The latest edition of BUILDER is starting to arrive in mailboxes and is filled with interesting and informative residential construction news, from leading local markets, 2023 Gold Nugget Award winners, and a virtual concept home. Some of the issue's additional highlights include:

  • A Pulse section with stories on fall prevention, new-home lot inventory data, and Jim Tobin assuming the role of CEO of the NAHB;
  • Insight from Zonda chief economist Ali Wolf on why the baby boomer demographic is vital to the housing market;
  • Lennar announcing two tiny home plans in San Antonio to provide more affordable options to buyers;
  • Guest contributor and architect Nancy Keenan analyzes the findings on the third wave of the America at Home Study and why wellness is now a top design driver;
  • Zonda House Plans’ Aurora Zeledon writes about a barndominium duplex plan that offers room for extended family or renters;
  • Associate editors Symone Strong, Leah Draffen, and Vincent Salandro give readers a look into several grand winners from the 2023 Gold Nugget Awards, announced at PCBC;
  • The annual Local Leaders list ranks the top 50 new-home markets and editor-in-chief Jennifer Lash provides a summary on 2023’s significant findings;
  • And lastly, check out our cover story: an in-depth piece by Strong on the 2024 Virtual Concept Home by Livabl, also known as “the home that grows with you.”

Check out the digital edition of the June issue here.