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When—Not If—Labor Shortages Reignite, Will You Be Ready?
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When—Not If—Labor Shortages Reignite, Will You Be Ready?

Labor shortages and capacity constraints are pain points that have taken a... More

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Ideal Homes Looks to Push the Green Envelope Ideal Homes Looks to Push the Green Envelope

When Ideal Homes started building green 25 years ago, it was a lot easier to push the cost-savings envelope. More

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ClareHome Declares Standardized Home Automation ClareHome Declares Standardized Home Automation

Pepper Viner Homes will partner with Clare Controls to offer whole-home automation as a standard feature in its Stonebridge community outside Tucson, Ariz. More

Home Performance Upgrades Without High Prices
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Modular Homes Put Efficiency to the Test Modular Homes Put Efficiency to the Test

Test homes will compare three approaches to energy efficiency. More

Sales Team Compensation: Are You Overpaying For Under Production?
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Sales Team Compensation: Are You Overpaying For Under Production?

Don’t pay salespeople for performance that doesn’t deliver stellar results, says... More

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Is It Time to Refresh Your Brand? Is It Time to Refresh Your Brand?

Is it time to refresh your brand? Use this case study as a guide for updating your company’s presence in the marketplace. More

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Company Culture Company Culture

If you culture doesn’t line up with the strategy you’re promoting, your enterprise will never get ahead. Want fodder for the culture vs. strategy debate? Here you go. More

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Small, Local Companies Dominate the Home Building Industry

Many small, local companies are responsible for a large payroll within the home building industry More

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Financial Services Job Migration Previews New-Home Demand Trend

The smart money is betting big that a new jobs-to-new-household-formations-to-home-buying virtuous cycle will end all doubts about whether young adults will buy homes in numbers sufficient to support a housing rebound. Here, we get a look at the strong correlation between job formations--in this case, financial services job formation--and new-home demand in microcosm form. Markets that New Geography demographers Joel Kotkin and Michael Shire identify as absorbing new financial services jobs are showing especially strong demand and growth in new-home sales. Our Data Desk's Katie Gloede blended New Geography's leading metros for financial services employment with new-home sales data from Metrostudy's Builder Insight to arrive at the "Top 10 Financial Jobs Growth Magnets for New-Home Sales." More

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