Since the launch of Professional Builder’s Daily Feed newsletter on June 4, 2014, I have scanned thousands upon thousands of news stories about or related to home building in some way.
A compilation of business news, trends, and surveys on customer satisfaction, financials, human resources, marketing, and sales.
Filling this singular role requires a special process to pinpoint the best talent
The desire to deny it is strong, but it's time to admit: Most product waste has its roots in bad process.
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Establishing sound business systems that ensure a healthy bottom line
Stylecraft’s Doug French on first-time buyers, college towns, and the energy of youth.
In an era of consolidation, here's how four regional builders are staying independent while maintaining a lead spot.
Offering special features and upgrades gives you an edge with buyers, but competitive pricing, optimal margins, and streamlined packaging are essential
The tale of a small builder’s quest to maintain his market share against the big guys
There are at least two dollars of process waste for each dollar you find in product, and the larger the builder, the greater the waste
If you think you’ll get significantly higher retail prices in 2015 for your homes, you’re kidding yourself—but there are some factors you can control
Jeffrey T. Mezger was named Chair of the Policy Advisory Board at Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies
Jeffrey T. Mezger named Chair of the Policy Advisory Board at Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies