August 2012 Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Photos Tell a Tale of Lax Safety Enforcement Photos Tell a Tale of Lax Safety Enforcement

Jobsite safety training should be a top priority as home building emerges from the recession. Read more

Grown-Up Tree House Project of the month Grown-Up Tree House

At just 172 square feet, this cedar-sided tree house is a dream hideaway, complete with electrical and plumbing. Read more

Buses of Asian Investors, Airbus to Alabama, Casino Cash Out and City Woes Field Report Buses of Asian Investors, Airbus to Alabama, Casino Cash Out and City Woes

Economic development news from across the country. Read more

Home Prices Rising Dashboard Home Prices Rising

The first quarter of 2012 was a definite improvement of 2011, and the second quarter is looking stronger than seen in the last few years. Read more

Staircase Hidden Behind a Bookshelf Brings an Old House Up to Code Details Staircase Hidden Behind a Bookshelf Brings an Old House Up to Code

In a remodel of a 1990s shingle-style house, the back stairway is hidden behind a bookshelf, and the stairwell is lined with books. Read more

Builders Fear Shortages if Business Picks Up Strongly Jump ball Builders Fear Shortages if Business Picks Up Strongly

Will there be enough materials and manpower to meet demand, they ask? Read more

Buyer Interest List Converts Local Residents into Consultants, Then Buyers Perfect Fit Buyer Interest List Converts Local Residents into Consultants, Then Buyers

A New Jersey builder transformed a list of locals into buyers. Read more

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