A residential developer based in Commerce, Mich., Retzlaff has a passion for carving that grew out of a decision to find a hobby to which he could completely retreat after a long day on the job.
Buyers at The Green Co. don’t just buy a home. They enter into what amounts to a planned immersion in home building and home buying.
If you’re looking for metrics to measure your performance as a business executive, you might check how the dollars you take home stack up against those of the top public builders’ CEOs
Shamrock Builders would rather walk away from a sale than work with a client they know they won’t please.
Warranty service order requests at Pringle Homes in Leesburg, Fla., seldom go beyond a week without com-pletion by a subcontractor. When they do exceed a week, a superintendent must meet with the construction man-ager to explain why.
Customer satisfaction comes down to individual decisions made by employees and trade contractors, beyond all of the industry best practices imposed from above.
Personal relationships with buyers are just as important as quality control.
While the land buy sets the stage for profit potential, direct construction costs are the major variable that actually determines what the profit will be