The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
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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 South, Midwest, and Northeast dominate top spots, while California towns flunked
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.
The Great Recession offered some hard lessons for Neal Communities—and a chance to do better than ever before.
The Hiawatha Line station at Government Plaza, Minneapolis, Minn. Photo: Sinn/Wikimedia Commons
There’s a lot of empty land in the Western U.S. But is that the best place for growth?
One columnist and housing analyst says the accepted creation myth of early homebuilding is “conveniently forgetful about what actually happened in the past.”
There's more than one way to improve your position
Construction of One Rincon Hill in San Francisco, 2006. Photo: Armin van Buuren, Wikimedia Commons
The Wall Street Journal argues that the lack of condos, which can serve as entry-level housing, is a missed opportunity in the housing recovery
Trulia’s Chief Economist Selma Hepp says 2015 may be the best year for housing
Homes that suit their lots play a crucial role in communities that sell well, maintain value, and have staying power
Post-recession, builders are finding that there’s more than one way to the land and lot pipeline