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Best in American Living Award Winners Spotlight Design Trends for 2017

Best in American Living Award Winners Spotlight Design Trends for 2017

From clever storage solutions to colors, this year's winning projects showcase a variety of prominent design trends expected to pop up in homes in communities over the next several years. read more >

Zelman's Fresh Take on 2017

Zelman's Fresh Take on 2017

Dial in on the Ivy's-eye-view of what's going to happen in housing over the next 12 months. read more >

The Best of KBIS 2017 Award-Winning Products

The Best of KBIS 2017 Award-Winning Products

GEOLUXE, a newcomer to the show, took home awards in two categories for its "Pyrolithic Stone" surface, which resembles... read more >

How New Homes Can Stand Up to Disaster

How New Homes Can Stand Up to Disaster

These state-of-the-art techniques keep your homes standing when floods,... read more >

Industry Experts Expect 55+ Market to Continue Rise

Industry Experts Expect 55+ Market to Continue Rise

Plenty of optimism for the market segment at IBS 2017. read more >

Resilient Homes

Resilient Homes

We're bringing you all the resources, case studies, and practices for building better, more resilient homes together in... read more >

Editors' Picks: Products that Caught Our Eye at IBS 2017

Editors' Picks: Products that Caught Our Eye at IBS 2017

In case you missed it, here are a few of the new and exciting products launched at the 2017 International Builders' Show... read more >

How the 50+ Buyer Shops for Homes Online

How the 50+ Buyer Shops for Homes Online

The 50+ buyer looks for homes online differently than their younger peers. Here are their most common behaviors and... read more >

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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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IBS 2017: Day 3 Product Finds
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IBS 2017: Day 3 Product Finds

The flooring, siding, roofing, and bicycle bathtubs that caught our eye on the... More

D R Horton Purchases 156 Lots for $6.9 million in Dakota County, Minn.
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D R Horton Purchases 156 Lots for $6.9 million in Dakota County, Minn.

Two new planned communities join a third purchased in Woodbury in November. More

North Coast Building Expands After a Seven Year Drought
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North Coast Building Expands After a Seven Year Drought

As prices rise in Sonoma County and the surrounding area, California builders are... More

Maracay Homes Secures 93 Lots
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Maracay Homes Secures 93 Lots

The builder plans to start homes between 1,650 and 1,950 square feet. More

How the Right Product Selection Meets the Needs of 55-Plus Buyers
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How the Right Product Selection Meets the Needs of 55-Plus Buyers

Careful research and partnerships identify baby boomers' design preferences. More

Lennar Buys 102-acre Site in Hialeah, Fla. for $51M
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Lennar Buys 102-acre Site in Hialeah, Fla. for $51M

More than 1,000 residential units and 72,000 square feet of commercial space... More

Toll Brothers Prepares to Launch New “T Select” Line in Houston
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Toll Brothers Prepares to Launch New “T Select” Line in Houston

National luxury builder moves into a lower price point with reduced amenities and... More

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