Builders are more optimistic about the industry as the overall economy becomes less of a concern, even as the rising cost of materials and labor commands more attention.

Find the appropiate mix of traditional marketing and new media by measuring the results and adjusting accordingly.

From left to right: Keith Porterfield, COO; Ryan Clinard, Vice President, Production and Costing; Chris O’Neal, Vice President, Sales and Marketing; Mike Stanton, Development Manager; Bob Goodall, President and Owner; Rich Pankow, CFO; and Jack Ludington, Vice President, Development.

Goodall Homes did more than make counterintuitive decisions during the downturn; the builder became an open book to its staff.

APA-The Engineered Wood Association’s new online Wall Line Bracing Calculator eases wall bracing by streamlining the process.

This custom home, designed by Turkel Design, is one of the newer offerings from Lindal Cedar Homes, a prefabricator of post-and-beam houses.

Building a new home with prefabricated panels and trusses doesn’t just save labor and time; it also gives designers plenty of room for creativity.

Scott Sedam examines why home builders and other businesses have communication problems and how to address them.

High-quality, green, sleek, intricate, and modular are all words that can be used to accurately describe the projects that Professional Builder will showcase at the annual International Bu

Make the most of the International Builders’ Show with good planning

Jared St. Aubyn, President of Saint Aubyn Homes, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Jared St. Aubyn shares what he's learned since starting his own business and how it's grown to become Colorado's top private builder.

Marnie Oursler, president of Marnie Custom Homes, Bethany Beach, Del., shares how she uses her family history in home building and American-made materials to bring her designs to life.

Photo credit: APA-The Engineered Wood Association

APA - The Engineered Wood Association introduces the seventh article in its Builder Tips series of publications.

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Builders are more optimistic about the industry as the overall economy becomes less of a concern, even as the rising cost of materials and labor commands more attention.

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