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17 Exciting Floor Plans for 2017

17 Exciting Floor Plans for 2017

Get ready for the new year with this slideshow of standout designs. read more >

A Matter of Material Interest

A Matter of Material Interest

Rates move neck-and-neck with labor capacity constraint as risk factors for builders in 2017. read more >

Sprinkler Savvy

Sprinkler Savvy

For home builders, sprinklers offer a low-cost,... read more >

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Ashton Woods Opens Sarasota Community

Ashton Woods Opens Sarasota Community

Ashton Woods Announces Grand Opening of Hammock Park in Sarasota. read more >

IBS Preview: Don't Miss These Seven New Products

IBS Preview: Don't Miss These Seven New Products

The 2017 International Builders' Show will bring a number of new home... read more >

Construction Begins At 500-Home Community in N.C.

Construction Begins At 500-Home Community in N.C.

Green Street Cottages has broken ground at The Villages at Cramerton Mills. read more >

Texas-Style Urbanism Wooing Millions to Lone Star State

Texas-Style Urbanism Wooing Millions to Lone Star State

A new reports says more Americans are moving to the state for plentiful jobs and affordable housing. Could Dallas and... read more >

Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Havelock Wool is pioneering the use of unaltered sheep’s wool as an environmentally-friendly and renewable insulation... read more >

The Builder Business

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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On Time, On Budget
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On Time, On Budget

Understanding how to calculate and impact cycle time comes from knowing the length... Read more

7 Tips on Building for 55-Plus
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7 Tips on Building for 55-Plus

Interior designer Lita Dirks gives her expert spin on this high-demand demographic. Read more

Buyer Incentives Available for Lennar Homes in Kinross at TwinEagles
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Buyer Incentives Available for Lennar Homes in Kinross at TwinEagles

Three move-in ready homes at the Naples, Fla. community have been offered at... Read more

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A House That Research Built

Industry experts tap into customer research and data for the NEXTadventure project Read more

Top 25 Metros for 55-Plus Home Buyers
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Top 25 Metros for 55-Plus Home Buyers

One exclusive report brings all the insight needed to activate boomer home buyers. Read more

Home Building's 'Elephant in the Room'
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Home Building's 'Elephant in the Room'

Without innovation, today's home building business models risk extinction ... a... Read more

Insight to Make 2020 Net Zero a Reality
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Insight to Make 2020 Net Zero a Reality

Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt takes proactive approach to future code. Read more

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