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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.
The most prevalent trends in bathroom design for 2012 and 2013 are centered on better use of floor space, more storage, and amenities that rival those of an upscale resort or spa.
The pace of housing starts in March tipped a milestone, posting an annual rate of 1.04 million units, an increase of 7 percent from February and up 47 percent from a year earlier.
Although the idea of a great room has been around for many years, the design and definition have both evolved.
A Florida House bill that says state agencies should decide on a project-by-project basis which green certification standards are used on state construction passed a subcommittee vote 12-1.
Nationwide housing production edged up 0.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 917,000 units in February, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes paused for a third consecutive month in March, with a two-point reduction to 44 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).
David Weekley Homes’ entry into Salt Lake City, Utah, may not necessarily be a beachhead for more westward expansion, but the move will be a long-term commitment for the Houston-based home builder.
KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, has announced that AMLI Residential has received city approval for AMLI Uptown Orange, a 334-unit eco-friendly apartment community in Orange, Calif.
Toll Brothers, Inc., has contracted to acquire 387 lots at Anthem Ranch, the premier active-adult community in the metro Denver market, the company announced.