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November 03, 2015

October 2015's cover story, by senior editor Mike Beirne, takes an in-depth look at what set the winners of this year’s National Housing Quality Awards apart from the competition.

November 23, 2015

The 2016 40 Under 40 competition is now open for entries! The entry form can be accessed here.

There is nothing more rewarding for a company or organization than a industry recognised award for quality and excellence.

October 29, 2015

Our company’s $2.8 billion merger with Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co. (WRECO) last year created one of the top 10 largest public homebuilders by equity market capitalization in the United States, and put the company in an enviable land position of controlling 29,000 lots across eight states.

October 28, 2015

October is National Fire Prevention Month, which is a great reminder to stay up on the latest fire safety tips and technology.

October 20, 2015

If you enjoy sifting through pages of code and calculations, read no further.

October 16, 2015

New household formation has been at record lows, affecting for-sale development as first-time homebuyers delay their entry into that market. And that delay has fueled growth in the apartment sector. But it’s not just Gen Y driving the growth.

October 14, 2015

The housing market is continuing to improve, with an upward trend in buyers considering new home construction.

The 2016 National Housing Quality Award recipients are:

Veridian Homes, Madison WI, Gold

Maracay Homes, Scottsdale AZ, Silver

October 13, 2015

Deck builders need to exploit every advantage to create the most attractive, safe, and cost-effective designs while minimizing their labor and time. As more decks utilize high-end boards, customers gain greater expectations for their deck’s appearance and want more personal touches.

Deck builders need to exploit every advantage to create the most attractive, safe, and cost-effective designs while minimizing their labor and time. As more decks utilize high-end boards, customers gain greater expectations for their deck’s appearance and want more personal touches.

October 05, 2015

On Sept. 17, just before 2:00 p.m. Eastern time, countless numbers of hands hovered over keyboards, waiting for the moment when they could quickly tap out the news that everyone in the U.S., and perhaps around the globe, had been waiting for with fear and trepidation.

October 05, 2015

This month’s cover story by senior editor Mike Beirne takes an in-depth look at what set the winners of this year’s National Housing Quality Awards apart from the competition.

October 06, 2015

You know you’ve done it right when the view of the home is just as spectacular as the view from the home.

October 02, 2015

When we set out to design and build the Lone Survivor Foundation’s first retreat center, the goal was to create a space that not only made our veterans feel our support and appreciation as soon as they walked in, but also to support their health and wellness in a comfortable atmosphere.

October 01, 2015

With cold weather right around the corner, homeowners will plan on spending more time indoors, making now the perfect time to upgrade the two most-used rooms in a house—the kitchen and bathroom.

September 30, 2015

Engineered for consistent performance, Parallam® Parallel Strand Lumber is one of the strongest engineered wood products available. This post examines the science behind the product, and why it’s such a reliable long-span, heavy load beam solution.

September 24, 2015

Among the most frustrating work requirements, whether in business, education, volunteering, or any other endeavor, is how to prioritize the myriad things that cry out to be done.

Among the most frustrating work requirements, whether in business, education, volunteering, or any other endeavor, is how to prioritize the myriad things that cry out to be done.

September 17, 2015

Note: This is part two in a two-part article about the Inside View advanced-framing demonstration home. To read part 1, click here.

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