Management



TRI Pointe's Doug Bauer: 'We’re set up to be the next generation of merchant hom

TRI Pointe's Doug Bauer: 'We’re set up to be the next generation of merchant home builders'

Features
May 24, 2012

Launched in the spring of 2009 by three former William Lyon Homes executives, Irvine, Calif.-based TRI Pointe Homes is among a small group of home-building startups led by industry veterans who are utilizing their deep relationships and clean balance sheets to make their mark in California. Professional Builder sat down with TRI Pointe CEO Doug Bauer to discuss life as a startup.

North Dakota’s oil boom is driving tremendous demand for new housing, especially

North Dakota’s oil boom is driving tremendous demand for new housing, especially in the western part of the state. Yet only one

Features
May 18, 2012

Professional Builder's annual Housing Giants report offers a wealth of takeaways. Here are a few you should know about.

Features
May 18, 2012

Every now and then, we each allow ourselves to drift back and contemplate the bygone robustness of past housing markets, the go-go days. But so much time has elapsed that it is getting more difficult to accurately recollect those days

Sales strategies: What the Housing Giants are doing

Sales strategies: What the Housing Giants are doing

Features
May 14, 2012

Three Housing Giants share their sales successes, challenges, and

strategies for growing their businesses in the recovering housing market.

Pulte, D.R. Horton, Lennar top Professional Builder’s annual Housing Giants rank

Pulte, D.R. Horton, Lennar top Professional Builder’s annual Housing Giants rankings

Features
May 07, 2012

With more than $3.9 billion in total residential revenue and 15,275 closings in 2011, PulteGroup tops Professional Builder’s annual Housing Giants ranking of the nation’s largest home-building companies. See which firms made the list.

News
April 18, 2012

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Features
April 08, 2012

In the final installment of a three-part series on quality management, operations expert Scott Sedam offers a roadmap for achieving the highest level of quality management — quality by prevention.

Features
March 30, 2012

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.

Category management for builders: bid less, save more

Category management for builders: bid less, save more

Features
March 23, 2012

By adopting the principles of category management, builders can greatly

simplify the bidding process and achieve considerable savings.

Scott Sedam: Where does quality management go from here?

Scott Sedam: Where does quality management go from here?

Features
March 12, 2012

In this second installment of a three-part series on quality management, leading builders and quality experts offer their take on the state of quality in home building and the industry’s next steps.

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