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Innovative Home Adapts to Owners’ Needs

Innovative Home Adapts to Owners’ Needs

The New Economy Home emerged as a solution to the financial strains of the recession, but its universal design and flexible layout still resonate with buyers. read more >

Five Design Attributes Guaranteed to Wow Gen Y

Five Design Attributes Guaranteed to Wow Gen Y

From the look of their clothing and cell phones to the style of homes and apartments, Millennials want--and expect--good... read more >

What Does 'Keep It Simple' Mean in a Complex World?

What Does 'Keep It Simple' Mean in a Complex World?

The 2015 back half, part 2: it's all about doing what you say you're going to do as the big household formation lift buoys... read more >

A Recovery Tipping Point

A Recovery Tipping Point

Now, housing's healing has reached the point where fundamentals and... read more >

Go Patriotic with These 17 American-Made Products

Go Patriotic with These 17 American-Made Products

As 4th of July approaches, product guru Lauren Hunter celebrates great... read more >

Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

Forrest Performance Group's Jason Forrest challenges you to pick ... is your company a 'victim culture' or a 'victor... read more >

Deal or No Deal?

Deal or No Deal?

Mergers and acquisitions flow will remain steady through 2015 and into next year. BUILDER editor John McManus comments on... read more >

Design Awards Deadlines Extended

Design Awards Deadlines Extended

Now open for entries until July 8, the Builder's Choice and Custom Home Design Awards are honoring the best of residential... read more >

The Builder Business

Golden Oldies: The Best And Worst Cities To Retire a map of america with circles with numbers denoting the best and worst places to retire

Bankrate weighed a variety of factors--including cost of living, crime rate, walkability, health care quality, tax burden, (and of course weather)--on 172 areas across the country to determine the nation's top and bottom spots for retirees.

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Top 10 Markets with Overpriced Homes

West Realty Advisors took a look at home prices from 2008 to 2015 to identify which cities had high prices that were way past pre-recession levels to determine the top 10 markets with overpriced houses.

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How Will You Meet Code for Air Sealing and Duct Leakage?

A relatively new BPI certification helps builders meet the stringent, new IECC requirements for air infiltration and duct leakage.

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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

How to Breed Best-of-Breed
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How to Breed Best-of-Breed

BIG BUILDER contributor Clark Ellis points out the challenges and benefits of... Read more

Tags: Leadership
Excel or Else
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Excel or Else

There’s no place for average in home building today Read more

Perfecting the Process of Home Building
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Perfecting the Process of Home Building

By fine tuning each step in the home building process, you can deliver better... Read more

Operational Excellence: 16 Essentials
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Operational Excellence: 16 Essentials

Have you achieved operational excellence? BIG BUILDER contributor Fletcher Groves... Read more

Four Home Builders That Achieve Excellence
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Four Home Builders That Achieve Excellence

BUILDER contributor Bill Gloede looks at the different ways excellence can be... Read more

Where Direct Cost Pressures Are Building
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Where Direct Cost Pressures Are Building

As any veteran builder can tell you, the costs associated with constructing a... Read more

The Accountability Riddle
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The Accountability Riddle

A sure sign of a culture that nurtures accountability is the way its teams phrase... Read more

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