Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
A compilation of business news, trends, and surveys on customer satisfaction, financials, human resources, marketing, and sales.
Builders need to prepare and face a challenge that they haven’t seen in many years—rising material and labor costs and shortages. Passing the costs along by simply raising prices won’t be enough to solve the problem.
On the long road back toward sales levels rivaling the best years in the industry, are similar profit levels still available? Where will we find profit?
From what I gather in my dealings with builders and designers, our industry underutilizes spreadsheets.
In home building, the customer is rarely right. Wow, I bet you didn’t think you would see that statement coming from a customer satisfaction expert; but it is true, and here is why.
On April 11, the Manufacturers Alliance honored Uponor as the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year in the large-company category.
The NHQ Award is modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and represents the housing industry’s highest recognition for achievements in total quality management.
Key Toll Brothers executives (l. to r.): Martin Connor, CFO; Ed Weber, regional president; Barry Depew, regional president; Fred
Arguably better than any of the Giant builders, Toll Brothers built a business that was ready to absorb and pivot from the historic downturn to a new market.
Home builders are in the crosshairs as cash-strapped local governments that have seen their budgets decimated during the economi
Home builders are in the crosshairs as cash-strapped local governments that have seen their budgets decimated during the economic downturn look for ways to shift infrastructure costs to the private sector.
As the calendar year comes to a close, we recap the most popular Professional Builder articles in 2012.
Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, has signed a single-source supplier agreement with Clayton Homes, America’s largest builder of manufactured and modular homes.