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  • Big Builder Briefs -- September 2003

    By Wendy Leibowitz. Steve Wall, president and CEO, announced the company was expanding into the New Braunfels market, about 25 miles from San Antonio International Airport, by opening a community called North Park Meadows, offering 64 single-family lots. Michael Killeen has been named vice...

  • 3rd Party Oversite

    Pattinson is president of Barratt American, in Carlsbad, Calif., and the immediate past president of the California Building Industry Association. He's also the man who led the fight to give builders in the Golden State the absolute right to repair.

  • Barren Beauty

    At first sight, the 3,800 acres that is Santaluz -- several miles inland from Del Mar in California's Northern San Diego County -- looks pretty barren. But that's the point: Developer DMB, of Scottsdale, Ariz., wanted the place to be different.

  • House to Home

    Now, Yankelovich proclaims Americans view their homes more like hives than cocoons, seeking to connect with people in their homes and to strengthen relationships as a form of security. Production builders, meanwhile, with a constant ear trained on customer satisfaction, have continued to oblige...

  • In the News

    Western water shortages, Weyerhaeuser antitrust suit, cold-weather concrete pours, scheduling part-time office help, California condo comeback, mor

  • Letters

    Condensation cure, more on hip framing, performance guidelines

  • In The News

    Vermiculite insulation threat, California okays PEX, a house in 31/2 hours, new R-20 glazing, more

  • Notebook

    California Fix-It Law, truss labeling law, Canadian softwood prices, smoke detector placement, Business Tune-Up

  • Products

    Cordless impact wrench, wall lift, cold-weather caulk, nonstick shovel, flexible duct, long-tail T-shirt, mini brake

  • Notebook

    Liability insurance crisis, construction defects arbitration decision, Roof Tile Institute installation guide, fire resistance of outdoor decking, Business Tune-Up, more