The Builder’s Dilemma: Why Productivity Remains Elusive In 2019

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John McManus / Builder / July 26, 2019 More with less. It’s a tantalizing notion. It takes the simple, deep, elegant soul of iconic architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “less is more” and shuffles the word deck–in a way that matters a lot. More with less–a business aphorism with a corner ...

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(Married, Affluent) Millennials are Buying Homes

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Forbes According to Laurie Goodman, co-director of the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute, millennials are indeed buying homes – under the right social and economic circumstances, marriage in particular. As of the end of 2015, 37% of people ages 25 to 34, or 7.6 million millennials, owned ...

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How To Weather Housing Headwinds Ahead: Become An Outlier

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John McManus / Builder / July 22, 2019 Headwinds–macroeconomic crosscurrents, global trade dislocation, and chronic supply constraints–are roiling the business environment and creating choppy and iffy market conditions for single-family players. In the weeks and months ahead, the smarter ones will shift their focus to outlier opportunities. For outliers, excellence–not average ...

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Eugene James Contributes to Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Senior Regional Director, Eugene James, recently shared his analysis on home sales in the metro Atlanta area with the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Eugene shared that price appreciation has finally settled back down to the Atlanta long-term average of 4%-6% annually, saying, “Just one year ago home prices were jumping up ...

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