read more

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