Several high-tech companies aimed at improving builders’ supply chain management capabilities have begun operations in the past several months. The curious aspect of this is that some of the top names on

When Spanish explorers first landed in North Carolina, near what is now the Cape Fear River, they discovered welcoming fields and plains among the lush wetlands. It was an area ripe with both opportunities and…
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Melbourne, Fla.-based Mercedes Homes, a leading builder of starter and first move-up homes in many Florida markets and in Dallas, Texas, is moving into higher-priced product. In most of the firm’s markets, that means as…
University of Denver home builders (from left to right) Brandon Bruemen, co-chair; Bryce Wallnut…
Once only a minor part of Florida’s booming housing market, highrise condos are now making a mark up and down that state’s long coastline.

In affluent Miami and Naples markets, highrise condos priced at $1 million…

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As the leading edge of the baby boom generation gets closer to retirement, home builders that specialize in developing age-restricted communities are working overtime to find the perfect blend of amenities that will…
Don Evans, AIA, is founder and president of The Evans Group, an architectural and planning firm…
The sheer number of new technologies available to build homes today is greater than it has ever been. Manufacturers have invested and continue to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in product research and…
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