Project Management

Project Management

HousingZone's multi-family articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on project management for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Confront complexity to boost your profits
Features
December 15, 2015

Complexity kills good process. Good process drives profit. Your only choice is to conquer complexity

Features
November 09, 2015

Builders are short on workers, and that's in part due to immigration trends.

Improving Process With Clarity, Priority, and Focus—arrow goes to target
Features
September 17, 2015

What to do when everything on the list is Job No. 1

The 12 processes that must be addressed by every builder

Photo: cocoparisienne, Creative Commons

News
July 21, 2015

Establishing sound business systems that ensure a healthy bottom line

Photo showing rows of red buckets.

Photo: geograph.org.uk

Features
March 31, 2015

2015 will be the Year of Building Dangerously, unless ... you find additional margin. Here’s where to look for it

Features
September 20, 2013

Builders polled say integrating software into a single database can be a daunting prospect, a frustrating project, or an initiative that is producing rewards.

Features
June 24, 2013

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.

Features
June 24, 2013

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?

Features
May 24, 2013

For this issue Pat O’Toole, our venerable publisher, asked me to write about the best business models among those home builders in what is often termed the second tier of the industry, or those companies ranked in the top 25 to 100.

Features
May 22, 2013

From what I gather in my dealings with builders and designers, our industry underutilizes spreadsheets.

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