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?
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.
Without buy-in from top management, Lean practices are sure to fizzle out over time. Lean operations expert Scott Sedam contempl
Without buy-in from top management, Lean practices are sure to fizzle out over time. Lean operations expert Scott Sedam contemplates what it takes to get support from the very top.
Following a mostly flat 2012, home builders are projecting higher revenue and more home sales next year.
Best-in-class customer satisfaction
Award-winning builders share their process for making happy customers.
10-step labor shortage immunization plan for builders
As the housing market bounces back, more builders are certain to face a scarcity in qualified contractors and laborers. Here are 10 ways to protect your business from the coming labor shortage.
2013 NHQ Awards - Vintage Homes' power to transform
After more than a quarter century of catering to the high-end move-up market in Memphis, Vintage Homes turns its business model upside down to target a more lucrative segment — first-time buyers.
2013 NHQ Awards - A systematic approach to growth for DSLD Homes
With a fanatical fixation on continuous improvement, DSLD Homes has been able to maintain quality and customer satisfaction through extreme periods of growth.
2013 NHQ Awards - Focus on employees drives success for Wayne Homes
By putting their employees first, on-your-lot builder Wayne Homes has created a culture of treating both internal and external customers right.
2013 NHQ Awards - Charter Homes' quality journey
Three-time NHQ Award-winner Charter Homes & Neighborhoods shares the lessons from their three-year quality journey.