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Briar Chapel Raises Their Bar for Sustainability

Great Meadow adds six new neighborhoods to the 1,600-acre “green” community.

By Lacy Allen


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Woodside Homes’ Bets in Las Vegas Pay Off

Woodside celebrates a big win with their 40,000th buyer in Summerlin.

By Christine Roumbouts

West Highlands Transforms Northwest Atlanta

Brock Built Homes creates energy-efficient and most sought after community in Atlanta.

By Tamara Philips

A One-of-a-Kind Collection of Collaboration

Designed by the internationally acclaimed Piet Boon, Line K at Willowsford by K. Hovnanian® Homes® in Ashburn, Va., offers a modern twist on the classic farmhouse.

By Carina Calhoun and Photograpghy by Maxine Schnitzer Photography

Departments from our current issue

The Millennial Buyer: Not Your Traditional Generation

An explanation as to why they aren’t “growing up”. Read more

By Lacy Allen

Looking Ahead: The 2015 Housing Market

NAHB’s Chief Economist explains what to expect in the coming year. Read more

By David Crowe

The Housing Outlook: Bullish on 2015

2014 creates a solid foundation for 2015 Read more

By Christopher Thornberg

The Economy Changes Trajectory

Chapman University’s 37th annual economic forecast. Read more

By Esmael Adibi

Trends Vs. Fads – What to Expect in 2015

What trends to embrace and the fads to throw away. Read more

By Mary DeWalt

Practicality and Nostalgia Meet Technology

The “McMansion” goes out as home buyers look for smaller ”smart” homes. Read more

By Patrick S. Duffy

Land Market 2015 and Looking Forward

What is to come as recovery begins. Read more

By Greg Vogel

A Return to Normalcy

Next year should bring a return to relative normalcy for the nation’s housing market after almost a decade of abnormally large swings. Read more

By Kevin Gillen and Kenneth Lee

A Simple Strategy for Making 2015 Stronger

“Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.” Read more

By Phil McShan

Builders Embrace Home Automation

How the “smart home” is becoming not just reality, but the expectation. Read more

By Fritz Werder

The B&D Interview

Maria Stapperfenne, CKD, CBD
The Manager of Tewksbury Kitchens & Baths, a division of Huston Lumber & Supply Co., is now NKB A’s 2015 President. Read more

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