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The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

Public Builders' Dilemma: How Big A Miss To Guide To For 2021

Capital 09.15.21

Public Builders' Dilemma: How Big A Miss To Guide To For 2021

As 2021 Q4 approaches, public homebuilder face a harrowing prospect: How to level-set to reality on delivery misses without jeopardizing 2022 forecasts or penalizing operators in the field.

PE Firms Bring Buy-Now-Pay-Later Gambit To Land Wargames

Land 08.31.21

PE Firms Bring Buy-Now-Pay-Later Gambit To Land Wargames

"Some of these deals today will be the big distressed deal plays of tomorrow." -- A strategic land pro describes private equity blitz into build-for-rent as "extraordinarily risky."

Stop Saying 'Labor Shortage;' Focus On Talent Magnetism

Capital 09.03.21

Stop Saying 'Labor Shortage;' Focus On Talent Magnetism

Solving American homebuilding's biggest challenges -- attainability, sustainability, and next generation talent -- may seem impossible. Left with no choice, we'll rally.

The Standoff -- Job Openings Vs. Job Seekers -- And Its Impacts

Capital 07.09.21

The Standoff -- Job Openings Vs. Job Seekers -- And Its Impacts

Nine million job openings, nine million active job seekers, and seven million fewer people employed than in April 2020. What gives?

C Sweetened: Here's What Public Homebuilding Chiefs Got Paid in 2020 ... And Why

Capital 07.06.21

C Sweetened: Here's What Public Homebuilding Chiefs Got Paid in 2020 ... And Why

Homebuilding's top executives earned an average of $11.7 million in 2020 compensation. Here's the backstory on how public company directors awarded these 29 execs $285 million in the year that was.

The 5th Cycle: Frank Anton On Housing's Law Of Gravity

Capital 09.13.21

The 5th Cycle: Frank Anton On Housing's Law Of Gravity

What-if? The question few housing business stakeholders care to factor into their forecasts right now is what happens when -- not if -- interest rates spike?

Here's A Look At The $338M New Home-Apollo Deal, And What It Means

Capital 07.26.21

Here's A Look At The $338M New Home-Apollo Deal, And What It Means

TBD's exclusive analysis of a homebuilder M&A transaction that bears not just on the future of one of the industry's premium operators, but on what happens next in a business environment shrouded in uncertainty.

Daiwa House Dials In Texas:  $400M For 80% Of Castlerock

Capital 08.10.21

Daiwa House Dials In Texas: $400M For 80% Of Castlerock

Here's the 411 on 2021's largest homebuilding mergers and acquisition deal to date, giving Japan-based Daiwa House the fast-growing strategic puzzle piece its $3.6 billion goal calls for now.

Can A Bubble Boil With All The Toil But Not The Trouble?

Capital 06.11.21

Can A Bubble Boil With All The Toil But Not The Trouble?

Soft-landing scenarios ... we've heard them before. Here's ways leaders can control where their firms wind up coming out of price-shock bottlenecks in the months ahead.