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The Right Products Make the Responsive Home Work
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The Right Products Make the Responsive Home Work

Dozens of manufacturers partner on this project that's important to millennials -... Read more

Builder 100's Top 25 Over Five Years
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Builder 100's Top 25 Over Five Years

It's hard to break the top 25 tier of the Builder 100, which has been dominated... Read more

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TRI Pointe Homes Picks Up 649 lots

TRI Pointe is staying busy on the heels of its mammoth Weyerhaeuser merger, grabbing lots in California, Nevada, Washington state, and Virginia. Here's more information: Read more

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TRI Pointe Takes Hold of Weyerhaeuser's Five-Jeweled Crown

TRI Pointe settles on its mammoth $2.8 billion deal to acquire Weyerhaeuser's five home building operations, a talent-rich operator group, 27,000 building lots, and five regional power brand names via a complex Reverse Morris Trust financial transaction. Here, from BUILDER's John McManus, is what the deal means to TRI Pointe, and what it means to home building's leading organizations. Read more

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TRI Pointe's big deal and the 'lessons learned' ... Part Deux TRI Pointe's big deal and the 'lessons learned' ... Part Deux

In home building, as in many a field prone to manias and bubbles, a term like "lessons learned" is fraught. As money, land, and talent vector a manic geo-locational pursuit of what will work versus what will fail in a juiced-up mergers and acquisition deal flow, the term--fraught and freighted with irony as it is--arises again. It's M&A game on. Question is, have lessons been learned? Read more

Commiserate or consolidate: what's next for the non-winners in the $4.3 billion M and A sweepstakes?
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The Big Builder Monday Leaderboard

Typically, Monday meetings at home building company headquarters take a bi-directional focus: one on the past weekend's results, and the other on pending opportunities and challenges that would impact results in the next three months to two years. Here, BIG BUILDER's John McManus will take a look at some strategic themes that must underlie many a Monday senior management meeting, starting with home building's most critical questions, both of them camouflaged by demographics. The first is "[When] Will GenYers buy their first home?" The second is "[When] Will Baby Boomers buy their last home." The answer to both questions, of course, is not in a typical manner. We'll take a look at this in more detail in this commentary. Read more

With Weyerhaeuser win, TRI Pointe scores a triple-double
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With Weyerhaeuser win, TRI Pointe scores a triple-double

It felt like a Herculean effort to land the Weyerhaeuser five-company home... Read more

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After Weyerhaeuser, where will the money move next? -- UPDATE 3 PM EDT After Weyerhaeuser, where will the money move next? -- UPDATE 3 PM EDT

A person familiar with TRI Pointe Homes' and Barry Sternlicht-led Starwood Capital negotiations to pay an average of around $100,000 per lot for the Weyerhaeuser portfolio of five home building operations, with 27,000 lots said last night, "I think it's going to get done." Read more

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Does Brookfield have the inside track on the $3.5 billion Weyerhaeuser prize? Does Brookfield have the inside track on the $3.5 billion Weyerhaeuser prize?

A raft of big builder and developer transactions, IPOs, and other capital raises are due to close in the coming weeks and months, as housing got an unexpected positive jolt from the Fed's reversal on quantitative easing tapering for the moment. Here's an informed look at one of the sector's biggest deals from BIG BUILDER's John McManus. Read more

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