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Summer Sensations: 6 Stunning Backyard Pools

Summer Sensations: 6 Stunning Backyard Pools

From sprawling waterways surrounded by lush gardens, intricate rockscapes, and cascading waterfalls to dramatic modern pools suspended over a hill, these pools—including Masters of Design Award Winners—show off the best there... read more >

Big Bet: @home Builders Goes All In

Big Bet: @home Builders Goes All In

David Riedman knew that revamping his company’s products would be risky, but with great risk comes big rewards. read more >

Austrian Tiny Houses Live Large Off the Grid

Austrian Tiny Houses Live Large Off the Grid

The tiny house movement has captured the imagination of those interested in minimalist—and often mortgage free—lifestyles,... read more >

Lennar Pioneers New Foundation System

Lennar Pioneers New Foundation System

The commercial-based product provides an affordable elevated slab option... read more >

Safety First

Safety First

From precision instruments like the Casella dust monitor to the... read more >

Millennials Look to the Past for Design Cues

Millennials Look to the Past for Design Cues

When it comes to design, young buyers crave homes with character and a sense of place, says BUILDER blogger Emily Siwek.... read more >

The Green Police Examine Surfaces

The Green Police Examine Surfaces

Consumers love quartz countertops, but mining raw materials is problematic. In this segment, Michael Anschel and Carl... read more >

Field Guide

Field Guide

To help sales teams improve, these three 'learning moments' serve as instances to push back on the 'path of least resistance' read more >

The Builder Business

These Are the Top 20 Cities Americans Are Ditching

Bloomberg's Erin Roman and Wei Lu reveal the cities that Americans are fleeing, and surprisingly, many of these cities also tend to be the ones that have the most inflow of international residents.

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Chinese Firm Builds Modular 3D-Printed Villa in 10 Days a 3-d printed villa in china that took 10 days to complete

ZhuoDa, a Chinese firm, successfully built a modular villa from start to finish in 10 days at roughly $450 a square meter.

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Secret Suburbs: The Most Family-Friendly Middle-Class Towns in America

Family Circle weighed a variety of factors--including median income, home price, quality of schools and the amount of households with children--to zero in on the nation's 10 best locales for families.

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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

Start Making Dense
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Start Making Dense

When it comes down to it, housing affordability's 'guy behind the tree" is you and... Read more

Practice Makes Process
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Practice Makes Process

Is the big benefit of home builders' workflow improvement better margins or is it... Read more

Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?
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Does Culture Eat Strategy for Lunch?

Forrest Performance Group's Jason Forrest challenges you to pick ... is your... Read more

The Top 10 Builders in the Best Metros for Millennials
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The Top 10 Builders in the Best Metros for Millennials

As new home buying gradually shifts from boomers to millennials in the next few... Read more

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

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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

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