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RIP Katerra: A Bold Play That Failed To Get A Real-World Footing

Building Tech & Products 06.02.21

RIP Katerra: A Bold Play That Failed To Get A Real-World Footing

A TBD exclusive analysis: here are three why's of Katerra's fail, and three critical take-aways that builders need for their own survival in the future of housing.

Ground Game: If Builders Want To Dig Out Of Their Lumber Woes, Slabs Count

Building Tech & Products 04.21.21

Ground Game: If Builders Want To Dig Out Of Their Lumber Woes, Slabs Count

The lowly slab is a critical path issue to homes that build straight, square, and level, which is the only way they’ll build faster, on budget, and at a high quality standard. Slabs, according to NAHB analysis of Survey of Construction data, account for 63% of new home foundations.

Fiber-Timber Bamboo Crops Up As A Spruce, Pine, Fir Alternative Of The Future

Building Tech & Products 05.21.21

Fiber-Timber Bamboo Crops Up As A Spruce, Pine, Fir Alternative Of The Future

Bamcore, a Windsor, CA-based fledgling offsite building platform led by former Goldman Sachs executive Hal Hinkle, has a big, bold, scaleable, sustainable, and doable strategic and operational model, whose moment to shine is now.