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A recently announced $35.7 million merger between BuildNet, Inc. and four other companies may just make your own business, big or small, run a bit smoother.

The National Association of Home Builders is calling for all builders to help change outdated, cumbersome, ineffective or restrictive building codes.

Can’t find enough material to build your houses, or are you paying much more today than you did last week? Either way, building materials shortages and price increases are cutting into builder profits around the country.

Four builders discuss the challenges and rewards of owning and operating a family-owned business.

Northwest Landing in DuPont, Wash., is winning awards and accolades for excellence in planning.

Sheer size is enough to attract attention to Summerlin in Las Vegas, but the master-planned community's sales numbers are really turning heads.

Animals added a mark of distinction to the advertising for Olympia Lofts in the Greektown area of Chicago.

A group of big-hearted builders is giving something valuable back to the community--new housing at a 51-acre resort for children with life-threatening illnesses.

Johnson Communities hits it big in Boulder, Colo. by lowering its price points in a new community.

A better understanding of green building will help the movement gain wider acceptance.

Have you ever wished for a little anonymity? A little time to labor in the dark until you have the right answer to a question or a solution to a problem?

Ten years of planning and entitlement work went into Lakewood Ranch's master-planned communityin Southwest Florida.

utomobile manufacturers have achieved such dramatic quality and productivity results by using “lean production methods that the movement is sweeping through manufacturers in all types of industries.

This new master-planned community is finding a new use for an old U.S. Air Force base in California.

Master-planned communities are complex, capital-intensive and take years to develop, but they can capture more new home sales than conventional developments.

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