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How The Tiniest Details In A New Home Could Change Real Estate

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How The Tiniest Details In A New Home Could Change Real Estate

Digibilt, a software as a solution platform, could be the missing link to precisely measuring a home's carbon impact. The economic implications range far and wide.

Relinking The Chain: Here's A Key To Restoring The Channel

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Relinking The Chain: Here's A Key To Restoring The Channel

Introducing our Dream Teamer Ken Pinto, with a solutions-focused Supply Chain MasterClass, aimed at helping builders and partners work through homebuilding's biggest risk factor in late 2021 and beyond.

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07.22.21

Will Three Out Of Five Would-Be Homebuyers Spark Change?

As the gaps between would-be homebuyers and prevailing prices widen, how might innovative solutions figure into, one-day, closing them and expanding the buyer pool?

06.29.21

Katerra Post-Mortems Raise Risk Of Missing The Point Of The Fail

Here are two utterly simple, common-sense insights few mention as they delve into what led to the untimely demise of construction's late, great Unicorn.

06.21.21

Hot Market Optics: The Triple-Threat Of Sizzling-Sales

The moment's alignment of stars – economic, social, and environmental – give the positive tidings of order-volume, deep demand, especially for lower-price-tiered new homes, and profitability, a darker side.

06.14.21

Mill Work: As Supply Kicks Up; Lumber Futures Go Down

Sawmills pick up their pace of output, rewarding those who can sit out immediate-term scrums for lumber supply, and wait to see where pricing settles in the medium-term.

06.09.21

Builder Job Quits And The Retention Rate Challenge Ahead

One in three entrants into the field of construction bolts to another occupation within 24 months. A culture pivot is essential.

06.08.21

When Strategy Backfires: Producers' Role In Supply Shock

The time to de-risk forecasts for inflation impacts is now, given that the commodities crunch can pivot into consumer price stresses in the months ahead.

How Builders Look For An Edge: Surviving Supply Chain Limbo

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How Builders Look For An Edge: Surviving Supply Chain Limbo

"We need back-ups of back-ups, multiple suppliers to turn to" -- A public homebuilding company president's view of how to contend with today's tricky supply chains.

Model Home E-Retail As-A-Service Taps Pandemic-Era Mojo

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Model Home E-Retail As-A-Service Taps Pandemic-Era Mojo

As Pulte ventures with Mine on turnkey interior design and furnishings e-commerce solutions, a business model pivot on model home economics begins to come clear.

A Coming Pivot: From Net Zero Energy To Net Zero Carbon

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A Coming Pivot: From Net Zero Energy To Net Zero Carbon

Here's how Thrive Home Builders ceo Gene Myers is teaming up with Digibilt platform president and ceo John McLinden to apply digital twin technologies to reach net carbon zero in new homes.

Tracy Reboot: VBC Breathes Life Into Plant Out Of Katerra's Ashes

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Tracy Reboot: VBC Breathes Life Into Plant Out Of Katerra's Ashes

The Philadelphia-based multifamily modular innovator Vaughan Buckley looks to build on a housing-as-a-service model he's ramping up with a track record of success.

Katerra Won't Soon Be Forgotten ... Nexii Will Be Remembered

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Katerra Won't Soon Be Forgotten ... Nexii Will Be Remembered

What Coca-Cola did for cane sugar, Nexii plans to do with sand, which makes up 50% of its Nexiite cement-alternative 'secret recipe,' and a network of licensed manufacturing partners.

Why Factories Produce Only 3% Of New Homes In The US

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Why Factories Produce Only 3% Of New Homes In The US

Now -- when start-to-completion cycles are stretching to 6 months and beyond -- might be an opportune time for big players to huddle and solve for the future role of factories.

Pulte Accepts Invitation To The Built-To-Rent Dance Party

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Pulte Accepts Invitation To The Built-To-Rent Dance Party

Here are key takeaways of the five-year deal for homebuilding's No. 3 builder by volume to produce 7,500 homes for the single-family rental sector's No. 1 player.