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Village Hill Developer Files for Bankruptcy after Project Cancellation
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Village Hill Developer Files for Bankruptcy after Project Cancellation

Bond financier MassDevelopment is looking for a new developer for the Northampton,... More

As Airbnb Grows, an IPO Could be in the Cards
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As Airbnb Grows, an IPO Could be in the Cards

As investors look for returns, short-term renter raises funds to stay private. More

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Beyond Fair Market Value Beyond Fair Market Value

Do home building mergers and acquisitions put value on home building company sellers above and beyond the fair market value of the tangible and intangible assets of the company. This piece from M&A pro Michael P. Kahn and his partner Peter Hazeloop, serves as a rebuttal to BIG BUILDER columnist Jamie Pirrello's assertions on M&A valuation. Kahn and Hazeloop focus what a seller's worth to each unique buyer, each for separate and distinct motivations. Is the issue GAAP accounting terminology? What's your take? More

A 2015 Wish for Home Builders
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A 2015 Wish for Home Builders

As you strive for operational excellence, you better recognize risk for what it is More

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Analysis: Battle Lines in the Rent vs. Own Tug-of-War Analysis: Battle Lines in the Rent vs. Own Tug-of-War

New HUD secretary Julián Castro knows his work is cut out for him as he seeks to spur homeownership while promoting more affordable rental housing. More

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Sierra Pacific Completes Acquisition of Hurd Windows and Doors

Sierra Pacific Industries recently completed the purchase of Wisconsin-based Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors. 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? 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." More

Atlanta's Edward Andrews makes a play to go big
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Atlanta's Edward Andrews makes a play to go big

Veteran Atlanta area residential land developer Paul Corley and his team have put... More

Atlanta's Edward Andrews makes a play to go big
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Atlanta's Edward Andrews makes a play to go big

Veteran Atlanta area residential land developer Paul Corley and his team have put... More

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