Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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Trumark Homes, townhomes, Silicon Valley, California, Capitol Station, San Jose
Trumark Homes has acquired Capitol Station (formerly called Grandview Terrace), a development of 34 partially completed townhomes located in the city of San Jose at the northeast corner of North Capitol Avenue and Grandview Drive.
The rental housing market is not just for multi-family builders. A growing number of single-family builders are utilizing the rent-to-own option to help lock in buyers and earn extra cash.
Tampa Bay, Parade of Homes, TBBA, 2012, attendance up, home buyer interest
The Tampa Bay Builders Association (TBBA) reports visitor traffic for the 2012 Tampa Bay Parade of Homes shot up an average of 53 percent during the first four days of the two-week event, which runs until April 1.
Taylor Morrison, California, Vista Del Verde, planned community
In one of the largest land sales in California in recent years, Taylor Morrison bought almost 16 acres in the Vista Del Verde master-planned project in Yorba Linda, Calif.
Show Village 2012 Preview: 3 distinct model homes for today’s market
Now in its 13th year, Professional Builder’s Show Village is the premier show-home exhibit at the International Builders’ Show. This year, Show Village features three distinct models aimed at very different buyers — a net-zero-energy cottage for resort and guest-house clients; an infill duplex for urban and dense-suburban buyers; and a Cape Cod-inspired house for traditional families.
A divided Board of Public Works gave wrecking crews the green light to demolish the 55-year-old home of the president of the University of Maryland to make way for a new $7.2 million building that will serve as a residence and a location for large events.
Professional Builder's House Review design team presents creative solutions for live/work housing.
Mixed-use residential development can be a winning proposition if the architectural design, building amenities, and commercial t
Mixed-use residential development can be a winning proposition if the architectural design, building amenities, and commercial tenants are appropriate for the neighborhood.
Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five innovative concepts for bringing the inside out.
Creating an indoor-outdoor relationship is nothing new. But as the home-building industry continues to decrease the size of homes and searches for ways to add value to designs, extending living space outdoors becomes a critical design component. Professional Builder's House Review design team presents five outdoor living concepts.
Professional Builder's House Review design team presents five cutting-edge plans for urban townhouse living.
Professional Builder's House Review design team offers several examples of urban townhouse that maintain a sense of identity with the existing neighborhoods while also offering a sense of privacy and security.