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Top 30 Largest U.S. Metros for Walkable Urbanism Top 30 Largest U.S. Metros for Walkable Urbanism

National study examines top 30 walkable metro areas and ranks current and future winners. More

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A Developer of Master-Planned-Communities Shares Know-How A Developer of Master-Planned-Communities Shares Know-How

Houston is leading the housing recovery, thanks in large part to master-planned communities that hit a sweet spot with a wide range of homebuyers. Johnson Development's Doug Goff tells how it's done. More

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10 Lifestyle Trends to Watch For in 2012 10 Lifestyle Trends to Watch For in 2012

Looking for a niche to fill next year? These trends are likely to influence how consumers live for much longer than the next 12 months. More

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A Farm-Based Neighborhood Grows in Illinois A Farm-Based Neighborhood Grows in Illinois

Forget golf. At this Chicago-area development it’s all about farming and horses. More

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Urban Infill Could Be Key to Boosting Modular’s Meager Market Share Urban Infill Could Be Key to Boosting Modular’s Meager Market Share

At least Nationwide Homes thinks so, as it refocuses its manufacturing on smaller, eco-friendly products that address different buyer needs. More

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Debt-Ridden Nation Takes a More Skeptical Look at Its Investment in Promoting Homeownership Debt-Ridden Nation Takes a More Skeptical Look at Its Investment in Promoting Homeownership

The threats to their industry that builders see are real, but their follow-through is uncertain. More

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U.S Census Offers Snapshots of Where the People Are U.S Census Offers Snapshots of Where the People Are

The U.S. population is still moving west, and south as well, according to the U.S. Census numbers. More

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Sustainable Deconstruction Makes Room for The New American Home 2011 Sustainable Deconstruction Makes Room for The New American Home 2011

The process to clear an urban infill lot for this show home exemplifies the myriad benefits of sustainable deconstruction. More

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Burning Questions for the Next Decade Burning Questions for the Next Decade

The answers to these tough questions will shape the home building industry's future. More

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Omaha Wants to Become Denser and Greener Omaha Wants to Become Denser and Greener

A new environmental action plan encourages more mixed-use development. More

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