A recent survey by John Burns Real Estate Consulting revealed that many homeowners are concerned about a lack of privacy, both inside and outside of their homes. Mikaela Sharp and Jenni Lantz of the New Home Trends Institute point out some of the biggest privacy pain points for homeowners and how new homes can address them.
Sublime Homes CEO Mike Graniczny discusses how his company benefitted from moving its focus from Illinois to Indiana, and how other builders can follow its lead.
David H. O'Sullivan, AIA, president of O'Sullivan Architects and the chair of the 2020 Best in American Living Awards (BALA), reveals the design trends that stood out from this year's entries ... and how they might apply to your new and remodeled homes going forward.
Home builder liability insurance guru Katie Beck provides the low-down on the changing landscape and how best to work with insurance carriers to help ensure coverage you can count on.
If you could go back to your rookie self in home building, what would you tell yourself to do differently? Jacklyn Graniczny, partner/design director for Sublime Homes in St. John, Ind., and Ashley Kent, president of Kent Homes in Wilmington, N.C. take us on a journey back in time.
The Haciendas, an experimental production home project by Oaxaca Interests LLC, in Dallas, Tex., uses modern design and unconventional materials for its efficient, single-level floor plans, among other features generally foreign to most production builders.
Home builder Kristi Allen talks about The House That SHE Built, a project built by an all-women skilled-labor team from the Utah Chapter of the NAHB Professional Women in Building, and slated to be shown in the 2021 Utah Valley Parade of Homes.
Jim Nostedt, president or Seefar Building Analytics, lays out a formula that shows how total cost of ownership makes high-performance housing affordable to buyers ... and benefits builders who want to provide better-quality housing.
Senior Editor Mike Beirne talks to workforce development pros about how they overcome resistance from school guidance counselors and parents, and the misperceptions young people have about trade schools and working in the construction industry.