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Landscaping can have a huge effect on the energy efficiency and comfort of a home, says consultant David Johnston, president of What's Working, based in Boulder, Colo.
Atlanta-based Homestar Mortgage Services is luring builders with free feasibility reports.
Think twice before developing large, controversial parcels.
By tracking residential building permits issued in a city, county, metropolitan area or state and comparing trends, a builder can learn a lot for free.
From four lots to 40,000 green acres, the fundamentals of land acquisition apply long before the buy.
It’s the typical builder story: Find a great piece of land, spot a market segment to which nobody else delivers and pick the right product. Easy, right? Not when NIMBY neighbors get involved.
High Desert, a community in Albuquerque, N.M., maintains design and building guidelines - and a mechanism for inspection and enforcement of them to reduce conflicts between developer, builder and...
Traffic can delay or doom a community plan, but a report by the American Highway Users Alliance, 'Unclogging America's Arteries: Effective Relief for Highway Bottlenecks (1999-2004),' gives a...
Monitoring Land & Housing Markets: An Essential Tool for Smart Growth details a new method for monitoring land.
Thomas W. Kopf's new book, Building Community, aims to impart a broader understanding of 'community' to builders and others involved in the community-planning loop.
How much land is enough? You never can tell, but don't despair - neither can Wall Street analysts or GIANTS such as Toll Brothers, the $2.3 billion luxury home builder based in Huntingdon...
Builders faced with a permit fee hike might want to resist the urge to rush in plans before it takes effect.
It has been compared to the video game SimCity, but at $4,995 a pop, CommunityViz 3-D simulation and modeling software is no toy.
Rebuilding a damaged community demands teamwork and speed.