January 27, 2012, 12pm PST
Claire Easley talks with the "godfather of green," Jerry Yudelson, about the "megatrends" to watch for in the Green Building industry over the next year.
December 11, 2011, 11am PST
Builder Magazine picks their top 10, including smaller apartment options, multigenerational households and... minimalist bathrooms.
October 4, 2011, 5am PDT
In an obviously difficult market for new housing, Cross Creek Ranch is standing out from the pack with a master-planned community that restores a degraded dirt parcel to a native landscape.
August 29, 2011, 9am PDT
Last year, developer KB Homes began putting an Energy Performance Guide (EPG) label on every home they build. Is this an idea who's time has come?
August 3, 2011, 8am PDT
Jenny Sullivan of Builder Magazine spots a trend for slightly increased densities in suburban towns, creating urban-lite communities that are attracting city dwellers who would never have dreamed of living in the burbs.
May 1, 2011, 11am PDT
Builder Magazine thinks its time to give the mid-rise (4-6 stories) building its due.
April 4, 2011, 8am PDT
Builder Magazine says the construction numbers have been all over the map from month to month, but a pattern is emerging that reveals several markets to be reliable hotbeds for the development of multifamily buildings.
March 8, 2011, 7am PST
The 2011 Healthy Market Index, which is compiled from projections made by Moody's Economy.com, is dominated by cities in the South.
February 20, 2011, 5am PST
Finca Bellavista is a development on the southern coast of Costa Rica with 5 houses and 24 other buildings, all sustainable treehouse structures.
January 31, 2011, 10am PST
Developer FivePoint Communities has cleared hurdles, and the financing flowing again for two major California projects, one on San Francisco's Treasure Island and one at the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station near Irvine.
January 4, 2011, 12pm PST
A handful of residential code revisions went into effect in Ohio on January 1st, including an energy conservation code with stricter standards on insulation that is causing an uproar among homebuilders.
December 27, 2010, 11am PST
Builder Magazine picks their 10 Residential Design Trends for 2011, which include smaller houses, green building, a farm-to-table influence in the kitchen, and a walkable, village feel.
November 22, 2010, 8am PST
While builders still see social media as "consuming to sustain and difficult to track", they are experimenting more and more with unconventional ways to connect with potential buyers over the Internet.
October 14, 2010, 1pm PDT
The factors that make homes attractive to buyers have changed considerably since the market crash, says Builder Magazine, which features three homes that exemplify the new realities of the market.
August 29, 2010, 5am PDT
Builder Magazine looks at ten master-planned developments that sold well in a market that has dwindled through the recession.
June 4, 2010, 5am PDT
Boyce Thompson of Builder Magazine says that the newer floor models from homebuilders purposely understate their amenities to create the perception of value.
April 10, 2010, 11am PDT
Urban redevelopment has experienced significant growth over the past five years, while residential permits are on the wane.
December 18, 2009, 1pm PST
In an interview with Builder Magazine, Andrés Duany says that citizen participation in one of the biggest roadblocks to smart growth, because people don't understand the benefits yet.
November 6, 2009, 6am PST
The U.S. Senate has approved an extension of the tax credit for 1st time homebuyers, which is set to expire in November. The House could vote on Thursday.
October 8, 2009, 11am PDT
A lot has changed since February, so Builder Magazine has revised its list of the Top 10 Housing Markets in the country for 2009. The Bottom 10 are, of course, also featured.