Management



Features
April 26, 2013

Finding builders full of good people operating with no better than marginal processes is common. So what’s that got to do with profit margin? Plenty.

Features
April 26, 2013

The two trophies most builder sales operations covet are more qualified traffic and more sales. An often-overlooked way to attain both is a well-thought-out and executed participation program for Realtors.

Features
April 26, 2013

In home building, the customer is rarely right. Wow, I bet you didn’t think you would see that statement coming from a customer satisfaction expert; but it is true, and here is why.

News
April 15, 2013

William Lyon Homes became the latest home builder looking to cash in on the housing recovery when the company filed on April 9 with the SEC to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering.

News
April 15, 2013

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Taylor Morrison raised $526 million in its initial public offering of 28.6 million shares. Analysts say interest in the home builder's shares indicates investors’ demand to cash in on the nation’s housing recovery.

Features
April 01, 2013

Of all the quality management tools available to builders, process mapping has the potential to deliver the greatest impact on improving a builder’s operations by eliminating redundancies and saving time and money.

Features
April 01, 2013

Scott Sedam wraps up his six-part series on quality management with 10 techniques for building efficient processes and ensuring a better product.

Features
March 28, 2013

An Olympic-caliber rower, former professional boxer, award-winning chili cook, and cat trainer are among home building’s young superstars to be named 40 Under 40 winners for 2013 by the editors of Professional Builder magazine.

News
March 14, 2013

The 2013 conference at KBIS will introduce four business leaders: David Bromstad of HGTV, David Lingafelter of Moen Incorporated, Gail Warrior of Warrior Group, and Tammy Erickson of Tammy Erickson Associates.

News
March 13, 2013

The NHQ Award is modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and represents the housing industry’s highest recognition for achievements in total quality management.

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