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The remodeling industry numbers are very strong: remodeling in the U.S. generates about $300 billion annually, which is more than commercial construction, public works projects and retail clothing...
Given its strong emphasis on visuals, Pinterest might seem like a perfect fit for marketing new homes, but builders should be mindful of their larger marketing strategy before jumping on the...
Leading demographers say a major shift is occurring in the U.S. population, and home builders should take note.
Longtime marketer and home-building industry consultant John Martin has seen many housing cycles: good community development and design innovation, he says, have always been the path back. Can...
A survey of more than 20,000 recent home shoppers offers some surprising insights into the psyche of the modern-day buyer.
Psychographic market research expert Brooke Warrick identifies the values, beliefs, and tendencies of four prominent buyer groups.
Home buyers most value great design and energy performance when evaluating exterior options, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
Exterior projects rebounding, exclusive Professional Remodeler research says
To be more profitable, custom builders must focus on efficiency and cost savings, while looking for opportunities to publicize their work and expertise.
In 2012, Housing Giants have the land positions, the financing, and enough new strategies to finally begin to capitalize on an improving economy.
Professional Builder's annual Housing Giants report offers a wealth of takeaways. Here are a few you should know about.
From expanding into custom building to entering new markets, Giant firms share their strategies for growth.
Our annual list of the top remodelers in 20 major markets
Three Housing Giants share their sales successes, challenges, and
strategies for growing their businesses in the recovering housing market.
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...
Kitchen projects stay strong as companies remodeling more of them and prices are increasing, new research says
As builders look to differentiate their homes, energy efficiency plays an increasingly vital role in new-home construction
Falls from elevations by roofers cost an average of $106,000 per claim, while falls by carpenters cost an average of $97,000 each. The numbers are included in a new presentation from OSHA.
A new study says that achieving some LEED credits might carry an additional risk of worker injury of up to 41 percent.
See where your firm ranks among the nation's largest home-building companies. Take Professional Builder's annual Housing Giants survey.