Apple's New Office Pushes Construction's Cutting Edge
The maker of high-design electronics is taking its quest for aesthetic perfection to architecture.
Expanding home building''s public domain? 10 private home builders'' odds of filing for an IPO--Update
As Taylor Morrison brings its initial public offering to market today in a bid to raise upwards of $500 million, investor exuberance of the moment raises three big questions. One, how many more private home building companies will follow in Taylor Morrison and TRI Pointe Homes'' footsteps? Two, how ...
The Southeast''s extreme weather makeover
Places like Atlanta could see a 100% increase in the number of days with damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes.
Builders woo you to buy new
New York Times advertising columnist Stuart Elliott explores a new campaign sponsored by a group of home builders that touts the myriad benefits to consumers of making their next "new home" one that is completely new.
ADP: 158,000 Jobs Added in March, but No New Construction Jobs
ADP and Moody's Analytics released their monthly employment report on Wednesday morning, which says that the U.S. economy added 158,000 jobs in March. There were, however, no net jobs added in the construction industry, a first in half a year.
3 generations, one roof
Approximately 51 million Americans live in a house with at least two adult generations, or a grandparent and at least one other generation, under one roof. Three generations under one roof, known as multigen housing, is here. Read how this can be idyllic for child care, elder care and avoiding isola...
Can you say, ''bidding wars?'' They''re back!
Seemingly overnight, many of the nation''s major housing markets have gone from stagnant to sizzling, with for-sale listings spurring bidding wars among a large number of house hunters. CNN/Money''s Les Christie reports.
The March Jobs Report: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Add Jobs
In the BLS's disappointing March 2013 employment report, the economy added only 88,000 jobs. The architectural and engineering services sector, however, added 2,100 jobs, and the construction industry added a somewhat less-enthusiastic 18,000 new jobs.
Fore!, Say Builders Active in Golf Communities
They insist the recent spate of golf-course closings doesn't reflect buyer demand for this lifestyle.
New home sales: down 4.6% or up 12.3%?Stories 1 - 10 of 65
National Association of Home Builders chief economist David Crowe offers commentary on the check-up in momentum for new-home sales. The take-away? Builders are digging in their heals a bit on pricing, looking for margins and discipline around profits, looking for scarcity to play to their favor as d...