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NHQ Awards, Wathen Castanos Hybrid Homes, National Housing Quality Awards

The Wathen Castanos Hybrid Homes team with its trade partners.

Features
October 23, 2011

In the epicenter of the housing bust, Wathen Castanos Hybrid Homes managed to put the team in charge while growing sales and improving customer satisfaction.

Features
October 22, 2011

This month, we profile four builders whose systems and processes have merited National Housing Quality Awards from a panel of quality management experts.

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Professional Builder sat down with Meritage Homes CEO Steven J. Hilton to discuss the builder's net-zero offering, selling green

Features
September 22, 2011

Professional Builder sat down with Meritage Homes CEO Steven J. Hilton to discuss the builder's net-zero offering, selling green homes, hot markets, and more.

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Tech review: Which tablet is right for you?

Features
September 22, 2011

The iPad changed mobile computing forever, but is it the best tool for field and office construction professionals? New tablets on the market offer more security, less glare, and serious business applications for builders, designers, and construction users alike.

Tablets in the toolbox: Using tablets to manage construction operations

Tablets in the toolbox: Using tablets to manage construction operations

Features
September 22, 2011

From jobsite inspections to product installation to weather tracking, builders are finding a host of uses for the iPad and other tablets on the jobsite.

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate —

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate — and for a host of business applications.

Features
September 21, 2011

Builders across the country are turning to tablet technology at a growing rate — and for a host of business applications.

Publisher's Letter: Tabula rasa - A blank slate for builders

Publisher's Letter: Tabula rasa - A blank slate for builders

Features
September 21, 2011

In this issue of Professional Builder (as well as in our sister publication Professional Remodeler) we argue that during the course of the past 18 months — a period of time dating to the release of Apple Corp.’s iPad — the building industry is on the cusp of huge productivity gains via the use of tablet PCs. Small, light, portable, easy to use, quick to boot-up, with great graphics — tablets have a wide array of applications in the building business.

home builders, market, housing market, builders

home builders, market, housing market, builders

News
September 15, 2011

David Weekley Homes, the nation’s third largest privately held home builder, has acquired luxury home builder T.W. Lewis and its Phoenix market assets.

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Scott Sedam refutes the most common misconceptions about implementing Lean process in home building.

Features
September 12, 2011

From the lack of meaningful savings to the overwhelming time commitment, Lean operations guru Scott Sedam refutes the most common misconceptions about implementing Lean process in home building.

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Taylor Morrison President and CEO Sheryl Palmer discusses the firm's acquisition, growth opportunities, road to profitability,

Features
August 20, 2011

Professional Builder recently sat down with Taylor Morrison President and CEO Sheryl Palmer to discuss the firm's acquisition, growth opportunities, road to profitability, and land strategy. Here's a recap of the conversation.

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