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Testing the Market Testing the Market

YOU KNOW HANNAH BARTOLETTA Homes has made a splash with its latest plan when partner Charley Hannah starts a conversation with, “I don't feel crazy.” The Tampa, Fla.–based builder is defending his decision to complete a 113-unit, gated custom home community with 15 spec homes. Read more

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Fast Track 2006

Experience has never been more valued than right now, as builders deal with the double whammy of robust competition and weakening sales. In our eighth annual Fast Track list, we examine the secrets of fast-growing builders'success—and what they're doing to keep the pace. Read more

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Saving a Safety Net

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION in Florida received a temporary reprieve in late July, when Citizens Property Insurance Corp. agreed to continue writing builders risk policies through the end of 2006. Read more

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Fast Track 2006 Fast Track 2006

Half of the companies on this year's Fast Track opened shop after 1993. More than one-fifth have started since 2000. That means many of the fastest-growing home building companies have known only good—or great—times. Read more

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Saving a Safety Net

Residential construction in Florida received a temporary reprieve in late July, when Citizens Property Insurance Corp. agreed to continue writing builders risk policies through the end of 2006. Read more

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