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Hardworking Layouts for Narrow Lots

Hardworking Layouts for Narrow Lots

These slim floor plans put every square foot to excellent use. read more >

S&P Case-Shiller: 16 of 20 Cities Saw Price Appreciation in April

S&P Case-Shiller: 16 of 20 Cities Saw Price Appreciation in April

Home price appreciation continued to grow steadily during the middle of Spring selling season, according to the S&P/... read more >

New Home Co. Wins Community of the Year Master Plan

New Home Co. Wins Community of the Year Master Plan

Northern California President Kevin Carlson is inducted into California Home building Hall of Fame. read more >

Housing By the Numbers

Housing By the Numbers

Demographics tell of solid and strengthening housing demand as... read more >

Mattamy Homes Enters Naples Market

Mattamy Homes Enters Naples Market

Compass Landing will offer 10 new single-family home plans with 30... read more >

Mastering the Open Floor Plan That 55-Plus Buyers Demand

Mastering the Open Floor Plan That 55-Plus Buyers Demand

Lita Dirks shares design secrets to help create this in-demand feature read more >

Nest's Time of Savings Feature Makes The Thermostat Even Smarter

Nest's Time of Savings Feature Makes The Thermostat Even Smarter

Nest Learning Thermostat's newest advancement coordinates with energy companies' time-of-use rates to save homeowners more... read more >

Del Webb to Build 1,000 Homes Near Charleston

Del Webb to Build 1,000 Homes Near Charleston

Groundbreaking slated for later this year, opening for February 2018. 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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Process Focus: Questions and Answers
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Process Focus: Questions and Answers

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What a President Trump Might Mean for a Pair of Debt-Addled Home Builders

Could Hovnanian and Beazer benefit from the entry level demand created by a surge... Read more

Habitat for Humanity Shifts Strategy in Seattle
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Habitat for Humanity Shifts Strategy in Seattle

Habitat for Humanity leaders say they are shifting their strategy in Seattle as... Read more

Lennar Pursues Boca Golf Courses
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Lennar Pursues Boca Golf Courses

The only public championship course in Boca Raton is set to close July 1 and... Read more

Shea Buys 70 Acres in Arizona
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Shea Buys 70 Acres in Arizona

The builder plans to build 135 single family homes on the parcel. Read more

Habitat Aims for 25,000 Homes in Dallas
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Habitat Aims for 25,000 Homes in Dallas

Habitat for Humanity wants to build 25,000 single-family homes in Dallas over the... Read more

Horton Buys 54 Lots in Zachary, La.
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Horton Buys 54 Lots in Zachary, La.

Company purchased the entire fifth and final phase of the Redwood Lake Subdivision... Read more

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