America's Up-and-Coming Builders: The Next 100

America's Up-and-Coming Builders: The Next 100

Before we release the full BUILDER 100 and Next 100 lists later this week, today we take a look at the top privately owned residential building firms in the country. read more >

Top 25 Private Home Building Companies

Top 25 Private Home Building Companies

Before we release the full Builder 100 and Next 100 lists later this week, today we take a look at the top privately owned... read more >

Comp Time: Public Company CEO Compensation Rankings

Comp Time: Public Company CEO Compensation Rankings

CEO pay regains traction as firms show growth and profit momentum. BUILDER data lab researcher Katie Gloede teams up with... read more >

Class Action: The 2015 Public Builder Report Cards

Class Action: The 2015 Public Builder Report Cards

In 2014, public builders continued to see their balance sheets improve... read more >

Four Points to Customer Navigation

Four Points to Customer Navigation

A prospector's path maps to a buyer's needs, wants, willingness to... read more >

Heat Map: Home Building Revenue's Regional Breakdown

Heat Map: Home Building Revenue's Regional Breakdown

Overall home building revenue grew slightly in 2014, but which builders made the biggest financial impact on a regional... read more >

Dishing the Dirt: These Four Plans Spotlight What's Great About Mud Rooms

Dishing the Dirt: These Four Plans Spotlight What's Great About Mud Rooms

There’s really no excuse anymore for a lackluster laundry room serving as the everyday entry point to the home. Give... read more >

7 Water-Resistant Products to Overcome Spring Showers

7 Water-Resistant Products to Overcome Spring Showers

April showers may bring May flowers, but they can also spell trouble on the jobsite. read more >

Latest House Plans

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What are consumers asking for in a home plan? Frank Betz Associates president...

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The Builder Business

A New Exoskeleton Could be the Next Construction Tool

It's not quite Iron Man, but Esko Bionics' new industrial exoskeleton is designed to take some of the strain of heavy lifting off of construction workers' backs. Wired's Adam Rogers gives it a test run.

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Microgrid Alert: Tesla Home Battery Gets an Apple-Like New Product Vigil Tesla plans to supercharge the microgrid movement, to the displeasure of utility companies.

MarketWatch staffer Claudia Assis reports on Tesla's vaunted plan to go deeper into battery storage, amid mounting excitement as to the specific nature and magnitude of the Elon Musk's latest initiative.

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The 100 Most Popular Retirement Magnets Sunbelt Meccas represent three out of four retirement magnets.

The Sunbelt, with 78 towns on Topretirements.com’s 9th annual list of the 100 most popular retirement spots, continues to be the target of most people’s retirement dreams. MarketWatch paginates the top 10.

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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

Everything Matters
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Everything Matters

Deep market knowledge will rank as important as deep pockets in 2015 Read more

Why D.R. Horton's Express Homes are a Success
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Why D.R. Horton's Express Homes are a Success

D.R. Horton’s early foray into the entry-level market is paying off—so far Read more

Class Action: The 2015 Public Builder Report Cards
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Class Action: The 2015 Public Builder Report Cards

In 2014, public builders continued to see their balance sheets improve and sales... Read more

Back on Track, WCI Communities Steams Ahead in Sunshine State
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Back on Track, WCI Communities Steams Ahead in Sunshine State

After pulling out of bankruptcy and mending its balance sheet, WCI tapped Keith... Read more

Four Live-or-Die Dimensions: A Manifesto
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Four Live-or-Die Dimensions: A Manifesto

You can't manage what you can't measure; you can't improve what you can not... Read more

No Huddle? No Improvement
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No Huddle? No Improvement

A daily huddle can set the sales team up for success. Forrest Performance Group... Read more

Money Ball for Home Builders
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Money Ball for Home Builders

Continuum Advisory Group partner Clark Ellis likens the "Steroids Era" in baseball... Read more

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