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  • Edward Mazria Receives Hanley Award for Visionand Leadership in Sustainable Housing

    Washington, D.C.—Santa Fe, N.M., architect and champion of building energy efficiency Edward Mazria, AIA, was named this year’s winner of The 2009 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing

  • Boston Capital Asset Management Picked to Work with Arizona DOH

    Boston Capital Asset Management (BCAM) has been selected to provide asset management services to the Arizona Department of Housing

  • Track Your Business With a Dashboard

    Even companies with good systems can get into trouble if they don’t manage their growth. To avoid this fate, Jim Kabel created a “dashboard” — a set of fundamental numbers that shows the monthly trends in their sales and production pipeline: leads, close rates, job profits, and customer...

  • Weathering the Downturn

    Small construction companies are relying on diverse strengths to survive in a dismal economic climate.

  • Surviving the Recession

    We’re in the midst of unprecedented uncertainty in the financial markets, and consumer confidence is the lowest it’s been in a long time. It seems that no one really knows what’s going to happen.

  • Defining Your Niche Can Help in Downtimes

    I specialize in custom decks. I switched to this niche last winter, when my backlog of general remodeling work dried up and I had no jobs on the horizon. The suburbs of New York City — where my business is located — were hit hard by the economic downturn; many GCs I knew were going out of business.

  • Employee Drinking on the Job

    Suppose your lead carpenter calls and says there has been an accident: One of your employees cut his finger off — and by the way, he had alcohol on his breath when it happened. What do you do? If you’re like most contractors, you fire the employee and then say to yourself, “Whew! I’m glad that’s...

  • How Hills Tamed HUD

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— When Carla Hills took over the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 1975, nobody expected her to be a hero for housing.

  • Eden Park Illumination Announces Management Team

    Eden Park Illumination has announced the appointment of its new management team.

  • PEOPLE

    Kimberly Latimer-Nelligan has been hired as the chief operating officer for the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF).