Management



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Here’s a look at the stages of grief that builders have encountered while riding the bumpy road of the recession.

Features
November 21, 2011

No builder or sales organization has ever successfully navigated through difficult times by relying on hope. Here’s a look at the stages of grief that builders have encountered while riding the bumpy road of the recession.

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Nontraditional media sources like third-party review websites and social media outlets can make life difficult for builders. All

Features
November 21, 2011

The rise of user-review websites and social media have made media relations and reputation management even more critical for home builders. Here are proven tactics for combating negative publicity.

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home builder, homebuilder, lennar, equity

News
November 15, 2011

Home builder Lennar expects to close a $650 million private equity fund for its distressed real estate unit this year and open a second fund in 2012.

NHQ Awards, Goodall Homes, National Housing Quality Awards

The Goodall Homes executive team

Features
October 23, 2011

For Nashville-area builder Goodall Homes, having satisfied customers isn’t good enough. It wants its buyers raving and willing to spread the word.

NHQ Awards, Schumacher Homes, National Housing Quality Awards

The Schumacher Homes leadership team at its design studio in Akron, Ohio.

Features
October 23, 2011

Through real-time design and pinpoint-accurate estimating, Schumacher Homes has redefined the custom-home building market.

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.

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