10 Floor Plans with Great Kitchens

10 Floor Plans with Great Kitchens

Today’s best floor plans recognize the importance that the kitchen plays in modern life by placing it in the center of the action. What’s in? Casual dining spaces, plenty of storage, lots of light, and the now-ubiquitous island. read more >

IAQ Tips for Healthier Homes and Happier Owners

IAQ Tips for Healthier Homes and Happier Owners

Following concerns surrounding formaldehyde and VOC levels in various home products, consumers want to know they have the... read more >

MainVue Homes Moves Into Dallas

MainVue Homes Moves Into Dallas

Australian-based firm, having first conquered Seattle, sets it sights on the major Texas markets. read more >

Formaldehyde-Free Products for Healthy Homes

Formaldehyde-Free Products for Healthy Homes

Amid allegations that products sold by Lumber Liquidators contain... read more >

Stomp in Style: Work Boots for Safety, Comfort, and Surefootedness

Stomp in Style: Work Boots for Safety, Comfort, and Surefootedness

Nine shoes designed to keep feet dry, comfortable, and protected during... read more >

'To Say We Used the Wrong Tests is Not Accurate': Flooring Association

'To Say We Used the Wrong Tests is Not Accurate': Flooring Association

A lab that "60 Minutes" used to test Lumber Liquidators' flooring refutes the retailer’s claim that the tests were... read more >

9 Housing Stats to Start Off Spring Selling Season

9 Housing Stats to Start Off Spring Selling Season

As you gear up for spring selling season, take a look at these housing stats for a snapshot of recent industry conditions. read more >

The Urbanization of the 'Burbs: How the Definition of 'City' is Changing

The Urbanization of the 'Burbs: How the Definition of 'City' is Changing

How far out is too far out? That calculation is being rethought as suburban town centers grow increasingly walkable,... read more >

The Builder Business

Lumber Liquidators Sold Illegal Flooring, ‘60 Minutes’ Reports

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffers Jack Clark and Matt Townsend report a "60 Minutes" expose last night that revealed that Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. sold flooring containing levels of formaldehyde higher than California health and safety standards.

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Top 10 States Where the Rich Get Richer

24/7 Wall St. staffers Mark Lieberman and Thomas C. Frohlich review and rank the 10 states where incomes of the top 1% of earners grew the fastest from 2009 to 2012.

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Solar Energy Soon to be Cheapest Option

A new study concluded the cost of producing power will decline to between 4 and 6 cents by 2025.

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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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Revival Instincts
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Revival Instincts

Where elegance and allusion converge with velocity to make entry-level offerings a... Read more

Make Your Business Culture 'Un-Leavable'
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Make Your Business Culture 'Un-Leavable'

Leadership builds around three foundational concepts: the what, the why, and the... Read more

Beam Me Back, Scotty!
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Beam Me Back, Scotty!

Home building veteran George Casey looks back to glimpse at what may be around the... Read more

Winter Heat: 9 Markets That Spring Before Spring
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Winter Heat: 9 Markets That Spring Before Spring

Punxsutawney Phil declared six more weeks of winter, but BUILDER data journalist... Read more

Beyond Fair Market Value
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Beyond Fair Market Value

Do home building mergers and acquisitions put value on home building company... Read more

Three Ways Builders Can Attract Millennials to Combat the Labor Crisis
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Three Ways Builders Can Attract Millennials to Combat the...

Young workers are just what the industry needs to avoid a full-blown labor crisis,... Read more

Reduce Risk of a Cancellation
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Reduce Risk of a Cancellation

Attitude and service after the sale is as critical as it is before it. Forrest... Read more

Compared to What?
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Compared to What?

How an industry roll-up of cost comparisons can be used as a business benchmark,... Read more

Demand vs. Desire: The New Home Dilemma
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Demand vs. Desire: The New Home Dilemma

Pricing growth dampens new-home demand, but the hesitance is more an indication of... Read more

Measure for Measure: Home Builder Mergers and Acquisitions
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Measure for Measure: Home Builder Mergers and Acquisitions

An exploration of why acquirers use fair market value to price a home building... Read more

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