HousingZone's builders articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.

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September 06, 2016

As a result of the housing market crash, 200,000 construction jobs remain unfilled in the U.S.

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June 30, 2016

Many builders have little choice but to look farther and farther out into the suburbs, where the prices need to be highly competitive to entice enough buyers

The building industry needs more than a few good architects and engineers
July 11, 2016

The vast majority of architects aren’t trained in the intricacies of efficient construction. Engineers are trained, but most show little or no concern.

March 14, 2016

The lack of skilled labor is a massive problem for the construction industry, but so far there's been little effort made to find solutions

Dave Barisic
January 15, 2016

Dave Barisic on Brandywine's infill neighborhood focus and the home building climate in Southern California.

Executive Corner: Brad Perkins

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December 07, 2015

The Elite Construction founder diversifies to fuel growth and reflects on the experience of building a home for TV

2015 Builder of the Year: Neal Communities

Left to right: John Collier, VP of Waterscapes Pools & Spas; Randy Turkovics, president, Neal Signature Homes; Pat Neal, owner/chairman executive committee; Charlene Neal, president, Charlene Neal PureStyle; Michael Storey, president; Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president. Photo: Gary Bogdon/DB Photo Agency.

November 24, 2015

The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.

September 22, 2015

Better working conditions outside the U.S., as well as restrictive immigration policies, are hurting the labor supply

September 03, 2015

At least 116,000 supervisors could be affected

Modular Homes, Trends, News, Builders, Benefits, Home, Home Building

Modular homes are much stronger than stick-built homes because the modules are over-engineered to withstand the rigors of travel. Photo: Steve Dutcheson Photography

August 14, 2015

With today's technology, modular homes can be built in any style, and completion time for a home can be reduced by up to 50 percent.


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