The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
It has been compared to the video game SimCity, but at $4,995 a pop, CommunityViz 3-D simulation and modeling software is no toy.
How much land is enough? You never can tell, but don't despair - neither can Wall Street analysts or GIANTS such as Toll Brothers, the $2.3 billion luxury home builder based in Huntingdon Valley, Pa.
Until recently, landowners could sell wildlife lands to the federal government for a market value so fair it rivaled the profits from developing that land.
Rebuilding a damaged community demands teamwork and speed.
Dirttogo.com is a Web site to remember if you run into problems with too much cut or too little fill.
Land acquisition and development play prominently in the strategy of Ryland Homes’ Orlando, Fla., division, whose sales have doubled or nearly doubled for three years running.
Two Florida firms might be a harbinger of things to come in many housing markets as national builders continue to expand.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 1997 listing of the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl as endangered was 'arbitrary and capricious' and violated FWS policies.
Production builders have dealt with storm-water runoff erosion controls for more than a decade. Now, regulations that went into effect last spring are snaring even custom builders on sites as small as 1 acre.
Local officials are counting streets and intersections to gauge whether the index of street connectivity satisfies local requirements.