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Restoration Remodeling: Refresh Starts
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Restoration Remodeling: Refresh Starts

Bloomberg/ BusinessWeek staffer Heather Perlberg uses the recent release of an... Read more

Construction Employment Increased in 40 States and DC in 2014
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Construction Employment Increased in 40 States and DC in 2014

Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between... Read more

'Dumb' Should Be The New 'Smart' Home
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'Dumb' Should Be The New 'Smart' Home

Old-fashioned 'smart' building is more important than offering a smart thermostat. Read more

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Builder Head-Count Lag: Cyclical or StructuralBuilder Head-Count Lag: Cyclical or Structural

Zillow analyst Krishna Rao asks a good question. Is the drag on residential construction employment the result of lagging cyclical response to a market tracking toward recovery, or has something structural changed? Are less workers necessary for more homes? Read more

A Little Bit of Tuscany in Texas
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A Little Bit of Tuscany in Texas

Houston Business Journal staffer Paul Takahashi has the scoop on a new Houston... Read more

Tags: Land, Design, Texas
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Seattle's Top 10 Builders and Quarterly Performance Seattle's Top 10 Builders and Quarterly Performance

The Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue market has jumped on the path of an affordability squeeze in the third-quarter for entry level home buyers with new-home closings down, but median sales prices up, according to new data released by Metrostudy. Read more

Young Adult Home Buyers in the 13 Most Populated MSAs
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Young Adult Home Buyers in the 13 Most Populated MSAs

Economists are banking on 2015 to be the year leading-edge millennials finally... Read more

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Hammer Time: As Builder Confidence Rises, Payroll Positions Proliferate Hammer Time: As Builder Confidence Rises, Payroll Positions Proliferate

Contractors in Florida, Kansas, and Colorado are most confident that 2015 will be the year they see growth in the construction market. Read more

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Demand vs. Desire: The New Home Dilemma Demand vs. Desire: The New Home Dilemma

Pricing growth dampens new-home demand, but the hesitance is more an indication of fear than a lack of desire among entry-level buyers. Read more

Builders’ New Power Play: Net-Zero Homes
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Builders’ New Power Play: Net-Zero Homes

Wall Street Journal staffer Kris Hudson canvasses industry pros--including... Read more

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