John McManus

John McManus

President and Founder

John McManus, founder and president of The Builder’s Daily, is an award-winning editorial, programming, and digital content strategist. TBD's purpose is a community capable of constant improvement.

A Building-Blocks Approach To Housing Affordability Solutions

Leadership

A Building-Blocks Approach To Housing Affordability Solutions

'The effort is all about each locality, and the opportunity to take a stakeholder approach to economic, housing, and social solutions through a people-first model.' -- Marquis Cofer, Module.

15 Selling Season Take-Aways: The IBS Corridor Conversations

Leadership

15 Selling Season Take-Aways: The IBS Corridor Conversations

An amalgam of hope, belief, behavioral data, and some spit and vinegar characteristic of homebuilders everywhere supports an uber spidey sense that the economy's and housing market's remaining shocks and stresses will dial the business back to circa 2018, or so. But only if ...

Spring Leaning: Pulte's Plan To Excel, Adjust, Reset, And Roll

Leadership

Spring Leaning: Pulte's Plan To Excel, Adjust, Reset, And Roll

The burning question: How it is the Pulte team manages to improve on its gross margin edge over peers, and on the other hand projects it will continue to drive pace amidst building price and margin pressures in the horizon.

Beyond The Walls, Part 3, Scaling A Capability Culture

Technology

Beyond The Walls, Part 3, Scaling A Capability Culture

This is Part 3 of a three-part inside story of Diamond Age, one of new residential construction’s most promising technology-powered start-ups, whose goal is to alter the homeownership affordability crisis in the next decade.

Uncertainty Or Not, Trust Will Serve As A Bedrock To Recovery

Leaadership

Uncertainty Or Not, Trust Will Serve As A Bedrock To Recovery

Plenty of evidence could make either an optimist or a pessimist confident that he, she, they are right. The facts, in fact, tell two sharply opposing stories.

Together with

Westwood Insurance Agency

A Building-Blocks Approach To Housing Affordability Solutions

Leadership

A Building-Blocks Approach To Housing Affordability Solutions

'The effort is all about each locality, and the opportunity to take a stakeholder approach to economic, housing, and social solutions through a people-first model.' -- Marquis Cofer, Module.

15 Selling Season Take-Aways: The IBS Corridor Conversations

Leadership

15 Selling Season Take-Aways: The IBS Corridor Conversations

An amalgam of hope, belief, behavioral data, and some spit and vinegar characteristic of homebuilders everywhere supports an uber spidey sense that the economy's and housing market's remaining shocks and stresses will dial the business back to circa 2018, or so. But only if ...

Spring Leaning: Pulte's Plan To Excel, Adjust, Reset, And Roll

Leadership

Spring Leaning: Pulte's Plan To Excel, Adjust, Reset, And Roll

The burning question: How it is the Pulte team manages to improve on its gross margin edge over peers, and on the other hand projects it will continue to drive pace amidst building price and margin pressures in the horizon.

Beyond The Walls, Part 3, Scaling A Capability Culture

Technology

Beyond The Walls, Part 3, Scaling A Capability Culture

This is Part 3 of a three-part inside story of Diamond Age, one of new residential construction’s most promising technology-powered start-ups, whose goal is to alter the homeownership affordability crisis in the next decade.

Uncertainty Or Not, Trust Will Serve As A Bedrock To Recovery

Leaadership

Uncertainty Or Not, Trust Will Serve As A Bedrock To Recovery

Plenty of evidence could make either an optimist or a pessimist confident that he, she, they are right. The facts, in fact, tell two sharply opposing stories.

Together with

Westwood Insurance Agency