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  • In the News

    Lumber trade standoff, builder's contract gag clause causes controversy, simpler energy code in the works, gravel pumping may be in your future

  • Roof Truss Spacing

    Q. We see ourselves as quality builders. We frame everything 16 inches on-center, including roof trusses. Most visitors to our job sites feel that this is overkill and that we're wasting the customer's money. Is putting trusses 16 inches on-center with 5/

  • In The News

    Quality control probe targets builders, opponents slow I-Code advance, aerial photos nail wetland violators

  • Making the Markup Move

    Are you charging what your work is worth? Seven veteran builders tell how they learned to stop undercharging and get serious about turning a profit.

  • In the News

    New ventilation standard, economics of OSB prices, ICFs resist test blasts, after the California fires, green building products

  • Haven Mavens

    When Buz Hoffman finally signed on the dotted line to make his company a strategic partner with Del Webb, the leader in active adult housing, he could barely contain his joy. Del Webb wants to create new business models, expand its brands, build out existing properties faster, and introduce new...

  • Single Solution

    When Masco Contractor Services (MCS) agreed in June to install insulation in more than 75 percent of the houses that Pulte Homes builds over the next two years, and struck a similar arrangement with Beazer Homes in September, the high-profile announcements served as prominent signposts for a...

  • 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...

  • In the News

    Lumber prices double, Consumer Reports rates building materials, Canadian study finds window leaks, more

  • Big Builder Financial Services 2003 Directory

    By Wendy Leibowitz. Large home builders have demonstrated the ability to navigate successfully through tumultuous times during the past few years. Ten years ago, says Lennar CFO Bruce Gross, Lennar had six years of land owned and three years of debt maturity on its balance sheet.