Field Trip

Field Trip

Willowsford is a master-planned community centered around a working farm. read more >

New Study Reveals What Buyers Want in an Energy-Efficient Home

New Study Reveals What Buyers Want in an Energy-Efficient Home

Sustainability is important to buyers, but many are confused by the way it's marketed, according to the latest Energy... read more >

One-Story Homes That Grab Attention on the Street

One-Story Homes That Grab Attention on the Street

Two-story homes usually have the advantage in impressive curb appeal – until now. These new one-story home plans offer... read more >

Turn Up the Heat: Five Fantastic Fireplaces

Turn Up the Heat: Five Fantastic Fireplaces

As temperatures continue to drop, these new fireplaces provide a spot... read more >

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

As home building volume has increased, builders should remember these... read more >

David Lemnah Finds Success in Managing Costs

David Lemnah Finds Success in Managing Costs

Moving from a big builder to co-founder of a private home builder, Lemnah has learned that effective supply chain... read more >

The House of Pressure: About the House

The House of Pressure: About the House

In this first video, Building Science Manager/trainer for Christianburg, Va.-based CHP Energy Solutions details the... read more >

Building Urgency Towards Results

Building Urgency Towards Results

Continuous improvement requires 'failure-is-not-an-option' commitment read more >

The Builder Business

The Over-Under on 2015

Calculated Risk housing and economics meister Bill McBride posts a tally of 2015 housing forecasts from a panoply of data sources, including National Association of Home Builders chief economist Dave Crowe.

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Got Wild Turkey?

Trulia housing economist Ralph McLaughlin can talk turkey with the best of them. McLaughlin looks at at the annual USGS Breeding Bird Survey, and heat-maps the wild turkey Census, ranking the top 10 turkey-populated places in the U.S. Buck-buck-buck, gobble-gobble.

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Reverting to the Norm: Single-Family Built for Rent

National Association of Home Builders tax and policy expert Robert Dietz crunches some of the numbers from the Census Bureau’s Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design, while the market share of built-for-rent single-family homes remains somewhat elevated, the share and count of starts are off post-recession highs and will approach historical norms as the housing market continues to recover.

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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

David Lemnah Finds Success in Managing CostsDavid Lemnah Finds Success in Managing Costs

Moving from a big builder to co-founder of a private home builder, Lemnah has... Read more

Chuck Chippero Fosters Supply Chain TransparencyChuck Chippero Fosters Supply Chain Transparency

Drawing from previous manufacturing experience, Chippero is changing the way Pulte... Read more

Bill Harrill Optimizes Purchasing's Daily RoutineBill Harrill Optimizes Purchasing's Daily Routine

Aided by improved technology and a proactive attitude, the Meritage exec is... Read more

Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication OpenKelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open

At Brookfield Homes, trade contractors are part of the team. Read more

Building Urgency Towards ResultsBuilding Urgency Towards Results

Continuous improvement requires 'failure-is-not-an-option' commitment Read more

Felix Vasquez Wants You to Get ConnectedFelix Vasquez Wants You to Get Connected

The president of Hyphen Solutions is helping to lead the supply chain's evolution. Read more

Supply Chain Rising StarsSupply Chain Rising Stars

Sourcing, purchasing, and supply chain management is strategically critical—and in... Read more

The Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession TipsThe Secret Sauce of Purchasing: 5 Post-Recession Tips

As home building volume has increased, builders should remember these five supply... Read more

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