Business Management

A compilation of business news, trends, and surveys on customer satisfaction, financials, human resources, marketing, and sales.



Trash can full of money to indicate lost revenue from process inefficiencies in the home building process.
Features
May 10, 2015

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

Photo of a boat sailing on stormy waters
Features
March 11, 2015

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

News
February 18, 2015

Jeffrey T. Mezger named Chair of the Policy Advisory Board at Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies

Framing and materials on site
Features
February 09, 2015

There's much that builders can do to build better homes while eliminating waste. But suppliers and trades have a part to play, too.

Lennar's headquarters in Fountainbleu, Florida

Photo: Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons

News
January 16, 2015

The fiscal fourth quarter results of Lennar Corp. contains good news for homebuyers, not so good for investors.

Features
December 16, 2014

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

Features
August 19, 2014

HVAC contractor Carl Grace has already faced down a boatload of problems, and he’s hardly had his coffee yet; but the day is just getting started.

Features
July 17, 2014

Every market varies, but during the current housing recovery, land and lot positions continue to be challenging and competitive. It’s time to get creative.

Features
July 17, 2014

A day in the life of Carl Grace, HVAC contractor

Features
July 17, 2014

Three production home builders deal with handling options and change orders as their markets become more active.

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