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Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

Building Tech & Products 05.18.21

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

In Part 2 of Capability and Culture, our Dream Team measures the ramifications of construction's labor crisis, and how the consequences of this seemingly insurmountable challenge may be the catalyst needed to embrace innovation.

Builders FirstSource Antes $450M In Paradigm Power Play

Building Tech & Products 06.29.21

Builders FirstSource Antes $450M In Paradigm Power Play

In the LBM giant's technology integration, a transformative alignment capability emerges, with Paradigm solutions powering Builders FirstSource's enormous solutions infrastructure.

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.

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

Building Tech & Products 09.15.21

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.

The Great Lumber Lag Of 2021: Here's Why High Prices Stick

Building Tech & Products 07.07.21

The Great Lumber Lag Of 2021: Here's Why High Prices Stick

A master-class in price stickiness applies not just to dimensional lumber, but to a number of materials and product categories with complex distribution channels.

Channel Intelligence: The New Construction Supply 150 Is In

Building Tech & Products 05.06.21

Channel Intelligence: The New Construction Supply 150 Is In

Craig Webb's deep dive in to who and what's driving the construction materials supply channel will help you navigate the tricky months ahead to deliver new homes.

How Builders Look For An Edge: Surviving Supply Chain Limbo

Building Tech & Products 09.01.21

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.

With Cash From Record Profits, LBM Deals Shake Up Rankings, Portend M&A Arms Race

Building Tech & Products 05.27.21

With Cash From Record Profits, LBM Deals Shake Up Rankings, Portend M&A Arms Race

TBD explores what this week's building channel consolidation moves mean for builders and for the building and real estate landscape in the months ahead.

Supply And Destiny: A Housing Crisis Leadership Story

Building Tech & Products 05.17.21

Supply And Destiny: A Housing Crisis Leadership Story

"Can't not," the equivalent of program trading on Wall Street, leads from unsustainable price increases to a breaking point. Solutions, anyone?