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Builders Bet Big on C and D Lots

Builders Bet Big on C and D Lots

As the economy improves, builders begin building on lots that could bring entry-level buyers back. read more >

When It Comes to Hiring, Experience Trumps Youth

When It Comes to Hiring, Experience Trumps Youth

It’s not a disadvantage to be over a certain age in the real estate and construction job market, says BUILDER blogger... read more >

Stunning Modern House Is Made of Seven Prefab Modules

Stunning Modern House Is Made of Seven Prefab Modules

The 4,350-square-foot Canadian dwelling was built in a factory and shipped to the jobsite. read more >

Luxury Floor Plans for Not-Very-Big Lots

Luxury Floor Plans for Not-Very-Big Lots

No huge lots required here: these upscale designs fit all their... read more >

Distinctive New Appliance Choices Add Style to the Kitchen

Distinctive New Appliance Choices Add Style to the Kitchen

From black stainless steel finishes to retro-industrial looks, bold new... read more >

Responsive Homes Project: Home Completions

Responsive Homes Project: Home Completions

The team behind the Builder Responsive Homes project unveils the finished homes and explores their unique features. From... read more >

Enter the 2016 Builder's Choice Custom Home Design Awards

Enter the 2016 Builder's Choice Custom Home Design Awards

The annual awards program that honors outstanding residential design will accept entries until April 29. read more >

BUILDER 100 Deadline Extended

BUILDER 100 Deadline Extended

Get your survey in before President's Day weekend. read more >

The Builder Business

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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Big Builder

Stop The Hidden Productivity Killer: Hurry Up and Waste
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Stop The Hidden Productivity Killer: Hurry Up and Waste

Decisions made in February determine whether the year ends in panic or profit. Read more

How to Be a Firm of Endearment
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How to Be a Firm of Endearment

And, no one is more endearing than this custom home builder ... Read more

The Coach Effect
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The Coach Effect

Three tips to drive your team beyond managed outcomes to greater ambitions and goals. Read more

Relentless Systems Thinking
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Relentless Systems Thinking

Structures referred to in the logical thinking processes are known as logic trees.... Read more

That Was It (.) (!) (?)……(#)
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That Was It (.) (!) (?)……(#)

Professor Casey punctuates the just-ended year of 2015 with the facts, some... Read more

Ending the 'Victim' Reflex
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Ending the 'Victim' Reflex

How to dismantle the drama triangle and transform distraction loops into learning... Read more

Pipeline: A Value Proposition
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Pipeline: A Value Proposition

A workshop that focuses on the business of building homes vs. the home building... Read more

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