4 House Plans With a Touch of Craftsman Style

4 House Plans With a Touch of Craftsman Style

These four plans pay homage to the Craftsman style while lightening up with some contemporary touches like open kitchens, extra storage, and pocket offices. read more >

Building Industry Critical of Obama's Action on Immigration

Building Industry Critical of Obama's Action on Immigration

The executive order could slow momentum on true reform, experts say. read more >

The 2015 New American Home Is Nearly Complete

The 2015 New American Home Is Nearly Complete

The stunning desert contemporary will showcase up-to-the-moment trends and technologies in a production-friendly package. read more >

Design Diplomacy

Design Diplomacy

A high-performance house taps a traditional Texas neighborhood’s core... read more >

Western Window Systems Widens Appeal with New Vinyl Multi-Slide

Western Window Systems Widens Appeal with New Vinyl Multi-Slide

The vinyl wide-span option opens doors to indoor/outdoor living... read more >

Building Urgency Towards Results

Building Urgency Towards Results

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

Rising Prices and Declining Supply Squeeze Entry-Level Buyers in Boise

Rising Prices and Declining Supply Squeeze Entry-Level Buyers in Boise

The Boise, Idaho market is heavily favoring the higher price points as snnual starts over $300k are up 37% year-over-year. 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 five supply chain lessons gleaned from the Great... read more >

The Pulse

November 24, 2014
  1. David Lemnah Finds Success in Managing Costs
  2. Chuck Chippero Fosters Supply Chain Transparency
  3. Bill Harrill Optimizes Purchasing's Daily Routine
  4. Kelley Wiggins Keeps Communication Open
  5. Building Urgency Towards Results
  6. Home Innovation Research Labs Green Home Certification Goes Local
  7. NAHB Chairman’s Letter NAHB Gets Responsive
  8. Felix Vasquez Wants You to Get Connected
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The Builder Business

Special Delivery: Prefab Starts Looking Pretty Fabulous

Ozy contributor Pooja Bhatia goes behind the prefab walls to take a look at "a brash startup called Blu Homes, established in 2008, is spurring envy and some resentment: It has about $150 million in investment, as well as technology that folds glass walls and high ceilings on flatbed trucks — and says it’s already doing more volume than anyone in the prefab business."

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America's 10 Safest Places

The Federal Bureau of Investigation annual Uniform Crime Report becomes the knowledge base of research for Movoto analyst Laura Allan looks at the U.S.'s 100 largest cities and ranks the 10 safest among them.

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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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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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