Private builders today are focused on holding the line until a housing recovery gives banks the confidence to lend again.

The wait may soon be over.

The pulse of demand is quickening, and gaming for land is well under way. As the nation claws its way from doubt, defiance and resilience rule.

The Weekley Way

David Weekley Homes ranked for years among Fortune's “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Here's cause to believe we'll see his name on the same list again before too long.

The Homestretch

As housing finance unwinds and real estate lending lingers in limbo, private home building companies scratch and scramble for funding to operate, to build, and to rebuild.

The Next Big Thing

Who will survive, and who will thrive? That may be a question for some, but deep in the culture of private home building in America, there's no shred of doubt.