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  • Chicago Condos

    Design quality resumes its place in the residential development formula.

  • After Katrina: One Year Later

    A year after Katrina: voices and impressions from a region rethinking how to build

  • In the News

    Sinking homes and abandoned mines; Boston land-use regs study; storm-damage niche; more

  • In the News

    Lead-paint lawsuit; California's revised lighting standards; report from New Orleans; smelly new septic systems; Florida roofers go comp-free; more

  • In The News

    DOE criticizes energy-code amendments; carbon monoxide death puts focus on CO detectors; Oregon zoning official scraps with HBA; more

  • In The News

    Supreme Court to hear eminent domain case; another deck collapse; guarded optimism about prices; a "pay when paid" contract is challenged in Massachusetts; more

  • Urban Cowboy

    By Lew Sichelman. Well then, what's one of the nation's largest builders doing in the urban heart of such Northern California cities as San Jose, Emeryville, and Hayward? And like a growing number of markets, the San Francisco Bay Area is one of those places Will Rogers was talking about when he...

  • Big Builder News Bits

    By Wendy Leibowitz. Los Angeles-based KB Home announced it had acquired Chicago-based Zale Homes for $33 million, including the assumption of debt. KB Home closed 21,778 homes in the United States in 2002, for gross revenues of a little more than $5 million.

  • Backfill: Ginkgo to Go

    Ginkgo relocation

  • Benefit of Trees

    By Wendy Leibowitz. Ten builders and developers who made tree preservation a priority in the design, production, development, and marketing of their new communities were honored in August with 2003 Building With Trees Awards of Excellence by The National Arbor Day Foundation, Firewise Communities...